Photo: Vincente Calogero
LANCASTER — On Thursday at 4:00 PM, the Lancaster Station received a call about a possible instance of child abuse on the 100 block of East Avenue J-8.
Responding deputies soon discovered that 28-year-old Vincente Calogero and 32-year-old Sarah Nilson were trying to give or sell their children for money or drugs.
The two were charged with felony child endangerment, child neglect, and being under the influence of a controlled substance. Their bail was set at $100,000.
The two male children are now under the care of the Department of Children and Family Services.
The LASD adds, “Station Detectives are seeking additional witnesses. Anyone with information regarding this case who may have seen the suspects abusing the children or had the suspects approach them in order to give away their children, and/or sell their children in exchange for drugs or money, are encouraged to contact Lancaster Station at (661) 948-8466 or Detective Gore at (661) 940-3855.”