UPDATE (9:30 a.m): Mineral County, Montana has located the child safely along with the vehicle.
UPDATE (9:00 a.m.): The AMBER Alert has now being issued statewide. Lanetta Mellstead may now be heading to the Nampa area. If you have any information about their whereabouts, contact Mineral County Sheriffs Office at (406) 822-3555 or 911 immediately.
AMBER Alert out of Mineral CO, MT.— Idaho State Police Recruiting (@IdRecruiting) August 22, 2019
Suspect vehicle: Black '96 Ford Explorer 540676B/MT
7 year old Tyran Campen taken from De Borgia, MT, possibly headed west on I-90 towards Idaho.
If you see this vehicle, call 911 or Mineral CO, MT. (406) 822-3555
ORIGINAL STORY: An AMBER Alert has been issued out of Deborgia, Montana for an abducted child. The child was last seen in Deborgia and is believed to be in danger.
The non-custodial mother, 43-year-old Lanetta Kay Mellstead, incapacitated the father, who had custody, and took 7-year-old Tyran Ban Campben. At this time there is no word on the father's injuries.
The mother abuses drugs and is considered a direct threat to the life of the child. The mother may be going under the names Van Campen, Karisa or Ross.
You can find a full description of the child, suspect and vehicle below.
VICTIM: Tyran Ban Campen
SUSPECT: Lanetta Kay Mellstead
Alias names: Van Campen, Karisa, Ross
VEHICLE: 1996 Ford Explorer
Direction of Travel: The cell phone was last pinged in the Western Montana or Idaho area possibly traveling westbound.
This AMBER Alert is only being issued for Kootenai, Shoshone and Bonner counties.