PENSACOLA (CBSMiami) – A mother in the Florida Panhandle is facing five counts of child abuse after a hundred roaches came out of her daughters’ backpack during school lunch.

Deputies arrested Jessica Stevenson and charged her with five counts of child neglect without causing great bodily harm. (Source: Santa Rosa County Jail)

School staff noticed a second grade student coming to school in filthy clothes.

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They say the student also showed signs of depression and broke down often.

When police went to the home of 33-year-old Jessica Stevenson, they found roaches and broken windows.

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She was released on bail and was ordered not to have any sort of contact with her children.

“It’s just not easy when you’re one person and five kids. I want to do better, and I’m trying,” Stevenson said. “’Baby, if I see you I go back to jail.’ That sucks. I don’t want to tell my kids stuff like that.”

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If convicted, Stevenson faces up to 25 years in prison.