Young girl found dead in Hammond retention pond; authorities conferring in Illinois about missing Wheeling 1-year-old
ISP has been in contact with the Major Case Assistance team from Chicago, Fifield said, but it is too soon to speculate whether the little girl is Jaclyn “Angel” Dobbs, a 1-year-old girl whose mother, Ja’nya Murphy, was found dead in her Wheeling, Illinois, apartment Tuesday.chicagotribune.com
Little justice for child sex abuse victims in Indian Country
The convicted child rapist emerged from the tree line without warning, walked quickly past the elders who feared him and entered the Navajo home, where his 15-year-old daughter was feeding her pet rabbits. Ozzy Watchman Sr. was kidnapping his daughter for the second time in six months. Family members pleaded with tribal authorities to issue an Amber Alert, but it never came.news.yahoo.com
Amber Alert canceled after 8-month-old abducted as vehicle stolen in Dolton: state police
The Amber Alert was issued after Braiden was abducted just after 7:30 a.m. at 1320 Sibley Blvd., according to an Illinois State Police alert. Braiden was sitting in his car seat in the back of a black 2021 Kia when a Black male drove off, heading north on Lincoln Avenue.chicagotribune.com
Amber Alert canceled: Madison Heights children found safe with family in Toledo
MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – An Amber Alert issued Friday morning for a 4-month-old child and 1-year-old child in Madison Heights has been canceled after the children were found safe in Toledo. Madison Heights police said the children were found safe with family. Police originally believed the children had been kidnapped by an 18-year-old man was believed to be armed. The Amber Alert was issued early Friday morning warning the man may be headed to Detroit or Toledo with the children. Police said the man had assaulted the children’s father and took the children at gunpoint.
A 1-year-old disappeared when his mother and uncle were killed in Riverdale. Now police are searching for the child’s father.
With the help of Illinois State Police, Riverdale police on Friday issued a statewide Amber Alert when K’marion Hebron was abducted “in the early morning hours,” according to a social media post from Riverdale police. Around 5 p.m., however, the missing child was dropped off at a police station and the alert was called off — although it wasn’t clear where or how the child was left, or whether there is surveillance footage from that police station that could aid the investigation.chicagotribune.com
Boy reported missing after minivan stolen in Bridgeview found safe in Chicago, police say
An Amber Alert was issued and the vehicle was spotted at 26th and California in Chicago, police said, but it was not clear if the boy was inside. Bridgeview Police Cmdr. David Case said the car was later seen about 7 p.m. in Marquette Park area when a plate reader pinged the license plate.chicagotribune.com
Boy, 2, found safe, Amber Alert canceled
INGHAM COUNTY, MI – An Amber Alert for a missing 2-year-old boy has been cancelled. The boy has been found safe, state police. The alert was issued around 7:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19, for Phoenix Washington Jr. who was allegedly taken from his home in Lansing Township by Phoenix Washington Sr., 26, police said. Police reported that the boy was safe but did not provide further details. Read more:Police identify pedestrian killed in crashWoman killed in Kalamazoo apartment shooting was ‘kind-hearted’ 20-year-oldTeacher video diaries show what it’s really like going back to schoolmlive.com
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Oct. 19, 2020
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Amber Alert issued for missing boy, 2
INGHAM COUNTY, MI – An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 2-year-old boy. The child, Phoenix Washington, has the same name as the 26-year-old man accused of taking him. The child was allegedly taken from 3209 W. Michigan Ave. in Lansing Township, state police said in the Amber Alert. Lansing Township Police Department requested state police issue the Amber Alert. Police asked anyone with information to call 911 or Lansing Township police at 517-485-1700.mlive.com
Michigan Amber Alert canceled: 2-year-old Lansing Township boy found safe
An Amber Alert issued Monday morning for a 2-year-old boy from Lansing Township has been canceled. They had been searching for 2-year-old Phoenix Javon Washington is believed to have been taken by 26-year-old Phoenix Washington. They were reported missing Monday morning from 3209 West Michigan Avenue in Lansing Township. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Lansing Township Police Department at 517-730-5855. More: Missing in Michigan
Amber alert issued for missing Lansing boy
The Michigan Amber Alert system has been activated for a 2-year-old child who is missing from the Lansing area. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Lansing Township Police at 517-485-1700. ***The Lansing State Journal, which is a sister paper to The Monroe News, also has the following report:An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old Lansing Township boy who police say was abducted by his father. Anyone with information on the boy or his father can contact Lansing Township Sgt. ****How and why is an Amber Alert issued in Michigan?monroenews.com
CANCELED: Amber alert issued for missing Lansing boy
***The Michigan Amber Alert system has been activated for a 2-year-old child who is missing from the Lansing area. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Lansing Township Police at 517-485-1700. ***The Lansing State Journal, which is a sister paper to The Monroe News, also has the following report:An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old Lansing Township boy who police say was abducted by his father. Anyone with information on the boy or his father can contact Lansing Township Sgt. ****How and why is an Amber Alert issued in Michigan?monroenews.com
Father in custody after allegedly abducting daughter at gunpoint in Southfield
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A young child was found safe Monday night after being abducted from her family at gunpoint in Southfield. An Amber Alert was issued Monday afternoon after Jaliyah Ford, 1, was allegedly abducted by her father Jeremy Ford around 2 p.m. in a parking lot near West Nile Road. As police began searching for the girl, people who parked in the lot started noticing their vehicles had been damaged by shots fired by the father amid the abduction. A woman who did not want to go on camera had to have her tire replaced after it was punctured from one of the shots fired. Jaliyah Ford’s father is now in police custody after turning himself in on Monday evening, returning his child to police unharmed.
