Evenaud Julmeus Haines City, Florida father arrested after after ditching pre teen son on side of road & demanding he find new home after believing he might be gay.
Evenaud Julmeus, 30, of Haines City, dropped the boy off in front of a closed police department, Monday evening. According to an affidavit, the child had a small duffel bag with several articles of clothing in it but did not have any food, water or money. The boy also did not have a phone with him, police said.
Julmeus told his son, whose age was redacted in the affidavit, to pack a duffel bag after allegedly finding male pornography videos on his cell phone, according to what the affidavit said the victim told police. Court records said Julmeus ‘became very upset’ after he found the videos.
Haines City police told Fox News the boy is a pre-teen.
A bystander who witnessed the event called police. An officer dispatched to the location said the victim was very upset and crying, according to court records cited by Bay News 9.
The victim told police that his father told him to pack a bag and that he was taking him to the police department where they would find him a new home.
Julmeus made his son get out of the vehicle while sitting in a turn lane on a Florida highway and then drove off. Court records indicated the father did not try to contact law enforcement to tell them he had dropped off his son.
After learning about what had happened, the boy’s mother went to go look for her son at the police station, leaving her other two young children with Julmeus, the affidavit said.
Julmeus had fled the home before police arrived, leaving the two children alone.
Julmeus has been charged with three counts of negligent child abuse without bodily harm and turned himself in. The father remains in custody.