‘My mom kept us locked in the laundry room’: Neighbor says teens run to her Cypress home for help after breaking free from handcuffs
New details have emerged about the teenage twins who allegedly escaped abusive conditions at a Cypress home, where they were reportedly living in horror at the hands of their mother and her boyfriend.
‘It was a hoax’: Father charged after lying about baby being inside stolen Jeep to force investigators to find vehicle quicker, HCSO says
A father has been charged with making a false report to an officer after he told authorities that his 6-month-old son was in the back seat of his stolen Jeep, believing it would force investigators to find the vehicle quicker, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
Suspect dead from gunshot wound after shooting wife, killing her mother before fleeing to North Texas with 3-month-old son: Authorities
An AMBER Alert has been discontinued and a suspect is dead after Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies he shot and injured his wife before shooting her mother to death at a home in Spring Wednesday evening.
Girl found safe after officials said she was abducted by registered sex offender in area east of Dallas
HOUSTON – The Amber Alert issued for a 14-year-old girl has been canceled after she was found safe, authorities said. Authorities said Justin Gray was arrested and Lexus Gray is now safe. ORIGINAL STORY:Officials have issued an Amber Alert for a girl they say was abducted by a registered sex offender in the area east of Dallas in Point, Texas. According to the Rains County Sheriff’s Office, he is a registered sex offender. If you have any information or see either of them, call the Rains County Sheriff’s Office at (903) 473-3181 or 911.
Update: Amber Alert discontinued for Texas teen
UPDATE: An Amber alert issued for 16-year-old Alejandra Castro has been discontinued. Authorities on Sunday issued an Amber Alert for a teenager reported missing in Waco. Castro is described as a White female weighing 140 pounds and standing 5′5′' with black hair and brown eyes. Castro was last seen wearing glasses, a white crop top, and Aria jacket with a Mexico flag on the back and blue jeans. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is urged to call the Waco Police Department at (254) 750-7596.
UPDATE: 3-year-old girl abducted in College Station located in Oklahoma, police say
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 3-year-old girl that officials say was abducted from Treehouse Trail in College Station. COLLEGE STATION, Texas – An Amber Alert has been issued Thursday for 3-year-old Adeline Paige Welch that officials say was abducted from Treehouse Trail in College Station. As of 9 p.m. Thursday, the mother and child have been located in Oklahoma by law enforcement, according to College Station Police. Officials said because of Welch’s medical conditions, she was in immediate danger of death or serious bodily injury. Anyone who has information on Welch’s or Nichols’ whereabouts is asked to call the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600.
Missing 10-year-old found safe; father charged in death of child’s mother, police say
UPDATE: A missing 10-year-old Carrollton girl was found safe Wednesday morning, hours after she was reported missing, according to the Carrollton Police Department. Rosemary Singer was reported missing shortly after her mother, Maria Romeros Ramos, was discovered dead. Ramos’ ex-husband and Rosemary’s father, Ronald Singer, was taken into custody and charged in Ramos’ death, according to the Carrollton Police Department. Law enforcement officials are searching for the girl’s father Ronald Singer in connection with her disappearance. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Rosemary or Ronald Singer is urged to contact the Carrollton Police Department at 972-466-3333.
Amber Alert issued for missing Texas teen believed to be traveling with wanted girlfriend
Lori Johnson (left) and Joanna Barrientos (right) are seen in photos released by police March 2, 2021. ITASCA, Texas – An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday for a missing Texas teen who is believed to be traveling with her wanted girlfriend. Itasca police said 15-year-old Lori Johnson is believed to be with 18-year-old Joanna Barrientos. Police said Johnson ran away last week. According to police, Johnson is believed to be in danger because Barrientos has a “propensity for violence, a history of running from police and now has active felony warrants.”Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either Johnson or Barrientos is asked to call Itasca police at 254-687-2020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPDATE: AMBER Alert discontinued for 2-year-old boy from Celina
CELINA, Texas – The AMBER Alert that was issued for a 2-year-old from Celina, Texas has been discontinued Wednesday, according to officials. DISCONTINUED AMBER ALERT for Levy Pugh from Celina, TX, on 02/02/2021, Texas plate MDT1625. pic.twitter.com/eNfJ7K1D39 — Texas Alerts (@TX_Alerts) February 3, 2021The Celina Police Department was searching for Levy Pugh, who was last seen with Isaac Pugh, 42, Wednesday. The Celina Police Department is searching for Levy Pugh, who was last seen with Isaac Pugh, 42, Wednesday. Officers said the suspect 5-foot-11-inches and is driving a white 2019 Toyota Tacoma with a Texas license plate number MDT1625.
