Madera Woman Arrested on Child Abandonment Charges

March 31, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Madera woman was arrested for abandoning her two young children. One of them was found wandering a city park.The boy is four years old. Police said he was found Friday eating out of a trash can in Madera's Rotary Park.

Police have arrested the mother, 21-year old Jessica Zerratte. She has been charged with two counts of family child abandonment.

Police said the woman has admitted to leaving her four year old in the park on Friday and she abandoned her other child last night at a friend's house.

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