Abbi Obermiller denied hampering authorities from using a search warrant and leaving her grandparents' house without permission Tuesday.
Obermiller, 17, of 104 E. Main St., North Fairfield, is charged with obstructing official business by delinquency, a second-degree misdemeanor if committed by an adult, and unruliness. If convicted, the defendant could face 90 days in detention and community control sanctions, which could include a fine, house arrest, court-ordered counseling and suspended driving privileges.
The straight-A South Central High School student was missing since June 7. She was last seen at her maternal grandparents' Norwalk house about 1 a.m. About 3:30 a.m. June 30, authorities used a search warrant at a New London apartment rented by her 20-year-old boyfriend, Robert J. Young, and found her hiding in the attic. The story garnered national media attention.