Police Say Two Women Passed Out While Children Played In Street

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Updated: 9/12/2012 10:33 pm
Two women were arrested after police say they were found passed out in an apartment while their young children were outside playing the street.

According to the Richmond Register, Malbelna Dejesus, 21, and Rita Dejesus, 29, were both charged with wanton endangerment.

Richmond Police say they received a call about unsupervised children playing in a street around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

According to police the children ranged in age from 21 months to 5-years-old.

Police say when they arrived, they attempted to get into the apartment but the doors were locked.

When the women finally awoke police say they could smell alcohol on their breath.

The women were arrested, and the children were taken into protective custody.
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