Amber Alert for 1-year-old abducted at gunpoint in Southfield canceled
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – An Amber Alert for a 1-year-old police say was abducted at gunpoint on Monday has been canceled. Officials say the 1-year-old child, Jaliyah Ford, was abducted by the alleged father, Jeremy Ford. Police did not say whether the father was in custody. The man and abducted child were traveling in a black Chrysler 300 with the Michigan license plate “EGA6057”. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Southfield Police Department at 248-796-5461.
Body found is missing toddler Evelyn Boswell, Tennessee authorities confirm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. The body of a young girl found on property belonging to Evelyn Boswell's family is that of the missing toddler, authorities confirmed Wednesday. "We have a sad update to pass along in our ongoing search for answers in the death of 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell," the TBI said in a statement Wednesday. The discovery of Evelyn's body brought a grim end to a convoluted, 17-day-long search that began when the child's family reported her missing months after she was last seen. Judge seals Evelyn Boswell autopsy reportAuthorities have not specified when or how Evelyn died. The car was going to be sold to the Boswell family, according to an arrest affidavit, but no agreement was reached and no money was exchanged.monroenews.com
Reward increases in disappearance of Alabama 3-year-old
Kamille "Cupcake" McKinney, 3, was last seen at a birthday party in Birmingham, Alabama. Kamille "Cupcake" McKinney vanished Saturday night from a birthday party in the Birmingham housing complex where her family lives. The chief also announced an increase in the reward for information that helps police solve the case to $20,000. The reward is offered by Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama and is separate from a $5,000 reward offered by Alabama Gov. The members of the Jefferson County Commission then each gave $1,600 from their discretionary funds to add an additional $8,000 to Crime Stoppers' reward, bringing the total offering to $33,000.
Amber Alert issued for a 3-year-old girl abducted in Alabama
Kamille "Cupcake" McKinney, 3, was last seen at a birthday party in Birmingham, Alabama. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A person of interest is in custody after an Amber Alert was issued for a 3-year-old girl who was last seen at a birthday party in Birmingham, Alabama, police said Sunday. Kamille "Cupcake" McKinney was last seen Saturday, said Sgt. She is believed to be in extreme danger and may have been abducted by a man and woman, according to the Amber Alert. Kamille is 3 feet tall, weighs 60 pounds and has brown eyes and black hair, according to the Amber Alert.
$20,000 reward offered in New Jersey possible abduction case
Dulce Maria Alavez was last seen on Monday at a Bridgeton, New Jersey, city park. (CNN) - A $20,000 reward has been offered for Dulce Maria Alavez, 5, who authorities say may have been abducted Monday from a playground in New Jersey. Dulce Maria Alavez, may have been taken by a light-skinned, possibly Hispanic male, the Bridgeton Police department said Tuesday in announcing an Amber Alert. The FBI contributed $5,000 toward the reward for information leading to Dulce or the identification of someone involved in her disappearance. The Cumberland County Prosecutor's office offered another $5,000, and the Newfield National Bank is contributing $10,000 to the reward, officials said.
Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old New Jersey girl
Dulce Maria Alavez was last seen on Monday at a Bridgeton, New Jersey, city park. (CNN) - New Jersey officials issued a statewide Amber Alert for a missing 5-year-old girl who authorities say may have been abducted from a playground on Monday. Officers responded to the Bridgeton city park's ball fields and playground area for a report of a missing child at about 4:50 p.m. Monday. Bridgeton Police Chief Michael Gaimari issued the Amber Alert after interviewing and re-interviewing people who were in Bridgeton's city park near the ball fields on Monday afternoon. Police said to call 1-800-CALL-FBI with tips or information about the Amber Alert.