Mon. Sep 25th, 2023

Jessica Lynn Gallegosparrilla, a 32-year-old woman, was charged on Thursday with using a “vicious dog” to attack a child in Fountain Valley.

Gallegosparrilla was charged with mayhem, child abuse and endangerment and assault with a deadly weapon, all felonies. The criminal complaint alleges the deadly weapon was a “vicious dog.”

Gallegosparrilla was accused of attacking the child on June 1, and she was arrested on Tuesday.

She is being held on $100,000 bail.

The criminal complaint does not disclose the relationship, if any, between Gallegosparrilla and the child who was injured.

Gallegosparrilla pleaded not guilty at her arraignment in a jail courtroom in Santa Ana and will return to court on June 16 for a pretrial hearing at the West Justice Center in Westminster.

The Fountain Valley Police Department and the prosecutors have not provided any additional information to the media.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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