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Authorities in Fayetteville, NC have activated an AMBER Alert for Shaniya Nicole Davis. She last seen wearing a blue t-shirt. She was not wearing shoes. Direction and mode of travel is unknown.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WRAL) Cumberland County authorities say foul play is suspected in the disappearance of Shaniya Nicole Davis. The 5-year-old girl went missing from her home in Fayetteville, N.C. Tuesday morning.An Amber Alert was initiated for Shaniya just before noon, Lt. David Sportsman said.Police responded to the home around 6:50 a.m., and Shaniya’s mother told officers that she last saw her daughter at 5:30 a.m. The mother’s boyfriend and her sister, along with an infant and Shaniya’s 7-year-old brother were also in the home when the girl went missing.

If you have information, please contact Fayetteville Police Department, 910-433-1851, 911,or *HPUpdate: NC man says he’s ‘not guilty’ in girl’s kidnapping

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl says he’s not guilty.Clarence Coe made a first court appearance Thursday afternoon as investigators in Cumberland County continued to search for signs of the child. Coe told a judge he didn’t understand why he was in court and said he was “not guilty.” However, he did not enter a formal plea.Fayetteville Police Department spokeswoman Theresa Chance said a witness spotted Coe taking 5-year-old Shaniya Davis out of a trailer park. Shaniya was reported missing from her mobile home park around 7 a.m. Tuesday, and her mother last saw the girl that day around 5:30 a.m.Chance said it was “not a random occurrence.” A judge said Coe would be appointed an attorney.

Update 11-13-09: Missing girl seen at hotel

NORTH CAROLINA — A missing 5-year-old girl was seen with a man at a hotel, but not the same person charged in her kidnapping, police said late Thursday. Shaniya Davis was spotted in Sanford with a man identified as Mario Andrette McNeill, said Fayetteville police spokeswoman Teresa Chance. She was seen with him Tuesday, about an hour after she disappeared from her home in Fayetteville, about 40 miles away. Police have arrested and charged Clarence Coe, 30, who says he is not guilty of kidnapping the girl.

Update 11-13-09:

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina man has admitted to kidnapping a 5-year-old girl, authorities said Friday, but investigators still have not found the child more than three days after she disappeared from a mobile home park.But the attorney for Mario Andrette McNeill, 29, said Friday that his client would plead not guilty to kidnapping Shaniya Davis. Fayetteville Police Department spokeswoman Theresa Chance said McNeill admitted taking the girl.McNeill was charged with kidnapping while authorities dropped charges against another man, Clarence Coe, who was initially arrested in the case.”We’re hoping we find her alive,” Chance said at a news conference. “We found Mr. McNeill, and Miss Davis was not with him.”

FAYETEVILLE, NC (WTVD) — Police in Fayetteville say they’ve arrested the mother of a missing 5-year-old who’s the focus of a nationwide Amber Alert.

 Shaniya Davis has been missing since Tuesday.Late Saturday night, Fayetteville police Sgt. John Somerindyke announced in a news release that Antoinette Davis has been charged with human trafficking, felony child abuse, prostitution, filing a false police report, and resisting, delaying, or obstructing police.Somerindyke says detectives have not found the little girl.



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An AMBER Alert has been issued in Mooresville, NC for Keara and Sierra Hess.

The Iredell County Sheriff`s Department is searching for 2 missing children: Keara Hess and Sierra Hess. Keara is nine months pregnant and may be in need of immediate medical attention. The victims are believed to be with Mathew Charles Hess.

Both sisters are reportedly traveling with their adoptive father. They were last seen at their home near Mooresville on the morning of Sept. 24. Possible destinations include Fayetteville and the state of Tennessee. The vehicle is a green 1993 Ford Explorerr with NC license tag number YTE-8014. The vehicle’s back passenger window is reportedly broken and has been covered with Plexiglass and duct-taped in place.

If you have information, please contact Iredell County Sheriff’s Department, 704-924-4057 or 911.

An AMBER Alert has also been activated in Nashville, TN for Yair Anthony Carrillo. The AMBER Alert has been activated by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department for 4 day old Yair Anthony Carrillo. The child was taken by a white female who was posing as an immigration worker. She had come to the residence and demanded the mother give her the baby. When the mother refused to comply she stabbed the mother approximately 8 times.

If you have seen the suspect, vehicle or child, please contact the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department at 615-862-8600 or TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

Update 09-30-09: Amber Alert canceled for pregnant 12-year-old, sister

RALEIGH — An Amber Alert issued earlier today for a pregnant 12-year-old and her sister, who were last seen in Iredell County last week, was canceled late Wednesday morning after the girls were found in Tennessee.
The N.C. Department of Crime Control and Public Safety identified the two girls as Keara Hess and Sierra Hess.

