Woman charged with child neglect after 2-year-old found wandering in neighborhood

Lisa Mare Enloe

A 40-year-old Enid woman was charged this week with child neglect when a 2-year-old boy in her care was found by an neighbor.

Lisa Mare Enloe, also known as Lisa Carson, faces up to life in prison, up to a year in county jail and/or a fine of $500 to $5,000 on the felony charge.

According to an affidavit filed in the case, at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Enid Police Department officers responded to the 900 block of North 19th in reference to a found child.

Officer Brock England spoke with a man who said he saw the 2-year-old boy outside near the intersection of 16th and Oklahoma, according to the affidavit. The man said he believed the boy was unattended. He said he watched the child for some time and no one was around attending to him.

The man said when the boy got close to 16th he made contact with the boy, according to the affidavit. The man said he was approached by another neighbor, who said the boy lived at 1513 E. Oklahoma.

The man told police he walked the boy back to the address on Oklahoma and spoke with a 14-year-old at the residence, according to the affidavit. The man said he left the boy with the teen at the residence.

England and Officer Matthew Hainley went to 1513 E. Oklahoma and spoke with a woman who said she knew who the 2-year-old boy was and he had a habit of getting out of the house and running around unattended, according to the affidavit. The woman said she knew Enloe was inside the residence the last time the boy got out.

England spoke to the teen who was contacted by the man who found the boy, according to the affidavit. The teen said Enloe was in the residence and awake when the boy got out of the residence.

Hainley spoke with Enloe. She initially said she was not inside the residence when the incident occurred, according to the affidavit. Enloe retracted her statement and said she was home but did not know how the boy got out of the house.

Department of Human Services was contacted and conducted a walkthrough of the residence, according to the affidavit. After the walkthrough, DHS took custody of the boy.

Online court records show Enloe was arrested Monday on an arrest warrant issued that day. Bond on the warrant was set at $30,000.

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