Case Number: 2020-000975


5 year old boy and 6 month old girl came into DFS care on January 28, 2020 after several reports of neglect, drug dealing activity and violent behavior.  On January 3 2020,  DFS received a report that mother and boyfriend were selling drugs in the alley of their apartment complex while the children were left alone in the apartment.  On January 11, 2020 DFS received another report that mother and her boyfriend were in an argument with unknown parties wherein they brandished and discharged firearms.  Mother was arrested and incarcerated. Extensive history of child neglect, drug dealing, and violent activity in the home.  Both natural fathers are not involved in the childrens’ lives.  The father of younger child is currently being held at CCDC.  Both minors are currently placed with maternal aunt.  Next hearing is a Permanency Planning Review on 01/21/2021 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 14.

Case Number: 2020-000804


Newborn baby boy came into DFS care on January 15, 2020 after being born substance exposed (opiates) and the subsequent disclosure of ongoing domestic violence and mental health issues. Mother has mental health issues which causes her to be violent, father gives mother his prescription opiates in order to keep her calm. Mother’s unaddressed mental health, father’s enabling of same and both parents general unwillingness to identify and correct these problems seem to be the primary issues in this case.  Minor’s current placement situation is TBD. Mother and father are reported to be in the pre-contemplation phase.  Next hearing is a Permanency Planning Hearing on 1/28/2021 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 14.

Case Number: 2020-002085


2 year old boy came into DFS care on May 1, 2020 when father was stopped for a traffic violation and was arrested on warrants and possession of methamphetamine located in the car. Mother had left the scene of the stop in her vehicle, returned and admitted she had hidden drug paraphemalia in the back seat of her car. She was not arrested but the child was placed in protective custody based on the seizure of methamphetamine and the parents’ admission that they had used earlier in the day. Both parents have a history of substance abuse and an older sibling is in the custody of maternal grandmother in California (who is willing to take placement of this child).  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 6/2/2020 at 9:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-003013


CPS removed an 11 month old boy from his parents over concerns of ongoing domestic violence and lack of supervision.  The mother accessed DV resources from a local agency, but then allowed the father to stay with her.  At times, the parents would leave the toddler alone in the hotel room to argue and fight.  Parents have daily visits with the toddler at the grandparents’ home, but the grandparents have requested to move the visits to a neutral location. Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 11/24/2020 at 3:00 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-000022


An 8 year old girl came into DFS care in December 2019 due to allegations of inadequate supervision.  The family has history with the department.   One or both parents cannot control their behavior.  No adult in the home will perform parental duties and responsibilities.  One or both caregivers lack parenting knowledge, skills and motivation.  The father is incarcerated.  There are concerns of substance abuse and stable housing as to the mother.  The child is placed with maternal grandparents. An Adjudicatory Trial was set for 6/26/2020 at 10:00 am in Courtroom 22.

Case Number: 2020-003554


A newborn baby girl tested positive for multiple substances when she was taken to the hospital for breathing issues.  Hospital personnel noted that the baby was experiencing withdrawal symptoms. Baby was born at home, but mother went to work within a day after giving birth, leaving the child with the grandmother.  The mother later attempted to take the baby from the hospital against medical advice.  Both parents have a history of substance abuse and involvement with CPS.  Neither parent has the client’s siblings in their care. The next hearings are; a Status Check for parent progress on 2/10/2021 at 1:30 pm and a Permanency Planning Hearing on 6/16/2021 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-013057


Two siblings, ages 7 years and 5 years, came into DFS care in September 2020 due to continued, ongoing domestic violence in the home and the mother’s lack of cooperation.  The Department was unable to implement and in-home present danger plan due to the environment being out of control and unpredictable.  The mother denies that domestic violence is occurring.  The whereabouts of the named fathers is unknown.  The children have been placed with relatives.  Next hearings are; a an Adjudicatory Trial on 2/12/2021 at 10:00 am and a Review Hearing on 3/16/2021 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 22.

