Cassi Licata and Nikose Cringan

Cassi Licata and Nikose Cringan

A Ray County woman was convicted of her crime Monday during a jury trial.

According to the Ray Co. Prosecutor’s Office Cassi Licata, 31, was found guilty after twenty minutes of deliberation for the crime of Felony Interference with Custody of a Child – Removed from State or Concealed.

In late 2012 Licata fled to Oklahoma with her 4-year-old son after sole custody of the child was given over to his father.

The prosecution recommended three years in prison, the defense argued for time served and a fine. The Jury recommends nine months behind bars.

Licata will learn her fate on Thursday, July 31st at a sentencing hearing.