Minnesota Siblings Found Safe, Non-Custodial Mother Arrested
The nationwide search for 9-year-old Maya Espinosa and her younger brother Rafael is over and with good results. Cops in St. Paul, Minn. say they found both Maya and Rafael in Fargo N.D. on June 2, 2009 when their mother, 35-year-old Cindy Adler checked into a YWCA shelter using her real name. Cindy Adler was taken into custody.
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Last updated May 7, 2009
Jun 02, 2009
Search Is Over For Minnesota Siblings
Almost four months after 35-year-old Cindy Adler allegedly took off with her two kids, Maya and Rafael, to avoid a custodial hearing, cops in St. Paul, MN say Adler is in custody and the kids are safe.
Cops say on June 2nd, 2009, Adler walked into a YWMC Women's Shelter in Fargo, N.D. and tried to sign in with her real name. That's when the organization realized that there was an outstanding warrant for her and that the kids were listed as missing.
Adler is fighting extradition to Minnesota and the kids are currently in the Cass County Children Services.