Mom awaits extradition after abandoning daughter

October 1, 2012 7:54:40 AM PDT
A mom accused of ditching her daughter in Morgan Hill during a shoplifting incident has an extradition hearing scheduled today in Fernley, Nevada.

Marcy Keelin, 38, was arrested Friday night in a Nevada motel room where she was found with her 11-month-old son and a male friend.

Authorities had been looking for Keelin for 9 days. Police say their mom-hunt began after she left her 10-year-old daughter behind with a cart full of groceries at a Morgan Hill Safeway store. Police say she was trying to steal the groceries and just took off -- abandoning her little girl.