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The young girl has been located, this has been confirmed by Lake Havasu City Police Dispatchers. They were unable to give an immediate update on the suspect at the time I (Robert Starkey) called.

UPDATE: Suspect is in custody.


AMBER ALERT issued for 1-year-old Joanne Mclaskey, the toddler was abducted from Lake Havasu City. 

Joanne has short brown hair with blue eyes and was last seen wearing a diaper, she has a scar on her right knee. 

According to authorities the suspect, 55-year-old Patrick J. Colley, had been staying at the child’s home and he took the child without her parents permission.

Colley is described as a white male, 6-foot-2 weighing 215 pounds with grey hair and blue eyes, he is missing his front teeth and has a handlebar mustache.  He was wearing a grey shirt, shorts with red bandanas hanging from both sides.  He may be driving a stolen silver 2007 Hummer H3, with AZ license plate CDJ-0796. 

If seen, please call 911

Date : 08/10/2018
Amber Alert
Stranger Abduction
Suspicious Circumstances
At Risk, Describe :
Last seen at 1700 hrs. 8/10/18. Stranger abduction.

Last Name : Mclaskey
First Name : Joanne
Date of Birth : 09/16/2016
Age : 1
Gender/Race : White Female Juvenile
Height : 2 ft 0 in
Weight : 30
Eyes : Blue
Hair : Brown
Complexion : Fair

Distinguishing Marks :
scar on right knee

Date of Last Contact : 08/10/2018

Additional Information :
Suspect Patrick J. Colley dob 3/28/1963 W.M. 6’02 215 lbs. gray/blk hair, handlebar mustache, missing front teeth. Driving a silver 2007 Hummer H3 AZ CDJ-0796. R/O veh – Ryan Morgan. Veh. entered as stolen.

Remarks :
Suspect possibly en route to California.