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May 8, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Bail increased to $1 million for woman who triggered Amber Alert

King County prosecutors filed felony charges against Sandra Bennatts on Thursday for allegedly hogtying her mother, kidnapping her 6-year-old autistic son and prompting an Amber Alert before running out of gas on Highway 2. Bennatts, 34, was originally ordered held in lieu of $250,000 bail, but at prosecutors’ urging a judge increased her bail to $1…


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May 6, 2014 at 4:15 PM

$250,000 bail for woman who sparked Amber Alert

A 34-year-old Bremerton woman who sparked Monday’s Amber Alert after allegedly kidnapping her 6-year-old son from her mother’s house was ordered held in lieu of $250,000 bail at her first court appearance on Tuesday, according to King County prosecutors. A judge found probable cause to hold Sandra June Bennatts on investigation of kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, auto…


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May 5, 2014 at 8:48 AM

Auburn boy sought in Amber Alert found safe

Update at 12:21 p.m.: The Amber Alert for a missing Auburn boy has been canceled after the boy was found safe and his mother taken into custody, according to the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office. The mother was spotted near milepost 66 on Highway 2 near Stevens Pass. A Chelan County deputy took the mother into custody and found the…


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February 20, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Mill Creek children found in Oregon; Amber Alert canceled

UPDATE at 5:26 p.m. | The two children and their mother have been located in Oregon. FBI agents and local police officers found Sajza Henry and her two children at a grocery store parking lot in Eugene this evening, according to the Mill Creek Police Department. The three are safe and in good condition, police said. Police…


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February 14, 2014 at 1:39 PM

Amber Alert for missing newborn canceled after infant found safe

UPDATE 3:45 p.m. The  infant boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe inside a South Everett apartment on Friday afternoon, according to Everett police. The Amber Alert was triggered on Thursday night; police asked the public to be on the lookout for the child and his 31-year-old mother. Police said they located the…


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February 14, 2014 at 6:41 AM

Friday Memo: Happy Valentine’s Day … Amber Alert … Fixing Bertha

Happy Valentine’s Day: Lookin’ for love? You can find it on the big screen this weekend in the Northwest Rooms at the Seattle Center, where SIFF Cinema at the Film Center will be celebrating the big day with films dedicated to romance. Rather stay at home and watch a rental? Seattle Times writer Moira…


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January 30, 2014 at 10:07 AM

RI mom accused of taking son to Washington pleads not guilty

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island mother accused of illegally taking her 6-year-old son to Washington state and sparking an Amber Alert has pleaded not guilty. Andria Britt, of Woonsocket, appeared in Providence Superior Court on Thursday on a charge of child snatching. She was ordered held on $50,000 surety bail, ordered not to contact her son or…


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January 16, 2014 at 10:45 AM

Subjects of R.I. Amber Alert could be in Washington state

UPDATE, 4:03 p.m. | WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police are still searching for a 6-year-old they believe was taken by his mother and could be in danger, but they have called off a search for a second vehicle in a nationwide Amber Alert. WJAR-TV reported Thursday authorities are no longer looking for a gray 1992…


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December 10, 2013 at 9:33 AM

Missing Kennewick girl may be in Mexico

The Associated Press KENNEWICK — Kennewick police believe a missing 14-year-old girl or the 19-year-old man suspected of abducting her have tried to contact friends since an Amber alert was issued last week. Sgt. Ken Lattin told the Tri-City Herald someone in the Tri-Cities knows something and police just want to make sure the girl is safe. Police…


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October 26, 2013 at 10:13 AM

Amber Alert ended after baby and mother found in Tulalip

Officials have canceled an Amber Alert after police located a young mother and her newborn daughter who reportedly had health issues. Mill Creek police Officer Ian Durkee says the mother and baby were located Saturday morning at the mother’s home in Tulalip in Snohomish County. He says the baby and mother are OK, and the baby…


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