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SC Elementary School Principal Arrested After Leaving Girls 5 & 6 In Locked Car While Shopping

Kimberly Lynn Means-Nesmith, the principal at Browns Ferry Elementary School, was arrested over leaving her two sleeping girls, 5 and 6, in a locked vehicle while she shopped for about 25-minutes. She had taken her 2-year-old son into the store on the 85-degree day.

Means-Nesmith, 35, was charged with neglect after leaving her two daughters in a parked car while she was inside a Publix grocery store on Tuesday, officials stated. Witnesses contacted police after they observed the young girls sobbing inside the vehicle.

The first-year principal at the Georgetown County school was charged with unlawful neglect of a child or helpless person after her 5 and 6-year-old daughters were found crying and banging on the windows of her Honda Pilot, which was parked at the Publix grocery store in Pawleys Island Tuesday, according to a Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office news release. The outdoor temperature at the time was 85 degrees. Continue reading