Police: Couple Left 3-Year-Old Home Alone

All information is according to Kent Police and the Portage County Clerk of Courts

Editor's note: this article was updated with corrected information Jan. 28.

A Kent couple has pleaded not guilty to charges of leaving a 3-year-old girl home alone.

Kent Police arrested Elizabeth J. Sanderson, 24, and Trevor S. Thompson, 25, both of 1846 Mohican Place, Jan. 19 and charged them both with one count of child endangering, a first-degree misdemeanor.

The boyfriend and girlfriend were charged with leaving Thompson's daughter home alone for an extended period of time, according to Portage County court records.

Police allege that both Sanderson and Thompson were found drunk by officers.

Each entered pleas of not guilty in Portage County Municipal Court Judge Barb Oswick's courtroom Thursday.

Both were released from jail on personal recognizance bonds. Thompson's release stipulated that he have no contact with his daughter unless approved by the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, according to court records.

Thompson and Sanderson are scheduled for pretrial hearings on the charges Monday in Oswick's courtroom.

Max Gilliland January 27, 2013 at 03:03 PM
Remember this judge at her next election!
Dr. Anarchy Clown PHD January 27, 2013 at 08:01 PM
touches nose, points at you, nods.
Rachel Marie January 29, 2013 at 07:37 AM
The male was the only biological parent. If you read the article before commenting you would notice the female and male have two different last names. The next paragraph states that it was the males child. The male probably had visitation, hence why he can no longer see his daughter.
Thatcher Graves January 29, 2013 at 07:34 PM
Because thats not her mother
Max Gilliland February 01, 2013 at 12:19 AM
Any woman stupid enough to have a child with that loser probably should not have the kid her self, so you have no point Rachel!


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