Joy Ify Fletcher-Uwanna was booked into the Kaufman County Jail on August 28, 2015, at 8:09 p.m. She was arrested by the Forney Police Department on a charge of injury to a child, elderly, or disabled person with intent to commit bodily injury. Bond is set at $20,000. Fletcher-Uwanna is described as a black female, date of birth April 9, 1967, with brown eyes and black hair, standing 4’ 8” tall and weighing 203 pounds.
Fletcher-Uwanna was arrested by Forney Police Department on August 26, 2015, following a report of possible child abuse in progress at Walmart at 7:35 pm. Information provided indicated a female was seen beating, dragging, and pulling a child by the hair. The suspect already left the premises when Forney PD arrived but she was arrested shortly thereafter at a residence in Forney based on witness statements and the description of the vehicle.