According to the police report, on May 24 at 7:57 p.m. police were called to Cutlass Lane a call about an unattended small child. Police say when they arrived they recognized the child from prior calls and that the child was only wearing a shirt and a soiled diaper. The report says police made contact with the child’s mother, Kiara Burdette, but that Burdette appeared to be in a daze and had trouble answering questions.
The report says police asked Burdette if she had a change of clothes for the child in her home and if they could retrieve it. Police say when they entered the home, the space was in disarray and drug paraphernalia, a water pipe, was in an accessible place.
Burdette was placed under arrested and transported to LHCPD jail where she was booked on felony charges of endangerment and child abuse.