Children safe after Amber Alert |

Children safe after Amber Alert

Staff Reports

Two children are home safe after they were taken from their grandparents by their noncustodial father on Monday evening.

As of last night, Douglas County deputies were still looking for the children’s father, Dason Valdez, 29, and Krystle Reid, 27, in connection with an Amber Alert issued 7:30 p.m. Monday night.

According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Valdez lost custody of the children to their grandparents on Monday.

At 5:11 p.m. he went to his parents’ Indian Hills address allegedly knocked down his mother and took the children.

Deputies searched the area for a white 2000 Mazda Protétgé without license plates.

At 9:25 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office canceled the alert after the children were returned to the grandparents by a friend.