Bakersfield woman pleads guilty in Idaho kidnapping case

COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho - A Bakersfield woman accused of kidnapping a Coeur d'Alene girl has pleaded guilty to felony child custody interference.

The Coeur d'Alene Press reports ( ) 45-year-old Lillie Alvarado entered her plea Wednesday as part of an agreement with prosecutors.

Prosecutors say they plan to recommend a suspended prison term, jail time and supervised probation.

Police say Alvarado traveled to Idaho in March to pick up Jaidyn Bendocchi, 14, at the request of her 15-year-old son, who had been chatting online with the Coeur d'Alene teen. Officials say the two teenagers planned to start a relationship.

But police located and took Bendocchi into protective custody after she caught a train to Bakersfield, Calif. with Alvarado.

Alvarado, who will be sentenced in June, could face up to five years in prison.

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