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Mother charged with Child Neglect.
Jasmine Emani Jones
11142 Summer Star Drive
Charges: Felony Child Neglect, Possession of Marijuana
1 year-old male child
On December 10, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. at University Square Mall, Jasmine Emani Jones parked her car and went into Macy's. She left her 1-year-old child in the car seat inside the car. The windows were rolled up and the engine not running. Mall Security found the child unattended. The child was sweating, but was not injured. Surveillance video showed that the child was unattended for approximately 40 minutes. The inside of the car emitted the aroma of marijuana. A search of the car revealed a small quantity of same, less than 20 grams. Jones was arrested for Felony Child Neglect and Possession of Marijuana.
Child Protection responded and took custody of the child, and will make arrangements to place the child with family.