Amber Alert canceled for 3 Arizona children

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An Amber Alert was issued for three children said to have been abducted on Jan. 6, 2015 | Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, St. George News

SOUTHERN UTAH – An Amber Alert issued for three children out of Yuma, Arizona, Wednesday night has been canceled after three children believed to have been abducted were found safe.

According to the alert, the children were abducted by their parents, Alma and Evan Short, who had a court order to relinquish the children to the Arizona Department of Child Services.

The alert was issued at the request of the Yuma Police Department at 9:31 p.m. Wednesday. The alert identified the children as 2-year-old June Adele Short, 11-year-old Aiden Short and 13-year-old Tristan Short.

According to the Arizona Amber Alert website, the alert was canceled late Wednesday night after the children were located. Their parents apparently remained at large Thursday morning.

Evan and Amber Short were last seen driving a 2016 Dodge Ram with an Arizona license plate of F70038.

No further details were immediately available.

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5 Comments

  • ladybugavenger January 7, 2016 at 10:24 am

    Don’t be too quick to judge. CPS is a corrupt system and does not have the best interest of the children. It’s a money maker and lives and families are being destroyed, they make up allegations and have a ghost writer write the reports. just one example in Arizona:http://medicalkidnap.com/2015/04/06/arizona-cps-on-trial-in-federal-court-will-justice-prevail/

    • IDIOT COMMENTERS January 7, 2016 at 10:30 pm

      is this a credible link or more of your kookery with fringe kook sites?.

      • ladybugavenger January 8, 2016 at 8:47 pm

        At least you weren’t too quick to judge lol. What I said is credible. The link from someone else I can’t confirm the accuracy.

        • ladybugavenger January 8, 2016 at 8:48 pm

          If I was political I would have said, “I can neither nor deny the allegations”

  • .... January 10, 2016 at 9:13 am

    Actually what the political position is to this particular situation leads to an indifference of judicial decision created by the courts.
    As the headway for decision making continues to be recreated in a political corrected society it remains to be enforceable as established in the legal avenues of justice.

    It seems that the political injustice remains as unclear as to the civil justice is to the private sector.
    This should answer all your questions and clear up any unreasonable judicial decision making as outlined by the congressional body of lawmakers…

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