Mother And Kids Found Safe In Salt Lake City After Amber Alert


KAYSVILLE (ABC4 Utah News) – An Amber Alert helped quickly locate a mother and her three children Monday afternoon. Now police are eager to talk to the children’s father.

Kaysville Police say that the Department of Child and Family Services had a court order to take Alpha Rogers and Qwita Solomon’s three kids away from them. After Rogers and Solomon missed a scheduled court appearance Monday morning, police discovered the family had disappeared.

Lieutenant Paul Thompson of the Kaysville Police Department said they decided to issue the Amber Alert around 4 p.m. because one of the children, a 9 year old boy, has diabetes and needs medication.

“We decided there was an urgency to it and we felt appropriate to issue that Amber Alert and try to locate the children to get that boy the medical care that he could have needed,” Lt. Thompson told ABC4 Utah News.

About an hour later, Solomon called police to say she and her three children were at a 7-Eleven on 800 South, 200 East in Salt Lake City. Police picked them up there, questioning Solomon and placing her son and two daughters in the care of DCFS.

Later Monday evening Rogers called Kaysville Police and agreed to meet with them Tuesday morning.

In the past Rogers has made threats against law enforcement over the possibility of his children being taken away.

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