Amber Alert canceled for Oregon boy, suspect in custody
The AMBER Alert issued Wednesday morning in the abduction of an Oregon boy has been canceled after the suspect has been apprehended. The boy is now safe.
On Wednesday morning a kidnapping of a 5-year old boy was reported after an adult male assaulted 2 other adult males in the city of The Dalles.
The child was reported taken at approximately 5:40 a.m. from a home in The Dalles when the suspect identified as BRIAN LESTER DEPRIEST, age 36, went into the child's residence and assaulted someone with a hammer.
DEPRIEST, who is from The Dalles and knows the boy's mother, took the boy and reportedly left in a stolen bluish-green 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier displaying Oregon plates.