Case Number: 2020-014581


Minors Age 7 and Age 5 were removed from the home on July 17, 2020 due to allegations physically or mentally abused or neglect the children where the natural father and step-mother have caused physical or mental injury of a non-accidental nature or provided negligent treatment or maltreatment where the children have been subjected to harmful behavior that is terrorizing, painful or emotionally traumatic, in the manner following, to-wit: The child have been exposed to domestic violence between their father and step-mother and witnessed their destruction of the home. Natural Father was arrested on/ about July 15, 2020.  Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 1/10/2021 at 3:30 pm in Courtroom 14.

Case Number: 2020-014928


A 9 year old boy came into DFS care in October 2020 due to his mother hitting him causing an injury to his face.   She has another open investigation for a bruise/cut to the child’s leg.  The mother was arrested.  The natural father is uninvolved and no contact information was provided.  The child reported that the altercation occurred because he refused to take his medication.  The child has a tendency to become violent with others.  There are no relatives able to adequately care for and/or address his behaviors. Next hearings are; an Adjudicatory Trial for Father on 1/29/2021 at 10:00 am and a Review Hearing on 4/7/2021 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 22.

Case Number: 2020-016560


3 year old and 1 year old brothers were removed from their mother and grandparents after their mother was arrested.  CPS’ investigation revealed that the mother has a longstanding meth problem. She reportedly uses in front of the children, and has left them home alone while engaging in drug seeking behaviors.  The mother’s boyfriend is aggressive with her, and was recently released from jail.  Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 4/21/21 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-016793


Sibling group of 7 children ages 12 year old girl, 10 year old boy, 8 year old girl, 5 year girl, 3 and 2 year old boys and 1 year old girl came into DFS care on October 23, 2020. The children have been left with the natural mother after natural father Cristian was arrested on multiple counts of sexual and physical abuse. The 3 older girls have made statements regarding specific conduct by natural father Cristian. Natural father Cristian admitted the sexual conduct with 12 year old. 10 year old boy detailed instances of physical abuse perpetrated by natural father Cristian, including striking his buttocks and body with a stick, and squeezing his nose closed and covering his mouth and immersing his head in water. Oldest child told her mother of the sexual abuse and her mother did not believe her. Natural mother admitted daughter had told her and that she had not believed her.  Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 4/21/2021 at 10:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-015638


CPS removed two siblings, ages 3 and 3 months, when LVMPD executed a warrant on the mother’s home for possession and distribution of methamphetamines.  CPS was able to talk to the father, but he has an active warrant for domestic violence.  Maternal family members also came forward to take placement of the clients, but were denied due to matters listed on their respective background checks. Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 11/12/2020 at 10:00 am in Courtroom 18.

Case Number: 2020-011255


Four siblings, ages 11, 9, 6, and 4 were removed from the home over concerns of substance abuse.  The house was incredibly dirty, and the family was in the process of being evicted.  The siblings are placed together in a higher level of care foster home.  Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 3/24/2021 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-017413


These children came into care on 10/28/2020. One of the minors was in PICU/UMC for having amphetamine in system. Other minor was drug tested and came back positive for methanphetamines, mother tested positive as well. Mother admitted to selling drugs for money. The natural father has history of domestic violence, father is reported to be homeless and lives in a shelter in California. Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 4/28/2021 at 1:00 pm in Courtroom 21.

