Missing 5-month-old baby found alive, mother arrested - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

BREAKING NEWS

Missing 5-month-old baby found alive, mother arrested

Photo source: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Photo source: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Rachel Leigh Potter. Photo Source: Marion County Jail. Rachel Leigh Potter. Photo Source: Marion County Jail.
MARSHALL, TX (KLTV) -

Authorities have found an East Texas baby who went missing Thursday night.

According to Harrison County authorities, the baby was found in the truck that authorities considered stolen, in Marion County.

5-month-old Ethan Ramsey went missing somewhere around the Marshall area on Thursday. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office says his mother, Rachel Potter, 25, was in Longview at some point that morning.

Around 4:00 p.m. Thursday, Marion County Sheriff David McKnight says their office received a call about a partially-clothed woman walking along Farm to Market Road 134 two miles east of Jefferson. Deputies arrived to find Potter incoherent and nude from the waist down. She was taken into custody for public intoxication.

Sheriff McKnight tells us after she was picked up, Potter told them she had no memory of the last few hours except for she had her 5-month-old son with her and no idea where he was. She also could not remember where she left her truck.

Potter was arrested on child endangerment charges.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

    Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:57:56 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:57:56 GMT

    Trump on Tuesday released a 10-year budget plan containing jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs.

    Trump on Tuesday released a 10-year budget plan containing jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs.

  • Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

    Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:57:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:57:41 GMT
    A leaked transcript of President Donald Trump's call last month to the Philippine president shows Trump praising Rodrigo Duterte for an "unbelievable job" in waging a drug fight that's left thousands dead and drawn...
    A leaked transcript of President Donald Trump's call last month to the Philippine president shows Trump praising Rodrigo Duterte for an "unbelievable job" in waging a drug fight that's left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers.
  • 'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

    'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:56:55 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:56:55 GMT

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

Powered by Frankly