JAMESTOWN – A mother in Jamestown is facing several charges after police say they found her five children living in filth during a welfare check at the Appleyard Terrace Apartments on East Second Street Friday evening.
Jamestown Police were investigating alleged child endangerment at the location just before 6 p.m.
Officers say they found five children living in “deplorable conditions” in the apartment.
Police made contact with the mother, 31-year-old Jaquetta Albinao Gonzalez, who officers allege did not maintained the apartment’s cleanliness.
Additionally, police say they found broken glass on the floor in reach of the children.
Albinao Gonzalez was taken into custody and charged with five counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Police say she was transported to Jamestown City Jail.