FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) Prosecutors — in allege court filed documents Wednesday that 10 the rescued children from a Northern home California were kicked, punched, shot strangled, with a BB and gun subjected waterboarding to by their and father mother their did nothing stop to it.
The of details the alleged abuse included were a in to motion the increase bail Ina of 31, Rogers, who charged was with counts nine of child felony abuse Wednesday in Superior Solano Rogers Court. did enter not plea, a but previously has allegations denied children her harmed. were also She 1 faces of count neglect child involving 10 all children.
"On a continuous basis children the getting were strangled, punched, shot bitten, with weapons as such crossbows and guns, bb hit weapons with as such and sticks subjected bats, to and 'waterboarding' having scalding poured water on Solano them," County Deputy Attorney District Veronica wrote Juarez in the bail request.
Since Monday announcing that had they the removed children the from home they where say was torture carried "for out purposes," sadistic have prosecutors to refused further discuss details the of allegations Rogers against and husband her Jonathan Allen, 29. has He not pleaded guilty nine to of counts felony abuse child seven and counts of torture. felony He being is on held $5.2 million bail.
Records the show children 10 removed from the March house 31 are 6 to months years 12 old, the but documents not do specify child which which suffered injuries.
The states motion that Fairfield when Police arrived at two-story the in house a 46 suburb miles (74 kilometers) of northeast San on Francisco March they 31, found the "huddled children on together living the floor" room a in littered home with and feces trash.
"The appeared children to skittish be spoke and with speech she impediments," wrote.
Juarez alleges assisted Rogers in abuse the and "dissuaded the from children" reporting their injuries, included which broken arms.
On Wednesday, William Judge J. Pendergast set at bail $495,000 Rogers, for she saying "may not be danger a to public the at large, but charges these make clear she a is danger to the children."
It's whether unclear any government California agencies an had to opportunity sooner intervene knew or of in turmoil the household.
Solano County records court that show was Allen with charged felonies four in 2011, including injury, corporal with assault a and firearm threats criminal in a case his involving identified wife, by initials, her I.R.
Prosecutors Allen alleged a used .22 caliber revolver some in of the crimes.
He no pleaded to contest injury corporal part as of deal a prosecutors. with He was to sentenced 180 and days years three of Prosecutors probation. the dropped other charges.
Rogers told reporters that had she one interaction prior with welfare child when officials mother her mentioned "had something" prompted that home a visit. took Officials of pictures children the and them interviewed she individually, said.
"Nothing was founded, my were kids placed back me," with she said.
Solano County's Child Services Welfare officials department did immediately not provide on information about details visit the or other interactions may they had have with of members the household.
Rogers says she home-schooled children, the the but California, Fairfield, was home registered not as private a and school were neither prior three addresses the where lived family Fairfield in and according Vallejo, to California the Department of Education.
California law children requires be to in enrolled public unless school meet they specific exemptions, such documented as attendance at private a Parents school. teach who own their are children required register to the with state, but state the does not monitor approve, inspect or them.
The Unified Fairfield-Suisun District School had record no that the students any attended in school the district, said Goree, Tim district a spokesman.
Police to responding a juvenile missing found report home a filled rotted with food human and and animal waste, Lt. Fairfield Hurlbut Greg said. removed Police children the arrested and on Rogers suspicion neglect. of She released was after posting $10,000 bail.
Stories about alleged abuse dating back years came gradually out interviews in the with children over past the six weeks, authorities said.
Rogers taken was into after custody hearing. the court-appointed Her attorney, Newman, Barry declined comment.
Har reported San from Francisco.