Needles, CA: Women arrested for child endangerment and being under the influence of a controlled substance after leaving her child with neighbor and walking off.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at 12:40pm PT on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station responded to Vista Colorado Elementary School for the report of a missing 6 year old female.
After the suspect, identified as 35 year old Tiffany Digby from Needles, California, came to the school looking for her daughter who had not shown-up for school; the school staff notified law enforcement.
Tiffany Digby appeared to the school staff as being under the influence of drugs.
The staff watched as Tiffany Digby left the school and proceeded to dig through trash cans along the curb as she walked down the street.
A door to door search was conducted for the missing child in a neighborhood Tiffany Digby was thought to be living in.
Tiffany Digby was located in a house in the 100 block of Chestnut Street but, the victim was not with Tiffany Digby.
Tiffany Digby became agitated and uncooperative with the deputies during the investigation.
Tiffany Digby was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance, and at one point Tiffany Digby was hallucinating and stating she could see her daughter standing in the street next to a car.
Tiffany Digby did not know where her daughter was or with whom.
A short time later, the victim was found safe with some neighbors.
The neighbors stated Tiffany Digby left her daughter with them and just walked away.
Tiffany Digby was arrested for child endangerment and being under the influence of a controlled substance and booked at the Needles jail on $100,000.00 bail.
Anybody with information reference this investigation can contact Deputy Larry Jenkins or Detective Nick Caronna at: 1 (760) 326-9200 or come to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station which is located at 1111 Bailey Avenue in Needles, California.
Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or leave information We-Tip Hotline online website at: https://wetip.com/
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