AMBER ALERT Issued Out Of Snohomish County OVER - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

AMBER ALERT Issued Out Of Snohomish County OVER; Children Safe

UPDATE: The amber alert has been canceled and we're told the children are safe. As soon as we learn more details we'll post them here on KHQ.Com.

UPDATE AT 7:12AM:  Children still not found... Kyle Foreman, the Public Information Officer in Moses Lake, confirms that Marysville police officers are looking into gas station security footage from a gas station that may show a sighting of the children. As of right now they do not have the footage. Foreman says that unless they are spotted in Grant County they will not have a primary role in the investigation. The Marysville Police Department is working on the footage from Moses Lake and are the primary investigators in the case.

PREVIOUS COVERAGE:

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. - CPS and Marysville PD contacted residence on 06-11-12 Mother and children present Father was not present. CPS received call 06-12-12 from a relative in South Carolina advising them Mother had called advising she and the Father were taking the juveniles to South Carolina which would be in violation of custody.

CPS made numerous attempts on 06-12-12 to locate the family without success, determining that they are absconding to deny CPS custody of the juveniles. CPS is concerned for the safety of the juveniles due to an investigation of the father striking the children with his fists in 2010.

Father was also charged in 2010 with molestation of young children from another relationship. CPS is also concerned that the children are in danger due to a history of domestic violence between the parents, they both have mutual restraining orders which have been served.  

The children are 9-year-old Kali L Drakeford who is only described as having black hair, and 8-year-old Ashton Drakeford who also has black hair, and 6-year-old Cursten Drakeford, who also has black hair. 

The suspects who are believed to have the kids are 29-year-old Ashley Lynn Nicole Todd who is white, 5'5", 220 lbs., with brown hair. The second suspect is 33-year-old Curtis Drakeford. Curtis is a black male, 5'11", 240lbs with black hair. 

The are believed to be traveling in a 1998 Silver Pontiac Grand Am with Washington license plates AGJ9693.

If you see the children, suspects, or vehicle, you are urged to call 911 immediately. 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Spokane sex trafficking victim gets second chance as shop owner

    Spokane sex trafficking victim gets second chance as shop owner

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-09-19 00:42:17 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - From the outside, the Repeat Boutique looks like a lot of other thrift shops in Spokane.  Inside, some might describe the stuff for sale as old, used, discarded garbage -- but store manager CJ Curtis sees its potential. And just like the goods in her shop, CJ is on her way to a new life, one far from the one she once lived. 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - From the outside, the Repeat Boutique looks like a lot of other thrift shops in Spokane.  Inside, some might describe the stuff for sale as old, used, discarded garbage -- but store manager CJ Curtis sees its potential. And just like the goods in her shop, CJ is on her way to a new life, one far from the one she once lived. 

    >>
  • Police impersonator attempts to pull over Spokane woman

    Police impersonator attempts to pull over Spokane woman

    Monday, September 17 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-09-18 00:45:37 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - "He told me to pull over, and my jaw just dropped," a Spokane woman, who says a fake police officer tried to pull her over, doesn't want to be named. In fear, this could happen again. "It really scared me and kind of threw me off that night. I don't even want to drive by myself anymore," she said. She tells me that she was driving around North Spokane at night on her way home from work. 

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - "He told me to pull over, and my jaw just dropped," a Spokane woman, who says a fake police officer tried to pull her over, doesn't want to be named. In fear, this could happen again. "It really scared me and kind of threw me off that night. I don't even want to drive by myself anymore," she said. She tells me that she was driving around North Spokane at night on her way home from work. 

    >>
  • Tennessee boy shoots, kills mom's husband during fight

    Tennessee boy shoots, kills mom's husband during fight

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-09-19 14:52:53 GMT

    Authorities in eastern Tennessee say a 12-year-old boy shot and killed his mother's husband during a domestic dispute.    News outlets report 56-year-old Kevron Thomas "Tommy" Durham was shot twice with a rifle Saturday night. A release from District Attorney General Russell Johnson says authorities had received at least five previous calls from the home for domestic violence, although none resulted in criminal charges. 

    >>

    Authorities in eastern Tennessee say a 12-year-old boy shot and killed his mother's husband during a domestic dispute.    News outlets report 56-year-old Kevron Thomas "Tommy" Durham was shot twice with a rifle Saturday night. A release from District Attorney General Russell Johnson says authorities had received at least five previous calls from the home for domestic violence, although none resulted in criminal charges. 

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/