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Parents charged with 2006 kidnapping arrested in Illinois

LAKE COUNTY, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities say a man and a woman have been arrested in Illinois for allegedly kidnapping their children from Las Vegas nine years ago.

According to the Lake County Sheriff's Office, 40-year old Marie Rosaline Malagon-Castillo and 39-year old Manuel Ruiz-Garcia fled Nevada to avoid an investigation of Malagon-Castillo's alleged drug use during pregnancy. They did not have custody of the children.

They were arrested late Tuesday when a sheriff's deputy spotted suspicious activity at a truck stop near the Illinois-Wisconsin border.

Authorities say the children were found at a home in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. The sheriff's office says that the children have been handed over to a family member while the case is reviewed by the Clark County, Nevada Department of Family Services.

Malagon-Castillo and Ruiz-Garcia are being held without bond in the Lake County jail while they await extradition.
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