Mother and Son face criminal charges after girl is reported missing

handcuffsTricia L Beck of Racine has been charged with Interfere w/ Child Custody and Resisting or Obstructing an Officer and was given a $500 cash bond according to inmate records she is also on a PO hold from Department of Correction. Her son Thomas T Scott of Racine has been charged with Interfere w/ Child Custody, Resisting or Obstructing an Officer and Bail Jumping Misdemeanor, he was given a $2500 cash bond after they both made their intial appearances in Racine Circuit Court on Tuesday.

According to the criminal complaint on May 27th, 2016 Racine Police responded to the 1600 block of Deane Blvd reference a runaway/missing juvenile, officers spoke with BECK who stated that she didn’t know where the missing girl was or her son.

On May 28th Racine Police met with the mother of the missing juvenile who stated she had gotten information on her whereabouts. Her mother stated she had posted her daughter on facebook and tips were coming in. Officers stated they saw the missing juvenile report on Racine Uncovered the complaint reads

The complaint reads that officers went back to the defendants residence to get additional information and officers spotted parties matching the description inside. When speaking to the defendants they allegedly told officers they had not seen the missing juvenile and had no information to provide. Officers contacted the upper unit and discovered the girl hidden in a closet and was transported back home. When police questioned the defendant she stated she was protecting the girl from her family