• Florida man leaves son on side of road because he thinks he is gay, police say

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    HAINES CITY, Fla. -

    A Florida man is accused of dropping off his son on the side of a road because he thought the youth was gay, authorities said.

    According to a news release from the Haines City Police Department, officers arrested Evenaud Julmeus, 30, Sunday after finding the underage boy outside the police station crying and holding a duffel bag with clothes, WFLA reported. The boy’s age was redacted in court records, the television station reported.

    Julmeus was charged with three counts of negligent child abuse, police said.


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    According to police, the boy told an officer his father kicked him out of the car because Julmeus discovered him “watching male pornography on his cellphone.” Bay News 9 reported.

    Julmeus drove the boy to a turn lane on U.S. 27 in Haines City near the police department and reportedly told him to get out, claiming, “Police will find you a new home," WFLA reported.

    A bystander contacted the police department, authorities told Bay News 9.


     

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