Steven is a convicted drug dealer and once he was found with O'Donnell, he was also charged with third-degree distribution of obscenity to a minor and endangering the welfare of a child based on the fact that the then missing girl was only 17-years-old.
Now that Chels just turned 18, a judge agreed that she's able to reunite with Sheerer because she's a consenting adult.
Furthermore, C.D. also revealed that she initially misrepresented herself as 19 on the dating app Tinder where the two first met. Steven has been adamant about not knowing O'Donnell's real age during the time she was missing, a claim which has been corroborated with evidence.
A legal representative said of the dramatic situation: