Thursday, November 4, 2010

'Party Mom' sent to jail

The Reporter (Norristown, PA) November 3, 2010

"Saying he can’t comprehend the logic of some parents, a judge sent an Abington mother to jail for turning a blind eye to an underage drinking party at her home, during which one boy became seriously ill. The judge said he discounted Tompkins’ testimony that she didn’t know the teens were drinking, despite her acknowledgment she knew a keg of beer was in the basement.

'I don’t understand parents…how you can even assume or believe kids aren’t going to get into it,' said Tressler, who, during a nonjury trial, weighed the testimony of Tompkins and some of the teens who attended the party." Read more.

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