Mother & Grandmother Released on Their Own Recognizance Following Glen Burnie Amber Alert, Child Abduction

A mother and grandmother recently arrested in connection with an amber alert and child abduction in Glen Burnie last week were both released on their own recognizance. 

Yesterday, District Court Judge John P. McKenna released the child's mother, Tiffany Charquita Johnson, 38 (pictured left), and the child's grandmother, Devoris Brenda Szalkowski, 57 (pictured right) pending trial on charges related to the alleged incident, according to court records.  

Preliminary hearings have been scheduled for November 18. 

 Police say on October 15th, 2020 at approximately 10:50 p.m., officers responded for a parental abduction/home invasion in the 400 block of Glen Mar Circle, Glen Burnie.  The mother, maternal grandmother, and 2 unknown males forced open the door to the apartment and assaulted the father and paternal grandparents. The mother and her associates removed the 7 year old child from his bed and fled from the residence. 

The next day at approximately 3:30 p.m., the mother walked into a Baltimore County Police Department with the child to turn herself in. The child, Prophet; was not injured and was reunited with his father.