Carl Ray Kennedy was indicted by a grand jury after violating a protective order.
U.S Attorney Thomas Cullen said that Kennedy as charged with one count of travelling in interstate commerce from North Carolina to Virginia with the intent to engage in conduct that would violate a Family Abuse protective order that was issued n May of this year by the Pittsylvania County Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
Kennedy abducted 7-month-old Emma Grace Kennedy from a gas station in Danville and brought her to North Carolina. Emma Grace was found safely.
“We are grateful for the hard work and diligence of the FBI, the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office, and the Danville Police Department in resolving this dangerous situation and bringing the defendant to justice," said U.S. Attorney Cullen.