Archive for August 7th, 2006

After an alleged assault of the mother of his child, Elias Santistevan, 22, kidnapped his son, Deion Sanstivensan. The assault and kidnapping happened around 3 p.m. Sunday but the Amber Alert wasn’t issued until after midnight on Monday. 

Is an Amber Alert still effective if it is issued over nine hours after an abduction?

According to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation one of the purposes for issuing an Amber Alert is to rapidly disseminate information. 

Is it effective if it is activated and de-activated during the search efforts?

Multiple Amber Alerts have been issued recently in the efforts to recover Danielle Jimenez, and Elian Majano both still missing. They were also issued multiple times in the abduction of Destiny Norton.



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