TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Wanton Endangerment 1st Arrest in Graves County
Date of News Release: 08/22/2008
(Mayfield, KY) - At approximately 0930 on 8/16/08 Kentucky State Police received a call of a small child naked in the roadway. KSP Trooper Eric Fields responded to the complaint and found that the child and another small child had been returned to their father by a passing motorist. After further investigation and consultation with the Cabinet for Families and Children, Amber Klepfer was charged with Wanton Endangerment 1st for failure to keep her child secure and safe. She was also charged with two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor for allowing them outside the house near a highway without supervision.