Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Sun and clouds both Saturday and Sunday with daytime high temps in the mid and upper 50s. Merry Christmas!
ANSON (June 25, 2014) Austin Garrett, 20, of Anson, was jailed Wednesday on a charge of abandoning-endangering a child after his 2-year-old son drowned in an outdoor pool.
Police say Garrett was playing video games when the toddler drowned.
On June 4 officers responded to a report of a possible drowning in an above-ground pool at a home in Anson northwest of Abilene.
Efforts to revive Brendyn Garrett were unsuccessful.
Police say the father purposely left the toddler outside while playing a video game with a relative.
Garret’s bond was set at $75,000.