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UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled - Child Found; Mom In Custody

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Updated May 15th, 2015 6:53 AM

Kaitlyne Wirth is in custody and is no longer sought by law enforcement.
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An AMBER Alert was activated in Oregon following a request from the Tillamook City Police Department Thursday evening in an attempt to locate a female child and a female suspect. The vehicle and child were located near Cottage Grove on HWY 99. The AMBER Alert was canceled shortly after.

On May 14, 2015 at approximately 3:50PM, Tillamook Police were advised that Kaitlyne Wirth violated a court order and had taken Jocelyn Wirth. This incident occurred in North Bend, located in Coos County. Tillamook City Police is handling the investigation and issued the alert as a Tillamook County Judge order custody of Jocelyn away from Kaitlyne.

The Amber Alert was issued at approximately 6:25PM.

At approximately 6:43PM, a concerned citizen who had heard the AMBER Alert, recognized the vehicle on HWY 99 near Cottage Grove and called 911. The citizen stated they had heard the AMBER Alert on the radio and shortly after, observed the vehicle parked along the roadway and could see a blonde haired child inside. After calling 911, Oregon State Troopers located the vehicle and safely recovered Jocelyn Wirth who was in good condition.

  UPDATED 7:18pm

An AMBER Alert was activated in Oregon following a request from the Tillamook City Police Department Thursday evening for a female child and a female suspect. That alert has been CANCELED.

The child, Jocelyne WIRTH, has been located near Cottage Grove, Oregon. The vehicle has also been recovered. The suspect, Kaitlyne M WIRTH, age 19, is still outstanding.

If Kaitlyne M WIRTH is spotted please call 911. For tips on her wherabouts, please call the Tillamook PD Call Center: 503-815-1911.

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The Oregon State Police in conjunction with the Tillamook City Police Department have issued an Amber Alert for Jocelyne Wirth, 3 and a half years old, white female with blonde hair.

Suspect is non-custodial parent, Kaitlyne Wirth, 19 years old, white female, 5'5", 150 pounds, blonde hair. Police say the mother is a heroin addict who is unable to care for the child.

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Police are looking for Kaitlyne Wirth who they say took her daughter from a home in North Bend today.

Vehicle is a teal 1999 Chevy Cavalier, four door, with Oregon Plate of 086GPE.

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If spotted please call 911. For tips please call the Tillamook PD Call Center: 503-815-1911.

Contact Info:
### www.oregon.gov/OSP ###
Twitter: @ORStatePolice
Emai: osppio@state.or.us