MARATHON (AP) — A Florida Keys woman has been arrested for leaving two disabled men she was caring for in a hot van while she shopped.READ MORE: French Forces Kill ISIS Leader Believed To Be Responsible For Sgt. La David Johnson’s Death
Sixty-two-year-old Luda Logash of Big Pine Key was arrested Saturday and charged with neglect of a disabled person.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says while she was shopping at a Kmart in Marathon around 1 p.m. Saturday, a witness saw two men in wheelchairs sitting in a van that was not running and had the windows rolled up.READ MORE: COVID Booster Shot Confusion Ahead Of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting
A sheriff’s deputy who arrived on the scene was able to open a door to the van.
The sheriff’s office says the men’s wheelchairs were strapped to the floor and they have disabilities that kept that from opening a door or window themselves.
They were unharmed in the incident.MORE NEWS: Rodney Rodriguez, Driver In High-Speed Crash That Killed 3, Finally Booked Into Jail
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