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Adelanto Parents Arrested After Baby Was Found to Be Severely Malnourished & Dehydrated

Adelanto Parents Arrested After Baby Was Found to Be Severely Malnourished & Dehydrated

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ADELANTO, Ca. – An Adelanto mother and father were arrested for the neglect of their one-year-old baby girl, police said. 

On August 19, 2019, detectives began investigating the report of child neglect. As part of the investigation they went to the suspects’ home in the 19000 block of Muskrat Avenue in the City of Adelanto on September 14, 2019. Detectives made contact with the child’s parents John Dominicci, 31, and Monica Vasquez, 31, both of Adelanto. In addition, they saw the child who was severely malnourished and dehydrated.

An ambulance was dispatched to the home and they transported the toddler to Loma Linda University for treatment. The child lived in the home with her parents, authorities said. Both parents were arrested and booked into the Central Detention Center for Felony Child Abuse. They are being held in lieu of $100,000 bail and are due to appear in court on September 23, 2019.

John Dominicci was on misdemeanor probation from a conviction in 2016 for Inhuman Corporal Punishment Inflicted Upon a Child at the time of his arrest, according to the Anna Parker of Facebook Group Victor Valley Court Updates.


Anyone with information is urged to contact the Specialized Investigation Division, Crimes Against Children Detail, Deputy Gerania Navarro (909) 387-3615. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or www.wetip.com. 

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