Amber Alert from Texas DPS features Chucky, Glen Ray characters from ‘Child’s Play’ horror series
The Texas Department of Public Safety issued this message on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. HOUSTON – The Texas Department of Public Safety issued an Amber Alert Friday that featured two movie characters: Glen Ray and Chucky from the “Child’s Play” horror film series. Here is the image from the Amber Alert message. The Texas Department of Public Safety issued this message on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. KPRC 2 learned from DPS that the Amber Alert was a test that accidentally went out.
Houston baby found safe after regional Amber Alert issued
Anyla Benjamin (left) and Lashea Benjamin (right) are seen in these images released Jan. 15, 2021. HOUSTON – A regional Amber Alert that was issued Friday for a missing Houston baby was canceled Saturday after the child was found safe. Authorities said 3-month-old Anyla Benjamin was believed to have been taken by her biological mother, 39-year-old Lashea Benjamin. Houston police said the mother and daughter were found at a Greyhound bus station in Dallas. Lashea Benjamin is wanted on a charge of injury to a child under 15 and was arrested, police said.
Man accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend’s 6-year-old son
SPRING, Texas – The Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office said a 6-year-old boy at the center of an Amber Alert Monday has been found safe. Investigators said the suspect, who is the ex-boyfriend of the child’s mom, beat the woman up before kidnapping him. According to Houston police, the child, who has autism, was found during a traffic stop near Crosstimbers near I-45. After leading officers on a brief pursuit, police said they were able to stop the suspect. 4 said Spears was taken into custody and the boy has been reunited with his mother and grandfather.
Amber Alert issued for 4 Travis County children believed to be in grave or immediate danger
Authorities on Sunday issued an Amber Alert for four children, 10-year-old Gabriella Garcia, seven-year-old Julian Garcia, three-year-old Sebastian Garcia and two-year-old Giovanna Garcia, believed to be in grave or immediate danger. Garcia is described as a 32-year-old Hispanic male weighing 240 pounds and standing 5′9′' with black hair and brown eyes. Gabriella Garcia is described as a Hispanic female with black hair and brown eyes weighing 85 pounds and standing 4′9′'. Julian Garcia is described as a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes weighing 75 pounds and standing 4′6′'. Sebastian Garcia is described as a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes weighing 40 pounds.
Amber Alert ends after 1-year-old boy from Pearland found safe
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.
Amber Alert issued for 8-month-old girl reported missing in San Antonio; Suspect sought in connection with her disappearance
Authorities on Sunday issued an Amber Alert for Lauren Duriso, an eight-month-old baby reported missing in San Antonio. She was last seen at approximately 8:37 a.m. Sunday in the 9500 block of IH 10 W in San Antonio. Duriso is described as a Black female weighing 18 pounds and standing 2′ with brown eyes and brown hair. Walter Duriso, 24, is described as a black male weighing 170 pounds and standing 5′6′' with brown eyes and black hair. (KPRC)Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is urged to call the San Antonio Police Department at (210) 207-7660.
Texas Amber Alert discontinued for 6-year-old girl
An Amber alert issued for Holiman has been discontinued. UPDATED INFO AS OF 08:30PM 12/12/2020 FROM GRAYSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: CANCEL AMBER ALERT - CHILD HAS BEEN LOCATED... Posted by Lamar County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, December 12, 2020Authorities on Saturday issued an Amber Alert for Kobie Shay Holiman, a six-year-old girl allegedly abducted in Northeast Texas. Holiman is described as a white female with brown hair and brown eyes weighing 39 pounds and standing 3′8′'. (KPRC 2)Kindel Holiman is described as a 29-year-old white male weighing 300 pounds and standing 6′2′' with blond hair and blue eyes. Muller is described as a 27-year-old white female weighing 135 pounds and standing 5′5′' with brown hair and hazel eyes.
