Shanika Robinson was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from Frederick County while attending trial in Baltimore for the man accused of murdering her 7-year-old daughter.
The girl, Taylor Hayes, was fatally shot last summer while riding in the backseat of a car. Someone took a shot through the trunk and hit her in the back.
On Tuesday, attorneys were picking a jury to try the 30-year-old alleged shooter, Keon Gray, in Baltimore Circuit Court. In the hallway outside the courtroom, sheriff’s deputies arrested Taylor’s mother, said Maj. Sabrina Tapp-Harper.
Robinson, 27, did not return to the proceedings. She was held awaiting travel to Frederick, where she was wanted for violating her probation, according to online court records.
A judge issued a warrant for her on July 8. Her probation stemmed from a misdemeanor theft case in Frederick District Court. She pleaded guilty in January and received a suspended prison sentence and 18 months of probation, according to online court records. Her public defender was not listed.