August 30, 2013

Farmington woman accused of leaving baby in car

Witnesses reported seeing the baby in the vehicle parked outside a Walmart with the windows down 2 to 3 inches.

The Associated Press

FARMINGTON — Police have charged a Farmington woman for allegedly leaving her 20-month-old child locked in a parked car while she went shopping.

Two witnesses reported seeing the baby in the vehicle parked outside a Walmart in the late afternoon of Aug. 14, with the windows down 2 to 3 inches.

Police tell the Sun Journal one witness said the baby was crying.

Following an investigation, Officer Justin Blais issued 34-year-old Denise Boulette a summons to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child. She is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 9.

Boulette told police the baby was sleeping when she went into the store.

 

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