Amber Alert

Texas
7:50 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Update: Missing Denton Boy Believed in Danger

Suspect and missing boy.

Update: Denton Police have discontinued an AMBER Alert for a missing 4-year-old boy. But Ricardo Lara has not been found yet.

Police say the investigation no longer fits requirements to continue the Amber Alert – though they are still pursing all leads to find the child.

Police still believe Lara is with his father – 23-year-old Ricardo Martinez. The two were last seen in Denton on Friday afternoon. Martinez is also a suspect in the murder of Lara’s mother.

Original Story (Dec. 15, 2014, 6:04 a.m.): Law enforcement officers across the state are keeping an eye out for a missing 4-year-old boy.

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Amber Alert
9:35 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Update: Baby Missing From Houston Apparently Found

Update: Houston media is reporting that Genesis Haley was found early this morning. 

Original story (7:11 a.m.): Police in Houston have issued an Amber Alert for an infant girl.

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Crime & Justice
5:34 am
Wed April 2, 2014

15-Year-Old Found Safe After Search (Update)

Sianna Gholson
Photo released by Blanco Police Department

Update: An Amber Alert for a 15-year-old Blanco girl has been canceled. Blanco Police say Sianna Gholson was found safe.

Gholson was believed abducted Tuesday morning from Blanco High School.

But, again, she’s now been found and is safe.

Original Story (April 1, 5:53 p.m.): Authorities issued an Amber Alert Tuesday for a 15-year-old girl believed abducted from Blanco High School in Blanco, Texas at about 7:45 Tuesday morning.

Crime & Justice
3:17 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Amber Alert Discontinued for 16-Year-Old North Texas Girl (Update)

Police say the man suspected in the abduction of Inez Ramirez is driving a red 2006 Chevy Silverado.
Texas Department of Public Safety

The Ellis County Sheriff's Department has discontinued this Amber Alert.

Law enforcement authorities across Texas are looking for a missing 16-year-old girl. Inez Ramirez was last seen in Red Oaks, Texas – south of Dallas.

Ramirez is 5'2" and weighs about 130 pounds. She has brown shoulder-length hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a green shirt and black shorts.

Police believe she may be with 23-year-old Edger Barron. He’s 5'9", weighs about 145 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

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Texas
11:05 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Amber Alert: Police Seek Woman Driving Lexus Who They Say Took 5 Year-Old Boy

Police believe Jagger Curry may be in danger.
DPS

Police across the state are looking for a missing five year-old boy and the woman who they believe took him. She was last seen in North Richland Hills – near Fort Worth.

Five-year-old Jagger Curry is white. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, grey-and-white striped pajama pants and cowboy boots.

Police believe he’s with 30-year-old Jennifer Lynne Echeverria. She’s also white with brown hair and brown eyes. She’s about 5-foot-9 and weighs around 140 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black short-sleeved t-shirt and jeans. She has a tattoo of angel wings with eyes on the inside of both arms. The back of her head is shaved.

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Texas
11:28 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Amber Alert Canceled for Baby Girl Abducted Near Corpus Christi

Photos of Natalie and Ronnie Jasso were not provided.

Update: The Amber Alert for Natalie Jasso has been canceled. Information about her condition was not immediately available.

Original Story: (6:03 a.m.): Law enforcement agencies across the state are looking for a two week-old baby girl who they believe was abducted by a male family member.

There’s an active Amber Alert for Natalie Jasso. The infant was last seen last night in Robstown, Texas – near Corpus Christi.

Natalie is Hispanic and has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white beanie and a white onesie with pink flowers on it.

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Amber Alert
4:01 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Amber Alert: Missing Central Texas Tot Found

Jaelyn Gucciana Johnson was last seen Aug. 5.
BeyondMissing.com

Update: Authorities say Jaelyn Johnson has been found safe and is back in the custody of her guardians.

Original Story (Aug. 14, 5:57 a.m.): Police in Copperas Cove, TX – just west of Killeen – have issued an Amber Alert for a missing toddler.

