St Joseph Woman Charged With Endangering The Welfare Of Child Where Drugs Were Present

33 year old Chantell L Pennington of St Joseph pleaded guilty in Buchanan Circuit Court Wednesday to a first degree charge of endangering the welfare of a child involving drugs.  In June, Pennington was found in possession of drugs at her apartment on 201 Texas Avenue.  The maximun penalty is 7 years in prison with a fine up to $10,000.  Sentencing is scheduled for October 11th.