Sleeping mom arrested while son roamed street alone
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 18:14:39 GMT —
A San Benito woman was arrested for letting her 2-year-old son roam around a San Benito street and alley.
A good samaritan called authorities when she noticed the toddler all alone in a back alley.
When police arrived, they asked the boy where his mom was and he pointed and said his parents were sleeping at home.
Officers then proceeded to go door-to-door to search for the boy TMs parents.
They found his mom at their home located on the 5000 block of McCullough Street and identified his mother as 18-year-old Alexis Mares.
Mares was placed under arrest for abandoning or endangering a child.
She has been arraigned and Mares TM bond is set at $5,000.