Lufkin woman gets probation for abandoning child

Kelli Thacker mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.
Kelli Thacker mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - A Lufkin woman who passed out from intoxication while caring for her daughter has accepted a probated sentence.

Kelli Renee Thacker, 21, pleaded guilty to abandoning a child.

According to a previous report, Hudson Police showed up to a trailer house on Doda Street in October and found Thacker passed out in the back seat of her car while her six-month-old daughter was left alone in the living room of the house.

Thacker accepted a five-year probated sentence and will pay a $500 fine, according to court documents.

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