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Posted on: October 31, 2023

KC woman charged in child kidnapping that prompted an Operation 100 last week

For Immediate Release
Oct. 31, 2023

A Kansas City woman who last Thursday evening entered another woman's vehicle and drove off with a 1-year-old child in the back seat, has been charged with kidnapping and other felony charges, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Trenise L Reid faces Child Kidnapping, a Class A felony, as well as Vehicle Hijacking and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.*

According to court records, the defendant took the victim’s vehicle with a 1-year-old child in the back seat at approximately 8:00 pm, as the victim's vehicle was outside an area school. The victim had a one-year-old child in the backseat of the vehicle when it was taken by the defendant. Police in Lee's Summit found the stolen vehicle with the child inside at 9:41 pm; it was stopped in the middle of a road. Police soon after initiated an Operation 100 to take the defendant into custody. She barricaded herself inside a restaurant.  

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur 

Director of Communication 

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office 

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor 

(816) 881-3812 

(816) 674-3954 

*Charges are only accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or pleads guilty.

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