Mother arrested, three missing kids found safe

UPDATE: Police have located three missing children and their mother after a domestic disturbance prompted an Endangered Person Advisory Wednesday.

According to police, Tonya Reed was taken into custody for stealing a vehicle with her three children inside during a domestic disturbance.

Authorities located the stolen vehicle to Rockwood Range Conservation area. The investigation led police to a house in the Valley Park area, but Reed and the children had already left in a second vehicle.

Deputies and Union Police Department Officers were able to locate Reed and take her into custody a short time later. The children, an eight-year-old girl, six-year-old girl, and a one-year-old girl, were located unharmed and returned to their father.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

The previous story is below.

PACIFIC, Mo. - Police are looking for a Pacific, Missouri, mother and her three children after she took them without permission Wednesday.

According to the missing persons report, Tonya Reed, 30, violated a Division of Family Services plan of supervised visitation by taking the three children from a home on the 4000 block of Clay Ridge Drive Wednesday evening.

Police believe Reed is traveling with her three children in a white Chevrolet Lumina.

Police said she is 5-foot-2 and 147 pounds with brown hair and eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff's Department at (636) 583-2560.

(© 2017 KSDK)


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