Police and court records indicate that Johnson’s four children then aged 4, 3, 2 and 2 weeks — were found unattended March 30 on a Cincinnati city street more than a block away from Johnson’s residence.
“Police arrived … after receiving a call from a reportee stating that there were four children walking along and a 4-year-old was holding an infant child,” a police report said. “The caller pulled her car over to check on the well-being of the children.”
Johnson was indicted on four counts of fourth-degree child endangering but reached a plea deal in July in which two counts were dismissed. The sentences of 12 months and six months were ordered to be served consecutively.
Johnson’s prison term is scheduled to expire Jan. 31, 2018, but she could get out by Oct. 14, 2017 with good behavior, according to the Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Correction.
John Crawford Jr. currently has custody of his grandsons.