Articles Tagged with child neglect

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The mother of a 15-year-old who was accused of using a gun while robbing a Circle K was reportedly the driver of the intended getaway vehicle during the alleged heist.

Last Halloween, a Circle K store in Winter Springs, Florida reported that they had been the victim of an armed robbery.

Since the store has surveillance equipment, the event was recorded on video, and a person can be seen on the footage as they entered the store and handed a piece of paper to the employee at the register. The person, whose face was concealed by a mask, additionally appeared to be holding a gun during the alleged robbery.

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Dustin Adkins, 34, is a father who was convicted for an incident involving a gun he was showing someone that went off by accident. The bullet penetrated a wall, striking and killing a 13-year-old girl.

As a part of Adkins’ probation, the man has been prohibited from gun ownership.

On December 7, Adkins and 4 children, including his daughter, went into the forest with two rifles and two handguns and headed to a place people regularly use to shoot at targets.

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The father of a 5-year-old has been accused of leaving his daughter at a haunted house for several hours without anyone to care for her.

On Halloween night, 35-year-old Charles Shawntay Jones reportedly brought his 5-year-old daughter to a Merritt Island, Florida, haunted house attraction.

Instead of accompanying the child, Jones allegedly departed from the location leaving the young girl to fend for herself inside the spooky residence.

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A father in charge of caring for his two children, one of whom has brain damage, allegedly left the youngsters to fend for themselves while he went to a strip club for several hours.

Florida resident Kalvin Guice, a 38-year-old dad, was recently asked to take care of his two young children since their grandmother had passed away and their mother needed to travel out of state for the funeral.

On Friday, around 9:00 pm, Guice allegedly left the children alone and departed his residence.

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The parents of a 1-year-old are facing charges after a woman driving down U.S. Highway 1 allegedly found their baby in the street by himself.

While driving down the highway on Monday morning, a woman saw a young child wearing only a diaper as he reportedly began wandering into the road in front of her car.

The concerned driver pulled over and got out of her vehicle with a plan to hold the boy until the authorities arrived.

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A woman in Volusia County allegedly purchased a bag of drugs with her toddler grandson in the car during the transaction.

On Tuesday, a deputy with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office was on duty in a part of town that was reported as being a regular area for people to make drug deals.

The deputy became suspicious when he reportedly watched a driver pull a vehicle over and stop on the side of the road. Someone was seen coming up to the passenger’s side of the automobile and quickly departing just before it pulled away causing the deputy to believe a drug transaction had taken place.

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A man accused of breaking into homes was allegedly found carting a 4-year-old girl along with him during his purported heists.

Around 8:00 am last Thursday, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Department was alerted by a concerned person who saw an adult and a small child that they didn’t recognize walking around their neighbor’s backyard while carrying bags.

When the deputies dispatched to the Edgewater location reported, they spoke with the homeowner, who said that they found some wires on their boat that looked as if someone had tried to manipulate them in an effort to start the engine.

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A mother is being charged with several felonies after her daughter showed up at school with hundreds of roaches reportedly infesting her backpack, leaving her aghast teachers to purport that she neglected to ensure her child was living in a sanitary environment.

33-year-old Jessica Stevenson is a single mother of 5 children between the ages of 5 and 14, and they reside together in a Milton, Florida, home.

Last week, Stevenson’s daughter, who is in 2nd grade at Bagdad Elementary School, was in the cafeteria during the lunch period. Upon opening her backpack it was reported that hundreds of cockroaches began to crawl out.

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When the father of a 7-year-old went to drop his son off at school on Tuesday morning he was arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated after striking parking fixtures with his vehicle.

Joshua Philip Starr arrived at the Wesley Chapel elementary school in the morning to drop off his son for the day, and his car was reported as smashing his vehicle into three of the poles used to separate the parking lot area from the sidewalk.

Pasco County sheriff’s deputies went to the school to investigate the situation after receiving notification of the alleged incident.

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The mother of two children has been accused of neglecting them when the authorities found them inside of their home without an adult in charge.

When the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that two kids were suspected to have been left home unsupervised they went to the address to investigate the report.

Officers arrived at the house just before 1:00 pm and a 7-year-old boy reportedly came up to the door. As reported in the affidavit, he stated, “It’s the police” and instead of opening the door he made a phone call to his aunt to tell her what was happening.