An eastern Iowa woman was arrested this weekend for leaving her five kids at home alone while she drank at a neighbor’s house. Twenty-eight year old Sybrina Kelly of Iowa City is charged with child endangerment. Police say Kelly’s 9 year old child called police at 3 a.m. Saturday.
Officers found Kelly at a neighbor’s home and her blood alcohol level was 0.267. The state’s legal limit to operate a vehicle is .08. Police say Kelly left her five children, ages 9, 6, 4, 1, and 7 months, by themselves in an apartment. Kelly was held overnight in the Johnson County Jail.