Two arrested for locking toddlers in car in frigid temps

Mar 7, 2015

Erie County Sheriff's deputies arrested two adults Friday afternoon after a pair of toddlers were spotted in a locked vehicle with no heat.

Chaonte Townsend and Jovaun Campfield, both 22, were nabbed after returning to their truck outside the Rath Building.  A substance thought to be marijuana was also found in the truck. The pair are facing a variety of charges, including Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Rath Building
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Child Protective Services have taken custody of the toddlers.