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Chartier Charged

May 17, 2005 permalink

The mother returned from Sweden for fleeing with her children has now been charged with a crime, and her children have been returned to Canada, where they face a future mired permanently in the care of hired hands. Motherhood is a criminal offense in Canada. This report is by radio station CFRA in Ottawa.



Missing Kids Return Home - Mother Charged

Josh Pringle, Monday, May 16, 2005

An Ottawa woman and her four children are back in the Capital after a worldwide search by Ottawa Police.

35-year-old Marie Emilie Chartier was wanted after allegedly abducting her four children in March and fleeing to Sweden.

Chartier was escorted back to Canada by Swedish authorities on Friday. Her children arrived back in the Capital on Sunday.

Police say the children are "happy, healthy and tired."

Chartier has been charged with abduction and breach of probation.

The world search began in March when the four children were allegedly taken from their grandmothers home.

The search led investigators to Sweden.

Source: CFRA website