Archive for Family Abductions

Ethan Ellis missing nine years

Today is the ninth anniversary of the disappearance of Ethan Fernando Ellis. He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Carla Isabel Velasco, from Spring, Texas. They may be in Bolivia.

Ethan Ellis

Ethan Ellis in 2013

Carla Velasco

Above are pictures of Ethan and his mother in 2009 and another picture of Ethan taken in 2013. Help bring him home to his father – if you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the Houston Police Department at 713-731-5485.

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Alfonso, Christopher, and Stephanie Diaz missing twenty-three years

Today is the twenty-third anniversary of the disappearance of Alfonso, Christopher Jorge, and Stephanie Diaz. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother from Anaheim, California.

Alfonso Diaz

Alfonso Diaz age-progression

Christopher Diaz

Christopher Diaz age-progression

Stephanie Diaz

Stephanie Diaz age-progression

Above are pictures of Alfonso, Christopher, and Stephanie in 1995 and age-progressed images to twenty years for Alfonso, eighteen years for Christopher, and sixteen years for Stephanie. Unfortunately, their case has been closed, although they remain missing. If you have any information as to their whereabouts, please contact For the Lost from our website, or call the California District Attorney’s Office, Child Abduction Unit at 714-834-3600. If you can, please call the California District Attorney’s Office and ask them to re-open the Diaz childrens’ case.

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Alondra Angela Angela missing five years

Today is the fifth anniversary of the disappearance of Alondra de Jesus Angela Angela. She was abducted by her non-custodial father, Roger Alamilla Gonzalez, from Tepetitan, Tabasco, Mexico. They may be in Baja California.

Alondra Angela Angela

Roger Alamilla Gonzalez

Above are pictures of Alondra and her father. Help bring her home to her mother – if you have any information as to her whereabouts please contact the PGJ Tabasco at 01-800-008-5400.

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Alexandria and Haylie Bell, Miranda Budiman, Sarah Elsafi, Aya Fox-Abdalla, Sherif Gewily, Jayden Green, Ivan Karapandzic, Alexander Noguera, Heaven, Jaydynn, and Rylee Ollie, Kyle Rae, Shea Saysavanh, Gisselle Scroggins, and Elijah and Ethan Simon found safe

I have just received word from NCMEC that Alexandria and Haylie Bell, Miranda Budiman, Sarah Elsafi, Aya Fox-Abdalla, Sherif Gewily, Jayden Green, Ivan Karapandzic, Alexander Noguera, Heaven, Jaydynn, and Rylee Ollie, Kyle Rae, Shea Saysavanh, Gisselle Scroggins, and Elijah and Ethan Simon have all been found safe. I have resolved their cases, modified the anniversary posts so there are no dead links, and if I find any articles will post them here. The new cases on the site are those of Andreva and Leonard Cartaya Varela, Nicholas Johnson, Abdul Aziz Khan, Marcos Macedo, Ayesha Mukhtar, Angelina, Elias, Elyana, and Imahni Russell, Emiliano and Ximena Salazar, Alicia and Galvin Tavares, and Gabriel, Lily, and Paulina Vargas. Also, N’Cita Blue Thunder and Alexis Johnson have been added to the California Kids pages.

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Athziry Alvarez Naredo missing five years

Today is the fifth anniversary of the disappearance of Athziry Naomi Alvarez Naredo. She was abducted by her non-custodial maternal grandmother from Hutzilac, Morelos, Mexico. They may be in the state of Quintana Roo.

Athziry Alvarez Naredo

Above is a picture of Athziry. Help bring her home to her father – if you have any information as to her whereabouts please contact the the Procuraduria General de la Republica at 01-800-002-5200.

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Brandon Mema missing eighteen years

Today is the eighteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Brandon Mema. He was abducted along with his brother Anthony by their non-custodial mother, Judith Renee Brinkers, from Brooklyn, New York. They may be in the Toronto or Winnipeg areas of Canada, or may still be in the local area. Anthony was found safe in July 2011; Brandon remains missing.

Brandon Mema

Brandon Mema age-progression

Judith Brinkers

Above are pictures of Brandon and his mother in 2000, and an age-progressed image of Brandon to twelve years. Help bring him home to his father – if you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the New York Police Department at 718-735-0502.

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Cesar Guzman Cervantes missing twenty-four years

Today is the twenty-fourth anniversary of the disappearance of Cesar Yair Guzman Cervantes. He was abducted by his non-custodial father, Gerardo Guzman Infante, from Distrito Federal, Mexico.

Cesar Guzman Cervantes

Gerardo Guzman Infante

Above are pictures of Cesar and his father. If you have any information as to his whereabouts, please contact the Fiscalia Especializada en la Atención de Delitos de Tráfico de Menores at 800-008-5400.

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Amy and Joshua Cruz missing sixteen years

Today is the sixteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Amy Jennis and Joshua Cruz. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Jessica Gomez, from Jersey City, New Jersey. They may be in the Corzal, Puerto Rico area.

Amy Cruz

Joshua Cruz

Above are pictures of Amy and Joshua. Unfortunately, their case has been closed, although they remain missing. If you have any information as to their whereabouts, please contact For the Lost from our website, or call the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office at 201-915-1300. If you can, please contact the Hudson County Sherrif’s office and ask them to re-open the Cruz childrens’ case.

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Edward Hale Armenta missing thirteen years

Today is the thirteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Edward Chaloner Hale Armenta. He was abducted by his non-custodial father, Edward Hale Martin, from Tolcua, Estado de Mexico, Mexico. They may be in Orlando, Florida.

Edward Hale Armenta

Above is a picture of Edward. Help bring him home to his mother – if you have any information as to his whereabouts, please contact the Fiscalia Especializada en la Atención de Delitos de Tráfico de Menores at 01-800-008-5400.

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Kala Nwana missing fifteen years

Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Kala Nwana. He was abducted by his non-custodial mother from Laurel, Maryland. She hs since been located, but Kala remains missing and is believed to be in Douala, Cameroon.

Kala Nwana

Kala Nwana in 2005

Above is a picture of Kala in 2003 and another picture from June 2005. Help bring him home to his father – if you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the Federal Bureau of Investigation Baltimore, Maryland Office at 410-265-8080.

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