Articles Tagged with child neglect

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A Florida woman was arrested and charged after she allegedly allowed a 13-month-old child to overdose while in her home and care.

33-year-old Nicole Ciufi lives in an apartment in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida.

In the evening on May 15, Ciufi reportedly had a 13-month-old child at her apartment for whom she was providing care.

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A woman is facing charges after police discovered she had a 6-year-old child reportedly living in deplorable and unsanitary conditions such as boarding with dogs with heavy flea infestations and feces-covered floors.

58-year-old Toni Reid lives with a 6-year-old child in an area in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

On April 22, the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office received notification that Reid was locked out of her home, and it was believed that a child was the one who had barred her from entering.

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A woman from South Carolina allegedly recorded a video while she drove a vehicle with her youngster seated on the hood and she is facing a felony charge for the incident.

26-year-old Thrista Johnson is a mother of two who lives and works in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

On April 26, Johnson reportedly took her 5-year-old daughter for a car ride in a purportedly illegal fashion by allegedly sitting the child on the hood of the car near the front windshield while she drove in the area around her apartment building.

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The supervisor of a non-profit school for at-risk children was arrested after allegedly failing to report the situation when a 12-year-old boy was seriously injured as an alleged result of a physical altercation with a behavioral interventionist. 

On February 11, at the AMIkids Pinellas Park location, a 12-year-old boy who attends school there reportedly started misbehaving and skipped the lunch line.

A behavioral interventionist that was on duty at the time reportedly stepped in and ushered the child to a room that the school calls “Opportunity Room,” which is usually used for taking tests and computer lab assignments.

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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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