Mother pleads guilty
Left daughter, 2, alone during alcohol run
LIBERTY — A woman who left her toddler daughter alone at home while she went out to get alcohol pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of endangering children.
Candis Wynn, 31, was ordered to pay a $150 fine and court costs and sentenced to one year of probation by Girard Municipal Court Judge Jeffrey D. Adler on the misdemeanor charge.
Adler also gave Wynn, 1815 Lucretia Drive, Girard, a suspended 180-day jail sentence, crediting her 21 days she spent in jail, court records show.
Police called July 17 to the home found the girl, 2, wearing only a diaper in the front yard with neighbors, who told police they could hear the girl crying, according to a police report.
Wynn returned home in a Lyft vehicle just before 8:30 p.m. with a bag of four, 24-ounce cans of malt liquor and claimed her boyfriend had been at home with the child and must have left, unknowingly leaving the girl alone, the report states. The man told police he was in Cleveland working since 7:30 a.m., the report states.
The driver of the vehicle told police he picked Wynn up around 7:45 p.m. and took her to 14 Holly Drive, the report states. The driver said he did not know the girl was left by herself, the report states.