'Kidnap Mom' Surrenders

Ann Pettway turns self in on parole violation charge
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2011 4:24 PM CST
This poster released by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children shows Carlina White as an infant, left, and what she might have looked like as an adult, right.   (AP Photo/The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children)
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(Newser) – Ann Pettway, the woman who raised kidnapped child Carlina White as her own for 23 years, surrendered to authorities today, the AP reports. Police, who are considering whether to prosecute the kidnapping, had a warrant for Pettway on a parole violation charge, since the terms of her probation did not allow her to leave North Carolina. She surrendered to the FBI in Connecticut, and the Department of Correction will seek extradition to North Carolina, the AP reports. Click for more on Carlina White and what she faces next.

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