Mother charged with child abduction after 1-year-old girl at center of NC AMBER Alert found
The Amber Alert was canceled for a 1-year-old Ava Pierce after deputies responded to a tip on the possible location of Ava and her mother Roxanne Parsons.
RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Deputies have charged a mother with felony abduction of a child after a 1-year-old girl at the center of a statewide AMBER Alert was found in North Carolina Tuesday morning.
The Amber Alert was canceled for 1-year-old Ava Pierce after deputies responded to a tip on the possible location of Ava and her mother Roxanne Parsons.
Around 10:54 a.m., Randolph County deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Berry Lane and Sussex Trail in the town of Climax in Guilford County, North Carolina.
Roxanne Parsons was identified and Ava was secured in a child safety seat in the backseat of the vehicle.
Parsons was placed under arrest and taken to the Randolph County Detention Center she was charged with felony abduction of a child and issued a $20,000 secured bond.
North Carolina Probation and Parole also obtained a warrant for misdemeanor probation violation where she was issued an additional $10.000 secured bond plus electronic house arrest.
A first appearance was set for Dec. 9, 2021, in Randolph County District Court.
Ava was returned to the rightful custodian.
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