(12-18-20) A 5-year-old Westminster, Colorado girl who was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Christine Mascarenas (22), was found safe during a traffic stop Saturday night in Ohio, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP ) from the Swanton Patrol Post .
Ohio troopers were alerted to a possible child abduction out of Colorado about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday..
The troopers spotted a black 2017 Cadillac CTS that matched the description of the vehicle Mascarenas was driving. The vehicle was stopped on the Ohio Turnpike in Jefferson Township, in Williams County.
The girl was in the vehicle, along with her non-custodial mother, who was taken into custody. Mascarenas was arrested without incident.and booked into the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, the girl was released to Williams County Child Services.
Police worked with the FBI and out-of-state authorities to locate and recover the girl.