Man found with teenage girl in Mexico held on $500,000 bail
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A man authorities said frequently checked a 16-year-old out of school without her parents' knowledge and fled to Mexico with her is being held on $500,000 bail.
Court documents indicate that 45-year-old Kevin Esterly was arraigned early Sunday on a felony charge of interference with the custody of a child.
The Lehigh County district attorney's office said Esterly arrived Saturday in Allentown, 60 miles (97 kilometers) northwest of Philadelphia. He had been extradited from Miami.
Federal agents and Mexican authorities found the married father of four and Amy Yu in Playa del Carmen a week ago and flew them to Miami. They had been missing since March 5.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled April 2. The county public defender's office, listed as representing Esterly, couldn't be reached for comment.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
High School graduates grateful for different, yet meaningful commencement ceremony
Louisiana closing in on 200k test goal for May; tracking 'reasonably well'...
Hurricane season and the pandemic - Shelters during COVID-19
Crash on I-10 at Siegen Lane leaves 3 injured
I-10 widening project at EBR-Ascension line nears completion
Southern baseball players meet for unofficial practice in Port Allen
Kenan Cooper is first from West Feliciana to swim collegialety
LSU rolls out new turf in Tiger Stadium overnight
LSU Coaches dish on latest with football team
New West Feliciana football coach unsure of when he'll meet his new...