Sheriff Scott Walton of the Rogers County Sheriff’s Office says that a couple was arrested in Cartoosa for leaving their children inside a hot car while they went gambling in a Casino.
Cartoosa Police say they arrested Dimitra Daneille Whitfield and Christopher Bailey after they received a call outside the Hard Rock Casino that there were unattended minors locked in a hot car with the windows up.
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Police alongside Sheriff’s Deputies immediately were dispatched to the parking lot of the Casino were security from Hard Rock was waiting with the children, and they broke out a window freeing the minors.
The young kids were 9 months old, 3 years old, 6 years old, 8 years old, and 9 years old. The children have now been taken into custody of Children's Services.
Both of the suspects were arrested inside the casino after Security reviewed the parking lot camera footage and identified the couple, who were disturbingly still inside of the Casino gambling hours later.
The horrible parents were booked into the Rogers County Jail on charges of Child Neglect with investigators saying more charges are likely.
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