WOMAN ARRESTED FOR LEAVING A CHILD IN A VEHICLE
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938
Contact: Angelica Becerra
Public Information Officer
Office: (915) 538-2119
Pager: (915) 533-0733 (#5237)
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EL PASO TEXAS- On 11-15-12 at approximately 3:30 PM, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 8000 block of Doniphan Dr. (Dollar General), El Paso County, TX, in reference to a child endangerment in progress.
Upon arrival Deputies saw the black Chevrolet Suburban described in the parking lot of the business with a small child inside the vehicle, in a car seat and with the rear left window open. Deputies made contact with the mother who was seen exiting the the business with another child 4 years of age.
Further investigation revealed the Offender/mother left her 4 month old infant in the car while she went inside the store for approximately 10 minutes. The Offender told Deputies she was inside the store for only 5 minutes. The Offender was identified as 20 year old JENNIFER MICHELLE CUEVAS. CUEVAS was arrested and charged with Abandon/Endanger a Child w/Intent to Return. CPS was also notified.
JENNIFER MICHELLE CUEVAS (20)
CHARGE: ABANDON/ENDANGER A CHILD W/INTENT TO RETURN