Man accused of leaving kids in car while clubbing

Tomas Martinez, 27, faces a felony charge of child neglect.

Lee County Sheriff's Office

Tomas Martinez, 27, faces a felony charge of child neglect.

— A Lee County man is accused of partying at a nightclub with four kids in the car in the parking lot.

According to Fort Myers Police reports, officers were called to Club Romance on Palm Beach Boulevard at 1:15 a.m. Sunday after witnesses found four young children, ranging in age from 8-months to 3 years-old, alone in an unlocked vehicle with no guardian or parent around.

Tomas Martinez, 27, of 4200 102 De Soto Avenue, Fort Myers, is facing a felony charge of child neglect for leaving the kids in the car.

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staghorn writes:

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NaplesShmaples writes:

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MIF writes:

What a winner! And some woman finds him worthy enough to breed with him???! She needs to be spayed and he needs to be neutered!

taxed_to_the_max writes:

why is this illegal? i leave my anchors unattended in my boat every day and night. release him!

JunkYardDog_1 (Inactive) writes:

in response to Damyankee:

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Truer words have never been spoken.

Here4Now writes:

Kinda hard picking up those dirty chicas with those darned kids hanging around. What's a poor guy to do?

Sick writes:

But dat's how we do eet in mehico mane.

turfking writes:

I think that guy mowed my yard Saturday. Is he about 5'3" and speak Spanish? It must be him.

turfking writes:

Tomas Martinez stated: "Nos encanta el Presidente Obama. El hombre blanco me ha estado manteniendo bajos."

His car had an Obama 2012 bumper sticker attached from the photos I saw.

airboatboy writes:

in response to Patriot_1:

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here.....I'll laugh....... ha...ha...ha..happy now?

mr_1_term_proposition writes:

in response to turfking:

I think that guy mowed my yard Saturday. Is he about 5'3" and speak Spanish? It must be him.

They all look the same.

joeblow writes:

More illegals that we refuse to deport leaving their kids unattended???? No way!!!!!!!!

Sick writes:

They should give the death penalty for this.

Public hanging without trial.

Tomorrow at high noon.

InCognitogirl writes:

in response to Patriot_1:

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You sound ignorant and s-----. Leave the seals out of this, he left babies in the car and the eight month old could have died or been kidnapped. He needs jail time and his kids need to be removed.

InCognitogirl writes:

in response to pitbull:

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He is probably unemployed and we are supporting him, same old story.

lovemycat writes:

So irresponsible. At least these children are young enough that if social services takes them away from this horrible parent, they might stand a chance at a parent-figure who truly cares.
I know sometimes these things are the result of different cultures with different standards.
But, who in ANY part of the world finds it acceptable to leave children this young unattended in an unlocked vehicle for ANY reason????

JunkYardDog_1 (Inactive) writes:

in response to ISPEAKFORGOD:

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Keep proving your ignorance, it seems to be working for you.

Chester writes:

in response to MIF:

What a winner! And some woman finds him worthy enough to breed with him???! She needs to be spayed and he needs to be neutered!

These varlet's don't call them woman anymore, they are referred to as "my babies momma." No, he needs to be deported and then neutered! Thanks for nothing dirty dick scott!

malcolmlandry writes:

Wake up white people.

TiredoftheBS writes:

Looks like 4 more children the taxpayers have been paying for.

NativeFlaGirl writes:

No body seems to consider this man MIGHT have been inside VISITING "mama". We don't know how long these babies were left in the car, minutes or hours. I don't think RACE or NATIONALITY is a factor here, COMPASSION should be.
Some people are doing the best they can, with what they have.
No, it's NOT right to leave ANY child unattended in a vehicle ANYTIME.
But, y'all are so quick to throw stones at other's, when NDN does not give ALL the facts.

It seem's like everyone's opinions are so very high of themselves, and no regard for others, and then you wonder why this country is in the shape it is in ?
Go ahead, Cast the FIRST Stone.

tampacoco writes:

in response to MIF:

What a winner! And some woman finds him worthy enough to breed with him???! She needs to be spayed and he needs to be neutered!

You are so right !

tampacoco writes:

And the sad thing is they will give these kids back to these Morons.

birddog09 writes:

oh come on , I leave my kids in the car every weekend I'm out clubbing.

wrightconnection writes:

in response to Patriot_1:

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Your lame attempt at humor is sickening. This irresponsable adult left his kids (one is 8 months old) in an unlocked car while he went inside a nightclub. Your first reaction is trying to be funny? You missed the point on both issues. Grow up!

KR writes:

Probably trying to find mama! Where could she be?

wonderful (Inactive) writes:

in response to InCognitogirl:

He is probably unemployed and we are supporting him, same old story.

New obama secret? service recruit in training, eh?

CooperLover writes:

I despair for some kids futures. They have to throw the book at this guy for goodness sake. I also despair at some of the posts on here, as they are not far short of this s----- fathers.

No1Uno writes:

in response to Patriot_1:

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He was probably looking for a club, so he could club his children next.

It's child abuse either way.... Take them away from him.

Here4Now writes:

Mexicans do the darndest things!

Narollah writes:

Tomas Martinez should've stated that when he left and went into the club, kids were in the car and care of Casey Anthony ...their nanny. "Casey Anthony (their nanny) must have run out on them; abandoned and left 'em for dead, I think !"

anotherPOV writes:

in response to NaplesShmaples:

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Then who would run against intelligent people in the elections? Oh wait! You did mean Republica"cans". didn't you?

arthrex414 writes:

in response to turfking:

Tomas Martinez stated: "Nos encanta el Presidente Obama. El hombre blanco me ha estado manteniendo bajos."

His car had an Obama 2012 bumper sticker attached from the photos I saw.

SI!!!!!Dame dinero para comprar comida. pagar por mis hijos. necesito un poco de alijo de Obama.

Sick writes:

in response to NativeFlaGirl:

No body seems to consider this man MIGHT have been inside VISITING "mama". We don't know how long these babies were left in the car, minutes or hours. I don't think RACE or NATIONALITY is a factor here, COMPASSION should be.
Some people are doing the best they can, with what they have.
No, it's NOT right to leave ANY child unattended in a vehicle ANYTIME.
But, y'all are so quick to throw stones at other's, when NDN does not give ALL the facts.

It seem's like everyone's opinions are so very high of themselves, and no regard for others, and then you wonder why this country is in the shape it is in ?
Go ahead, Cast the FIRST Stone.

Ok but if those kids come up missing or hurt in the future we are holding you responsible.

Deal?

zojo08 writes:

in response to MIF:

What a winner! And some woman finds him worthy enough to breed with him???! She needs to be spayed and he needs to be neutered!

I AGREE MIF!

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