Home day care owner arrested, accused of leaving infants alone to go tanning

A 31-year-old day care owner who operated out of her home is accused of leaving seven children there as she went tanning. (Bend Police)

BEND, Ore - A 31-year-old day care owner who operated out of her home is accused of leaving seven children there as she went tanning.

A tip to police started an investigation that led investigators to watch January Neatherlin.

According to The Bulletin, surveillance video showed parents dropping off children. A few hours later she left the house and went to a tanning salon.

When police checked on the kids, they were found unattended.

The seven children's ages ranged from 6 months to 4 years.

Parents were contacted and took their children to the hospital for an evaluation.

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