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Posted on 06/23/2004 8:34:20 PM PDT by ambrose
last updated: 6/22/2004
Woman Leaves Child in Hot SUV While Shopping
ANAHEIM Social workers took custody of a woman's five children on Sunday after she left her 10-month-old son asleep in a locked SUV.
Police were called to the 99 Cents Only store at 2270 E. Lincoln Ave. about 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Someone had reported seeing a sleeping child in the Mitsubishi Montero parked outside, while the mother and her four other children, ages 3-6, were shopping, said Anaheim police Sgt. Rick Martinez. The SUV's sunroof had been left open about 6-8 inches, Martinez said.
According to surveillance tape, the child had been alone in the SUV for about 20 minutes when a store employee noticed and was able to get the youngster out through the sunroof, Martinez said.
The child, crying, sweating and hot to the touch, was brought to the store office, where police and paramedics were summoned, Martinez said.
After shopping for about 45 minutes, the mother -- whose name was withheld -- and her other children returned to the vehicle, but the baby had been taken inside by then, the sergeant said.
The woman locked the other four children in the SUV, then went back into the store to look for her youngest child, Martinez said.
Social workers were called and a decision was made, with a supervising officer at the scene, to issue a misdemeanor citation to the mother and to remove the children from her custody temporarily, Martinez said.
Sometimes mamas are creeps.
Words fail me
Don't be a fool - this is clearly the SUV's fault!
Anyone can be a mother but it takes someone special to be a mommy.
I have a sign like that but it is for fathers. I thought it appropriate to change it to mother in this instance. While in the store she should have shopped for some common sense. Thank God someone saw the baby and got it out of there. Lord, spare the children.
It was the '99 cent' store. You get what you pay for. :o/
unfortunately, this issue has to be publicized every summer, all over again.
Some people have plum manure for brains.
And guess what? They get to vote!
My thought too, would anyone specify the car type if she did this in another car.
"Woman Leaves Child in Hot Fuel Cell Car While Shopping"
The Libertarian ideologues would claim that the store employee was being a busy-body, that no crime was committed, that the employee ought to be charged with burglary and kidnapping, and people should just mind their own business unless and until the baby was actually harmed.
You took the words right out my mouth.
and they vote DEMOCRAT.
It's amazing that some $0.99 item is valued more than the life of her own child.
You know, it probably had to do with nothing more than what the headline writer thought would sound & look good on the layout page..
Let me help. To quote my father, "She doesn't have the brains that God gave a goat".
If more and more people drive hot fuel cell cars slowly in the fast lane, then maybe we'd see those headlines, too. ;-)
The Libertarian ideologues would claim
By Cultural Jihad
7:00 Alarm clock interrupted my nightmare about how Libertarians grew 23 feet tall and actually held elective office.
7:02 Thought about how annoying it would be if Libertarians did that, then got out of bed.
7:03 Entered the shower and thought about how Libertarians probably think polluted water is better than clean.
7:06 Rinsed shampoo out of hair, as Libertarian somewhere probably still slept.
7:08 Toweled off, while thinking about Libertarians and their stupid drugs and porno and how much I hate them!
7:10 Cursed Libertarians and their stupid ideas about property rights while brushing my teeth.
7:11 Remembered how much I hate libertarians as I rinsed toothpaste from my mouth.
7:12 Turned off the water and thought about how Libertarians probably leave it running
7:13 Anger towards Libertarians reaches first fever pitch of the seven oclock hour. Its going to be a long day
7:14 Damn Libertarians! Wheres my socks?
7:16 Found socks. Stupid Libertarian socks
7:00 Alarm clock interrupted my nightmare about how statists grew 23 feet tall and actually held elective office.
7:02 Thought about how annoying it would be if statists did that, then got out of bed.
7:03 Entered the shower and thought about how statists probably think polluted water is better than clean.
7:06 Rinsed shampoo out of hair, as statists somewhere probably still slept.
7:08 Toweled off, while thinking about statists and their stupid drugs and porno and how much I hate them!
7:10 Cursed statists and their stupid ideas about property rights while brushing my teeth.
7:11 Remembered how much I hate statists as I rinsed toothpaste from my mouth.
7:12 Turned off the water and thought about how statists probably leave it running
7:13 Anger towards statists reaches first fever pitch of the seven oclock hour. Its going to be a long day
7:14 Damn Statists! Wheres my socks?
7:16 Found socks. Stupid statist socks
The first time some poor kid nearly roasts to death inside a Toyota Prius, are we going to see "Woman Leaves Child in Hot Hybrid While Shopping?"
Evil SUVs have come to eat your children! REPENT, THE CONCLUSION HAS INCREASED ITS TEMPORAL PROXIMITY!
Since a number of dead's items were specific to libertarians (e.g., "their stupid ideas about property rights"), your either didn't really read it, or you were too lazy to think up something different to substitute. Like "Those jackbooted statists and their stupid ideas about how everyone has the right to decide what kind of society everyone else lives in, unless he smokes weed." Come on now, at least give it an effort.
Very funny. And yes, it is funnier the first time.
You are totally clueless.
I know better than to do that with my dog.
Not this Libertarian. Quite the opposite reaction. The store employee intervened and desereves a promotion.
Individual responsibility vs. government.
This woman is sickening.
Oh yes, Libertarians are for murder and endangering the welfare of children. /sarcasm off. Did you have a bad day or you just don't know what you are talking about?
Yes, it was pretty funny.
I thought it went..."She hasn't the common sense that God gave a rock"...that's what my daddy always said...Though I like them both
HAng on there...some of us trailer queens happen to have sense enough to leave the doors unlocked....lol
Why didn't they leave someone there to wait for her?
I like that saying. There are many people out there like that.
What the he$$ is wrong with this woman. Small children and animals left in hot cars always cause problems, and so on.
Um, why?? Why wouldn't the police tell us the woman's name? If it had been a man who pulled this stunt, would the police have withheld his name? There's no next of kin to notify. There's no rape victim. The infant will certainly not be embarassed over this at least until it outgrows diapers. So why are they protecting this woman's identity?
Very good response mrs. tiggwinkle. :)