JSCO Deputies rescue abandoned infant and toddler

JACKSONVILLE, Ore.- Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies rescued an infant and a toddler that were abandoned in Jacksonville woods.

24-year-old Justin Trompeter allegedly abandoned the two children and is now on the run.

While searching for Trompeter, Deputies discovered him hiding with the children. Trompeter fled the scene before deputies arrived. Trompeter is wanted by police for a number of charges, now including first- and second-degree child neglect.

Anyone who knows Trompeter’s whereabouts is urged to call ESCO Dispatch at (541)-776-7206.

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NBC5 News Reporter Lauren Pretto grew up in Livermore, California and attended University of California, Santa Cruz, graduating with a double major in Film/Digital Media and Literature with a concentration in Creative Writing. Lauren is a lover of books, especially Agatha Christie and Gothic novels. When her nose isn't buried in a book, she knits, bakes, and writes.
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