Nancy Salas Gets Probation for Kidnapping Hoax
22-year-old Nancy Salas was sentenced yesterday to three years of probation and "an order for 100 hours of community service," according to abc7. Salas, of Glendale, concocted a kidnapping hoax in May in order to distract her parents from learning she had been lying about being enrolled at UCLA and prepping to graduate. The search for Salas engaged her family and the Glendale PD before Salas showed up in Merced, claiming she'd been snatched. Her story soon unraveled, and while the Glendale police did not press charges, authorities in Merced slapped her with a charge for filing a false report.