In April 2008, Marie was tending to her flowers when officers arrived to take her into custody. "So I had these two worlds. This terrible, terrible, destructive world, corrupting world of this prison and then this idyllic world," she says. "When he showed me these pictures and said, 'Susan LeFevre,' it was like I knew that finally they had collided."

Marie says she wasn't handcuffed right away. "They were good about it that way. I have a little cul-de-sac and everybody looks out and can easily see what's going on," she says. "They took me upstairs to get rid of my wedding ring and jewelry."

In the house, Marie came face-to-face with her daughter Katie. "I just said, 'These are policemen, Katie.' That I'll be back. I'll be all right," she says. "She started crying right away."

Marie also called Alan at work. "I said, 'Alan, the police are here, and they're going to take me to a jail," she says.


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