Kidnapping Suspect in Custody

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A toddler is back in her mother's arms after police say they caught up with the kidnapper in Odessa late Saturday night.

Police say 33-year-old Melody Dawn Weise, the step grandmother of 22 month old Madaysn Franklin took off with the child Thursday.

The mother told police, she asked for permission to take Madysen to the store, but never came back.

Odessa Police spotted Weise's black 1998 Ford Mustang just after five o'clock on Saturday evening.

Weise will face kidnapping charges in Midland as soon as she is transported back to the Tall City.