West Boca Woman Allegedly Struck Child With Plastic Stick
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — West Boca Raton resident Claudia De Oliveira-Martins is facing a “cruelty toward child – abuse child without great bodily harm” charge following an alleged incident that occurred over the weekend.
Court documents and jail records show De Oliveira Martins is accused of hitting a child with the plastic stick that is described as being used to open and close (turn) windows blinds. The child was struck on the torso. According to the police report, the child was being “disrespectful.”
Claudia De Oliveira Martins of Spanish Isles Court was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail Monday evening. She was released Tuesday on her own recognizance.