Case Number: 2020-019538


Sibling group of 3 minor sisters, ages 6 years old, 1 year old and 4 month baby came into DFS care on November 17, 2020. Natural mother was arrested for DUI with accident approximately October 5, 2020. The children were placed with maternal grandfather. Subsequently, natural mother left the residence of her father, accompanied by 6 year old minor, and went to a friend’s home where she apparently ingested methamphetamine. Maternal grandfather went to the house the following day and took physical custody of minor girl. The whereabouts of one of the natural fathers is unknown. Another one of the fathers is incarcerated on unrelated charges in the CCDC.  Next hearings are; a Disposition Hearing on 2/2/2021 at 1:30 pm., and a Review Hearing on 5/11/2021 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-019381


16 year old boy, 13 year old girl, 9 year old boy and 8 year old boy came into DFS care on November 17, 2020. Natural mother’s older children were sexually abused by natural father.  Meanwhile, mother remained in a relationship with father, traveling with the children back and forth between Los Angeles, California, and Las Vegas.  An investigation was started by L.A. County of serious methamphetamine use by father and notified Clark County DFS. Natural mother and the children were located in Las Vegas and a safety plan was put in place on October 23, 2020 for natural mother to prevent father from contacting with the children. The next day natural mother and the children were gone and returned to California. 16 year old boy was left in California and natural mother along with other siblings together with father returned to Las Vegas. Father sexually molested 13 year old minor while natural mother and the other minors slept. Natural mother and the children were located but father escaped arrest at that time. Natural mother was arrested for failing to protect her children from father.  Father was later found and arrested. Next hearings are; a Status Check on 3/10/2021 at 2:15 pm, and a Review Hearing on 5/12/2021 at 10:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-019757


CPS removed 2 month old baby girl from her parents’ care and placed her with her paternal grandmother over concerns of her parents’ protective capacity.  Client’s father showed up at a 7-Eleven, asking the store clerk to call police because he was homeless and couldn’t care for the baby.  Upon Metro’s arrival, the father denied doing any of that and claimed to live nearby.  Metro and CPS could not verify that the father had a home; father was showing signs of impairment during the interaction. The father also provided the wrong name for the mother, but Metro was able to get the correct name by calling the hospital where client was born.  When CPS finally located the baby’s mother, the mother agreed that the grandmother was the best person to care for the baby. Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 5/35/2021 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-020372


A newborn baby boy was exposed in utero to heroin and methamphetamine. His father is deceased, and his mother does not have stable housing.  The mother’s sister and husband want placement of the baby, but CPS has some concerns about their background.  Next hearing is a Disposition Hearing on 1/20/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-019083


An 11 month old baby girl was removed by CPS after her mother was arrested. Allegedly, the mother was arrested after stabbing her neighbor during a fight.  When the mother was released, she denied that incident, stating that charge was old. The mother claims her recent arrest was for public intoxication.  There are no relatives who can help with the client’s care. The father’s whereabouts are unknown.  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/21/2021  at 10:00 am in Courtroom 18.

Case Number: 2020-019479


Nine year old boy was taken into CPS custody after he was found home and his mother could not be located.  His mother frequently left him alone with his maternal great grandmother for days at a time.  On the date of removal, client had ran to a neighbor’s home after his great grandmother had fallen and suffered serious injuries.  Law enforcement and CPS came to the home; while helping client pack, CPS observed drug paraphernalia among the mother’s belongings. The client’s father is incarcerated.  Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 5/24/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-019747


1 year old boy came into DFS care on November 18, 2020 due to an incident of domestic violence which occurred between the natural parents on October 22, 2020, during which father kicked in the bathroom door where mother had sought refuge. Mother denied that she was hit that night, but stated she had been hit previously, she indicated that she was done with father. A few weeks later, during a general welfare check, mother disclosed that she had returned to the home with father. She submitted to a voluntary drug test which showed positive for marijuana in her urine and methamphetamine in her hair. Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 2/29/2021 at 2:15 pm in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-020044


1 month old baby boy came into DFS care on November 23, 2020 due to natural mother being a ward of the court through her mother, who is incarcerated for parole violation. Natural mother was arrested for (juvenile) probation violation and was unable to provide proper care for the child. She was placed by DJJS at child Haven with a GPS monitor and she ran away. Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/25/2021 at 10:00 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-021154


