BCSO: Missing girl found safe, father taken into custody

Deputies found father, daughter in West Side

Two-year-old Jaya Ailani Trevino, who was taken by her father after a domestic dispute, was found safe Tuesday morning, according to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.

Two-year-old Jaya Ailani Trevino, who was taken by her father after a domestic dispute, was found safe Tuesday morning, according to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.

The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force around 8:40 a.m. in the city's West Side near Military Drive and Timbercreek, according to the sheriff's office.

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Investigators reached Juan Trevino, Jaya's 33-year-old father, by phone and worked out a plan for him to surrender, but he did not follow through, Sheriff Javier Salazar said Tuesday.

Authorities developed information leading them to a West Side apartment complex. The two were taken into custody after investigators spotted them getting into a car.

They did a great job of establishing moving surveillance. They followed him to a nearby gas station. He exited the vehicle and they took him into custody," Salazar said. "We also were able to take the little girl in safely."

Jaya is getting medically evaluated as a precaution, but appears to be OK, deputies said.

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Juan Trevino will face multiple charges related to family violence, Salazar said.

Deputies said Juan Trevino kicked in the door to his estranged wife's residence in the 10700 block of Shaenfield Road around Monday at midnight, threatened her with violence and assaulted her.

Juan Trevino then grabbed Jaya Trevino and fled from the home in a black 2014 Nissan Sentra.

Salazar said Monday that vehicle was found on the West Side.

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