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News - August 10, 2012

Amber alert cancelled for 1-year-old

Suspect car located at Stoneridge Shopping Center

An Amber Alert issued for a 1-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted by her father from her San Joaquin County home near Lathrop, was canceled Monday night after she was located at a relative's home, according to the San Joaquin Sheriff's Department. The car was found in Pleasanton.

Jacqueline Martinez was found safe at about 7:20 p.m. on Monday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Pleasanton police located a GMC Yukon that her father, who is suspected of abducting her, was believed to have been driving, a police dispatcher said. The police department received a call about the silver Yukon, with license plate No. 5GMW656, at 4:33 p.m. Monday, the dispatcher said.

Police located the unoccupied vehicle next to Stoneridge Shopping Center near the JC Penny Home Store, although the driver, Johnathon Martinez, 30, is still at large. He is believed to have taken Jacqueline Martinez from her home at 9:33 p.m. Sunday.

Martinez, is described as a Hispanic man, standing about 6 feet tall. He weighs roughly 170 pounds and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans, and an A's baseball cap. He has black hair and brown eyes.

--Bay City News