INGLEWOOD, CA—Even bribing an adoption agency may have been cheaper—but perhaps she is the result of impulse-aisle shopping.
Angela Michelle Defreitas, 49, was picked up in downtown Los Angeles by Inglewood police (IPD) on Sunday, February 9 at approximately 6 p.m. along the block of 100 N. Los Angeles Street. Said to be a nurse, the warrant was served for her alleged crime of “child stealing.”.
The address where she was picked up is the California District 7 headquarters for the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) building which was built not a decade ago. It was unknown if Defreitas was picked up on the street or in the building. (The employee entrance is along the 100 N. Los Angeles block between W. 1st and W. 2nd Street in Little Tokyo where the CalTrans building sits.)
In any case, her bail was set at $26,000—a cost which may be less than the typical murder or lengthy prison sentence that tends to accompany stealing a sandwich in Florida.