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4 Kids Locked Inside Car During 100+ Degree Weather; Mother Arrested

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( A Los Angeles mother who left her four children locked inside a hot vehicle is being held on a $100,000 bail.

The mother, Danessha Janee Williams, 28, was arrested on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in the 15400 block of Vallejo Street in Victorville.

At 12:25 pm., the Victorville Police Department, responded to a report of four young children who had been left in a car unsupervised for approximately 30 minutes.

At the time of the call, temperatures in the Victor Valley were well into the triple digits.

Deputies arrived and located a three-year-old female, 2-two-year-old females, and a one-year-old male, locked inside a vehicle. Authorities said, the vehicle’s engine was turned off and the windows were rolled up.

Additionally, the children were in the back seat and no car seats were located in the vehicle.

“When the children’s mother, Danessha Janee Williams saw the deputies she tried to leave the location in the vehicle, with the children still unsecured in the back seat,” stated Sheriff’s officials in a press release.

Deputies detained Williams without incident and booked her into the High Desert Detention Center for child cruelty. Williams is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on July 7, 2017.

The children were checked out by fire personnel at the scene and released to the custody of a family member.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

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