Woman facing trial for taking car with child inside
October 28th, 2013 - 5:28am
(Port Angeles) – A local woman has pleaded not guilty to driving off with another woman's car with an infant inside.
24-year-old Michaela Diamond entered her plea Friday in Clallam County Superior Court.
She faces second-degree kidnapping, second-degree motor vehicle theft and driving under the influence charges.
Port Angeles police say Diamond hopped into the car at Ocean View Cemetery September 13th and took off. The car was found near the landfill. But inside was a 10-month-old girl. The girl was not hurt. Police say Diamond and the car's owner knew each other.
Police arrested Diamond a short time later riding a bicycle.
Diamond's trial is set for early December.
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