UPDATE: Mother facing two counts of federal kidnapping after children found safe

Mobile County

UPDATE 10/19/2020 7:26 p.m.: The FBI released a statement on the recovery of the brothers. The mother, Sarah Caswell, will face two counts of federal kidnapping.

Read the entire press release below:

JACKSON, MISS. – Sarah Lynne Caswell, 33, of Mobile, Ala. has been charged with kidnapping after abducting her two children during a supervised visit on Friday in Pascagoula. 

Caswell was taken into custody by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office on Monday morning near Brookhaven after a deputy spotted the vehicle based on the information issued in the Amber Alert. Caswell’s two children, ages six and two, were recovered and returned to the custody of Mississippi Child Protective Services. 

Caswell was charged via a criminal complaint with one count of kidnapping. Caswell is scheduled for an initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge John C. Gargiulo at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in United States District Court in Gulfport. If convicted, Caswell faces up to 20 years in federal prison.

 Numerous law enforcement agencies assisted with the investigation and search for Caswell to include: Pascagoula Police Department, Mobile (AL) County Sheriff’s Office, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Forrest County Sheriff’s Office, Hattiesburg Police Department, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, U.S. Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, FBI Jackson Field Office, FBI Mobile Field Office and several others. 

The public is reminded that these charges are merely an accusation, and those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

UPDATE: 10/19/20 12:45 PM: Latest photos of Kolden and Kaiden Wall after being found safe.

UPDATE: 10/19/20 10:51 AM: Kaiden Wall, Kolden Wall, and Sarah Caswell have been located and reported safe in Lincoln County, Mississippi. The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office says Caswell has been taken into custody.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The FBI located in Mobile is offering a $2500 dollar reward for any information regarding the Sarah Caswell, 6-year-old Kaiden Wall and 2-year-old Kolden Wall.

Any information regarding the three missing persons call Mobile County Sheriff’s Office at 251-574-8633.


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