Joshua Rendon and Ebony Jackson-Rendon
Sept. 20, 2011: Joshua Rendon, an Air Force member, and Ebony Jackson-Rendon, have been arrested and their 2-year-old child taken into state custody. The young couple appeared on the first season of 16 and Pregnant, which documented the birth of their daughter. Authorities searched the 19-year-old married couple's house on September 20 after being called in by base officials at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas where the two live.
According to police, the search revealed a gram of synthetic marijuana, a controlled substance, and smoking pipes. More disturbingly, police said the home was completely covered in filth. According to Jacksonville police Captain Kenny Boyd, the walls were smeared with human and animal excrement and the home was infested with flies and maggots. Animal control took possession of three dogs who lived in the house.
In addition to misdemeanor drug possession, drug paraphernalia possession and child endangerment charges,the couple now faces felony charges of maintaining a drug premises and unauthorized use of another's property to facilitate a crime.