Newark Mom Gets 6 Months In Jail For Taking Child


A Licking County mother was sentenced to nearly six months in jail on Thursday for taking her own child.

Amanda Jordan, 25, pleaded no contest to interfering with custody.

On Thursday, a judge sentenced her to 170 days in jail.

In January, police say Jordan took her child against a court order that granted temporary custody to child protective services.

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That led police to search for Jordan and her baby for several days before she turn herself in to authorities.

Jordan will get credit for time served.

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