Texas judge finds no probable cause in case of mom who had COVID-positive son in trunk

Posted 10 days ago


A Texas judge did not find probable cause for a Houston woman who was charged with endangering her COVID-19-positive son after she transported him in the trunk of her vehicle.

Sarah Beam, an English teacher at Cypress Falls High School, allegedly had her son in the trunk to avoid contracting the disease as the two drove to a testing facility, FOX 26 of Houston reported.

After the boy initially tested positive, Beam, 42, reportedly placed him in the trunk and took him to a second COVID-testing facility in the city.

At the drive-thru testing site, a witness alerted law enforcement after she saw the boy, unharmed, in the trunk. Beam also admitted to placing her son in the trunk to "prevent her from getting exposed to possible COVID," FOX 26 reported.

Police ultimately arrested Beam and charged her with child endangerment, thoug... (Read more)