Shanesha Taylor, 35, the Arizona mother who left her children in a car while she went on a job interview, will not face charges, reports Raw Story.

But there are several conditions attached to Taylor’s freedom.

Taylor must first complete parenting and substance abuse treatment programs, and set up child care and education trust funds for her children, before the charges will be dropped.

“We believe this agreement represents a just resolution that appropriately holds the defendant accountable for her actions while also recognizing the best interests of her family,” said County Attorney Bill Montgomery.

Taylor’s sons, 6 months old and 2 years old, were pulled from a hot car on March 20, when the temperature exceeded 100 degrees.  According to police, they were sweating profusely and in obvious distress.

The money for the trust fund will reportedly come from  money raised by concerned supporters who empathized with Taylor.

As previously reported by NewsOne, approximately $115,000 was raised after 24-year-old Amanda Bishop spearheaded the campaign.

“I had a mother and family in general who struggled raising us and had to rely on other resources to provide for us and sometimes made not the greatest choices,” Bishop said.

“She could have been at a bar or at a club and leaving her children in the car,” Bishop continued. “Here’s a woman who is an example of someone who is trying — who is trying to better her situation and doing what she can to provide for her children.”

Luckily, the judge seems to agree.

6 thoughts on “Charges Dropped Against Mom Who Left Kids In Car For Interview

  1. Guest1 on said:

    I’m glad that this woman hasn’t been charged, and her children are okay. This could have been a tragedy like so many others. While there is no excuse for leaving children in a car, the mother was trying to better her life. She was going to an interview. What some people fail to understand is that, there are some good people in this world. She could have easily taken her children in the building, explained her situation, and asked someone in the immediate vicinity of her interview, if they could just watch her childen while she had the interview. I’d rather hear “no, I can’t”, before I hear someone breaking out my car windows to get my children out of a locked car. Lesson learned. This time w/out dire consequences. She should be thanking her lucky stars and be grateful that so many came to her defense.

  2. The hot car child deaths could be avoided. The car manufacturers could install wiring that helps alarming bystanders of a child forgotten inside the car. In many cases it is accidental. In some cases errands needs to be made. Don’t call 911, just break the car window. The police are not needed if child is saved on time. It would be great if the parent could leave the child with all 4 car windows rolled down, but this child abduction scare and hysteria is just mind numbing. The FBI only reports 100 random kidnapping cases per year for a 330 million population. Incredibly unlikely. A one in a million likely hood. I wish the helicopter parents would let go of the child abduction hysteria so these kids can survive 5 minutes when the single care giver runs an errand. Compare 100 random annual child abductions with 40 hit car deaths (and rising). Add to that the childhood they will never have when they must supervised 24/7. Let it go.

  3. Black men need to step up and help these women with these kids.women are left with all the responsibilities.when you make one and have no husband, dont take chances with a second and haveto be left alone to care for the kids.ive been through it myselfand never again, I got no public assistance and I worked and it wasn’t easy.made me not trust another man to have another son father had a job and still wouldn’t help never got a blow pop.

  4. Gina on said:

    Bullsh@@, she need to do those things, left in a lock hot car herself to see how she likes and be charged. There are no more excuses for people leaving any breathing, living thing in a lock hot car. Every single day on the news, you hear of someone leaving their child, pet or elderly parent in a hot car because they had an errand to run. As long as there is no severe punishment, this will continue. If people can’t or don’t use common sense, the law needs to teach them common sense.

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