January 12, 2021
By: Dwayne Page
A Smithville couple has been charged with child abuse or neglect for exposing their child to drugs.
32 year old Dustin Matthew Brewer and 29 year old Brandi Louise Brewer are scheduled for an appearance in General Sessions Court on February 1. Dustin is also charged in a separate case for failure to appear. His bond is $11,000. Bond for Brandi is $10,000.
According to Smithville Police, officers were advised that the Department of Children Services received a referral on the Brewers for exposing their 4 year old child to drugs. DCS then got a hair follicle from the child and the drug test came back positive for methamphetamine. Warrants were then taken against the Brewers.