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REPORT: Woman accused of filing false kidnapping report left child with boyfriend

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Posted at 10:42 AM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-29 13:42:43-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The arrest report for the woman arrested after reporting her car and baby were stolen on May 14 has been released.

Shavona Miller told police that she had put her baby in the car and was folding a stroller when the car took off.

She also claimed that she threw a rock at the car, breaking a window. And, she said that she followed the car to the Best of the West shopping complex before losing sight of it.

Law enforcement officers from all over the valley began searching for the car and missing baby immediately. A short time later, they were able to locate the car and detained the man who was driving it.

The man was identified as the woman's boyfriend and he had a much different story.


According to him, he and Miller had gotten into a fight because she believed he was cheating.

She took off with another child, leaving the baby with him.

He then decided to go to a local gas station with the baby.

Miller was aware that he had the baby and did not express concern for the child's location but was mad at him for leaving. She texted and called him and told him that she had reported the car stolen and the baby missing.

The boyfriend was able to show detectives texts from Miller. He also told police that the window was broken prior to that day.

Based on the boyfriend's account and text messages, Miller was arrested for filing a false report via the 9-1-1 system, placing her child in a situation where law enforcement utilized high-risk apprehensive tactics.

Miller is facing charges of filing a false report, unlawful use of 9-1-1 and child endangerment.