Lexington Park, MD – On March 8, Deputy K. Molitor responded to a residence on Midway Drive, for the report of an unattended child.

A witness reported he arrived home at approximately 4:30 PM, to find a 2 year old relative alone inside and called police. Deputy Molitor arrived at the residence and contacted the mother, identified as suspect Christine Rochelle Dyson, age 23, of Lexington Park, who was at an area restaurant, by phone. She returned to the residence at the request of Deputy Molitor.

Further investigation revealed Dyson had also left all three (3) of her children, ages 8 months, 4, and 2, home alone the night of February 28, 2015. A relative found the toddlers home alone, called Dyson and ordered her to return home to care for them. Dyson was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center. She was charged with 4 COUNTS Confine Minor Child Under Age 8 and 4 COUNTS of Neglect of Minor