Police began investigating after a September episode showed her slapping, choking and kicking the 24-year-old father of her daughter.
Portwood was arrested Monday and jailed under a 24-hour hold.
Detective’s commented that the child neglect charges were the result of Portwood’s then-1-year-old daughter being present during two filmed instances of domestic violence.
Anne Houseworth of the Indiana Department of Child Services said dozens of viewers called the state’s child abuse hotline to report Portwood’s outbursts.
source: Yahoo News