TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Trigg County Assault 1st Arrest
Date of News Release: 02/13/2009
(Hickory, KY) - On February 10, 2009, the Kentucky State Police received a complaint of a 21 month old child that was being treated for a traumatic head injury at the Trigg County Hospital emergency room. The child was subsequently transported later that evening to Vanderbilt Hospital, where she underwent surgery for her injuries and was listed in critical condition. An investigation was began and information was revealed that led to the child's foster mother, Jeanne Baez, 32, of Cadiz, being arrested and charged with one count of Assault 1st degree on February 12, 2009. Ms. Baez is being held at the Christian County Detention Center. The Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Trigg County Sheriff's Department, the Cadiz Police Department and CVE. The investigation continues by Detective Michelle Kent with the Kentucky State Police.