Two arrested in child endangerment case

A woman is charged with child endangerment after taking narcotics while pregnant and a man is charged with helping her hide.

Posted: Oct 28, 2017 3:06 PM
Updated: Oct 28, 2017 3:06 PM

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A woman is charged with child endangerment after taking narcotics while pregnant.

38-year-old Holly O’Callaghan has been booked into the Lowndes County Jail. She gave birth July 20th and the baby spent several weeks in a local hospital. The three-month-old child is now in the custody of the Department of Human Services.  

Also charged in this case is 33-year-old Gary Shaw who was arrested for hindering prosecution. Officials say Shaw was allowing O’Callaghan to hide at his home in Steens.

He was booked in to the jail and released on a $1,500 bond.

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