UPDATE: Six-week-old girl found safe after AMBER Alert issued
SIDNEY, Neb. —
An infant is safe and two people are in custody after an AMBER Alert was issued Wednesday, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
"Betty has been located and is safe. Two suspects have been taken into custody in Logan County, Colorado," the patrol tweeted just before 1:00 a.m. Thursday.
Police said they were able to find her after a tip came in from the AMBER Alert system.
According to the Sidney Police Chief, Betty was placed with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) at birth because of an ongoing child neglect investigation.
They said DHHS was starting the process of reuniting Betty with the parents, but they took off early Tuesday morning with Betty.
Police said the Cheyenne County attorney is working to extradite Maria Campa, 37, and Carlos Zamora Jr., 41, from Colorado to Nebraska.
A hearing is set for August 13 in the custody case.
Court documents indicate Campa tested positive for meth at the time of Betty's birth.
Nebraska law enforcement have issued an AMBER Alert in the Sidney area in western Nebraska for a six-week old Hispanic girl.
Police said the girl's name is Betty Zamora and she was last seen at 1900 Ash Cheyenne Villa Apartments in Sidney. Police said they believe she is in danger.
Betty has black hair and her clothing description is unknown.
Police said the girl may be in the company of Maria V. Campa, a Hispanic woman who is described as 5'7" and 200 pounds with hazel eyes and brown hair.
She could also be with Carlos Zamora Jr., described as a 5'10" 200-pound Hispanic man.
The two have arrest warrants out for felony custody violations in Cheyenne County, and Zamora has a history of resisting law enforcement.
They may be traveling in a light colored SUV, possibly a Ford Expedition or Explorer.
If you have any information, call 911 immediately.