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Mother arrested after boy falls from scooter
New Canaan Advertiser ^ | June 19, 2014 | Aaron Marsh

Posted on 06/19/2014 5:23:23 PM PDT by grayhog

A call for medical assistance on Tuesday evening, June 10, around 7, resulted in a New Canaan mother facing felony charges for risk of injury to a child, according to New Canaan Police Sgt. Carol Ogrinc.

Police responded to a report of a young boy who’d fallen while riding a scooter on Putnam Road near White Oak Shade Road. Officers found the boy, 7, had not been wearing a helmet and had some scrapes and bruises, as well as a “pretty bad head injury, which was the most concerning,” Ogrinc said. The boy was about half a mile from home and was with his brother, 9, who also was riding a scooter.

Investigating the matter further, police believed they had enough probable cause to obtain an arrest warrant for the boys’ mother, who was at home when the accident occurred; the father was not home. The mother told police that one or both of her sons had told her they were going to play basketball at a neighbor’s house, Ogrinc said.

Police got a warrant on Friday, June 13, and arrested the woman. She was charged with two counts of risk of injury to a child and was held on a $5,000 bond, which she posted. She is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, June 23.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: policestate
This is absurd and sad. What kind of person would file charges because a kid fell off a scooter? We have become a lawyerville police state where people believe the Judge Judy show is how we should live our lives.
1 posted on 06/19/2014 5:23:23 PM PDT by grayhog
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To: grayhog
cops and justice so overwhelmed that they can't run routine DNA tests for rape kits and they can't keep convicts in prison and they can't keep probation officiers on top of their clients, yet we can arrest a mother and citizen because the kid didn't wear a helmet?....

like all good nazi's....laws are enforced by whim and will.......

2 posted on 06/19/2014 5:26:38 PM PDT by cherry
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To: grayhog

-——police believed they had enough probable cause to obtain an arrest warrant for the boys’ mother,-——

The Judge who issued the warrant should be impeached or if elected hounded out of office....


3 posted on 06/19/2014 5:27:48 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: grayhog

Keep ‘em indoors in front of the DVD player or some nice safe video games. Condition them to receive their life instructions from someone over a video screen and to fear the outdoors.

(Need i say it?) /SARC


4 posted on 06/19/2014 5:27:59 PM PDT by tpmintx (Gun free zones are hunting preserves for unarmed people.)
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To: grayhog

Oh, The Humanity!


5 posted on 06/19/2014 5:28:58 PM PDT by gigster (Cogito, Ergo, Ronaldus Magnus Conservatus)
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To: grayhog

Children are sent across the border from Mexico, and they as well as their parents are considered brave heroes by the government.

An American kid falls off a scooter (sans helmet), and the mother is a irresponsible, dangerous criminal.


6 posted on 06/19/2014 5:34:13 PM PDT by TheGipperWasRight
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To: grayhog

I just hope none of these folks ever come into our cul de sac. We have 15 little boys under the age of 9 who play outside all day and ride bikes, scooters, pedal cars, roller skates, jump off of ramps they made on a skateboard, etc. None of them wear helmets, knee pads or any type of protective gear. There is also always someone playing basketball or a couple tossing a football around. Sometimes they crash but you never ever hear any of them cry except for one little three year old who definitely does not like to share the new electric golf cart his grandparents bought him for his birthday.


7 posted on 06/19/2014 5:37:47 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: tpmintx

I was watching a science/technology program a couple of weeks back about ever smarter computers. Basically they said computers will never really be smart like humans until computers can experience the world the same as we do. They’ve got to smell, taste, touch, fall down etc.

I just found it kind of ironic that we’re doing the exact opposite with children these days.


8 posted on 06/19/2014 5:39:47 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: grayhog

I somehow knew the mom was white.


9 posted on 06/19/2014 5:41:54 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (Obama - "I will stand with the Muslims")
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To: grayhog

So this Mom Is arrested but Lois Lerner is at home sipping white wine.


10 posted on 06/19/2014 5:42:01 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Grams A

Cheers to your cul de sac. We have some young relatives coming soon for a visit who don’t know what outside is. They aren’t allowed to play outside and don’t know how to ride bikes. Silly me was going to air up the bike tires and let them ride all over the neighborhood just like when I did and like our kids did. I’m guessing baiting a hook and hiking are both out of the question, too.


11 posted on 06/19/2014 5:49:30 PM PDT by bgill
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To: grayhog

We can be sure that the boy will appreciate his life of homelessness after the officious robberies committed against his parents. Years later, he’ll be the “homeless male” spotted within a few miles of the scene of some crime. He’ll be one less individual perceived as social competition by the political regulator folks.


12 posted on 06/19/2014 5:56:15 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

And you just had to ruin my day and point that out!! /s


13 posted on 06/19/2014 5:58:10 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
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To: bgill

Not to mention playing Smear the Qu**r... So glad I was raised when I was! I was fortunate not to just grow up.


14 posted on 06/19/2014 5:58:14 PM PDT by NCjim (Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.)
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To: grayhog

It’s the new Liberal nanny state.


15 posted on 06/19/2014 6:02:05 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: grayhog

1. the world criminalizes normality. kids fall down. kids that are learning to do something and/or doing something a little risky, are’going to sometimes fall.

