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      Woman arrested for leaving babies wandering streets alone

      18-year-old Ruby Vianey Martinez

      A Brownsville mother got in trouble with the law for not supervising two babies.

      18-year-old Ruby Vianey Martinez was arrested Tuesday afternoon after a police officer found her 1-year-old daughter and 1-year-old sister playing in the front yard close to a curb.

      The officer made contact with Martinez and according to police she tried to blame her stepfather for allegedly leaving the kids unattended.

      A witness observed the kids playing outside on the 2200 block of El Cielo St. for 1o minutes without supervision.

      The teen was charged with child endangerment and criminal negligence.

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