CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — An investigation into reports of a missing 3-year-old girl in Crystal Lake Wednesday afternoon determined the child was not missing, and was safe at the residence of an acquaintance of her mother’s, police said.
Police responded to reports of a missing child near the 0-100 block of Berkshire Lane at approximately 12:15 p.m. The girl was located just over two hours later.
As a result of the investigation, the girl’s mother, Lisa N Shader, 38, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and making a false police report, the latter a Class 4 felony.
The girl was turned over to her father at the recommendation of the Department of Children and Family Services.