Amber Alert

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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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