The infant was found outside a gas station in West Branch, Iowa by the West Branch Police Chief Friday morning.
The criminal complaint states Smith took the baby from a home in the Town of Beloit and transported him across state lines to Iowa. Smith was arrested Thursday on unrelated charges and is currently being held in the Cedar County Jail.
Smith faces a maximum penalty of life in federal prison if she is convicted.
The charge against her is the result of an investigation by the Town of Beloit Police Department, Beloit Police Department, Rock County Sheriff's Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Wisconsin Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigation, Illinois State Police, Iowa State Patrol, and West Branch Police Department.
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