Woman Arrested for Abandoning/Endangering Her Child

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Mariano Valle

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

SheEMAIL: mvalle@epcounty.com


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On 04-28-14 just after 9:00am, a Sheriff’s Office Deputy was dispatched to 7019 First St. in Canutillo Tx in reference to child endangerment. The Deputy met with an employee of Child Protective Services (CPS) who told the deputy she was conducting a welfare check on a woman claiming to live there when she was met at the front door by a four year old girl. The CPS worker saw that the girl was home alone and called the Sheriff’s Office.

The deputy went inside the residence and observed the conditions were poor and not adequate for the child. During the investigation, the four year old’s mother arrived and it was determined. that the child was left unattended for approximately two hours. The mother identified as Evelin Herrera (28) was placed under arrest for Abandoning or Endangering Child with Intent to return. The child was turned over to her grandparents who lived nearby. Herrera was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility with a bond set at $ 5000.00.



Evelin Herrera (28)

Abandon Endanger child w/Intent to Return $5,000 Bond

Published 29 April 2014 01:17 PM by mvalle


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