Mom Allegedly Threatens Little League Official Because Her Son Didn't Make the Team
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Talk about a parent totally striking out.
Janet Chiauzzi, an East Meadow, N.Y. mom, has been arrested and charged with stalking, falsely reporting an incident, endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated harassment, allegedly because her son did not make a summer baseball travel team, "Today" reports.
Chiauzzi allegedly threatened the Little League official she deemed responsible, sending letters to his kids' school that accused him of physical and verbal abuse, according to the news show, and even addressed the official's own young son.
"If something happens to your dad or mom, or your sister, you can blame your dad for not taking these threats seriously," she allegedly wrote.
The charges of abuse against the man were investigated and dismissed, "Today" reports.
In a letter to the official, Chiauzzi allegedly threatens the man's family, the news show adds.
"I know where your wife works ... I know where your daughter goes to school and your son's normal every day routine. ... Just tell your wife and kids to watch themselves, especially at night. I don't care what it takes, I'm going to make your life and your family's life a living hell. These are not just words and empty threats," she allegedly wrote.
"Today" reports Chiauzzi's attorney calls the allegations "shocking" and he states the woman is a "PTA mom" and that she is not guilty.
"This is a very thought-through, premeditated, elongated process that went on, and, in a way, I find that to be more disturbing," psychologist Gail Saltz tells "Today."
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