Two Arrested For Endangering a Child

Two Arrested For Endangering a Child

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – Two people have been charged with abandon or endanger a child following an incident on Saturday.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the 600 block of Jeter in reference to a disturbance.

When officers arrived on the scene, they made contact with a seven year old male who was home along without any adult supervision.

An investigation revealed that 28-year-old Isaac Garcia and 31-year-old Saphira Mireles left the seven year old home alone for about an hour while they ran errands.

Dispatch also reported Mireles also had four outstanding misdemeanor warrants.

Officials say there wasn't any injuries to the child.

Child Protective Services was notified and the child was released to a family member.