June 24, 2015
At 9:50 p.m. Monday evening June 22, 2015, Bedford County 911 dispatchers received a call reporting a possible child abuse on Mt. Airy Road, Lynch Station. Bedford County sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to the location. After arriving on the scene and investigating the complaint Bedford County Social Services Child Protection investigators were contacted and made aware of the complaint.
On Tuesday evening June 23, 2015, Bedford County Sheriff’s investigators arrested Arsean Jermaine Hobbs, age 32, Yvette Nicole Hobbs, age 38 and Shirley Mae Venable, age 67. All three reside at 4093 Mount Airy Road, Lynch Station. They each were charged with felony child abuse and neglect of a child, which is a class 6 felony.
To protect the identity of the victim, the victim’s relationship to the defendants is not being released.
They were transported to the Bedford Adult Detention Center.