Bismarck’s ‘Professional Cuddler’ Charged with Child Neglect [VIDEO]
'Professional cuddler' Amber Rose Mergenthaler made headlines earlier this year when she began providing services in the Bismarck-Mandan area. Now, she's making headlines for another reason.
According to Mugshots.com, Mergenthaler, 26, was arrested earlier today, February 5th, and charged with felony child neglect. She was also charged with misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, involving drugs other than marijuana.
Mergenthaler recently began providing her services through her business, Tranquility Services Bismarck, which, according to a profile by KFYR-TV, offers touch therapy through 'snuggles, cuddles, and back rubs.'
You can see the feature about Mergenthaler below, courtesy of KFYR-TV and West Dakota FOX:
The cases against Mergenthaler are currently in the pre-trial phase, according to the information provided by Mugshots.com.