Woman jailed for evading arrest, abandoning children
WACO -- A woman is in jail after fleeing from police leaving her children behind.
On Tuesday 33-year-old Mary Johnson ran from police who were responding to a report of credit card abuse at a Dollar General in Bellmead.
Johnson's 13-year-old daughter, accused of using a stolen credit card, was detained by officers when they learned Johnson, who was parked in a nearby U-Haul truck was involved in the incident.
The 13-year-old girl has been taken to the Bill Logue Juvenile Detention Center while Johnson remains in the McLennan County Jail.