March 24, 2011

Two children missing, considered endangered

 

From top to bottom: Virginia Brabec, Kaiden Brabec, Chloe Brabec
(Full-size photo)

Child Protective Services and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s help locating two children who were taken by their biological mother and are considered endangered.

The two children, Kaiden Brabec, 5, and Chloe Brabec, 3, and their mother, Virginia A. Brabec, were last seen March 8. They were living in a trailer at 10711 W. Geiger Boulevard. CPS has obtained a court order to take the children into custody and to place them in shelter care, said Sgt. Dave Reagan, a sheriff’s department spokesman.

Police say Virginia Brabec is known to abuse alcohol and drugs and the children are believed to be victims of abuse and neglect. The father, a Stevens County resident, has now taken control of the trailer and is refusing to cooperate with authorities.

Virginia Brabec previously lived in Port Townsend, Wash., but moved back to Spokane in January. According to police, her credit card was used at a Spokane business this week, but an informant told CPS the three may be on their way to an unknown destination in Oregon.

Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to notify CPS by calling 1-800-562-5624 or Crime Check at (509) 456-2233 at any hour.

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