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AMBER Alert issued for missing Caldwell children

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From Left: Kadyn Simon, Lewis Dunn and Kaylee Dunn From Left: Kadyn Simon, Lewis Dunn and Kaylee Dunn
CALDWELL, Idaho -

The Idaho State Police have issued an AMBER Alert for three Caldwell children that are believed to be traveling with 37-year-old Jason"Travis" Simon, of Caldwell, who's wanted for questioning in a child sexual abuse case.

Two of the children, Lewis "Louie" Dunn, age 10, and Kaylee Dunn, 9, are the children of Sarah Joy VanOcker-Dunn, a 38-year-old Nampa woman, and Jesse Dunn. VanOcker-Dunn fled Idaho on June 2 with Simon and his child, Kadyn Simon, age 6.

 A change in circumstances arose which allowed the issuance of the AMBER Alert outside of the normal guidelines for an AMBER Alert when a felony arrest warrant for custodial interference for VanOcker-Dunn was issued.

 VanOcker-Dunn, the mother of Louie and Kaylee, did not have Jesse Dunn’s permission to leave Idaho with the children.  Simon is currently being sought for questioning in a child sexual abuse case out of Caldwell, Idaho.   All three children are believed to be in imminent danger at this time.

Simon, VanOcker-Dunn and the three children were last seen in Idaho at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2nd in Emmett where they obtained camping equipment from VanOcker-Dunn's parents' home.   Caldwell Police believe the duo could be in California as they were seen  in Arcata, California on Wednesday, June 8th, or they may be in Sparks, Nevada, as they were spotted there Sunday, June 12th. 

They were last seen driving a gold 2006 Pontiac Montana with Idaho Plate 2CJN683, registered to VanOcker-Dunn's ex-husband Jesse Dunn. The whereabouts of Simon, VanOcker-Dunn and the children are currently unknown.

If you see Simon, VanOcker-Dunn or any of the children, police ask that you call 911 immediately 

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