CHP Cancels Amber Alert for Kidnapped Idaho Girl Found in California
California Highway Patrol Amber Alert Update 4/17/20
At 12:07 a.m., the CHP announced it had located the vehicle but not the occupants. Twenty-six minutes later, the agency deactivated the alert, saying they had found all three.
Officials previously identified the two men who are suspected of abducting her as Sergio Anaya Alcantar, 18, and Carmelo Villanueva Galarza, 35.
According to the Minidoka County Sheriff’s Office and the Idaho State Patrol, Ford was taken from her home in Rupert just before 8 a.m. Authorities suspected the vehicle they were in driving southwest to Santa Rosa from the southeast Idaho town, 45 miles east of Twin Falls.
Alerts had been issued in Idaho, as well as for seven counties in Northern California – Napa, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Solano, Sonoma and Yolo counties – and many cell phones in the region with activated emergency alerts were notified.
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