Charges filed against woman who allegedly stole car with child inside, sparked Amber Alert

Posted at 10:22 PM, Feb 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-07 00:22:25-05

SALT LAKE CITY – Charges have been filed against a woman accused of stealing a car with a child inside, which resulted in an Amber Alert being issued Wednesday.

Rosealee Marie Key allegedly stole the vehicle from the parking lot of a 7-Eleven, and 3-year-old Bella Martinez was inside. The child was found later that day by a business owner who recognized the vehicle from the Amber Alert.

According to documents filed Friday, Key faces the following charges: Theft as a second-degree felony, child abuse involving physical injury as a class A misdemeanor, and use or possession of drug paraphernalia as a class B misdemeanor.

Key is scheduled to appear in court February 11. Bail is set at $25,000.