27-year-old Sahvannah Penhollow was awakened by police entering her home after her daughter asked the neighbor for help. The neighbor, Foster Sayles, was the one that called the police and asked them to come to the residence on Power St. because Sahvannah’s daughter told Foster through the window that she had burned her hand.
When he arrived, Officer Ventura heard the little girl in the house, so he knocked loudly. The daughter let the officer in and told them where her mother was sleeping, so he announced himself loudly. Sahvannah came out of the room, dazed as if she had just woken up, and told police that she was just asleep. Her other daughter was in the living room holding onto a chair with dry wax on her arm. The daughter that let the police in said that she burnt her balloon with a Febreeze canister in her room when she tried to cook rice and burned her hand. She said that when she reacted to burning her hand, she knocked off a candle that got into her hair and on her sister’s arm.
Police observed dirty diapers, old food, dirty pads, three-inch nails, more trash, and food all over the floor. Inside Sahvannah’s room, they found 74 grams of field-tested-positive marijuana, a glass pipe, a rolling tray, and a grinder. Penhollow was jailed on multiple counts of child abuse and drug-related charges.
Sahvannah Marie Penhollow of Power St in Clarksville, TN, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on August 10th, charged with two counts child abuse & neglect, simple possession/casual exchange, and unlawful drug paraphernalia. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $7,000.
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