Amber Alert ends after 1-year-old boy from Pearland found safe

Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert Update for the Pearland Police Department for Jaivan Simpson.
Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert Update for the Pearland Police Department for Jaivan Simpson. (KPRC 2)

PEARLAND, Texas – A regional Amber Alert has ended for a 1-year-old boy from Pearland who was taken by his mother Monday night, officials said.

Pearland police said Tuesday that Jaivan Simpson was found safe with his mother.

He was taken by 22-year-old Jada Williams about 7 p.m. Williams had threatened to hurt herself and the child, according to officials.

The child was released to family members and Williams was taken into custody for a terroristic threat misdemeanor, according to police.

Police said the case is still being investigated.

Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert for the Pearland Police Department for Jaivan...

Posted by Texas Center for the Missing on Monday, December 14, 2020

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