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A 26-year-old Baxter Street woman was charged with three counts of child endangerment Wednesday evening about an hour after police found her 6-year-old and one-year-old outside her home in the first block of the street and her two-year-old sleeping on a living room couch with the door to the house “wide open,” according to a police report.

Marickers Ricks was charged arrested about 9 p.m. after police were called to the first block of Baxter and reported finding her three children alone. The county government’s Child Protective Services unit was also notified of the incident, according to a police report.