John Guerrero, 48, and Virginia Yearnd, 39, were arrested after their daughter home for the day to attend a rock concert.
(Harris County District 4 Constable’s Office)
A Texas couple fun road trip ended with them in handcuffs on Monday after the police said that the officials they discovered their 11-year-old daughter home alone for a day, so that they could attend a concert in Michigan.
John Guerrero, 48, and Virginia Yearnd, 39, were arrested at their Houston home after she traveled to Detroit to see the English rock band Godflesh, the Houston Chronicle. Guerrero and Yearnd the 11-year-old daughter was at home since last Wednesday.
The police began investigating the couple when the girl is the great aunt called the police Thursday to report that the child was alone in the house since the day before, the newspaper cited court documents. Deputies reportedly started calling Guerrero and Yearnd but couldn’t reach the duo for an hour.
Yearnd finally picked up one of the calls and told the police that they were in Louisiana, according to the report. Eventually confessed that she and Guerrero were in Detroit for a rock concert.
Officers went to check on the 11-year-old, which they found trying to cook. The girl said: no one came to contact with her, despite her mother telling deputies that she asked her sister to look after her daughter. It is unclear when the police checked on the girl.
Guerrero and Yearnd were charged with second-degree felony child endangering. They were booked in the jail, no bond.
They are facing 20 years in prison, if convicted.
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