THE DALLES, Ore. — After an Amber Alert was issued early this morning in The Dalles, the child in question was found safe and the suspect is now in police custody.
Police had reported that Skylar Meldin Coulcer-Jarding, age 5, was taken from his home around 5:40 AM. The suspect was last seen driving a stolen bluish-green 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier displaying Oregon license 229 BUK.
At 8:30 AM, the Amber Alert was cancelled and police reported that the suspect, Brian DePriest, age 36, was in custody. We are still waiting on more details as the story develops.