Corpus Christi police tweeted that Kristian Garcia was in custody and that Jezabel and Zaylee were safe.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Corpus Christi Police have confirmed that missing mother Jezabel, 18, and Zaylee Zamora, 1, have been FOUND and are SAFE. Kristian Garcia has been arrested, police said.
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Jezabel and Zaylee Zamora are safe. Kristian Garcia is in police custody. We will update with more information as it becomes available.
– Corpus Christi PD (@CorpusChristiPD) June 10, 2021
Corpus Christi Police and the FBI are constantly on the lookout for Jezabel, 18, and Zaylee Zamora, 1, after police said they were kidnapped Tuesday.
On Wednesday, investigators announced that they had issued an arrest warrant for an accomplice in the alleged kidnapping.
Rodrick Garcia, 26, is described as a white man who is six feet tall, weighs about 165 pounds, has dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Both of Rodrick’s pictures are from 2020 and he may or may not currently have facial hair, police said.
Officials originally reported that Kristian Garcia escaped in a Cadillac Escalade.
The Escalade was recovered in Corpus Christi, police said, but there are still no signs of the suspect or the missing mother and daughter.
Officials believe the suspect changed cars but cannot confirm details or a new vehicle description.
We can confirm that the Cadillac Escalade used in the kidnapping was recovered by officials. At this time we have no information to publish about a new vehicle. As soon as we have credible and verified information to publish, we will do so on our blotter page.
– Corpus Christi PD (@CorpusChristiPD) June 9, 2021
It all started around 3:17 p.m. Tuesday, Corpus Christi police officers were kidnapped in the 6800 block of Windy Creek Dr. called.
When officers arrived, police said that 24-year-old Kristian Garcia entered the home of his ex-girlfriend, 18-year-old Jezabel Zamora, without her permission.
Police say officers were told Garcia forced Zamora and her daughter Zaylee Zamora to go with him against their will. The police believe they are in danger.
An AMBER Alert and CLEAR Alert was issued for the missing mother and her daughter, the police said.
Police said Garcia is described as a 24-year-old man who is 1.70 m tall, weighs about 160 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes. He has a scar on his face and visible tattoos on both forearms.
Garcia currently has the following active warrants; Murder ($ 1,000,000 bond), aggravated robbery ($ 100,000 bond).
Jezabel is described as an 18-year-old female who is 4’11 ‘tall, weighs approximately 97 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen in a camouflage tank top and blue jeans. She has the following tattoos: Medusa tattoo on the left thigh, rose on the right forearm, tattoo with the name Zaylee on the left shoulder.
Zaylee is described as a Hispanic woman who is 2’2 tall, weighs 25 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes.
Investigators ask the public for help in tracking down the whereabouts of Jezabel Zamora and Zaylee Zamora.
If you see the suspect, or either Jezabel, Zaylee, or Kristian, or have additional information about this kidnapping, call the Corpus Christi Police on 911. Information can be provided to investigators anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or online at https. be transmitted: //www.p3tips.com/TipForm.aspx? ID = 343 & C = & T =. If the information you provide results in an arrest, you can receive a monetary reward.
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