A New Jersey couple is dealing with prices after their new child child was discovered useless of their condominium scattered with drug paraphernalia.
Joseph and Juliann Chmielewski had been arrested after a witness referred to as 911 to report “an unresponsive toddler in medical misery”. The emergency responders instantly took the few days outdated baby to Hackensack College Medical Heart in an ambulance, however she was pronounced useless upon arrival.
Authorities mentioned on Monday, 12 February, the pair, 40 and 35, respectively have now been charged with second-degree endangering the welfare of a kid. Each of them are alleged to have willingly not taken medical assist for his or her child daughter who was born on 6 February in an unspecified personal residence, the Every day Mail reported.
Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo instructed NorthJersey.com that the couple have additionally been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, which was littered round their condominium on Robust Avenue when the officers arrived.
Their landlord has additionally alleged that the couple had been an issue tenant whom he tried to get evicted in February 2017. Andy Scholes mentioned he gave the condominium on lease to them as a result of his son and Joseph had been in the identical faculty and he had recognized him since his kindergarten days.
However the pair allegedly began creating issues for the reason that first day after shifting into the flat. They had been allegedly not paying lease and Scholes mentioned he’d suspected them of utilizing medication within the condominium for a minimum of a 12 months.
“It is type of unhappy, however they did not seem to be they made good dad and mom,” the 73-year-old condominium proprietor mentioned. He added that he had no concept about Juliann’s being pregnant and the couple’s bills had been borne by Joseph’s mom for a minimum of a 12 months.
Court docket paperwork revealed that the pair had earlier additionally confronted eviction from a distinct condominium in Lodi in July 2015 on account of their problematic nature.
The Chmielewskis had been launched with out bail pending additional authorized motion after they appeared in a Hackensack court docket on Monday. An investigation into the case is on, the prosecutors’ workplace mentioned.