Forestville Man Jailed After Children Were Found On Route 8

April 10, 2013
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A Forestville man faces charges after police say two neglected children were found walking along Route 8 in northern Butler County on Monday morning.

State Police say they were alerted by a motorist that two “toddlers” were walking the highway near the intersection with Shields Road shortly before 9:30 AM Monday.  The motorist took charge for the children.  Meanwhile, troopers say they found the man who was caring for the children asleep in his nearby apartment.

Police say 30 year-old Richard Jones was charged and was lodged in the Butler County Jail.  The details on the specific charges were not immediately available.  Bond was set at $15,000.

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