Sibling grup of 3 chidlren ages, 13 year old boy, 8 year old girl  and 3 year old girl came into DFS care on November 13, 2020 due to older minor reporting that her father had sexually abused her on two separate occasions. Natural father stated that he was under the influence and admitted that on one occasion had sexually abused minor. Natural father was arrested. The children remain with their mother.   Older minor is represented by CAP attorney Candace Barr. Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 5/12/2021 at 10:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-020205


Newborn baby boy was exposed in utero to illegal substances.  After birth, client suffered significant withdrawal symptoms.  Upon discharge, CPS placed client with grandmother, who has guardianship over client’s siblings.  Client’s parents are not cooperating with CPS. Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 2/16/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 18.

Case Number: 2020-020998


Newborn client was admitted to the NICU for difficulty in feeding and vomiting.  CPS had issued an alert for the admission of the client based upon the open case for client’s siblings and the mother’s lack of engagement. However, the client did not test positive for any illicit substances while admitted. Mother reports she is in drug treatment and is staying at a domestic violence shelter in a family dorm.  The client is placed in foster care with one of her siblings.  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/4/2020 at 10:00 am in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-020027


Newborn client was exposed in utero to methamphetamines.  The mother previously lost custody of child for the same reason.  The mother has minimal baby supplies.  There are police records of calls for disturbances to the home, but both parents deny any domestic violence.  Client is currently in foster care. Next hearing is a Disposition Hearing on 1/21/2021 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 18.

Case Number: 2020-020659


10 year old girl came into DFS care on November 25, 2020 due to Court finding that mother has a long history of drinking to excess and, when intoxicated, becoming belligerent. On November 22, 2020,  mother and maternal grandmother got into an argument which resulted in the minor child intervening to prevent further injury to the grandmother. Minor child called 9-1-1 and when the police arrived mother was observed to be intoxicated and kicked the police out of her residence. The minor child reported multiple instances of mother’s intoxication causing her to be fearful for her safety. Natural mother denies that she drinks to excess and has demanded the return of her daughter. Mother was arrested and there was no responsible adult present to care for the child. The present whereabouts of natural father is unknown.  Next hearings are; Calendar Call on 2/16/2020 at 10:30 am and Adjudicatory Trial on 3/22/2021 at 9:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-020935


A sibling group of boys ages 4  and 2 years old were removed  and placed with their  paternal aunt over concerns of lack of adequate supervision. Their 21 year old mother leaves them frequently with her elderly grandfather with no notice and  plans to pick them up.  The boys have been seen running around the apartment complex without an adult watching them, most recently in the cold without shoes. The father is currently incarcerated.  Next hearing is a Disposition Hearing on 1/27/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-021297


Newborn client tested positive for opiates at birth.  Both baby and mother showed signs of withdrawal in the hospital.  The mother admitted to a longstanding heroin addiction, but told CPS she wants to get clean. The family has been living at a hotel but does not have supplies for the baby to come home.  The parents are open to services. Next hearing is a Disposition Hearing on 1/27/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-021479


Group of 4 siblings ages, 16 year old girl,  9 year old girl, 10 year old boy and 12 year old girl came into DFS care on December 9, 2020 due to 16 year old girl reporting on July 17, 2020, that her father had sexually abused her between the ages of 11 and 12. She told her mother and the mother failed to take any steps to protect her. The parents assert that the allegations were made after the child learned that father is not her biological father. Natural father was arrested and, pursuant to release orders in the criminal court, is prohibited from contact with minor. Natural mother continues to disbelieve her daughter’s statements of sexual abuse.  Assaulted minor is being represented by CAP attorney Candace Barr.  Only the 3 younger siblings need representation.  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/20/2021 at 9:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-020404


