GLADSTONE, Mo. — Prosecutors charged 25-year-old De’Shawn Barr-Cotton with kidnapping, armed criminal action, and other crimes.
He was arrested on May 13, a week after investigators said he abducted his 2-year-old daughter and assaulted her mother at gunpoint on May 5, 2021.
Police issued an AMBER Alert, and found the little girl about 3 hours later with family. She was not injured.
Barr-Cotton is scheduled to be in court for a bond reduction hearing next week and a preliminary hearing on June 18.
FOX4 ran a check on De’Shawn Barr-Cotton. We learned that he has been convicted of multiple felonies including unlawful possession of a firearm and second-degree burglary.