Originally Posted by denverd0n
Oh, for God's sake! The grandmother is the one who went to court to get custody of the children. She's the one who wanted to get the children away from their criminal, drug-dealing, loser parents. And now you think that she helped them to kidnap the children away from her?
The two boys were placed in foster care after Joshua Hakken was arrested in a Louisiana hotel room in 2012 on charges including drug possession.
Couple, two abducted children may have fled to Cuba - U.S. News
So... grandma got the kids from the custody of the state, after they have been placed in foster care. At least according to this story.