Jaelyn Gucciana Johnson is almost 3 years-old. She’s black and has black hair and brown eyes. She weighs about 40 pounds.

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Texas
6:56 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Amber Alert for Missing Baby Discontinued

An Amber Alert has been issued for a baby from North Texas. Authorities did not provide images of the child or the suspected abductor.

Update: Police say the child has been found. The Amber Alert has been discontinued. 

Earlier: Police in McKinney, Texas -- north of Dallas -- have issued an Amber Alert for 10 month old Isabella Reyes. She has black hair and brown eyes and weighs 17 pounds.

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Texas
7:17 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Amber Alert for Tarrant County Teen

14-year-old Ruby Paloma Contreras
North Richland Hills Police

An Amber Alert is in effect for 14-year-old Ruby Paloma Contreras, who was last seen just before 4 p.m. Tuesday in Haltom City, near Fort Worth.

Ruby is 4'11", 95 pounds, a Hispanic female, with brown hair and eyes. She was last seen wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.

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Amber Alert
2:45 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Amber Alert in North Texas

Cedar Hill police are searching for 12-year-old Sommer Brown, a black female, 5’ 6", about 90 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, last seen wearing a black tank top and black basketball shorts.

Suspected in the abduction is 43-year-old Lisa Elizabeth Brown, black female, 5’ 8", 120 pounds, black hair and brown eyes, last seen wearing a black blazer and a light green shirt.

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Texas
5:07 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Three Missing Children Returned (Update)

Update: The Amber Alert has been discontinued. The Department of Public Safety says Calvin Lincecum voluntarily came in to the Terrell Police Department with his three children last night.

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Texas
6:46 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Amber Alert: 14-Year-Old Houston Girl Taken From Home

Haylie White was last seen Tuesday afternoon.

The Harris County Constable's Office says 14-year-old Haylie White was taken from her home yesterday by 33-year-old Jacob West.

White is white with short brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5' tall and weighs 120 pounds. White was last seen wearing a tie-dyed shirt and jeans.

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Amber Alert
4:17 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Amber Alert: Missing Two-Year Old Girl in Lubbock Area

Leah Marie Aguirre, the missing two-year-old
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

An Amber Alert has been issued for two-year-old Leah Marie Aguirre, last seen in Crosbyton, Texas, outside of Lubbock. 

The alert, from the National  Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Circumstances: The Crosbyton Police Department is searching for Leah Marie Aguirre, Hispanic female, 2 YEARS old, DOB 1/6/11, brown HAIR, brown EYES with UNKNOWN CLOTHING DESCRIPTION.

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Amber Alert
3:07 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

AMBER Alert: 11-Year-Old Girl from The Woodlands (Update)

Authorities believe 11-year-old Savannah Hurley is in danger.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Update: Savannah Hurley, the subject of today's Amber Alert, has been found

The Dallas Morning News writes "A spokesperson for the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department says Savannah Hurley has been located in Trinity County — 'and she is safe." 

Original Post (6:09 a.m.): Sheriff’s Officers near Houston have issued an AMBER Alert for an 11-year-old girl from The Woodlands.

Authorities across the state are looking for Savannah Hurley. They believe she may be in "grave or immediate" danger.

Savannah is white with brown hair and hazel eyes. She’s 4 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds. She has a small gap between her front teeth and pierced ears.

Officials believe she’s with 46-year-old Shelly Jean Hurley. The suspect is white with blonde hair and brown eyes. She’s 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing jeans and a multicolor shirt that showed her midriff.

Update: Sheriff's Officers have located the white, 2006, Ford F-150 they were looking for and now believe the two are in a 1996 maroon Subaru Legacy station wagon with Alabama plates: 48738AZ.

If you have any information, call the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office at (936) 642-1424 or call 911.

