Area Couple Arrested on "Violent Felony" Charges


LAWRENCE COUNTY -- A Lawrence County couple is in jail on, what ISP calls, "violent felony" charges.

Scott and Cherry Blattert are accused of physically abusing some or all of their 9 children.

The father is charged with domestic battery and neglect of a dependent.  The mother is also charged with neglect.

Both were lodged in the Lawrence County jail.