A 28-year-old mother faces child neglect charges after allegedly leaving her
children inside an unlocked truck while she was at a strip club.
According to police, Brandi Jo Roman of Tampa left a 3-year-old and 5-year-old inside
the truck while she was at Mons Venus on Dale Mabry.
Officers driving by spotted the children around 7 p.m., and when they opened
the door, they said the vehicle smelled of alcohol.
Roman, who officers say was intoxicated inside watching a dance, was
arrested and charged with child neglect. She was in jail on $4,000 bond at last
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