PARENT FROM HELL LEAVES KIDS IN COLD CAR AT BOCA'S RENAISSANCE HOTEL

Janelle Auriemma

Janelle Auriemma, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Janelle Marie Auriemma remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Monday Morning following her arrest for two counts of child neglect.

The NW 27th Avenue resident allegedly left her children — described by police as “shivering” — in her car in the parking lot of the Renaissance Hotel while she, in an apparent drug induced stupor — displayed erratic behavior in the hotel lobby. Her behavior was so erratic — dropping suitcases, fumbling for keys, losing the room key she was just given — that the front desk manager emailed a superior to document the situation.

It wasn’t for several hours, however, that Renaissance staffers realized the seriousness of the situation. Upon seeing Auriemma’s bags in the parking lot, a staffer looked at a nearby car and saw two children shivering in the back seat. The temperature was as low as 48 degrees.

Police responded. Auriemma stated that she wanted her kids to meet her friend “Alex” who came to visit her in the hotel but told police she left the kids in the car “because they were sleeping so quietly.”

Wrote an investigating officer: “Had the (children) been able to remove themselves from the vehicle and started wandering around, it could have led to grave consequences. They are short in stature and may not have been seen by a passing motorist…The unattended juveniles were susceptible to a possible abduction.”

Aruiemma admitted to taking Klonopin for anxiety but couldn’t, according to police, recall how much she had taken or specifically when.

The children are in DCF custody.

 

 

----------------------------------------LYFT PROMO CODE--------------------------------------
Use our Lyft promo code BNN123 for substantial discounts for your first Lyft rides. Enter the code in your app, or just click here.

---------------------------ABOUT BOCANEWSNOW.COM-----------------------

BocaNewsNow.com is the leading hyper-local news website based in and serving Boca Raton, Florida and South Palm Beach County. Our pages have been visited millions of times since our first post on October 4th, 2011. We have a verified history of reporting news, providing opinion and snark.

BocaNewsNow.com is NOT a mugshot website. We have never charged and DO NOT charge for mugshot removal. We are a news organization registered with the State of Florida and exempt from Senate Bill 118. We publish arrests of note provided to us by law enforcement under Chapter 119 of Florida Statutes. While we review all requests for removal, we are not obligated to remove reports that are a part of the public record.

When removal is appropriate, we do so at no charge. We do not accept payment for mugshot or arrest report deletion.

We are cognizant of the impact an arrest may have on one's life. If you are exonerated or if charges are dropped, please contact us to request an appropriate update to or removal of a specific story. We remind our readers that an arrest is an accusation. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law. Email us at news (at) bocanewsnow.com or telephone 561-419-9520.

All Content Copyright © 2017 MetroDesk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved.