Offbeat Police: Parents charged after 10 children "rescued from horrible living conditions"

01:15  15 may  2018
01:15  15 may  2018 Source:   cbsnews.com

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FAIRFIELD, Calif. — A California man has been arrested for what police say was "a long and continuous history of severe physical and emotional abuse" of his 10 children between the ages of 4 months and 12 years old. Police in Fairfield, California say they uncovered the alleged abuse after responding to a report of a missing child March 31. 

When police located the 12-year-old and responded to the child's home, officers said they conducted a search for other children at the residence. They found another nine children, "rescued from horrible living conditions," according to a Fairfield police press release. The children were "living in squalor and unsafe conditions," police say.

The children were taken into protective custody and their mother, 30-year-old Ina Rogers, was soon booked into Solano County Jail on child neglect charges. Rogers was released after posting $10,000 bail.

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Rogers, told reporters Monday that she called authorities in March after her 12-year-old son didn't come home.

She said the "squalor" officers saw while investigating came from her tearing her house apart as she searched for her child.

"I was afraid I could not find him," she told KGO-TV. "Once that fear sets in you don't know what to do."

The investigation began March 31 when police in Fairfield, 46 miles northeast of San Francisco, responded to the missing juvenile report.

The Fairfield Police Department said it obtained an arrest warrant for the childrens' father, 29-year-old Jonathan Allen, after an investigation "revealed a long and continuous history of severe physical and emotional abuse of the children." 

Allen was arrested on May 11, and charged with seven counts of felony torture and nine counts of felony child abuse. A felony complaint filed by the Solano County District Attorney's Office notes that the allegations of torture and child abuse include incidents that occurred between January 2015 and March 2018.

 Allen is being held on $1.5 million bail, according to jail records.

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