A one year old boy came into DFS care in November 2020 due to domestic violence occurring in the home. The mother has a history of drug use and has been arrested for domestic violence.  The Department had been trying to mitigate the impending danger by working with the father.  He has allowed the mother to return home and has not made efforts to separate himself from the mother to ensure his son’s safety.  He has minimized the domestic violence incidents and denies there being any drug use in the home.  The mother has two older children who are not in her care.  Next hearing is an Adjudicatory Trial on 2/8/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-018505


13 year old girl came into DFS care on November 6, 2020. The minor child has been hospitalized 28 times in the past 24 months with most hospitalizations being for more than 30 days. Although treatment plans have been provided upon each hospital discharge mother has not followed the plans. The child will not eat and the G-tube needed to provide her with nutrition is clogged. Psychiatric evaluation of the child’s self-injurious behavior has recommended inpatient psychiatric services. Natural mother has admitted her inability to care for the child. She had a meeting scheduled with the medical/psychiatric staff doctors but failed to attend the meeting. She has refused to authorize long-term treatment (minimum of 6 months) recommended by the hospital specialists. Mother disputes the accuracy of the information from UMC and states that her daughter was previously a patient at Care Meridian and she stated the quality of care was poor and would not authorize placement of the child in that facility.   Next hearing is an Adjudicatory Trial on 1/29/2021 at 9:30 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-021362


CPS removed a toddler from her parents’ care after both parents were arrested for domestic violence.  The incident was particularly violent, and occurred in front of the client.  Family has a CPS history involving concerns of DV and drug use.  The toddler is placed with paternal grandparents.  The mother wants to get out of the relationship with the father. Next hearing is an Adjudicatory Trial on 2/8/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-003057


A six month old baby  girl was removed from her mother’s care after the mother lost housing and made some erratic threats of harm against her roommate.  The baby’s father wants to care for the baby; however, his mother (the client’s paternal grandmother) told CPS that the father has struggled with drugs and domestic violence for years.  Next hearing is a Permanency Planning Hearing on 6/9/2021 at 2:00 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-019607


Baby girl came into DFS care on November 18, 2020 after DFS received a P2 report with allegations of physical risk of baby by her mother. Mom was admitted to Mountain View Hospital, she was living at Oasis but “grandfathered out”, she now lives with her maternal grand-mother per an Order from Judge Voy. Mom and grand-mother have prior history with CPS and mom is reported to have “violent tendencies”. Grand-mother fears that mom will harm baby girl. Mother admitted that she drank alcohol and smoked a blunt while pregnant with intent to kill the baby. Mother posted her attempt to kill her baby by drinking heavily while pregnant on Facebook. Screen shots of the Facebook posts were submitted to CPS by MGM. Mom has an extensive mental health history which has resulted in acute hospitalizations in Montevista, Desert Parkway, Spring Mountain Treatment Center and Desert Willow hospitals. She is diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, ADHD and Reactive Attachment Disorder.
Specialist on the case contacted natural father and paternal grand-mother at their residence; paternal grand-mother stated that they would not take placement of baby until Paternity has been established, although father signed the birth certificate. Father expressed that if he is proved to be baby girl’s father he will help with the minor. Father and PGM are relocating to Oregon. PGM disclosed that there is CPS history in the state of Oregon between father and herself. Mother’s mental health issues, lack of baby supplies or resources as well as alcohol and drug use seem to be the primary issues in this case. The child is currently placed in protective custody.  Next hearings are; Disposition Hearing 2/11/2021 at 1:00 pm and a Review Hearing on 5/13/2021 at 3:00 pm in Courtroom 14.

Case Number: 2020-021380


A two month old baby girl was taken into protective custody when her parents were both arrested.  The father was arrested for  violating the temporary protective order for domestic violence against the mother.  The mother was arrested for outstanding warrants. The mother also has  CPS history in California for other children that have been removed.  At the time of removal, there was no viable relative placement identified and the baby was placed into foster care.  Next hearing is a Disposition Hearing on 1/27/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2020-010028


This 4 month old baby girl came into care on 8/25/2020. Minor was born positive for meth at birth.  Natural parents have an open case with ongoing domestic violence concerns.  Two other minors are in care and placed with a MGM and represented by CAP Atty. Petsas.  Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 2/23/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 20.

