AUSTIN (December 20, 2013) Jagger Curry, 5, of North Richland Hills, for whom an Amber Alert was issued Friday morning, has been found safe and his non-custodial mother Jennifer Lynne Echeverria, 30, has been taken into custody, authorities said.
The alert was cancelled just before noon Friday
Police spotted Echeverria and the boy through a neighborhood in Haltom City after officers found the woman’s 2003 Silver Lexus parked in a residential area.
The boy was returned to his grandmother.
Echeverria was arrested.
She was later charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and additional charges are possible, police said.
Her bond was set at $250,000 bond.
The boy was taken from his grandmother’s home at around 8 a.m. Friday in North Richland Hills.
The grandmother was threatened as the boy was taken, police said.