Crockett woman accepts plea deal for 10 years probation for punching, slapping son

Laguisha McDaniel (Source: Houston County Jail)
Laguisha McDaniel (Source: Houston County Jail)

CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - A 34-year-old Crockett woman accepted a plea bargaindeal of 10 year s probation Thursday for punching and slapping her 12-year-oldson back in March.

Laguisha McDaniel appeared in a Houston CountyJudicial District Court for a plea hearing Thursday morning.

McDaniel was arrested on March 1 on a felony injuryto a child charge. She posted a bail of $15,000 and was released from jail onMarch 3.

Detective Jerrod Vickers of the Crockett PoliceDepartment said that CPD officers were dispatched out to Crockett Junior Highto meet with Child Protective Services and a 12-year-old boy.

During the interview, the boy told the Crockett PDofficers and the CPS worker that his mother had punched him in the cheek andthen slapped him. Vickers said the boy had bruises on the side of his face.

When Crockett PD detectives interviewed McDaniel,she admitted to the incident. McDaniel was arrested without incident a shorttime after Crockett PD detectives obtained an arrest warrant.

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