Case Number: 2020-018505


13 year old girl came into DFS care on November 6, 2020. The minor child has been hospitalized 28 times in the past 24 months with most hospitalizations being for more than 30 days. Although treatment plans have been provided upon each hospital discharge mother has not followed the plans. The child will not eat and the G-tube needed to provide her with nutrition is clogged. Psychiatric evaluation of the child’s self-injurious behavior has recommended inpatient psychiatric services. Natural mother has admitted her inability to care for the child. She had a meeting scheduled with the medical/psychiatric staff doctors but failed to attend the meeting. She has refused to authorize long-term treatment (minimum of 6 months) recommended by the hospital specialists. Mother disputes the accuracy of the information from UMC and states that her daughter was previously a patient at Care Meridian and she stated the quality of care was poor and would not authorize placement of the child in that facility.   Next hearing is an Adjudicatory Trial on 1/29/2021 at 9:30 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-021979


Three year old and 18 month old siblings were removed by CPS over concerns of no supervision, drug paraphanarlia in reach of the children, and environmental neglect.  Both children appear to be developmentally delayed.  CPS hopes to place the children with grandparents.  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/7/2021 at 10:00 am in Courtroom 18.

Case Number: 2020-020510


CPS removed a six month old baby girl from her mother’s care over concerns of heavy methamphetamine use.  The mother has an extensive CPS history for the same issue, so client’s older sibling was adopted.  The baby is currently placed with her grandparents. Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 2/16/2021 at 1:30 pm in Courtroom 18.

Case Number: 2020-022580


Newborn baby girl came into DFS care on December 9, 2020 due to natural mother first coming to the attention of the court following her stabbing her significant other to death. The child of that relationship remains in protective custody and a termination of parental rights trial is scheduled after natural mother was unable to rebut the presumption (domestic violence) that that child should not be placed in her care. Natural mother and the putative father, have a relationship which is itself prone to domestic violence and putative father has been arrested and incarcerated for domestic violence charges. Accordingly, this child cannot be safely placed in the mother’s care.   Next hearings are; Calendar Call on 3/9/2021 at 10:30 am and Adjudicatory Trial on 4/2/2021 at 9:30 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2020-022011


Minor came into system due to mother being in custody for charges of Domestic Battery and Strangulation.  Mother has struggled with drugs and mental issues, and the criminal charges arose when she attached her her own mother.  Because of her incarceration, mental and drug issues, mother does not have the capacity to care for minor. Next hearings are; a Disposition Hearing (Mother) on 2/9/21 at 10:00 am; and a Review Hearing on 5/25/2021 at 3:30 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2020-021885


One month old baby boy came into DFS care on December 8, 2020 after it was alleged that Mother, who reportedly has significant mental health issues, dropped baby and that baby appeared purple and shivering. During follow up contact with Parents, DFS reported that both parents have mental health issues. The parents report that they moved from Elko where they had support in place. Mother is reported to be schizophrenic. Maternal Grandmother in Elko is reported to have been Mother’s care provider until Mother moved to Las Vegas. Baby Boy is currently placed in foster care. Next hearing is a Disposition Hearing on 2/9/2021 at 1:00 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2020-001058


Two month old Baby Boy into care on or about November 13, 2020 after being born substance exposed to a mother with multiple open DFS cases relating to domestic violence, unaddressed mental health issues, and substance abuse issues. Baby Boy is currently in foster care, separated from his siblings. Placement of other 3 siblings stated it was not possible for her to care for any other children resulting in foster care being secured. The main issues in this case are the ongoing domestic violence, substance abuse and mental health issues.  Next hearing is a Review Hearing on 5/18/2021 at 3:00 pm in Courtroom 12.

