Buffalo Parents Charged for Locking Toddlers in Pickup Truck Without Heat During Exceptionally Cold Winter

Here in South Florida, people get arrested for leaving children and pets locked in cars with no air conditioning. Floridians know how quickly a car can heat up in the Florida sun even when it is not extremely hot (by our standards).

Well, Buffalo, NY is near the opposite end of the spectrum.

Mother and Father leave their two Toddlers locked in their pickup truck without heat on a cold day, one of many this past winter. An observant citizen alerts authorities.

Authorities rescue Toddlers. And find marijuana in the truck … within the reach of the Toddlers.

Mother and Father are arrested and charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Father is also charged with possession, criminal use of drug paraphernalia and violating an order of protection.

Toddlers are taken into protective custody by the child welfare agency.

Read more in this WIVB 4 TV news article: Two arrested for leaving kids in truck without heat .