Found safe: Amber Alert canceled for two children missing out of Harris County
HOUSTON – UPDATE: According to the Texas Center for Missing Children, DJ and Kalis have been found safe. Original story: Authorities are asking for the public’s locating two children under the age of 10 who are believed to be in danger, according to the Texas Center for the Missing. DJ is described as a Black child with brown eyes. Kalis is also Black with dark hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office at 713-221-6000.
UPDATE: Texas Amber Alert discontinued for 2-year-old girl
UPDATE: Two-year-old Victoria Alerman has been found, according to law enforcement. An Amber alert issued for Alerman earlier this morning has been discontinued. Authorities on Saturday morning issued an Amber Alert for Victoria Alerman, a two-year-old girl allegedly abducted in North Texas. She had dry blood on her from a vehicle crash and may be wearing a diaper, according to the Fisher County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is urged to call the Fisher County Sheriff’s Office at (325) 776-2273.
Have you seen this 9-year-old boy? Amber Alert issued for boy missing out of Beeville, Texas
Jeremiah is a 9-year-old Black, child who is 4 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 65 pounds. Jeremiah Thomas (Beeville Police Department)Police are looking for Shannon Delilah Thomas, 32. She is described as a Hispanic female who is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Shannon Thomas (Beeville Police Department)Police say Thomas is driving a stolen green, 2014, Chevrolet Sonic with a Texas, license plate number of GCW5960.
Have you seen her? Amber Alert issued for missing 17-year-old girl from San Juan
SAN JUAN, Texas – An Amber Alert has been issued for a 17-year-old girl from San Juan, Texas that has been missing since Tuesday. Police said they are searching for Arranza Diaz Larraga, who was last seen around 6:40 p.m. in the 2100 block of North Cesar Chavez Road in San Juan. Larraga is said to have brown eyes and a mole on the inner side of her left knee. Law enforcement officials believe the teen is in grave or immediate danger. Anyone with information regarding this abduction can call the San Juan Police Department at 956-223-2400.
AMBER ALERT: Police searching for missing 3-year-old out of Dallas
DALLAS – Police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing child taken from the Dallas area on Wednesday. Chasity Collins, 3, was taken from an area near West Ledbetter Drive in Dallas by someone in a white 2009 Lincoln 4dr MKZ sedan, according to authorities. The vehicle has Texas license plate JJT-5997 and has black wheels on the passenger side and factory silver on the driver’s side, police said. Chasity is Black with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to immediately contact 911 or the Dallas Police Department at 214-671-4065.
Amber alert issued for baby, girl missing from Atlanta, Texas believed to be in grave or immediate danger
HOUSTON An Ambert Alert was issued Tuesday evening for a baby and a little girl missing from Atlanta in northeast Texas. Baby Tru is described as being about 25 tall and weighing about 19 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing a multi-colored onesie and a tutu, officials wrote. She has a sandy hair color and blue eyes and was last seen wearing a black tank top and black shorts. If you have any information about this abduction, youre asked to contact the Atlanta Police Department at 903-796-7973.
5 children missing from Crystal City, Texas; 2 suspects sought, officials say
CRYSTAL CITY, Texas – An Amber Alert has been issued for five children missing from Crystal City Friday afternoon. Crystal City is a small town about 110 miles southwest of San Antonio. Police are also searching for the two suspects involved in the abduction, Ruben Lopez, 29, and 31-year-old Roxanne Fuentes. An Amber Alert was issued for five children from Crystal City, Texas. Police are looking for 31-year-old Roxanne Fuentes and 29-year-old Ruben Lopez in connection with their abduction, officials said.
Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old girl from Center, Texas
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old girl abducted from Center, Texas, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Officials are searching Zimia Ann Whitaker, who was last seen wearing a pink shirt and white shorts, officials said. The suspect involved has been identified as 27-year-old Zenas Whitaker, officials said. He was seen driving a blue 2014 Jeep Compass, officials said. Anyone with information is asked to call 936-598-2788.
