Daycare owner charged after toddler found wandering in street
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the owner of a home day care has been charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering children after a 2-year-old boy she was supposed to be watching was found blocks away on a scooter.

By Peggy Gallek, WJW

SANDUSKY, Ohio (WJW) -- The FOX 8 I-Team has learned that the owner of a home day care has been charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering children after a 2-year-old boy she was supposed to be watching was found blocks away on a scooter.

Jillian Jaunzemis was issued the misdemeanor citation Monday afternoon. She told police she thought the boy was sleeping in the downstairs area of the home, with five other children she was watching. She said she was upstairs and did not know the boy got out of the home.

A man spotted the child on a scooter near Polk Street and called police. He said the child did not have shoes or a jacket.

“His socks were wet, as were the legs of his pants,” the report states. “He also appeared to be shivering from the cold as it was about 35 degrees at the time of the call.”

Jaunzemis pleaded not guilty Tuesday.

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