Criminal Law

Carlee Russell Found Guilty on Misdemeanor Charges in Relation to Kidnapping Hoax

An Alabama woman who was accused of a kidnapping hoax after calling 911 to say she saw a child on the side of the interstate and then went missing was found guilty on two misdemeanor charges Wednesday.

Carlee Russell, 26, appeared in Hoover Municipal Court and pleaded not guilty to the two class A misdemeanor counts for what police described as a staged kidnapping in July.

Hoover Municipal Court Judge Thomas Brad Bishop found Russell guilty on false reporting to law enforcement and falsely reporting an incident.

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