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Update: Child Recovered Safe, Suspect in Custody - AMBER Alert for Gresham Police Department Deactivated

October 12, 2013

Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
gregg.hastings@state.or.us
www.twitter.com/ORStatePolice



The AMBER Alert issued for Gresham Police Department was cancelled and deactivated. Gresham police confirmed the suspect was taken into custody and the child was found safe.

According to Gresham Police Department, at approximately 8:50 p.m., two citizens called 9-1-1 after recognizing suspect JOSHUA CAVETT and missing child PAIGE CAVETT as a result of the AMBER Alert near an apartment complex in the 1500 block of SW Pleasant View Drive. Police arrived approximately 9:01 p.m., and six minutes later the suspect was taken into custody without further incident.

Oregon State Police and Gresham Police Department thanks our media partners and the public for their interest during the AMBER Alert activation and search for child and suspect.

Questions for Gresham Police Department can be directed to Officer Malaka Kerbs>

 

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