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Mother Arrested for Leaving Baby in Middle of Dorchester County Road

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Kameisha Tysheria Perry Kameisha Tysheria Perry

HURLOCK, Md.- Deputies with the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Baltimore woman accused of leaving her 2-month-old child in the middle of the road near Hurlock.

Sheriff James Phillips said the arrest of 23-year-old Kameisha Tysheria Perry stemmed from an investigation into an incident that occurred early Saturday morning on Jones Village Road near Hurlock. 

The sheriff said Perry was visiting with the child’s father when she got into an argument with him and proceeded to leave their 2-month-old child in the middle of the road in a child safety seat at 3:37 a.m.

Phillips said the father and mother were located near Prospect Heights about a mile from where the child was abandoned. The child was not harmed and was turned over to other family members at the direction of Social Services, according to the sheriff. 

Perry was charged with second-degree child abuse, neglect of a minor and reckless endangerment and ordered held on $65,000 bond. A warrant has also been issued for the father, whose name has not yet been released, according to Phillips. 

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