STANTON, Neb. -- A northeast Nebraska woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon on accusations of drug possession in the presence of her children.

The Stanton County Sheriff's Office conducted an investigation into child welfare issues in rural Hoskins, according to Sheriff Mike Unger. The investigation included the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Unger said.

During the investigation, Unger said, 35-year-old Mariah Meyer of Hoskins was reportedly found to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia while her minor children were present.

Meyer was placed under arrest and booked at the sheriff’s office on the drug-related charges and jailed pending the posting of a $20,000 bond, according to Unger.

Meyer was also charged with child abuse, according to a press release issued by Unger.