Dead-beat mom Jennifer Frenchmeyer has been arrested by police in Spring, Texas, for abandoning her four-year-old boy at an ice skating rink for hours while she drifted through a drug-induced haze, KHOU reports.
She had taken the child to Skate Champions in the suburban town on Friday.
And then at some point, Jennifer Frenchmeyer abandons her boy at the rink.
In a tragic scene, the owner of the rink came to lock up at midnight when to his great surprise he found Jennifer Frenchmeyer’s abandoned boy.
When the owner of Skate Champions roller rink got ready to lock up late Friday night, he was surprised to find a young boy sitting outside alone.
Spring is a suburb north of Houston.
The small community has a population of about 55,000.
According to News Break, the rink’s owner called the cops about Jennifer Frenchmeyer’s abandoned boy just before midnight.
The police quickly arrived to respond to the call about the abandoned boy and soon found Jennfier Frenchmeyer unconscious in a car parked nearby.
The owner called Precinct 4 just before midnight.
Narcotics, as it turned out, played a hand in the mother’s egregious behavior.
Jennifer Frenchmeyer disclosed to the police that after she abandoned her little boy at the skating rink, she smoked crack cocaine.
Then, shortly after Jennifer Frenchmeyer abandons boy, she passed out.
Jennifer Frenchmeyer was arrested and charged with child abandonment with intent to return for leaving the boy all alone in the rink, Crime Online reports.
According to Mark Herman of Harris County Constable Precinct 4, the suspect slurred her words and had “bloodshot eyes.”
Child Protective Services got involved and passed the poor child over to a more responsible relative.
Police reviewed the surveillance videos from the skating rink to determine the course of events that had transpired when Jennifer Frenchmeyer abandoned her poor little boy.
They concluded that the child had been on his own for at least four hours.
The Twitter account of Mark Herman, the Harris County Constable for Precinct 4, tweeted the tragic image of Frenchmeyer’s mugshot, which features her looking chastened and glum while sporting heavy black eyeliner and eyebrow pencil, blood-red lipstick on a mouth drawn down into a scowl, and a neck tattoo.
CONSTABLES ARREST MOTHER FOR CHILD ABANDONMENT.