Fridley woman gets 3 months in jail for daughter’s ‘diaper duty’

Published 9:55am Thursday, November 15, 2012

ANOKA — A Fridley woman has been sentenced to three months in jail for forcing her 12-year-old daughter to run outside in a diaper with her head shaved as punishment for a failing grade.

Anoka County Judge Barry Sullivan Wednesday called the May incident an “assault” on the girl’s dignity.

The girl’s mother was immediately taken to jail. The 38-year-old woman will be on supervised probation for two years after she completes her sentence.

The judge also ordered that the mother’s boyfriend have no contact with the girl. The 34-year-old man pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor aiding and abetting malicious punishment and to a misdemeanor domestic assault case from 2010 for repeatedly hitting his stepdaughter in the legs with a belt. He will be sentenced next week.


  • mar

    I would like to just read the paper and not play a game

    • mar

      sorry my last comment, was on a page that kept popping up and making me answer trivia questions before I could read each article. then it posted my comment here, which was not even showing at the time…but this was an awful article and was glad to see the justice. some people were not meant to be parents obviously and I hope this child will be put in a loving family environment SOON!!!