33-year-old Brandy Gray was jailed on June 12th after leaving her 4-year-old autistic son home alone for over an hour and a half. Neighbors on Sunfield Drive reported a child running around the neighborhood with no shoes and no supervision. The complainant and her husband said they saw the boy return to his house but ran back out. They said while he was outside unsupervised, he was almost hit by a truck. When police arrived, they saw where the boy lived and noticed the front door was open. The officer entered the home, announced himself, and the boy walked down the stairs. There was no one else in the house. Police called Gray, who advised that she left the boy home alone after receiving a call that her grandmother had fallen, but she was on her way back from exit 40, where her grandmother lives.
Brandy Alexis Gray of Sunfield Drive in Clarksville, TN, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on June 12th, charged with child abuse and neglect. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $5,000.
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