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Couple Tried to Sell Baby at Walmart, Charged with Child Endangerment

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys

Couple charged with child endangermentA woman, charged with child endangerment and convicted of trying to sell her baby in a Walmart parking lot, has requested to be jailed instead of serve out the rest of her probation.

Samanthba Tomansini appeared in front of a judge and requested to be locked up in fear that she would probably violate her probation again. Tomansini and boyfriend Patrick Fousek are regular methamphetamine users. Both were arrested after witnesses said they were trying to sell their baby daughter for $25. According to authorities, Tomansini and Fousek approached two women and offered to sell them their eight month baby girl for $25. The woman initially thought it was joke, but grew worried when the couple kept persisting. When police arrive on scene to arrest Tomansini and Fousek, both appeared high.

The couple was charged with child endangerment. Fousek was found guilty of the charge and sentenced to six years in prison. Tomasini pleaded no contest to the child endangerment charges and was originally sentenced to four years probation and mandatory drug rehabilitation. Tomasini violated her probation last year.

The baby has since been adopted after being taken Child Protective Services. Tomasini admitted she breast-fed the child while under the influence of drugs.

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys

If you have been charged with child endangerment or any other criminal offense, contact the South Carolina criminal defense attorneys at the Strom Law Firm, LLC today to see how we can be of assistance. We defend criminal charges on both a state and federal level. Contact us today for a free consultation. 8032.52.4800.

About Pete Strom

Defending criminal charges including drug crimes, DUI, CDV, mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, computer crimes, money laundering, and juvenile crimes, Pete also handles Federal and State investigations. Representing individuals in Civil Matters including Class Actions, Personal Injury, Qui Tam Actions, Defective Products, Nursing Home Neglect, and Professional Licensing Defense cases. Joseph Preston “Pete” Strom, Jr., the managing partner at Strom Law Firm, L.L.C., has been fighting for justice since 1984.

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