Friday night, authorities in Idaho Falls issued an AMBER alert statewide for a 5-year-old girl who may have been abducted by her father's parents and possibly heading for Mexico. The alert can be read here:
Circumstances: Debra and Scott Yagues have legal guardianship of their grand daughter, Aaliyah Esqueda. Debra and Scott allowed visitation of Aaliyah to her father's parents, Irene and Salvador Esqueda on 09/03/2013. Aaliyah is to be returned to the Yagues on 09/08/2013. A facebook message was sent from a relative of the Esquedas indicating Irene and Salvador were taking Aaliyah to her father in Mexico.
Through follow up interviews by detectives it's believed the information is accurate. Idaho Falls police were made aware of the incident around 14:45 hours on 09/06/2013. It's believed that Irene, Salvador, and Aaliyah left Idaho Falls on 09/05/2013 around 23:00 hours on a bus headed for Mexico.
If you have information, please contact Idaho State Police Patrol Region 3, 208-846-7500 or 911