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City of Fountain Valley - Police Department
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May 15, 2012
CHILD ABDUCTION

On Thursday May 10, 2012, the Fountain Valley Police Department responded to the 17300 block of San Luis regarding a child abduction. Investigation revealed Georgina Garcia responded to great grandmother's residence and took the 3yr old victim as a result of a custody dispute. As Georgina Garcia drove away, she struck victim #2, great grandmother, with her vehicle. Victim #2 sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. She was later released. Georgina Garcia drove to the City of Redondo Beach and left the child at a relative's residence, who notified the police. Fountain Valley Officers responded to Redondo Beach and took custody of the victim. The 3yr old victim was later returned to the great grandmother, who had a valid custody order. Georgina Garcia, 44 year old Tustin resident, is the grandmother of the 3yr old child. The 65 year old Fountain Valley resident, is the great grandmother of the child. On May 11, 2012, Georgina Garcia was arrested and booked in to the Orange County Jail. Garcia was arrested for PC 207, PC 245, PC 278.5, PC 273a(a) and CVC 20001(a).


Lt. Hounsley
714 593-4487
FVPD Case Number: 12-2295

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