Navajo Police Department locates two children featured in missing/endangered alert
FARMINGTON — The Navajo Police Department announced the two children featured in a missing/endangered alert have been located and are safe in police custody.
Tribal police posted on its Facebook page at 5:50 p.m. on Feb. 17 that four-year-old Jasmine Jones and seven-year-old Aubrey Catherine Jones have been found.
The tribal police at 6:56 a.m. on Feb. 17 issued a Facebook post in an attempt to locate the two girls and 31-year-old Tonya Clark.
Police wrote that officers contacted Clark, but she refused to tell officers her and the children’s location. Clark's relationship with the girls was not disclosed in the initial post by police.
Police believed the children to be endangered and seek the community’s help in locating them, according to the Facebook post.
Clark was listed as 5-feet tall and 170 pounds and she is wearing a maroon sweatshirt, grey capri sweatpants and camo green tennis shoes.
Jasmine was described as 3-feet tall and 60 pounds wearing a purple Carhartt hood jacket, grey sweatshirt and white tennis shoes.
Aubrey is 4-feet tall and 70 pounds and is wearing a maroon jacket with a green/white short-sleeve shirt, black tennis shoes and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Navajo Police Shiprock District at 505-368-1350, 505-368-1351 or 911.
Joshua Kellogg covers breaking news for The Daily Times. He can be reached at 505-564-4627 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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