2. do not call the cops for help. she’s lucky they didn’t shoot up her house and pets, or even her or her kid.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 6:08:16 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: MrBambaLaMamba

taking money from whitey. to transfer to you-know-who.


17 posted on 06/19/2014 6:09:03 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: grayhog

Back when I was a kid, late 60s-mid 70s, it was pretty common for a half dozen of us to walk through the neighborhood with our BB and pellet guns to go to the abandoned gravel plant. There we would shot up whatever we found, and then go back to the neighborhood to play pick up basketball or football.

Can you imagine if that happened today?


18 posted on 06/19/2014 6:14:51 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: grayhog

This is absolutely ridiculous. Boys will be boys.


19 posted on 06/19/2014 6:15:49 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Secret Agent Man

Mild injuries ... Do not take a child to the emergency room. Find a known doctor to see. In our case they did stitches in the office.

Every E.R. now has in-take workers aka case workers for DCF. They will separate the injured kid and ask all the questions that will entrap normal parents.


20 posted on 06/19/2014 6:18:11 PM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: grayhog

If it was like this when I grew up, my mother and the parents of every kid I knew would have been jailed.


21 posted on 06/19/2014 6:26:39 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: henkster

When I was little my brothers and their friends used to chase my friends and I with BB guns. I can’t count how many times I was shot, but it was fun.


22 posted on 06/19/2014 6:30:06 PM PDT by formosa
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To: henkster

When I was little my brothers and their friends used to chase my friends and I with BB guns. I can’t count how many times I was shot, but it was fun.


23 posted on 06/19/2014 6:30:06 PM PDT by formosa
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To: George from New England

See Justina Pelletier and Boston’s Children’s Hospital!!!
She was held hostage for 16 months by DCF and is now virtually incapacitated!!!

The world is upside down.

Liberalism is a mental disorder.


24 posted on 06/19/2014 6:33:04 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: formosa

One of my friends had an apple tree. We stuck firecrackers in them (the mushier the better) and threw them at each other like hand grenades.


25 posted on 06/19/2014 6:34:30 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: bgill

That’s too bad. Sounds like you need to kidnap them from their parents for a few days and teach them what real kids do.

We have a neat neighborhood. Only 14 houses. People in two houses don’t participate in anything and their kids all stay inside. Most of the kids are homeschooled, monthly pot luck in the street complete with cooking contests, trophies to the winner, dads play baseball,basketball, kick the can and cowboys and indians with the kids. I’m the only grannie on the block but have a grandson who loves to play over here since they live on a busy street. It’s going to be a disaster though when all of them start driving. Beginning to see some girls come around from nearby neighborhoods and hang with the 12 year old boys. There is always at least one mother out though keeping a watchful eye.


26 posted on 06/19/2014 6:35:50 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: henkster

LOL! It sounds like crazy stuff we used to do. But hey, we all stayed busy and skinny and grew up strong.


27 posted on 06/19/2014 6:39:26 PM PDT by formosa
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To: grayhog

I raised my 5 kids in the 60s and 70s. The neighborhood was loaded with kids.

Everyone of us would be doing life terms if this kind of nonsense was around then.

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28 posted on 06/19/2014 6:40:10 PM PDT by Mears
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To: PoloSec

My buddies grandparents were your average 60’s farmer with a few milk cows and other livestock.

when we were 12-13, his grandmother would pay us to execute sparrows and pigeons and the occasional sick kitteh from the herd that lived in the barn


29 posted on 06/19/2014 6:47:37 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Grams A
I was too old for Big Wheels when they came around, but I always liked this picture:


30 posted on 06/19/2014 6:51:17 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Grams A

Those girls have cooties. Keep them away from the boys!


31 posted on 06/19/2014 7:08:45 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: George from New England

note thgey won’t do this to minorities. just whites. esp if you might have money.


32 posted on 06/19/2014 7:12:04 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: FreedomPoster

Ahh!!! I loved my Big Wheel!!!


33 posted on 06/19/2014 8:19:41 PM PDT by txmissy
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To: George from New England

A neighbors dog bit my grand daughter. Dcf and police showed up at different times. In fairness both were nice and thought it was crazy to be here.


34 posted on 06/19/2014 8:25:35 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HnodredscottIM all things are possible.)
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To: B4Ranch

Those girls have cooties.”

I sure haven’t heard that word for a long, long time. Youngest grandson just turned 13 and some of his comments and questions about girls are just tooooo funny - Why do they always have to be so dramatic about everything? Why do they always drag so much stuff everywhere they go? or Why do girls scream about everything?

Since he’s the last of the line I told him his first car has to have four doors so I can go on his dates with him.


35 posted on 06/19/2014 8:26:02 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: FreedomPoster

That is so cool. I had forgotten all about Big Wheels. Good memories of things my kids had. Thanks for sharing.


36 posted on 06/19/2014 8:27:42 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: grayhog

Unfortunately, this sort of insanity is all too common these days among large numbers of professional busybodies.


37 posted on 06/20/2014 3:32:23 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Secret Agent Man

My grandkids were kept hostage in Omaha for 2 years. Black judge and black case worker. White family. This so called judge even wrote and an published article a few years earlier ‘bout how there weren’t enough non-minorities in the state case load. He subsequently found a way to balance things. Our paid lawyer wouldn’t even touch that aspect for obvious fear of being black-balled in the court system.


38 posted on 06/20/2014 5:22:38 AM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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