Amber alert deactivated: child found safe, suspect in custody

UPDATE #3: AMBER ALERT DEACTIVATED - CHILD LOCATED SAFE, SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 8:34 AM

Oregon State Police has been notified the suspect and child that were the subject of Wednesday morning's AMBER Alert in The Dalles were both located. The child, SKYLAR MELDIN COULCER-JARDING, age 5, is reported safe and the suspect, BRIAN LESTER DEPRIEST, age 36, is in custody. More details will be released later when authorized by The Dalles Police Department.

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