Two women from Springfield have been returned to the Greene County area following their arrest in May for a custody dispute.
Brittany Barnes and her wife, Ceairah Beverly, were arrested in Tucson, Arizona after the couple took Barnes’ children across state lines without permission. Barnes’ does not have custody of her children, and therefore violated the terms of her visitation privilege’s.
Both women are facing charges of interfering with custody.
Barnes and Beverly were arrested in mid-May after authorities in Springfield requested assistance from the U.S. Marshals in the search for both women and the children.
Beverly has been booked in the Greene County Jail on $25,000 bond and is due in court on Wednesday, June 23.
Barnes’ bond has been set at $50,000 and has a court hearing scheduled for tomorrow, June 22.