New Jersey ‘Tan Mom’ Goes To Court But Not Charged
Remember the New Jersey mom with the heavily tanned face who got into trouble when the staff at her daughter’s school noticed burns on the girl’s legs? The 5-year-old told authorities that she got them from being in a tannning booth with her mother.
Patricia Krentcil was then charged with child endangerment since it is illegal for anyone under 14 to use a tanning booth in New Jersey. The New York Post reports that
‘Tan Mom,’ as she became known as on websites and newspapers across the country, has escaped those charges.
A grand jury in New Jersey has declined to charge her with a crime. Krentcil has now told the paper that she wants to leave New Jersey for a place where people are less small-minded. They also reported that she wants to start selling her own line of tanning lotion.
You just can’t make this stuff up.