Case Number: 2020-022667


2 year old girl came into DFS care on December 18, 2020 due to abuse/neglect allegations.Natural parents neglected to provide baby girl with proper care, custody, supervision, shelter and/or other care necessary for his well-bring, resulting in circumstances that indicate that his health and/or welfare was harmed or threatened with harm.   Next hearing is Plea Hearing on 1/12/2021 at 9:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2021-000891


These children came into care on January 6, 2021.  Mother was involved in domestic violence with an adult son and one of the other children.  The police were called and mom was arrested as she was the aggressor and she had outstanding bench warrant for a DUI.  Mother is expected to be released on 2/4/2021, but there is a concern she could be deported.  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 2/1/2021 at 9:30 am in Courtroom 14.

Case Number: 2021-000546


CPS removed toddler client after his mother was arrested over concerns of child abuse. At the time of law enforcement involvement, the mother was very intoxicated and brandishing a loaded firearm. The only report of direct physical abuse was made by mother’s girlfriend, who reported that the mother dropped minor when she went to get the gun. The toddler is placed with the maternal grandparents, and the mother appears to be motivated to work on her issues.  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/25/2021 at 10:00 am in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2021-000173


Baby boy client was exposed in utero to illicit substances. Parents left Nevada to avoid CPS involvement when it was time to deliver the client. However, Arizona CPS got involved when the mother and baby tested positive for meth at the hospital. The mother has an open case involving drugs and lack of resources for her 10 year old son.  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/25/2021 at 10:00 am in Courtroom 6.

Case Number: 2021-000381


Substance exposed infant was born on Christmas Day; his mother suffers from chronic homelessness. The mother admitted to active use to CPS, and did not have a plan to get sober or care for her son. No family was able to take the client into their home.  The father is unknown.    Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/28/2021 at 10:00 am in Courtroom 18.

Case Number: 2020-022677


5 year old girl and new born baby boy came into DFS care on December 18, 2020 due to allegations of substance expose infant regarding baby boy by his mom. Mother arrived at Southern Hills Hospital via ambulance, she then gave birth to a baby boy via C-section. Mother’s urine results reported that she tested positive for opiates, benzos and marijuana. Mom reported she uses marijuana recreationally and takes Zanax once in a while for anxiety.  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/12/2021 at 9:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2021-000298


15 year old boy came into DFS care on December 31, 2020 due to an ongoing history of domestic violence between the minor child, his mother and his sibling. Minor child was taken to, and later discharged from, HBI as there was no psychiatric need for hospitalization. Natural mother refused to pick the child up fearing that he would either kill her and his siblings or would harm himself. When he was returned home she again caused him to be transported back to HBI with the same outcome. Minor child has expressed anxiety about going home, stating that he would kill his mother and/or harm himself. Family relatives have reportedly refused to take custody of the minor child.  Next hearing is a Plea Hearing on 1/19/2021 at 9:45 am in Courtroom 11.

Case Number: 2021-000454


8 year old girl and 2 year old boy came into DFS care on December 8, 2020 and December 29, 2020 due to environmental neglect. DFS attempted informal investigations, and ultimately secured a warrant to enter the home to determine if there were hazards to the 28 month old son and 8 year old daughter. Entry was made on December 8, 2020, after the children were secreted to another location. The house was filthy, with garbage, piles of dirty clothes and dirty dishes throughout the home. There was a stench within the home and drug paraphernalia was also located inside the home. There was garbage outside the home and the entire area posed a hazard to the children. Natural mother denied living at the residence and stated she lived with the paternal grandfather. Paternal grandfather came to the home with the children and advised that natural mother did not live with him. A present danger plan was established with the paternal grandfather and the children were placed with him. DFS obtained a warrant December 29 authorizing the children to be placed in protective custody. Next hearing is a Plea Hearing 1/19/2021 at 9:45 am in Courtroom 11.