SC mom charged after leaving son at gas station
Sun, 19 Feb 2012 23:55:53 GMT —
BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. (AP) - A South
Carolina woman has been
neglect after stranding her son, who has
palsy, at a gas station.
Spartanburg deputies say 37-year-old Maranda
Deett Ross was
driving with her son in Boiling
Springs on Thursday morning.
Authorities say Ross was angry that her son did
"Yes, ma'am" when she asked him
if he was hungry.
Authorities say Ross pulled in to a Boiling
store parking lot and told her son he could walk the five miles
Deputies say the teen called his father, who
Ross was charged with neglect of a child or
helpless person. She
was released from jail on
a $20,000 bond, and it wasn't known if
she had an attorney