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January 29, 2011 permalink
In the expand block is the mugshot of a wanted criminal. Her crime? Taking her own son from North Carolina to Florida. Cynthia Laverne Blume is charged with abduction. Today, most charges of kidnapping, abduction and stalking are against parents trying to see their own children.
Mother faces abduction charge
Resident flees to Florida with 14-year-old son.
A Clay County woman accused of abducting her 14-year-old son during a planned visit at the county’s Department of Social Services was found, along with her son, four days later at a residence in Florida, said Sheriff Vic Davis.
Cynthia Laverne Blume, 40, of Hayesville, who had lost her parental rights five years ago, was arrested, ironically in Clay County, Fla. on Tuesday, Jan. 25 and charged with child abduction, Davis said in a press release.
The planned visit had been arranged for Blume and her son at the Department of Social Services on Friday. The boy’s grandmother, Joy Hazouri Blume, who has full custody of the child, accompanied the teen from their home in Asheboro, N.C. to visit his mother in Hayesville. Clay County DSS was not involved with the visitation arrangements and only provided the conference room as a courtesy, Davis said.
Source: Clay County Progress