Child found wandering in the cold; Babysitter jailed, due in court today

The babysitter accused on charges stemming from the discovery of a boy, 3, found wandering in the cold outside a Dayton home on Monday has been booked into the Montgomery County Jail.

Lindsey Bailey, 30, is scheduled to be in court today on a felony and several misdemeanors:

* Drug possession (felony)

* Child endangering (misdemeanor)

* Possession of drug abuse instruments (misdemeanor)

* Advertising and drug possession (misdemeanor).

Bond on the misdemeanors is set at $5,000 cash or 10 percent. No bond has been set for the felony.

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Police responded to the house in the 1800 block of Pinecrest Drive around 2:30 p.m. after receiving calls of an unsupervised 3-year-old that was running in and out of the house, according to initial reports.

The child was transported to Dayton Children’s Hospital for observation after being in the cold for a period of time, according to police at the scene and initial reports.

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According to online court records, Bailey has been convicted on drug charges involving heroin and cocaine at least four times between 2011 and 2016.

She has been sought on a warrant involving drugs in the 2011 case, where she was accused of drug trafficking in the vicinity of a school or juveniles. She is to answer to that charge Thursday in court.