Police: Drunk mom left kids at home, attacked husband at bar, tried to grab cop’s gun

Crime Watch 8
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GREENWOOD, Ind. (WISH) — A Greenwood mother is facing several charges after getting arrested at a Greenwood bar.

Police were called to Peppers on a report of a fight on Sunday night.

There they found Moriah Nesler. Her husband said she had attacked him.

Witnesses said the fight happened after Nesler was laying on the ground inside Peppers and was told she had to sit up or leave.

After being taken outside, police say Nesler resisted police and tried to take an officer’s gun.

She later told police she left her two kids, an 8-year old and 18-month old, home alone.

Police did find the two children home alone.

The husband said he had been having drinks with a friend when his wife showed up.

Nesler faces preliminary charges of domestic battery, resisting law enforcement, public intoxication, two counts of neglect of a dependent, disarming a public safety officer, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and battery against a public safety officer.

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