Fifth Precinct officers report the arrest of a Queens woman for an incident that occurred on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 6:00 pm in Valley Stream.
According to officers, a 911 called was generated by a witness who observed three young children left unattended in a parked vehicle, located at 7 Green Acres Road West. Upon police arrival, officers observed a one-year old female and two male children, ages 9 and 4, inside the locked vehicle. The vehicle was not running and the windows were open half way. Officers then requested an ambulance respond to the scene and all three children were evaluated by an NCPD Police Medic. They were found to be unharmed.
A subsequent investigation by officers determined, Ciara Sockwell, 28, of 6733 Kissena Boulevard, was responsible for leaving her children unattended and was placed under arrest.
The children were placed into the custody of a family friend.
Sockwell is charged with three (3) counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and will be arraigned on Friday, July 1, 2022 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: 5th Precinct 07/01/22/0100/8834