DETROIT – An Inkster woman was charged Monday after her 3-year-old son was found alone in the parking garage of Motor City Casino last week, officials said.
Talayia Lara Renee Wellams, 25, is accused of leaving her child unattended in a vehicle, where Motor City Casino security officials found him.
The boy was found around 7:20 a.m. Friday in a parked vehicle on the third floor of the parking garage.
Wellams and her sister were found gambling inside the casino, according to officials.
She has been charged with second-degree child abuse and leaving a child in a car unattended.
Wellams was arraigned Saturday in 34th District Court.
A probable cause conference is scheduled for Friday, and a preliminary examination is scheduled for Aug. 17. Both hearings will be before Judge William McConico at 36th District Court.
Wellams is being held on $50,000 bail.