Boca Mother Faces Trial for Abducting Child to Costa Rica

A local Boca Raton woman is on trial for abducting her son from his father’s lawful custody and removing the boy to Costa Rica for nine months four years ago. She has not seen her son since she was arrested upon her return to this country.

The mother reportedly contends that she was protecting her son from alleged molestation by her ex-husband’s boyfriend. She refused any plea bargains and looks forward to vindicating herself at trial.

Read more in this Miami Herald article.