UPDATE: Wife now faces charges in daycare molestation case

A daycare provider now faces charges after her husband was arrested last week for child molestation.

Posted: Jul 10, 2018 10:41 AM
Updated: Jul 10, 2018 7:58 PM

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A daycare provider now faces charges after her husband was arrested last week for child molestation. 

Sherry Westmoreland of Harmontown was arrested Monday, July 9 by the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department for contributing to the delinquency or neglect of children. She faces six counts. 

She is also charged with sex crimes against a minor – failure to make mandatory report. 

She is the wife of John Westmoreland. He was arrested last week on six counts of child molestation. 

RELATED: Man arrested for daycare molestation in Lafayette County 

Lafayette County Chief Investigator Alan Wilburn said Sherry Westmoreland provided a daycare service at their home. This initially led to John Westmoreland's arrest. 

The alleged incidents happened at the home daycare, said Wilburn.

Sherry Westmoreland's bond was set at $500,000.

Article Comments

Tupelo
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 79°
Columbus
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 74°
Oxford
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 73°
Starkville
70° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 70°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather