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Woman Arrested For Leaving Children Alone With Drugs

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa woman got into hot water for leaving her children alone with drugs in plain sight.

Officers found a 12-year-old girl and an eight year old boy at the Sedona Springs Apartments on Saturday afternoon.

The kids told police their mother, 32-year-old Crystal Osborn, had left the night before to go out with friends and they hadn't seen her since.

Officers also found cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside a bedroom and bathroom.

Osborn returned to the apartment while police were there.

She was arrested for felony child abandonment charges.

The children were released to their father.

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