Amber Alert canceled after 16-year-old girl from North Texas found
ROYSE CITY, Texas – An Amber Alert issued for a 16-year-old girl from North Texas Sunday morning has been canceled, police said. The Royse City Police Department said 16-year-old Kylee Ann White was last seen on June 13 at around 2 a.m. in the 500 block of Love Lane in Royse City. White has since been found. White was described as being five feet, eight inches tall. Police said she weighs about 120 pounds and has blonde hair with hazel eyes and pink braces.
Amber Alert issued for missing baby girl from Irving
IRVING, Texas – An Amber Alert was issued Monday for a missing baby girl from Irving. She has brown eyes and was last seen wearing a white onesie and diamond stud earrings. Bridges is described as black, 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing 280 pounds, with black braided hair with brown highlights. She was last seen wearing a multi-colored shirt with blue jean leggings. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Serenity or Bridges is asked to call the Irving Police Department at 972-273-1010 or 911.
Mother arrested after body of 2-year-old boy at center of Amber Alert found in dumpster, police say
HOUSTON – Police believe the body of a 2-year-old at the center of an Amber Alert has been found. According to KCEN-TV, Waco PD spokesman said search crews found the body of a small child in a dumpster early Tuesday morning. KCEN TV reports that Gonzalez’s mother, Laura Sanchez, led police to the dumpster, according to the Waco Police Department. “We did have a massive response to Cameron park because that’s where the call came in at that’s where the mother told us the child had been. What we know through the investigation at this point the child was never at Cameron park,” Bynum told KCEN TV.
AMBER ALERT: Deputies searching for a 14-month-old boy missing in Atascosa County
HOUSTON – An Amber Alert was issued for a 14-month-old boy Edgar Collins, who was last seen Saturday in Poteet. Officials released photos of the child and the suspect and a description of the vehicle of interest. The person of interest is Catherine Ocon, a 28-year-old white female with black hair and brown eyes, according to the alert. The child has black hair and brown eyes. If you have any information regarding this abduction, call the Atascosa County Sheriff’s Office at 830-769-3434.
AMBER ALERT: Officials searching for missing 14-year-old Van Zandt County girl
Published: May 14, 2020, 12:19 am Updated: May 14, 2020, 8:47 amHOUSTON – An Amber Alert was issued for a Texas teen Wednesday evening after she was reported as a runaway Tuesday, according to the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office. Late Wednesday night, officials released a photo and description of a person of interest in the teenager’s disappearance. At the time, the information provided didn’t meet the criteria to issue an Amber Alert, Van Zandt County officials said. Late Wednesday night, the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office posted an update with information about a person of interest in Willow’s disappearance. Anyone with information about Willow or Walker’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s at 903-567-4133 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST.
BCSO: 2-year-old girl abducted by grandmother in San Antonio found in Central Texas
Published: May 1, 2020, 7:04 am Updated: May 1, 2020, 10:23 amSAN ANTONIO – A toddler who was taken by her grandmother in San Antonio has been found safe, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. Aurora Lee Lopez, 2, disappeared early Friday after her grandmother Sherry Lee McGill, 49, abducted her, according to BCSO. ❗️UPDATE- CHILD FOUND SAFE❗️Around 8:25 a.m. Texas DPS Troopers spotted the vehicle listed in the Amber Alert traveling on IH-35 in McClennon County, TX. Troopers stopped the vehicle and were able to safely take custody of 2 year old Aurora Lee Lopez. — Bexar County Sheriff (@BexarCoSheriff) May 1, 2020Troopers stopped the vehicle and took Lopez into custody.
UPDATE: Amber Alert discontinued for San Antonio 12-year-old
SAN ANTONIO – 9:45 p.m. Update:The Amber Alert for 12-year-old Amisty Monrreal has been discontinued after she was found and reunited with her family. The parents of Amisty “Ammy” Monrreal called San Antonio police around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday to their home in the 200 block of Barrett Place. “She was taken out of her window,” said Roxanne Monrreal-Pena, her mother. “That’s what I’m concerned about,” Roxanne Monrreal-Pena said. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Amisty Monrreal is asked to call SAPD’s Missing Persons Unit at (210) 207-7660.
