Ark-La-Tex woman charged with child desertion

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA)- A Hosston woman remains behind bars after deputies say her toddler was found on a highway after dark.

Caddo Sheriff's say that Deana Sorenson told deputies she mixed alcohol and medication, then laid down with the child.

After she fell asleep, the 2-year-old reportedly slipped out of an unlocked door.

A passer-by found the child on the shoulder of the road and called deputies.

Sorenson was charged with child desertion.