Texas woman in jail for abandoning children to visit boyfriend in jail

Posted at 2:50 PM, Apr 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-06 15:58:29-04

A woman from Primera, Texas allegedly left her children alone to visit a boyfriend in jail and now she is in jail.

According to officials, the children, ages five, eight, and eleven were left home alone while Amanda Cabello drove all the way to a prison in Huntsville to visit an incarcerated boyfriend.


Cabello was taken to the Carrizales Jail and charged with three accounts of abandoning a child with intent to return.

She was arrested on April 4th at 2:30 p.m. and received a bond total of $10,500.