POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WREG) -- A Florida man was arrested Sunday for reportedly dropping off a child on the side of the road because he thought he was gay.
The Haines City Police Department arrested 30-year-old Evenaud Julmeus, of Haines City, Sunday evening after finding the boy, under 18 years old, outside the police station crying and holding a duffel bag with several clothes inside.
When the officer asked the boy what was wrong, the child told the officer Julmeus kicked him out of the house "because he thinks he’s gay."
The police report does not specify the exact relationship between Julmeus and the boy.
The boy told the officer that after a verbal argument over the issue, Julmeus told him to pack his bags and get in the car. Julmeus then drove the boy to a turn lane on Highway 27 near the Haines City Police Department. The boy said Julmeus ordered him to get out and told him, “Police will find you a new home.”
A bystander at the police station saw the whole thing happen and reported the incident, police said.
Police say Julmeus told the boy's mother if she wanted to go get him, he was at the police department.
Julmeus was arrested and charged with child neglect.