The mother of two children who were living periodically in a 5-by-10-foot unit at a central New Jersey storage facility has been sentenced to probation.
Sheena Johnson apologized for the situation at her sentencing Friday.
The 28-year-old Ewing resident received probation as part of a deal reached in January in which she agreed to plead guilty to child abuse and contempt charges.
She initially was charged with child endangerment after her sons, then ages 5 and 10, were found in the storage facility last April. Officers checked the facility after Johnson was arrested for slashing her ex-boyfriend's tires.
The Times of Trenton reports Johnson thanked the judge for giving her a second chance.
Johnson gets supervised visits with her children, who have been in foster care since the incident.