On Sunday, May 18, 2014, deputies from the Morongo
Basin Sheriff’s Station responded to Hannah Thompson and Christopher Reed’s
residence in Yucca Valley with Fire Department personnel after Thompson called
911 to report that her boyfriend’s five year old son fell from a stool at the
home. The victim sustained significant head injuries and was airlifted to the
Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. Medical personnel believed the
injuries to be suspicious for child abuse.
Morongo Basin Station personnel notified the Crimes
Against Children Detail, who assumed the investigation.
On Thursday, May 22, 2014, Thompson was arrested for PC
273ab(b) - Child Abuse Causing Coma. She was booked at the Central Detention
Center and is being held on $500,000 bail. On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Reed was
arrested for PC 273a(a) – Child Abuse/Neglect. He was booked at the Central
Detention Center and is being held on $100,000 bail.
Refer: Detective Jason Frey
Station: Specialized Investigations Division - Crimes Against Detail
Phone No.: (909) 387-3615