Father Charged With Leaving Toddler In Car Seat For 25 Hours
A father has been charged with felony child endangerment after allegedly leaving his 3-year-old son strapped in a car seat for more than a day in Southern California.
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Joe Kurihara is accused of leaving his son, 3, in a car seat for 25 hours.(credit: CBS)
PASADENA (AP)— A father has been charged with felony child endangerment, child abuse, illegal status within U.S.A. after allegedly leaving his 3-year-old son strapped in a car seat and beating his child when he returned drunk after 25 hours later .
Authorities said Tuesday that 23-year-old Joe Louie Kurihara of West Covina had taken his son, Dylan, to a home depot parking lot and parked his car in the back lot in the shady heat while covering his windows with news paper, while he went out to look for work with other laborers on Saturday. He claimed he did this everyday, that it wasn't illegal, so he thought. When he arrived back to his parked car the following day, forgetful of leaving his son after the long drunken night out with friends at a wedding in Pasadena,Ca. Friends he claimed whom he made at a job site the day before with a unlicensed contractor who picked him and 3 other illegal Mexican laborers up to build a wall in the Valley east end and one fence in a backyard before a wedding there, he returned to his parked car, found his son gagging for water and began to yell and shout at him in anger, smacking his baby boy in his face many times. The Father alerted the employee security of the Home Depot who intern called police of Van Nuys and the father was caught beating his child who was strapped to the rear seat at the time. Guns were drawn as the police arrived at about 8am to a man beating a child in a car seat. Police ordered man to the ground as he jerked the little boy out of the car seat to use him as the father's human shield... Read the news story.
Officials say Kurihara put the child in a car seat after leaving the reception then drove to a nearby parking garage and left him in the car.
Early Sunday, the boy’s mother called police saying her son was missing.
Besides child endangerment, Kurihara is charged with public intoxication , child abuse, and other illegal Mexican misdemeanors. This man will do small time in jail and go free, like every Mexican in Los Angeles gets special treatment by the police. One minute you are reading the story, sounding all fat-news then next you know the police place the big fat criminal in jail, the media is kept out of it and he gets released out of the back door of the courthouse when the D.A. doesn't have the funds to take'em to trial. OOops we're sorry, mr. Mexican just abused his little child boy and the child is suffering scared memories while the little boy sat in his car seat and cried his little eyes to scared sleep while his father had to go drinking and party with his friends at park partheinia in Reseda, Ca. leaving his kid strapped to a car which someone could of broke in and kidnapped this little illegal Mexican's boy, oh well huh? It's not like the Illegal Mexican's dirty father cared , he might have 7 more kids to feed. SO? Maybe he has so many that the Welfare and food stamps he collects for them, he was off selling them to buy his drugs and booze to drink Budweiser and get drunken with illegal mexicans living in Van Nuys Lake Balboa Park fishing at the Bar-B-Que shaming looking down on White People and Hissing at Black People too. Oh Lookout, here comes another dumb Mexican father who killed his child!
Social workers took custody of Dylan and his 1-year-old sister, according to the Pasadena Star-News. The newspaper also reported their mother, Kristin Altamirano of West Covina, has been under investigation since September.