State authorities say both girls were with Mathew Charles Hess, 40, their adoptive father.

For more on this alert, visit the N.C. Amber Alert Web site.



Update 10-02-09:
Baby Allegedly Kidnapped by Fake Immigration Agent Found Safe

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A newborn infant kidnapped from his mother in Tennessee was found safe in Alabama on Friday, and a woman suspected of abducting the baby was arrested, police said.
Nashville police said week-old Yair Anthony Carillo was found at a home in Ardmore near the Tennessee line.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn identified the arrested woman as Tammy Renee Silas, 39, of Ardmore. He said charges are “pending,” but she was not immediately charged. She was being questioned and will be held at the jail in Morgan County, Ala., police said.



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AMBER ALERT: Missing Child From Sampson County

An Amber Alert has been issued for a four-year-old boy in North Carolina. The Sampson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 4-year-old Marlon Ramon Torres. The alert says lawmen believe the little boy was abducted by Jose Ramon Torres.

The child was taken from his home in Autryville. Lawmen are looking for a dark blue 1998 Ford Mustang GT with NC license plate YTJ-9175.

Lawmen say Marlon was wearing a black t-shirt with flashing red lights when he was abducted.

If you have any information regarding this abduction, call the Sampson County Sheriff immediately at (910) 592-1151, or call 911 or *HP.


UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled For 4-Year-Old Marlon Torres

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An AMBER Alert has been issued in Southern Pines, NC. for 14-year-old Gabriela Patricia Velazquez.

The Child was taken from the National Guard Armory at 510 W. Morganton Rd. in Southern Pines. No direction of travel at this time. If you have any information regarding this abduction, call the Souther Pines P.D. immediately at (910) 692-7031, or call 911 or *HP.

The victim has a birth mark on the right calf and was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and high heel shoes.

Name: Ciro Alonso Salinas

Hair Color:
Black Eye Color: Brown
Skin Color: Hispanic
Age: 20YO
Height: 5FT6
Weight: 140LB
Gender: Male
Description: The suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt, black dress pants and black shoes.

Update 06-25-09: Missing Child Found Safe

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A victim of a Case Type: Non Family Abduction, 9-Month-old, Saniya Jaynelle Purcell, was reported missing on May 24, 2009 from Raeford, NC.  She may be in the company of 17-year-old Renesha Shante Griner.

According to America’s Most Wanted (AMW), they may be in Columbus, Ga.

Police say Griner asked the child’s mother if she could take Saniya and watch her for two weeks, but the mother said she didn’t think Griner could handle the responsibility.

On May 22, 2009, Griner came to the house where Saniya and her mother live in Raeford, N.C.

She was supposed to watch the child at her house, a short drive away, in Raeford, but cops say she took off.

On May 24, 2009, Saniya’s mother contacted police.

She said Griner had taken her child and left town.

Police found that Griner had taken Saniya on a Greyhound bus to Columbus, Ga. and no one has seen them since.

Update: Baby sitter returns to Hoke; held on $500,000 bail

The Hoke County baby sitter who disappeared with her 9-month-old charge a week ago before being arrested in Alabama was extradited to Hoke County on Sunday.

Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said Sunday night that Renesha Shante Griner, 17, had been processed and placed under $500,000 bond. She came in between 6:30 and 7 p.m. and was being held at the detention center of the Hoke County Jail.

Griner waived her right to contest extradition.

“She didn’t give us any problems with that,” Peterkin said.

Griner has been charged with first-degree kidnapping.

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An AMBER Alert has been issued in North Carolina for 3-year-old James Ashley Harris who was allegedly abducted by his non-custodial mother, Kira Leneshia Shaw-Wright.

The child was abducted at the Signal Hill Mall in Statesville, NC, while shopping with his grandparents. The child’s mother is the abductor and the child is believed to be in danger and possibly traveling to Atlanta. There is no vehicle information at this time.

Name: Kira Leneshia Shaw-Wright

Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Skin Color: Black
Age: 28YO
Height: 5FT10
Weight: 100LBS
Gender: Female
Description: Last seen wearing an orange and black skirt and a white jacket. She has long hair and her skin color is medium.

If you have any information regarding this abduction, call the Statesville Police Department immediately at (704) 878-3406, or call 911.

Update 05-22-09: Authorities have cancelled the AMBER Alert and the child has been found. Additional details are unavailable.

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