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      Mom burns teen with lighter to get point across

      Boone County Sheriff's deputies arrested Dusty Hessenkemper after she burnt her 14-year-old daughter with the lighter in response to her daughter wanting to get a tattoo.





      A Hartsburg woman was arrested Thursday after burning her daughter with a cigarette lighter.










      Boone County Sheriff's deputies arrested Dusty Hessenkemper after she burned her 14-year-old daughter with the lighter in response to her daughter wanting to get a tattoo.










      The 34-year-old mom thought the burning would simulate a tattooing and make the daughter think twice about getting one.









      She was arrested for child abuse and was released from jail on a $4,500 bond.




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