Police: Drunk Macomb Co. baby sitter crashes mother's car

Police: Drunk Macomb Co. baby sitter crashes mother's car

Posted: Updated:
Natalie Krisfalusi, 26 Natalie Krisfalusi, 26
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (WJBK) -

A Macomb Co. baby sitter has been arrested after police say 26-year-old Natalie Krisfalusi crashed a car taken without permission from a home where she was supposed to be baby sitting an infant.

Oakland County sheriff's deputies found the child unharmed early Saturday. The baby's mother came home from work to find herself locked out of the Rochester Hills home and the car missing.

She called the baby sitter's cell phone, which was answered by a Farmington Hills police officer who told her the sitter had been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

The mother then found out that her son wasn't with the baby sitter.

Sheriff's deputies then forced entry into the woman's house, where they found the baby inside all alone. Also found was a half-empty bottle of prescription pills.

The baby sitter is from Sterling Heights. The mother tells Fox 2 Krisfalusi was recommended to her, but no one ever mentioned a history of drug abuse.

VIDEO: FOX 2's Maurielle Lue talks to mother

Toxicology reports are expected later this month. After her arraignment in Oakland County, she was arraigned in Rochester Hills charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and child abuse in the 4th degree. Krisfalusi is being held on $25,000 bond.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Child, 3, hospitalized after falling from second-story window

    Child, 3, hospitalized after falling from second-story window

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:31:18 GMT
    A 3-year-old child is receiving treatment at St. John hospital after falling from a second-story window in Detroit this weekend.
    A 3-year-old child is receiving treatment at St. John hospital after falling from a second-story window in Detroit this weekend.
  • Boy, 5, thrown from father's dirt bike and run over

    Boy, 5, thrown from father's dirt bike and run over

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:18:50 GMT
    Residents inside Northport Apartments in Macomb Township say that Sunday afternoon they saw a 27-year-old neighbor riding a dirt bike with his 5-year-old son along busy Garfield Road.Neighbors say they've seen him riding before -- but this time he had his child with him."The first thing that caught my eye was he was riding in his dad's lap," neighbor Tim Hale said. "And they were weaving throughout drainage ditches which are pretty steep." Macomb County sheriffs say the small, orange dirt bik...
    Residents inside Northport Apartments in Macomb Township say that Sunday afternoon they saw a 27-year-old neighbor riding a dirt bike with his 5-year-old son along busy Garfield Road.Neighbors say they've seen him riding before -- but this time he had his child with him."The first thing that caught my eye was he was riding in his dad's lap," neighbor Tim Hale said. "And they were weaving throughout drainage ditches which are pretty steep." Macomb County sheriffs say the small, orange dirt bik...
  • Flooding, power outages from latest round of storms

    Flooding, power outages from latest round of storms

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:14:26 GMT
    More flooding and power outages are being reported after the latest batch of storms.
    More flooding and power outages are being reported after the latest batch of storms.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices