Andrea Sneiderman arrested

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  • Sneiderman's booking photo from the DeKalb County Jail
  • Andrea Sneiderman was taken to DeKalb County Jail in shackles Thursday.
  • Andrea Sneiderman was taken to DeKalb County Jail in shackles Thursday.
  • A page of the indictment, which lists the charges against Sneiderman.
  • DeKalb County D.A. Robert James addresses the media at a press conference about Sneiderman's arrest.
  • Andrea Sneiderman on the stand during the Hemy Neuman murder trial (Courtesy NBC TODAY)

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Andrea Sneiderman, widow of Rusty Sneiderman, who was killed by Hemy Neuman outside a Dunwoody daycare center in November 2010, was arrested at her parents' home in Putnam County Thursday morning.

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Sneiderman was taken into custody without incident at 131 Blue Heron Drive at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Putnam County authorities assisted agents from the DeKalb County District Attorney's office.

Sneiderman was transported to the DeKalb County Jail and arrived shortly before around noon.

DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James held a brief press conference on the arrest at 1 p.m. Thursday. Read James' full statement.

1:14 p.m. -- James says he believes Sneiderman's children did not witness her arrest.

1:10 p.m. -- James says he is "confident" in bringing these charges against Sneiderman and says that he and Assistant D.A. Don Geary are prepared to try her.

1:09 p.m. -- James says no arraignment date has been set for Sneiderman, but adds that she will not be tried before the media. The arraignment will give Sneiderman an opportunity to plead guilty or not guilty.

1:08 p.m. -- "Our collective goal is to seek justice and preserve public safety," Jame says. "Our job is to present the facts, the evidence and to seek justice in this case."

1:07 p.m. -- James lists the eight counts found within the 19-page indictment: racketeering, attempted murder, malice murder, insurance fraud, two counts of giving false statements and two counts of perjury.

1:06 p.m. -- James gives a recap of Rusty Sneiderman's murder, then says, "Today at 10 a.m, a DeKalb County grand jury filed an eight-count indictment for his wife, Andrea Sneiderman."

1:06 p.m. -- DeKalb County D.A. Robert James enters the press conference.

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The indictment by a DeKalb County grand jury against Sneiderman was unsealed earlier Thursday morning.

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Andrea Sneiderman will be in court later this month for a bond hearing.

Sneiderman's lawyer J. Tom Morgan says her next scheduled court appearance is August 21st, for a bond hearing. He went on to say they are definitely considering a change of venue, but the decision has not been made yet.

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