San Jose suspects tried kidnapping baby 3 times before they succeeded, prosecutors say

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The Mercury News

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Two people, including a family friend, accused of kidnapping a 3-month-old San Jose boy last month attempted to take the child at least three times, including one instance in which one suspect posed as a Child Protective Services worker, until they eventually succeeded in late April, according to prosecutors. At a Thursday bail hearing, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office charged Yesenia Ramirez, 43, and Jose Portillo, 28 with three additional charges of attempted kidnapping. They also face charges of conspiracy to commit a felony, kidnapping a child under the …

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