Police: Oklahoma woman allegedly tried to sell children for $4K to bail boyfriend out of jail
Cops say Misty VanHorn tried to sell toddler, baby
Last Updated: 71 days ago
SALLISAW, Okla. - An Oklahoma woman was arrested after police said she tried to sell her two young children.
Police say Misty VanHorn, 22, allegedly contacted a woman in Fort Smith, Ark., with an offer to sell her 2-year-old and 10-month-old children.
Police said the Fort Smith woman notified the Oklahoma Department of Human Services -- which then notified Sallisaw police who arrested VanHorn Wednesday.
Police say VanHorn asked for $1,000 for the 2-year-old or $4,000 for both to raise money to bail her boyfriend out of jail.
VanHorn is being held in the Sequoyah County Jail on $40,000 bond.
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