Mother Indicted For Kidnapping Biological Twins

A woman accused of taking her biological children from their adoptive parents and fleeing to Canada has been indicted on two counts of international parental kidnapping.

That's according to the US Attorney's Office.

Allison Quets is accused of kidnapping her 17-month-old twins in December from Kevin and Denise Needham of Apex, a suburb of Raleigh. Quets had a court-sanctioned visit with the twins the weekend before Christmas, but she didn't return them as ordered by December 24th.

Authorities arrested Quets in Ottawa, Ontario, five days later.

Quets, who's 49 and from of Orlando, Florida, had the children through in-vitro fertilization. She had challenged the legality of the adoption in Florida but lost. On appeal, she was given continued visitation rights.

Assistant US Attorney John Bowler has said Quets planned the abduction for months.


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