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Nancy Salas Charged in Merced for Faking Her Kidnapping
A 22-year-old Glendale woman is now facing a misdemeanor charge for the kidnapping hoax that tied up local police during the extensive search and wound up in Merced, where she fled during the staged incident. Nancy Salas faked a kidnapping from her Glendale neighborhood in order to avoid confessing to her parents and friends she was not going to graduate from UCLA as expected this month. In fact, for the past two years, Salas had been lying about being enrolled at the school and about her plans to go on to a Masters program after graduation.
While Glendale police determined she did not commit a crime there, after further probing into the events of May 13th when the young woman turned up distraught in a Merced carpeting store and placed a call to authorities there claiming she'd been abducted, authorities there have decided to press charges, according to cbs2.
"The Merced County district attorney's office on Friday charged Nancy Salas with one count of giving a false report of a crime to a police officer."
Salas' family have not said if she has retained legal counsel yet.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.