Winner Woman Charged with Burglary


A Winner woman was charged with burglary and child abuse after jumping from a seven-foot-high window to escape police while holding her infant child.

Teyaune Clairmont, 26, was arrested and charged with breaking into an apartment and abusing her one year old child.

Court records say at about midnight on July 1, law enforcement attempted to perform a welfare check on Clairmont but could not immediately locate her.

Officers found Clairmont, who was allegedly intoxicated, inside a locked apartment about 30 minutes later.

Clairmont would not open the door so officers broke in through the door and entered the apartment.

The officers discovered Clairmont allegedly jumped out a window with her one-year-old child.

Clairmont allegedly ran into another building where she was located hiding in a closet and then was arrested.

Clairmont was charged with first degree burglary, a class 2 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to 25 years in prison and a $50,000 fine and abuse or cruelty to a minor under the age of 7, a class 3 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine.

She was also charged with obstructing police, jailer or firefighter and resisting arrest, class 1 misdemeanors punishable upon conviction by up to one year in jail and a $2,000 fine as well as disorderly conduct, a class 2 misdemeanor.

Bond was set at $50,000.

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