Raleigh County couple arrested, charged with child abuse

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Two Raleigh County residents were arrested over the weekend and charged with Child Abuse and Domestic Battery.

According to the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department, a deputy responded to a call regarding child abuse in February, meeting a victim and a CPS worker at a county school. The victim told the deputy and CPS worker that the father allegedly hit the victim multiple times following an argument with the parents. In a separate conversation, the father and mother stated they never abused the victim.

Following a second interview with the victim, the department began seeking warrants for the two adults, who were booked in Southern Regional Jail over the weekend.

Dennis Blaylock and Tiffinie Blaylock are both charged with Child Abuse and Domestic Battery, and are in Southern Regional Jail on a $15,000 bail.

Dennis Blaylock

Tiffinie Blaylock