Wausau man arrested after kids test positive for cocaine
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -- A 30-year-old Wausau man was charged with child neglect after two children tested positive for benzoylecgonine – the main metabolite of cocaine, during a hair toxicology screening.
Starr Beson made his first court appearance Wednesday in Marathon County Circuit Court. The hearing consolidated two criminal cases.
An officer and social services conducted a welfare check at the home in June.
According to court documents feces was found on a wall in the home.
Beson is in custody in the Marathon County Jail.