Nanny Accused Of Leaving Kids In Car To Go Tanning Pleads Not Guilty
A 23-year-old nanny pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a day she allegedly left two, small ...
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Nanny Accused Of Leaving Kids In Car To Go Tanning Pleads
A 23-year-old nanny pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a day she allegedly left two, small
children in a sweltering minivan while she went tanning.
As outside temperatures soared to 90 degrees on May 15, a Portland, Oregon, police officer found a
3-year-old boy and a 2-month old girl drenched in sweat and crying in a Dodge Caravan with its
windows sealed, KOIN reports.
Kristin Marie Jones, the children's nanny, allegedly exited the Sunblaze Tanning parlor as the cop
rescued the boy from the car.
Jones' booking photo
A crime report says the boy was radiating heat that the officer felt through his bullet proof vest, the
Jones, a platinum blonde who was pushed into Multnomah County Circuit Court in a wheelchair on
Friday, was arraigned on two counts each of first-degree criminal mistreatment, recklessly
endangering another, first-degree child neglect and one count of driving while suspended.
Police records obtained by KOIN say that Jones initially told the officer that the children's mother
had been with the children in the car. She later admitted that she lied about the mom's whereabouts
because she was scared, the documents say.
A welfare worker reportedly confirmed the mother was at work all day.
Jones has previous convictions for DUI, driving with a suspended license and theft, according to
Jones is due in court again on Aug. 15 and is
forbidden to work as a nanny, reports state.
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