Watertown woman charged with child endangerment, resisting arrest

WATERTOWN, NY —  Susan N. Whitaker, 39, of 1708 Ohio St., Apt. 122, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 10:31 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, at 1708 Ohio St. with endangering the welfare of a child and resisting arrest.

Ms. Whitaker “committed the crime of endangering the welfare of a child when she became so highly intoxicated that she was unable to adequately care for two female children, ages 3 and 3-months, and without arranging for any other responsible party to supervise the children,” at about 10:16 a.m. Tuesday at 1708 Ohio St., Apt. 122, according to court documents.

Police said she pulled away away and attempted to physically break free from officers despite verbal commands to stop resisting.

She is summoned to appear March 18 in City Court.