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Cooperation Cuba Returns Runaway American Couple Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office via AP

Cuba Returns Runaway American Couple

So that's where they went. Joshua and Sharyn Hakken, who were accused last week of kidnapping their two young sons and setting sail, were brought back to the U.S. on Wednesday and arrested in Tampa, thanks to cooperation from Cuban authorities. The couple was charged with kidnapping and other crimes and booked into Hillsborough County jail in Florida after sheriff's officials boarded an FBI plane with federal officials and retrieved the family from Cuba. The two boys are now safe, according to their grandparents, who have legal custody. The runaway couple lost custody of the boys on April 2 after they were found with narcotics and weapons in a hotel room, talking of "completing their ultimate journey" and "Armageddon."

April 10, 2013 9:01 PM