On Sunday, May 18, 2014, deputies from the Morongo Basin
Sheriff’s Station responded to Thompson’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
Morongo Basin Station personnel notified the Crimes Against
Children Detail, who assumed the investigation.
On Thursday, May 22, 2014, Thompson was arrested for PC 273a/b(b)
– Child Abuse Causing Coma. She was booked at the Central Detention Center and
is being held on $500,000 bail.
Refer: Roberto Lomeli, Sergeant
Station: Specialized Investigations Division,
Crimes Against Children Detail
No: (909) 387-3615