CINCINNATI – Charles "Dean" Partin, 36 years old, was arrested in Cincinnati, OH on a federal warrant for kidnapping. Partin is suspected of kidnapping his minor stepdaughter from the Southeast Alabama Medical Center on September 17, 2012.
The FBI Cincinnati SWAT Team rescued the victim at a residence in the Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati. Julie Ann Bethke, age 36, the mother of the minor, was also arrested on a state warrant out of Alabama for interference with the custody of a minor.
Charles Partin and Julie Bethke are the minor's non-custodial parents.
The investigation was led by the FBI's Mobile, Alabama Division. The Cincinnati Police Department assisted in the local operation.
Warrants contain only allegations of criminal misconduct and the defendants are presumed to be innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.