Center for Missing and Exploited Children
At Manhattan Federal Court, the judge said that what Pettway did was “not a crime of greed or vengeance, but was a crime of selfishness.”
Ann Pettway faces up to 20 years in prison, but Carlina White’s family said she should serve the same amount of time their girl was missing.
Ann Pettway firmly responded “yes sir” when a judge asked if she was pleading not guilty to a kidnapping charge Thursday. She is charged with kidnapping Carlina White in 1987.
Joy White said that she and Carlina White were like strangers and that she wants to spend time with her so they can get to know each other.
The North Carolina woman accused of kidnapping a baby from Harlem Hospital 23 years ago has been ordered held without bail on kidnapping charges.
The woman who raised Carlina White (pictured-left), who was kidnapped from a Harlem hospital two decades ago, was taken into custody Sunday on a parole violation charge, the FBI said.