Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Ann Pettway (L), Carlina White (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Ann Pettway Gets 12 Years For Snatching Baby From Harlem Hospital In 1987

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.”

07/30/2012

Ann Pettway (L), Carlina White (R) (credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Attorney Expects Guilty Plea From Ann Pettway, Charged With Kidnapping Baby 24 Years Ago

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.

02/09/2012

Ann Pettway (credit: AP)

Woman Charged With Snatching Baby In Harlem In 1987 Enters Plea

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.

02/24/2011

Carlina White Then and Now (credit: CBS)

NYC Mom Wants Relationship With Long-Lost Daughter

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.

02/08/2011

Ann Pettway (credit: AP)

Suspect In ’87 Harlem Baby Snatching Held Without Bail

The North Carolina woman accused of kidnapping a baby from Harlem Hospital 23 years ago has been ordered held without bail on kidnapping charges.

01/24/2011

Carlina White (credit: CBS 2)

FBI: Woman Who Raised Stolen NY Baby Held in Conn.

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.

01/23/2011