Charges may be upgraded against mother who left kids in car

Tabbatha Moseley (Source: Bullitt County Detention Center)
Tabbatha Moseley (Source: Bullitt County Detention Center)
Joseph Smith (Source: Bullitt County Detention Center)
Joseph Smith (Source: Bullitt County Detention Center)

BULLITT COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A judge increased the bond against a Shepherdsville mother accused of leaving her children unattended in a hot car.

Tabbatha Moseley, 28, is charged with two counts of wanton endangerment. The charges are second-degree misdemeanors. Moseley appeared before a judge during a video arraignment Thursday.

Bullitt County District Judge Jennifer Porter set a $10,000 full cash bond against Moseley.

Bullitt County detectives arrested Moseley Wednesday after a woman in the Judicial Center parking lot noticed an 8-year-old and 15-month-old in the car. Moseley told the deputy that she had gone into the building to use the restroom.

Authorities said another adult with Moseley, Joseph Smith, 22, also left the vehicle unattended. Smith is charged with two counts of wanton endangerment, as well. His bond is set at $5,000 full cash.

Both the children were unharmed. It is unclear how long they were left in the car.

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