Teen reportedly kidnapped in Idaho found, alleged kidnapper taken into custody


UPDATE: Surprise Police Department reports Sandra Rios-Chavez has been located and is waiting to be reunited with her family.

Alleged kidnapper, Miguel Rodriguez-Perez has been taken into police custody, officials say. 


JEROME, Idaho (ABC4 News) – An Amber Alert has been issued for an abducted teenager out of Jerome, Idaho.

The FBI is looking for 17-year-old Sandra Janet Rios-Chavez who was last seen in Jerome and is believed to be in danger. 

It is currently believed Rios-Chavez may have been forcibly kidnapped by 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez on Sunday at around  6 p.m. at Wendy’s restaurant parking lot located at 2816 South Lincoln Ave in Jerome.

Rios-Chavez is described as a Hispanic with black hair, brown eyes, 5 foot 3 inches weighing 122 pounds. She was last seen wearing a Wendy’s uniform.

Rodriguez-Perez is described as a Hispanic with black hair, brown eyes, 6 foot weighing 180 pounds. He is described to have a tattoo on his left and right arms.

Rodriquez-Perez is known to drive a 2015 black Audi A4 with an Idaho license plate of 2J83179. He may be driving towards Las Vegas. 

If you have any information on the whereabouts of this teen, please contact the Jerome County Sheriff’s Office at 208-324-4328 or 911 immediately. 


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