'Daddy will be home': Amber Alert suspect speaks out after arrest

2 arrested in connection with case

Bexar County deputies arrested two people in connection with the Amber Alert issued Monday for a 2-year-old girl taken by her father after a domestic dispute.

SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County deputies arrested two people in connection with the Amber Alert issued Monday for a 2-year-old girl taken by her father after a domestic dispute.

Juan Trevino, 33, was taken to the Bexar County Jail Tuesday afternoon on family violence charges.

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"Daddy will be home," Juan Trevino told reporters as he was being taken to jail, referring to Jaya Trevino, his 2-year-old daughter. "Y'all will know the truth. Everybody will know the truth."

Deputies said Juan Trevino took Jaya Trevino from her mother around midnight on Monday and assaulted the woman, who is his estranged wife.

Amber Alert issued after father threatened estranged wife, took 2-year-old girl

Juan Trevino denied assaulting the woman.

Deputies also announced the arrest of a second person in the case, 32-year-old Jessica Morales.

Morales is accused of helping Juan Trevino eluding authorities. Morales is Juan Trevino's acquaintance, deputies said.

Deputies took Morales into custody after finding her in the car Tuesday morning with Juan and Jaya Trevino. Jaya Trevino is being evaluated at the hospital but had no visible injuries.

Bexar County deputies arrested two people in connection with the Amber Alert issued Monday for a 2-year-old girl taken by her father after a domestic dispute.

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Fares Sabawi has been a journalist in San Antonio for four years. He has covered several topics, but specializes in crime, courts, open records and data visualization.