Boy missing since May 2022 found safe; mother in custody

The Brown Deer Police Department said they have safely located a missing 9-year-old boy who had been last seen May 8, 2022. He was found in Louisiana.

The boy's biological mother was taken into custody on charges of fugitive from justice – pending her extradition to Wisconsin – where she is facing criminal charges related to this incident. 

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Police said the mother did not have legal custody/guardianship of the boy and was in violation of a family court order to return the boy to his father, who is the legal guardian. Arrangements were made to reunite the father and son.