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Couple tries to sell baby for $25 at Walmart.

Discussion in 'Opinions, Beliefs, & Points of View' started by boo, Jun 27, 2010.

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  1. boo

    boo Well-Known Member

    SALINAS -- A couple was arrested on child endangerment charges after they attempted to sell their 6-month-old baby for $25 outside a Walmart store, according to police.

    The couple, Patrick Fousek, 38, and Samantha Tomasini, 20, were arrested after Fousek allegedly approached two women outside the retail store and asked them if he could use their cell phone, then if they would like to buy his infant child, said Salinas police spokesman, Officer Lalo Villegas.

    The women at first thought Fousek was joking, but then reported the incident to police after he became persistant about making the sale.

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    Police say Fousek immediately took off in a car with Tomasini after the failed sale of their child. The women were able to take down the vehicle's license plate number and pass it along to officers.

    Officers arrested Fousek and Tomasini at their home, which was in disarray, Villegas said. Officers said the couple appeared to be high on methamphetamine at the time of the arrest.

    According to the police report, Tomasini told Child Protective Services that she has breast-fed the baby under the influence.

    The couple was also booked on charges of being under the influence of narcotics, and Fousek was also served with an extra charge of violating probation.

    According to officials from the Monterey County Sheriff's Department, Patrick Fousek was arrested along with his twin brother back in 2006 after probation officers found the men were running a meth lab.

    Fousek and Tomasini are due in court Friday for arraignment.

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  2. bluegrey

    bluegrey Antiquities Friend

    This further ruined an already bad day. This is another example of why legalizing addicting, mind altering drugs is practical in theory but not in practice.
  3. Things

    Things Well-Known Member

    Frankly, I'm just happy they found those people before anymore harm could be done to the baby. Maybe they can find them a new home. They're still an infant, so adoption shouldn't be as difficult, at least I hope...
  4. Little_me

    Little_me Well-Known Member

  5. pit

    pit Well-Known Member

    Tough times. In a healthy economy, they could've sold it for $525.

  6. Bambi

    Bambi Well-Known Member

    Damn I didn't know there was anything for sale at Walmart for even close to 25 dollars...now i know
  7. Hache

    Hache Well-Known Member

    So now does this baby get taken off them for free :blink:
  8. An Angel in Black

    An Angel in Black Well-Known Member

    California parents Patrick Fousek, 38, and Samantha Tomasini, 20 -- both high on methamphetamine -- were arrested yesterday for offering their 9-month-old daughter, Alexandra Rose, to a shopper at Walmart for 25 dollars.
    :O look at that they were on crystel meth when they tried to sell it, see how good drugs are for you. We should legalize them and watch people try to sell their babies.. Hey zurkando or whatever the fuck your name is great idea on legalizing the drugs, I never thought i would see the day people tried to sell their baby outside of walmart, mike was right youre so logical.
  9. boo

    boo Well-Known Member

    You are being hysteric here... There's a huge difference between Marijuana and Crack. People do worse things on Alcohols. I'll like to see you point out a source where someone ever asked for cracks to be legalize.
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