KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man is heading to prison after he abducted his daughter and triggered an AMBER Alert.
Officers arrested De’Shawn Barr-Cotton in May 2021.
Investigators said Barr-Cotton assaulted the mother of his toddler in Gladstone in May of 2021, and then disappeared with his 2-year-old girl.
Police located the little girl about three hours later.
Barr-Cotton pleaded guilty to one count of burglary stemming from the AMBER Alert. A judge dropped all other charges against him.
As part of the plea deal, the judge sentenced Barr-Cotton to eight years in prison.