Zachary, LA (PPN) – A woman in Zachary was arrested and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for child desertion after leaving her 2-year-old son alone at her house for over 14 hours.
Wendy Jackson, 24, left her son to go to Baton Rouge with a friend to do cocaine. She left around 10 p.m. on March 30.
The father of young boy found the child around noon on March 31 and called the police.
Jackson said she left her child with her cousin but her cousin stated she was asleep and unaware the child was still at home because they were in separate rooms. She was also arrested for an outstanding bench warrant.