A largely absentee mother and an allegedly negligent father will have to wait at least another week to learn who will get custody of a little girl left home alone in Miami with access to an arsenal of assault weapons.
A Miami judge had been planning to send a toddler found wandering alone outside a Little Havana apartment with weapons inside to live with her mother, against the advice of the Department of Children and Families. But, after a positive urine drug test, the case is back up in the air.
A Little Havana father was arrested after police found a small arsenal in his apartment and his three year old daughter wandering the hallways of the apartment building.
Miami Police say a bizarre situation unfolded at an apartment complex near SW 3 Street and SW 9 Avenue around 6:30 pm Wednesday night because of a wandering child found walking around the building.
The three-year-old boy found wandering alone along West Flagler Street early Wednesday was in juvenile court Thursday with his father and grandparents but his mother, charged with neglect for leaving him alone, did not appear before the judge.
A Miami mother was arrested and charged after her young son was found alone wandering along West Flagler Street.
More than six hours after a young boy was found alone wandering the streets of a neighborhood in Naranja his mother has come forward.
A five-year-old child was found wandering through the streets of Miami Gardens Thursday, but was saved thanks to the work of a Good Samaritan.
One day after a four-year-old Hialeah boy was found wandering in his neighborhood and after his mother was arrested for child neglect, a Juvenile Justice Center Judge has decided that the boy should live with his maternal grandmother.
“I was distraught,” says Miami mother after she got a phone call that her seven year old son was missing from school.