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Woodbury mom accused of neglect after reportedly taking off for ballgame

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A Woodbury woman was charged with child neglect after allegedly leaving her three kids home alone while she attended a baseball game.


According to a criminal complaint, police were dispatched at 6:49 a.m. April 15, to the Bleeker Street home of Amanda Marie Jansen, 27, by the father of her 9-year-old daughter to perform a welfare check.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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