Intoxicated Woman Arrested, Left Two-Month Old Unattended - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Intoxicated Woman Arrested, Left Two-Month Old Unattended

Posted: Updated:
FROM THE CORPUS CHRISTI POLICE DEPARTMENT -

Occurred Monday, July 16, 2012, 23:51 Child Abandonment, Public Intoxication, 2400 Kingsolving Court Resist Arrest

A 21-year-old woman was arrested for public intoxication while her 2 month old child was unattended in a nearby apartment.

Corpus Christi Police responded to a disturbance call in which a woman stood in the intersection of 22nd Street and Ruth Street, held a beer and yelled a person. The woman, 21-year-old Sophia Pichardo, told police she lived on a county road and did not provide an actual address for her place of residence.

Pichardo displayed indications that she was strongly intoxicated and was a danger to herself or others if she were left alone. Pichardo was arrested for public intoxication.

Pichardo was placed in the back seat of the patrol car and Pichardo then told police officers her 2 moth old child was alone in an apartment at the 2400 block of Kingsolving Court. Police Patrol Officers investigated the apartment and discovered an unattended 2 month old child.

Child Protective Services was called to the scene to investigate and provide safe placement of the child.

Pichardo was arrested for public intoxication, a Class C misdemeanor punishable by up to a $500 fine. Pichardo was additionally charged with Abandoning a Child, a 2nd degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.

  • Son Of Ben Mostafa Speaks

    Son Of Ben Mostafa Speaks

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:05:22 GMT
    Nearly a week and a half after his father was fatally shot in a robbery attempt, the son of Ben Mostafa speaks out abut his father's legacy and the difficulty of moving on.More >>
    Nearly a week and a half after his father was fatally shot in a robbery attempt, the son of Ben Mostafa speaks out abut his father's legacy and the difficulty of moving on.More >>
  • Special Report: The Buc Starts Here

    Special Report: The Buc Starts Here

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:01:33 GMT
    Considered one of the best festivals in all of Texas, it started out as just an old fashioned seaside celebration to signify the beginning of the summer season. It's grown over the years into an 11-day major tourist event.Take a look back at why over a quarter of a million people each year celebrate our pirate beginnings in a 3News Special Report: The Buc Starts Here.More >>
    Considered one of the best festivals in all of Texas, it started out as just an old fashioned seaside celebration to signify the beginning of the summer season. It's grown over the years into an 11-day major tourist event.Take a look back at why over a quarter of a million people each year celebrate our pirate beginnings in a 3News Special Report: The Buc Starts Here.More >>
  • Buccaneer Days Carnival Opens its Gates

    Buccaneer Days Carnival Opens its Gates

    Buc Days is back, and the carnival gates are set to be opened up for everyone. Kiii Chief Meteorologist Bill Vessey went Live from the carnival Thursday where the fun is about to begin.More >>
    Buc Days is back, and the carnival gates are set to be opened up for everyone. Kiii Chief Meteorologist Bill Vessey went Live from the carnival Thursday where the fun is about to begin.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KIII. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.