Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date November 12, 2004
Contact Detective Roberta Hopewell
Phone (951) 320-8000
Fax (951) 320-8043


Parents Arrested for Felony Child Endangerment

Riverside, Ca-  Riverside Police have arrested the parents of an 18-month-old child that drowned in the family pool.

On September 30, 2004, officers responded to the hysterical cries of a woman in the back yard of her residence, yelling that her child had drowned. The officers found the child had already been pulled out of the pool. Medical aid was requested as the officers began CPR. The child was transported to Parkview Hospital but could not be revived.

Devin Harmon and Rosalinda Saldana were booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside. They were charged with Felony Child Endangerment.