Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mom Accused of Leaving Son Home Alone.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

A Santa Fe woman was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of leaving her 2-year-old son home alone while she went out to have dinner, police said.

Claudia Martinez, 24, has been charged with felony child abuse and is being held at the Santa Fe County jail in lieu of a $5,000 property or $700 cash bond.

The young boy, whose name was not available, was found crying inside an apartment in the 6300 block of Jaguar Drive by some children trick-or-treating, Santa Fe Police Lt. Rick Smith said Wednesday. …

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