Former Detroit Lion and Hartland Dad Taken into Custody by the FBI

Police found Mark Grabowski and his son Connor in South Dakota.

Mark Grabowski, the Hartland dad and former Detroit Lions defensive lineman suspected of has been taken into custody in South Dakota, according to Livingston County Sheriff Bob Bezotte.

"What we know so far is that Mark was taken into custody without incident," Bezotte said. "Connor is in good health and arrangements are being made to return him to Michigan to his mom."

Grabowski, who failed to return his son to his mother last weekend, was located by the FBI, according to Bezotte.

A YouTube video with Connor telling viewers that he had not been kidnapped by his father, but was recently released. Bezotte said the Connor appeared to be coached in the video and may have been a "little brainwashed." Bezotte said that Grabowski should have taken legal recourse rather than take his son away.

"This doesn't help the situation," Bezotte said referring to the video. "It actually makes it worse."

loretta tyler September 09, 2012 at 12:26 AM
Friend of the Court is a joke! They ruin people's lives, the people who work there are miserable! And they treat the people who pay their salaries like dirt because they hate their miserable job! I will never get married again, they're a freaking joke!
W H September 09, 2012 at 04:51 PM
I would say that the FOC needs an overhaul
steve September 10, 2012 at 07:48 PM
Yes, there is more to the story. As an outside observer; it was a train wreck in slow motion. F.O.C. is responsible for being biased.
Angela September 11, 2012 at 01:25 AM
The amount of tax money we're spending because people can't sort out their own family problems is ridiculous. A custodial fight is hardly "kidnapping."
Susan Donohue October 15, 2012 at 03:50 AM


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