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The site of Harrah’s Metropolis casino of a child left in his car

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Posted on: June 20, 2022, 01:42h.

Last update: June 20, 2022, 2:18 a.m.

A couple have been arrested after an 11-year-old child was left alone in a car at the Metropolis Casino in Harrah, Illinois on Saturday. The child was left in the vehicle for over 90 minutes.

Harrah's Metropolis Casino of Illinois
Harrah’s Metropolis Casino in Illinois, pictured above. Two adults have been arrested after allegedly leaving a child alone in a car at the casino. (Image: Enjoy Illinois)

Baridques Anton Reeves, 40, and Kimberly Charie Byers, 37, both of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, have each been charged with endangering the health or life of a child, KFVSa Missouri television station, reported.

The child was spotted in the car by casino security guards. The guards alerted the police. When the police arrived, they located Reeves and Byers inside the casino. There was no indication that the child was injured. The first one KFVS report did not specify the child’s relationship with adults.

Police later contacted the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services about the incident. Reeves and Byers have since been released on bail.

The casino owned by Caesars Entertainment has some 1,200 slot machines and several table games. The hotel has over 250 rooms.

Rivers Casino Incident

Last month in Illinois, two young children were left alone in a car parked at the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. Their father reportedly got into sports betting to gamble. He was later located and arrested.

The children, aged three and five, were apparently not injured. It was not immediately clear how long the children were alone in the car. Casino security guards saw the two children in the car and notified local cops.

The father, later identified as Esteban Meraz, 38, of Chicago, was found by authorities in the bookmaker. He was charged with two counts of endangering the life or health of a child, the daily herald, an Illinois newspaper. reported. His case was forwarded to the local courts for prosecution.

Des Plaines is a suburb of Chicago.

Previous Incidents

The problem of leaving children alone in cars while adults play is widespread nationwide. Earlier this year, an Ohio man allegedly left his seven-year-old daughter alone for half an hour in a speeding car in the Belterra Park parking lot. He went to Anderson Township, Ohio Racino.

Charles Jeffers of Mason, Ohio, was charged with endangering a child. Casino security apprehended him, WXXIX, an Ohio television station, reported. The young girl does not appear to have been injured while she was alone in the car.

Last October, a 35-year-old Louisiana woman faced three charges after she allegedly left a child unattended in a car at a Roanoke casino, giving her time to gamble. Peto Travel Center and Casino security guards spotted the eight-year-old in the car.

Deputies arrived and found the child’s mother, later identified as Sandra Sasser Britt of Lake Arthur, at the play property. She was playing, deputies reported.

Britt was charged with child abandonment, possession of a controlled hazardous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, deputies said.

In April 2021, a Florida doctor faced two negligence charges after leaving two children unattended in his car. Dr. Marieny Elena Guimera-Revelo allegedly left them in the car while she was playing poker at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood.

Prosecutors say she was at a poker table in the casino for at least 12 minutes. The children were then 3 and 11 years old. It is unclear how the earlier charges were decided by the court.