Published June 5, 2016
GALLUP, NEW MEXICO -Two young Navajo boys who were reportedly abducted by their stepfather from Wheatfields Lake on Saturday, June 4, have been located and are currently in law enforcement custody.
The Navajo Department of Public Safety and the Department of Emergency Management have confirmed that both Lyric and Kerwin Grey were found today at 11:56 a.m. (MST) on the westside of Gallup, N.M., in the area of Manuelito Canyon.
Both boys are reported to be in the custody of the New State Police Department and are being checked medically.
The suspect, Clinton Johnson, 26, fled the scene on foot and is still at large.
Johnson is 5 feet 4 inches tall and 260 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He has “Johnson” tattooed on his left forearm and “Kiarra” tattooed on his left hand. His ring, middle and index finger are missing on his left hand.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call their local police department.
AMBER Alerts for New Mexico, Arizona and Utah are currently being cancelled.
The Office of the President and Vice President would like to thank the following: Navajo Department of Public Safety, Chinle and Shiprock Police Departments, Navajo Nation Rangers, Navajo Department of Fish and Wildlife, Navajo Pine Fire/Rescue, Wheatfields Chapter, Apache County Sheriff Posse, Navajo Nation EMS, and Gallup Air Med Flight.