This happy mugshot shows Jeanette Holt, 25, after her arrest. If the criminal allegation against her is the truth, she is truly a piece of work. Chicago police accuse Holt of lying to police that her baby was taken when her car was stolen on Chicago’s South Side. Police launched a major hunt for the baby only to find out later that Hold allegedly lied because she wanted her car found.
Holt called 911 to report her 1997 Chevy Monte Carlo had been stolen with her 1-year-old son strapped inside the car. Seven police cruisers were dispatched to comb the area for the car and the toddler. Police say that they later learned the boy was in childcare. She had left the car idling while she signed in the boy in daycare. Someone jumped in the car and drove it away.
Holt has been charged with one count of felony disorderly conduct as opposed to filing a false police report.
Of course, with Chicago police saying that they will no longer send officers immediately to investigate burglaries and other crimes, they may find more citizens lying about intruders being in their homes to receive basic police protections.