Woman could face jail time, fines after being found guilty of leaving children in car while shopping
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Alena Snyder, 28, was found guilty Friday, Aug. 26, of two counts of endangering the life or health of a child, after a jury trial in front of Judge John Lowery.
June 17, 2010, the defendant left her two children — ages 4 and 3 — in her car unattended in the Target parking lot on East State Street, while she went shopping in Target.
Endangering the life or health of a child is a class A misdemeanor, and has a sentencing range of up to one year in jail and/or 24 months probation and up to $2,500 in fines.
Sentencing is scheduled for 2 p.m., Sept. 22, in Courtroom D, with Judge Lowery.
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