Villa Ridge Mother Posts Bail Just in Time to Deliver Baby

A Villa Ridge woman almost had her baby shower in the Franklin County Jail. A Franklin County Narcotics Deputy was searching for a suspect at the Sunset Motel in Villa Ridge when he noticed something suspicious in another hotel room. The door of the room was open, and inside the officer saw two women smoking synthetic marijuana, also known as K2. One of the women, 24 year old Michelle Roberts, was arrested on active warrants. The other 23 year old female was identified as the mother of 4 children who were also in the hotel room. According to police, The very pregnant woman’s fifth child is due today. The two women were taken to Franklin County Jail and posted bail last night. Child services were contacted. Her name is being with held pending charges.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Cross Country Runner Mikayla Reed from Washington High School. Mikayla has already accumulated a lost list of accomplishments in the first couple of years of her high school career. As a Freshman, she was fifth in the 3200 Meter Run at the state track and field championships and had the third fastest time ever by a Freshman. Highlights this year in cross country include first place at the St.

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