Deputies with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a home in Lake Charles on Tuesday, May 21, at roughly 9 pm, because neighbors witnessed Tracy H. Chesson, 49, of Lake Charles, "pull her 10-year-old son by the back of his neck and drag him across the yard".

According to a media release, not only did detectives observe red marks on the back of the victims neck, Chesson was intoxicated and uncooperative when they attempted to speak with her.

Chesson was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with cruelty to juveniles. Her bond is set at $5,000. She also had two active warrants with an additional bond of $11,500.