Four days after admitting to forgery charges, abduction and breaching a custody order, Dawn Walker has had her charges in the United States dropped.
The Canadian Press reports, the U.S. Attorney’s Office has asked a court in Oregon to dismiss two charges against Walker for identity fraud and crossing the border with false identity.
U.S. Officials said it would be in the best interest of justice to dismiss the remaining charges, based on the sentence Walker received last week in a Saskatoon court.
She was given a 12-month conditional sentence, 18 months probation and 150 hours of community service.
The charges stem from an incident in the summer of 2022 where Walker and her child were reported missing in an area south of Saskatoon near the South Saskatchewan River. However, they would be found safe in Oregon two weeks later.
After her arrest, Walker issued a statement saying she was a victim of domestic violence and had no choice, but to flee the country. Those allegations have never been proven and Saskatoon police previously said they investigated any complaints of domestic violence thoroughly.
(With files from Joel Willick.)