Woman remains in custody after police find guns, booze at day care

Merrillville police found alcohol, loaded guns and knives while helping the Department of Child Services do an inspection of a Merrillville home day care last week, according to court records.

The Lake County Prosecutor’s office approved 26 felony charges each for three women in connection with the day care, according to Merrillville police. The three women — Tawana Cole, 44, Roberta Sanders, 20, and Adriana Johnson, 40 — each face one count of neglect of a dependent resulting in bodily injury, 12 counts of neglect of a dependent and 13 counts of criminal confinement.

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