Shamika Koyce Dunn arrested for felony child neglect

Shamika Dunn (Photo courtesy police)

A 21-year-old mother was arrested and charged in Dale City with felony child neglect, possession of marijuana and drinking in public.

Authorities arrested Shamika Koyce Dunn, of Woodbridge. Her 3-year-old daughter was discovered walking in the street unattended.

Police returned the child to her home and, while investigating, Dunn returned home carrying half a bottle of wine and was in possession of marijuana, police said.

The child was in good condition. Police say young girl is now in the custody of another family member