OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. -

A Rochester Hills mother is recovering this evening from a living nightmare and a babysitter she hired is now facing serious charges.

The mom called police Saturday morning when she returned home on Meadow Bridge Drive to find her house locked and her car missing.

The 26-year-old babysitter, from Sterling Heights, apparently left a 16-month-old boy home alone.

The baby sitter was later picked up for drunk driving in Farmington Hills after a crash.

The little boy is this case is ok tonight and the sitter faces a long list of charges.