Fairfield police say they rescued 10 children found living in squalor in California and arrested their parents.
Fairfield Police Department responded to a report of a missing child in the 2200 block of Fieldstone Ct. on March 31. The officers located the missing 12-year-old and returned to the child’s home. Once at the home the officers conducted a search because of concerns for the safety and health of the child and the child’s siblings.
During the search of the home, officers located nine more children, ranging in age from 4 months to 11- years-old. Officers said the children were living in squalor and unsafe conditions. The mother, Ina Rogers, a 30-year-old Fairfield resident, was arrested and booked into Solano County Jail for child neglect. All 10 children were taken into protective custody by Solano County Child Welfare Services.
Investigators from Child Welfare Services, Solano County District Attorney’s Office, Fairfield Police Department’s Family Violence Unit determined there had been a long and continuous history of severe physical and emotional abuse of the children. As a result of the investigation, an arrest warrant was issued for the father of the children.