Man accused of kidnapping his two daughters arrested in LA - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Man accused of kidnapping his two daughters arrested in LA

Left to right: Ela Jaines Schneider and Ava Marie (Photo source: Mississippi Bureau of Investigation) Left to right: Ela Jaines Schneider and Ava Marie (Photo source: Mississippi Bureau of Investigation)
Eli Schneider (Photo source: Mississippi Bureau of Investigation) Eli Schneider (Photo source: Mississippi Bureau of Investigation)
(Photo source: Slidell Police Department) (Photo source: Slidell Police Department)
BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) -

Authorities in Slidell, LA, have arrested the man accused of kidnapping his two daughters Tuesday night.

According to a Facebook post from the Slidell Police Department, Bay St. Louis police and U.S. Marshals arrested Eli Stone Schneider, 37, during a traffic stop around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Schneider is accused of taking his two daughters, 2-year-old Ela Jaines Schneider and 7-year-old Ava Marie Boudreaux, from their grandmother's home in Bay St. Louis.

Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike DeNardo said Schneider is under court order to have no contact with the girls.

Ela and Ava were found safe by Slidell police early Wednesday morning.

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