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Mom in missing infant case has record of leaving baby alone
By: Joshua Zuber
EL PASO, Texas Jackson, the 5-month-old baby, is still missing meanwhile his parents are in custody.
The family of four; Jeffrey; father, Jenna; mother, Blake; son and baby Jackson went missing from their home in west El Paso.
KFOX14 obtained Jenna's arrest records and found she was charged with abandoning or endangering of a child in 2012.
In October 2012, the 20-year-old mom pleaded guilty to an abandon endanger with intent to return charge.
The arrest affidavit states Jenna had been speeding along Loop 375 June 2012 at about 97 miles per hour.
An officer stopped her and Jenna according to the document said she knew why the officer pulled her over because she was speeding. She then admitted to the officer, I left my son at home alone.
The officer then followed her to her house for a welfare check on her child after discovering her baby was not with her.
Jenna admitted to police she left the then-3-month-old baby Blake alone for about 40 minutes.
The officer noted the baby was in a play pen asleep and said the apartment was a mess.
When the officer asked if Jenna had a car seat for the baby, she replied yes.
When asked why she didn't take her baby with her, she reportedly said she didn't know.
In a separate complaint affidavit for Jenna, it indicates she was charged with abandoning or endangering a child again about a month later.
Jenna allegedly left her baby Blake alone in July 2012 while going on a road trip to Elephant Butte, N.M.
And once at the movies.
Investigators said a friend found baby Blake in awful conditions. Feces was reportedly found on the mattress and sheets where baby Blake
Jenna also admitted to police she left the baby alone for five to six hours on occasion when she went to Cielo Vista Mall.
The family was found at a motel in Escanaba, Mich. Sunday, without baby Jackson.
El Paso police say the search still continues for missing 5-month-old Jackson Farrey.
Investigators urge anyone with any information on the whereabouts of the child is asked to call El Paso Police immediately at 915-832-4400 or to remain anonymous and possibly qualify for a cash reward contact Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 915-566-8477(TIPS).