Pitt County mother in custody

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WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Deputies have arrested Jessica Joyner after an alert was sent out earlier about the safety of her baby, Gabriel Thomas.

Deputies tried to pull over a car with an unidentified person, Joyner, and baby Gabriel inside. Joyner jumped out of the moving car and left her baby behind before deputies caught up with her.

She had warrants out for her arrest for failure to pay child support. The baby was found unharmed and is now in custody with DSS.

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