MESA, Ariz. — Authorities say an Arizona woman remains held in California pending extradition after being missing since mid-June with her infant son in a custodial interference case.
Police in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa say 19-year-old Madeline Jones was detained with her baby by a U.S. Marshal’s task force Monday afternoon in Ramona, California.
They say she’s being held at a detention facility in Santee, California and is facing charges of custodial interference.
Police say 1-year-old William Jones-Gouchenour is being reunited with his father, who was granted sole custody during the disappearance.
Mesa police submitted charges to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, alleging conspiracy to commit interference by Jones’ parents.
Police say the parents knew about the custody situation and allegedly helped their daughter deny her ex-husband access to his baby boy.