Woman held in Trumbull County Jail, charged with child endangerment

TRUMBULL COUNTY, Ohio (WYTV) – A woman is being held in Trumbull County Jail, facing a one-count charge of child endangerment.

Melissa Altenburg was picked up after a secret indictment Tuesday.

The victim was an 11-year-old girl, according to a police report.

Allegedly, the child endangerment incident happened in December 2016, the report said.

Altenburg is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning in Common Pleas Court.


WYTV is working to learn more about this case.