Woman Trades Kids for a Pet Bird

2-27-09 A Louisiana woman has been charged with aggravated kidnapping, after she allegedly traded two young children for a pet bird and $175. Fifty-three-year-old Donna Greenwell, a long-haul trucker from Pitkin, was at a livestock barn when she noticed a posted flier selling a cockatoo for $1,500. She called the number, and that’s when she met the Romeros. Paul Romero, 46, and Brandy Lynn Romero, 27, of Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, were the ones selling the bird. When Donna showed up … Continue reading →