The household of the Riverside lady who police say callously abandoned her 2-yr-previous daughter at a grocery store is wrestling with the contradictions in her life as additionally they wrestle to know what might have prompted the actions ascribed to her.
Chiengkham “Cindy” Vilaysane, 31, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of felony youngster endangerment and youngster neglect, Detective Paul Miranda stated. Costs could possibly be filed Thursday, March sixteen. Jail data point out Vilaysane was not eligible for bail.
Riverside police stated a lady and youngster entered the Meals four Much less grocery retailer at 4250 Van Buren Blvd. on Sunday night. Whereas the lady was purchasing, the toddler wandered off, and when a very good Samaritan introduced the kid to her, the mom stated, “Oh, simply depart her,” a information launch stated.
Surveillance video exhibits the lady going by means of the checkout line alone and leaving.
“We don’t know why she did that. It was random,” a brother, Anthony Vilaysane, stated Wednesday.
“That’s not (like) her,” stated a sister, Amanda Vilaysane.
Amanda Vilaysane described an older sister who “will work day and night time” and has labored two jobs to help her two youngsters, considered one of whom, an eight-yr-previous daughter, has been dwelling together with her father. However Amanda Vilaysane acknowledged that her sister has not labored lately.
Cindy Vilaysane is “a very good mom,” Amanda Vilaysane stated. However she famous that her sister has had hassle kicking a drug behavior. She instructed that “peer strain” or medicine might have contributed to the actions that introduced on the arrest.
“I hope she will get the assistance she wants. I feel extra like rehab” than jail, she stated.
Miranda stated the household advised police that Cindy Vilaysane “is having a variety of issues, and one is a drug drawback. They’re fed up together with her, they usually have modified the locks on their home they usually don’t need her again.”
Nevertheless, in an interview Wednesday afternoon, Amanda Vilaysane denied her sister had been kicked out and stated she had been dwelling there as lately as Saturday.
A neighbor who declined to be recognized stated she noticed Cindy Vilaysane enjoying together with her 2-yr-previous within the entrance yard.
The toddler who was seen wandering round a Meals four Much less and its parking zone Sunday is within the custody of Youngster Protecting Providers.
CPS had a number of contacts with Vilaysane earlier than this incident, Miranda stated.
Miranda, citing the legal investigation, declined to share what Vilaysane advised him concerning the incident.
Throughout his interview with Vilaysane, Miranda stated, he didn’t see any indicators that she must be positioned on a psychological-well being maintain for an examination.
Vilaysane has a few half-dozen Fb pages, Miranda stated, some with fictitious info. One lists her employer as Riverside County Sheriff’s Division — which sheriff’s officers stated was unfaithful; one other says she works for the U.S. Division of Protection; one other says she’s a…