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UPDATE: Amber Alert cancelled for two Utah children

PRICE, Utah (KIFI) - UPDATE: Two young boys have been found safe and the suspect has been taken into custody in an AMBER Alert that was issued out of Price, Utah.

Officials with the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office said 33-year-old Derek Rowley was taken into custody around 1:20 a.m. Saturday in Elko, Nevada.

The Carbon County and Elko County sheriff’s offices were given information that Rowley may have been in the Elko area.

“After nearly 3 days of exhaustive work from multiple agencies searching for Manson Rowley and Arsen Mangum,” officials said in a release issued Saturday morning.

They were able to make contact with the suspect and took him into custody. He was not with the boys at the time.

Investigators said Rowley told them where the boys were, and they were able to find them safely.

The boy’s mother was also with them, which was not previously released.

Officials said the boys were in good health.


Idaho State Police is issuing a shared Amber Alert for two missing/abducted children who are considered endangered.

Manson Rowley is eight years old. He is described as 3 foot 11 inches, 50 pounds with blue eyes and blonde hair. He was last seen wearing pajamas.

Arson Mangum is six years old. He is described as 3 foot 5 inches, 40 pounds with blue eyes and blonde hair. He was also wearing pajamas.

The suspect, Derek Michael Rowley, is a 33-year-old male with blue eyes and blonde hair. He is described as being six foot tall, 190 pounds. He has a tattoo of a crown on the left side of this neck. He also has a tattoo of a skull on his right hand and tattoos on his left arm.

Rowley is possibly traveling from Utah to Washington in a gold Chevy Silverado with Washington license plate C66780T. The Silverado has a flatbed and is hauling a while 5th wheel camp trailer with Washington plate 51311AE.

The issuing agency is Carbon County Utah Sheriff's Office.

Police ask if you see the suspect or the vehicle matching the description to call 911 immediately.

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