Mother Pleads Guilty to Endangering Children at Darien Gas Station
Georgina Burr and her husband Andrew Burr were arrested on Christmas Eve after police say they left their children in a running car while they shot heroin inside a Darien gas station.
Following after her husband's plea with prosecutors, Georgina Burr pleaded guilty Aug. 27 to heroin possession in connection with their Christmas Eve arrests at a Darien gas station.
Georgina Burr was sentenced to 82 days in DuPage County Jail, receiving 41 days credit, and was placed on two years of probation centered on drug treatment.
She must complete evaluations and counseling as part of her deal with prosecutors, according to court records.
Police arrested Georgina and Andrew Burr, both of Walnut, Ill., after a witness reported the couple left their children in a running car. Both entered the women's bathroom where they shot heroin, authorities have said. Georgina Burr also pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of child endangerment. Andrew Burr pleaded guilty in July and was sentenced to nearly a year of work release from the jail.
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