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Fugitive Warren woman charged with child endangerment back in jail

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A Warren woman who police say allowed her disabled child to live in what they called deplorable conditions is in Trumbull County jail after failing to appear for a court hearing a year ago.

Police caught up with Melissa Bland, 35, Sunday afternoon at a home on Milton Street Southeast with another man wanted on a warrant out of Euclid.

Bland pleaded not guilty to child endangering last year after police found her disabled teenage daughter covered in feces inside a house on Beck Street.

Bland failed to appear for a court on March 19 after a public offender was appointed to her case.

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