.

Police: Another Kid Left in a Parked Car

Joliet police say the girl was left in the vehicle while her mother shopped at Jewel; it's the sixth time this week someone has been ticketed for leaving a child or animal in a car.

Yet another child was left unattended in a parked car, said, as the spate of animals and kids left to fend for themselves during this broiling summer continued.

This most young girl to be found alone was left in a car parked outside the on North Larkin Avenue about 7 p.m. Monday, police said.

An officer checking to make sure fire lanes fronting the store were clear spotted a car parked illegally in the fire lane, police said. When he looked closer, he saw the car was running and that there was a 10-year-old girl inside.

The officer spoke with the girl, police said, and she told him she had been waiting there awhile.

The driver of the car, 23-year-old Capri Shoemaker of 967 Campbell St., emerged from the store and was ticketed for leaving the girl behind in the vehicle while she went shopping.

Shoemaker was the sixth person in less than a week to be charged with leaving either a child, a dog, or some combination of children and dogs alone in a car. In some instances temperatures were well in excess if 90 degrees and the windows of the vehicles were closed.

Cindy B July 13, 2012 at 05:29 PM
Tom- I'm saying that according to Illinois law it is not illegal. There are many laws I may not agree with, but it's not illegal. I wholeheartedly am against the people who are leaving babies & pets in hot cars. They are not only breaking the law, they are idiots.
Flora Dora July 14, 2012 at 01:20 AM
What about leaving an elderly person who may be confused? No person should be left in a car in extreme weather and the law should have little or nothing to do with it. Simple common sense should prevail.
lala July 14, 2012 at 01:40 AM
What if the kid decided to drive the car? Some people are idiots.
hayes November 23, 2012 at 09:53 AM
go by few Mexicans see this http://www.coachoutletwr.com Coach Bags Outlet as a serious issue.Suggestions http://www.coachoutletloa.com Coach Factory Online flooded in for a new name for Mexico, many of them http://www.coachoutletonlineyu.net Coach Factory Outlet Online mocking Mr Calderon, such as "Fraud-land" http://www.coachfactoryonlineen.com Coach Outlet Online in reference to widespread corruption, http://www.hermesbeltsoutletsc.com Hermes Belt our correspondent says.The constitutional http://www.coachfactoryonlinesu.net Coach Factory Online reform Mr Calderon proposes needs to be http://www.coachoutletod.com Coach Outlet Store Online approved by both houses of Congress and http://www.coachfactoryoutletbo.net Coach Outlet a majority of Mexico's 31 http://www.coachfactoryoutletdt.us Coach Factory Online state legislatureComing with just http://www.coachoutletstoreonlinert.com Coach Factory Outlet a week to go before Mr Calderon http://www.coachoutletonlinelsa.com Coach Outlet Store leaves office, the president's critics http://www.coachoutletdt.net Coach Outlet see this as a symbolic gesture.Mr Calderon http://www.coachoutletyo.com Coach Outlet will hand over to president-elect http://www.coachbagsoutleton.org Coach Factory Online Enrique Pena Nieto of the http://www.louisvuittonbeltsdt.net Louis Vuitton Belts Institutional Revolutionary
coach886 November 28, 2012 at 05:36 AM
http://www.coachoutletonline2013sale.com Coach Outlet http://www.coachoutletstore-me.com Coach Factory Online http://www.buybuycoach.com Coach Factory Outlet

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »