Woman takes plea deal on custodial interference charges

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The mother who prompted an Amber Alert by taking her children while they were in CYFD custody has taken a plea deal. Court records show Clorisa Covington pleaded guilty to two counts of custodial interference. She abducted them while at the dentist.

They were later found at a hotel on Carlisle and Menaul. Covington faced three years in prison but she was given a deferred sentence and put on probation.

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