AMBER ALERT
5:25 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Amber Alert Canceled for 4 Year-Old Tyler Boy

4 year-old Lucas Calvert was allegedly abducted by his father.
Tyler Police

Update: Nov. 1, 5:25 a.m.:

An Amber Alert issued yesterday for a Tyler boy has been canceled. Four-year-old Lucas Calvert was found safe in West Monroe, La.

The suspect in the abduction was taken into custody.

Original Story: Oct. 31, 10:27 p.m.:

Police in Tyler have issued an Amber Alert for a four year old boy named Lucas Calvert.

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Texas
10:54 am
Tue July 3, 2012

AMBER Alert for San Antonio Toddler Canceled

Update 10:50 a.m.: The San Antonio Police Department says the boy has been found and is "safe and sound."

Earlier: The San Antonio Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for a 3-year-old boy. Police say Gabriel Rivera was abducted by two people in a gold Ford Explorer.

The vehicle has Texas plates with the license plate number: 5-7-R-8-4-5-4.

The missing toddler was last seen yesterday. He is Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. He’s about 3-feet tall and weighs about 35 pounds.

Police believe he is in danger.

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Amber Alert
7:40 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Amber Alert for Live Oak Boy

Authorities issued an Amber Alert for 6-year-old Simon Weyman.
Courtesy of Nation Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Update: The suspects, one black male and one white male, are in a red 1990 Toyota Celica GT with Texas license plate# CG5G973, according ot the Selma Police Department.

Original post (7:40 a.m.): The Live Oak Police Department issued an Amber Alert this morning for six year-old Simon Colby Weyman. Simon is a white male, 4’ 0” tall, about 90 pounds with blonde hair and brown eyes.

Simon was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with black cars on it, khaki shorts and no shoes.

The suspects are unknown but police believe they are driving a black 4-door compact Mazda or Toyota with a green and white bumper sticker on the rear.

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AM Update
7:55 am
Wed April 18, 2012

AM Update: APD's Cisco Statement, Houston Baby Abduction, Trader Joe's (Finally) Comes to Austin

National attention continues to focus on the APD shooting of Cisco, a pet blue heeler.
Photo courtesy facebook.com/JusticeForCisco

APD's Official Statement on Cisco the Dog 

The Austin Police Department has issued a statement regarding the controversial shooting of Cisco the dog on Saturday.

The incident, which drew national press and inspired a Justice for Cisco Facebook page that currently holds over 60,000 likes, led both Cisco's owner Michael Paxton and APD Chief Art Acevedo to speak with KLBJ-FM yesterday. In the interview, Paxton says: "Obviously there's a breakdown of training here.  You don't approach an unarmed man in his driveway with weapons drawn." (In March, KUT News reported on ramped up weapons training at APD, set to start in April).

Acevedo said: "I'm sorry on behalf on all the members of the department.  We know the pain's real."

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Texas
6:34 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

Amber Alert for Three-Day Old Boy Canceled

UPDATE 9:05PM: Authorities say the three day old boy reported missing earlier today has been found and is safe.

EARLIER: An Amber Alert has been issued for a three-day old boy last seen in the town of Spring, TX.

Keegan Schuchardt, a white male only weighing 5 pounds, was last seen around 2:40pm Tuesday.

Authorities describe the suspect as a thin, black female wearing a gray sweatshirt and blue jeans. She apparently fled the scene in a light blue 4 door vehicle, possibly a Lexus.

Austin
8:48 am
Wed February 8, 2012

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Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for 11-year-old Jessica Smith (left). They believe she is with her mother, Kimberly Smith.
Photos courtesy Texas Dept. of Public Safety

Amber Alert Issued

Forth Worth authorities have issued an Amber Alert for 11-year-old Jessica Smith. Jessica is a white female, 5’1” tall, weighs 120 pounds and has brown hair and eyes.  

Police believe Jessica’s abductor is her mother, 42 year-old Kimberly Smith. Smith is a white female, 5’2” tall, weighs 150 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. Smith has a cross tattoo on the back of her neck and a decorative tattoo on her back.  

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