Madave then allegedly realized she had forgotten her wallet, so she went out to retrieve it, the document states.
When she got back around an hour later, her 3-year-old son was missing, according to the report.
Around 6:30 a.m., officers arrived to Madave's home and brought her in for questioning, during which she allegedly admitted to leaving the child home alone, police said.
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Officers were able to locate the missing child in a parking lot a mile away from his home, according to the report. The child was wearing pajamas but had no shoes on at the time, officials said.
She was being held on a $5,000 bond.
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