Florida cops say sisters kidnapped from foster care have been found safe in Louisiana. My mother is charged
to update: The Lake County Sheriff’s Office told media that two sisters were found at the Florida Amber Alert Center in Louisiana, and their biological mother has been taken into custody.
It was Dixie Williams, 41 years old On charges of kidnapping He is in the custody of law enforcement authorities in Louisiana, WISH reported.
Investigators believe the girls were taken from their bedroom window, WISH reported, and that their biological mother had access to a neighborhood permit when she previously borrowed the foster family’s car.
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An Amber Alert has been issued for two sisters who were kidnapped from their foster homes, the Florida sheriff’s office said.
About 7 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at a nursing home 1.5 year old Natalia Williams reported Her older sister, 5-year-old Tillie Claire Williams, is missing, according to a Jan. 25 news release from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
The sisters were last seen the night before at around 11 p.m., the sheriff’s office said.
Deputies said they are not sure how the children were taken from the home or where they were going, but it is believed their mother or biological father was involved.
Later that night, A.J AMBER ALERT It was released to the state of Florida and the sheriff’s office identified their 41-year-old biological mother Dixie Stumner Williamslike the person they think has children.
Cody Williams, the girls’ biological father, said in an interview with WOFL that the children were taken by the Florida Department of Children and Families. More than a year agoIt was believed that their mother was taking them to the Bahamas where she had affairs.
“I don’t know for sure whether she did; “It seems very likely,” Williams told the outlet. “I suppose she lost hope in the system, perhaps, and just decided it was best to take it.”
Tilley is 3 feet, 5 inches tall, weighs about 45 pounds, has long brown hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing gray or dark blue pajamas with multi-colored hearts, the sheriff’s office said.
Natalia, or Talley, is 2 feet, 5 inches tall, weighs about 30 pounds, has short, curly brown hair and was last seen wearing a pink pajama dress with pink pants covered in hearts, the sheriff’s office said.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Dixie Williams or her daughters should contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at 1-888-356-4774 or the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 352-343-2101.
If you see Dixie Williams or her children, do not approach them and call 911.
The girls were last seen in Sorrento, about 35 miles north of Orlando.