Amber Alert issued for missing 8-month-old girl from Mesquite
TEXAS – An Amber Alert has been issued for an 8-month-old girl from Mesquite who has been missing since Friday, officials said. Mesquite police are searching for 8-month-old Nyla Crockett and the suspect tied to her abduction, Chenario Crockett, 30, officials said. The suspect was last seen wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans with black or brown boots. Law enforcement officials have not described the woman’s relationship with the missing child. Anyone with information, in this case, is asked to call the Mesquite Police Department at 972-216-6241.
Amber Alert for 2-year-old San Angelo girl canceled
Published: February 21, 2020, 7:05 am Updated: February 21, 2020, 8:45 amSAN ANGELO, Texas – An Amber Alert that was issued Friday for a child in San Angelo was canceled after the child was located. Police said they were searching for 2-year-old Audrinna Harding. Police said they were also looking for 31-year-old Jessica Harding in connection with the girl’s disappearance. The alert was canceled about 8:30 a.m. Authorities did not disclose the circumstances surrounding Audrinna’s disappearance.
Woman accused of kidnapping ex-girlfriend’s son was left in charge of him while mom traveled for work, police say
Nicole Harrison, 30, has been charged with kidnapping after police said she took her ex-girlfriend’s son, sparking an Amber Alert. Prosecutors said she took her ex-girlfriend’s 10-year-old son to a motel near Greenspoint yesterday without the permission of his mother. The child’s mother told police her and Harrison had been together for eight years up until five months ago. The child’s mother said he called Harrison “dad” all of his life. The child told his mom he missed Harrison and wanted to see her.
Amber Alert discontinued after 10-year-old boy found safe; mother’s ex-girlfriend in custody
HOUSTON – Less than an hour after Houston police tweeted about a missing 10-year-old boy they believed was taken by his mother’s ex-girlfriend, police found the boy safe. A regional Amber Alert was issued for Joshua Marin Houston police said at 1:28 p.m. Monday. Police believed Joshua had been taken by his mother’s ex-girlfriend, 30-year-old Nicole Harrison. “Through investigative means, he and suspect Nicole Harrison were located at an inn on the city’s west side,” police wrote. “Joshua is okay.”Harrison was taken into custody and will likely face kidnapping charges, police wrote.
Amber Alert for 2 Dallas children discontinued
DALLAS – An Amber Alert that was issued Monday for two Dallas children has been discontinued. According to Dallas police, 7-year-old Jorden Rodgers and 1-year-old Julien Rodgers were last seen about 8 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 8000 block of Ferguson Road. The Amber Alert was discontinued just before 11 a.m. Monday after the children were found, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The two children were believed to be traveling with 33-year-old Johnnie Ray Palmore.
Amber Alert discontinued for Lubbock child, woman
PETERSBURG, texas – An Amber Alert was discontinued Friday for a child and woman from Lubbock, Texas according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Nicholas Perez was last seen on Dec. 2 in Petersburg, Texas near Lubbock, according to the Petersburg Police Department. Police were also searching for 21-year-old Maricela Paz in connection with Nicholas’ disappearance.
Amber Alert cancelled for Liberty County Teen
LIBERTY COUNTY – An Amber Alert issued for a Liberty County teen has been cancelled. The Texas Center for the Missing issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert for 16-year-old Tera Schubert Tuesday night. She was reported missing after she did not return home from a run. The alert was cancelled early Wednesday morning when deputies found her safe at her boyfriend's home. No other information has been released.
Man arrested in connection to abduction of Brazoria Co. girl
BRAZORIA COUNTY – A man has been arrested hours after the Amber Alert for a missing 13-year-old girl was cancelled by the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office after she returned home early Wednesday morning. Authorities issued the Amber Alert for the 13-year-old girl across Texas Tuesday night. The sheriff's office said the girl returned to her aunt's home in Manvel around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Really, that's all we can release right now," Lt. Russ Baker with the Brazoria County Sheriff's Department said. Police arrested 38-year-old Jose Angel Ponce on Wednesday in connection with the girl's abduction.