On September 26, at approximately 9:48 p.m., Vandalia police officers responded to the 100 block of West State Street in reference to a physical disturbance.
The officers arrived and separated several individuals that were having a verbal altercation. Officers interviewed several witnesses and victims.
The officers arrested Crystal Dunshee, 32, of Vandalia, and charged her with child abuse in the second degree, violating an Ex Parte order, and assault in the third degree.
Dunshee was transported to the Vandalia Police Department while officers conducted further investigation. Dunshee was processed and transported to the Audrain County Jail were she was given the opportunity to post bond.