The arrest comes less than 24 hours after CNN aired a segment on the case on John Walsh's The Hunt. According to a report in the Florida
Megan is reportedly now in custody, facing charges of kidnapping, interference with custody, and concealing minors contrary to a court order.
As we reported last summer, Megan Everett ran with her baby due to a Broward judge's decision to award split custody with Baumann. The mother — who had become obsessed with right-wing politics, guns, and the Confederacy — left a note behind claiming to not want the child to be vaccinated. Despite a number of warning signs that Everett was teetering on a dangerous fringe movement, a Broward judge declined to award the father full custody. Even pictures of the baby playing in piles of ammunition at Everett's house were not enough.
After her disappearance, Everett's family lined up behind Baumann, supporting their daughter's ex while everyone waited — fingers crossed — for the day when the child would be found. Now, it appears the family will finally be reunited.