Arizona woman Cynthia Trapp arrested for 4th DUI involved in tragic story two years ago

PRESCOTT, AZ - An Arizona woman arrested for a fourth DUI last week was involved in a tragic story when her son was found dead two years ago.

Yavapai County Sheriff's deputies were waiting for Cynthia Trapp near a school bus stop.

According to a news release sent to ABC15, deputies received information the 40-year-old was routinely picking up her children in an SUV at a bus stop and driving them home.

Problem is, according to deputies, Trapp's driver's license was revoked due to three previous DUI convictions.

Last week, Trapp was arrested for her 4th DUI.

Her name may sound familiar.

A Yavapai County Sheriff's Office spokesperson confirms to ABC15, Trapp's family made headlines about two years ago when her son Emmett disappeared.

The 2-year-old boy walked out of the family home late one evening in August 2010 wearing only diaper and a dinosaur print pajama top.

Nearly two days later the little boy was found dead , apparently a victim of exposure in the rough landscape.

Detectives said the boy walked out while other family members were napping and was eventually found about a mile away from his home.

At the time, those searching for Emmett including law enforcement were visibly upset with the heartbreaking discovery.

Nobody was charged.

As for Cynthia Trapp's recent DUI arrest, she is charged with three counts of aggravated DUI which includes driving on a revoked license, driving with children under the age of 15 in the car and receiving a third DUI in 72 months according to the YCSO news release.

Deputies said Trapp's children, ages 8 and 15, were in her SUV after they were picked up from the bus stop.

According to the news release, Trapp's DUI involved prescription medications.

According to a sheriff's office spokesperson, the 40-year-old remains in the Yavapai County Jail with bond set at $50,000.

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