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Navajo Nation Cancels Amber Alert After Two Missing Children Found Safe

The Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety canceled an Amber Alert early Friday morning for two children who were taken by their father in Aneth, Utah. The children, one-year-old Bailey Begay and three-month-old Braidin Begay, were found around 2 a.m. unharmed in a remote area south of Dolores, Colorado.The kid’s father, 25-year-old Brandon Begay, was arrested without incident. 


Police Chief Philip Fransciso says he wants to “thank our county, state, local, and federal law enforcement partners in Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico, as well as our own Navajo Division of Public Safety partners, for working together and collectively pulling together resources that lead to the successful outcome of this incident.”

Tyler Hewitt is the web/social media assistant at UPR. He writes stories every day, updates the website and manages the station's Twitter and Facebook pages. Tyler is a senior at Utah State University and is studying public relations, marketing, and psychology. He loves to write, listen to music, play video games, play tennis and hang out with his fiancé and cat, Juno. He is a great plant dad and recently started collecting vinyl records!