PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A non-custodial mother was stopped and arrested at PDX as she was trying to board a flight to Alaska with her 5-year-old daughter.
Devona Culver faces burglary and custodial interference charges over the incident that began around 4:45 a.m. Monday, Portland police said.
Officers were called to a home in the 10400 block of NE Sacramento about a kidnapping. The report was someone came in through an unlocked door and took the 5-year-old girl from her bed. That’s when police learned there was a custody issue.
Culver had a flight booked to Alaska from PDX, officials said. Authorities found the 32-year-old and her daughter at the airport shortly before 6 a.m.
The girl was not hurt and is back at her home, police said.
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