Three children were removed from a San Jacinto home after Child Protective Services alerted police that the children were possibly being abused and neglected, official reported.
Officers went to a residence on Wednesday Jan. 16 located in the 1800 block of Hawthorne Street and arrested Shameeka Smith, 36 and her live-in boyfriend Orlando Simpson.
Smith was booked into the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility on charges of inflicting corporal punishment and willful harm to a child, Sgt. W. Clear stated in a sheriff’s report.
Simpson was arrested for a pre-existing parole violation.
Sgt. Clear added that the victim and two siblings were removed from custody of Smith and placed in a safe environment by Child Protective Services.
Anyone with further information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Jacinto Police Department at 951-654-2702.
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