FOUND SAFE: AMBER Alert discontinued for 11-month-old child abducted in Midland

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Posted at 9:47 PM, Jan 17, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-18 10:42:52-05


MIDLAND, Texas — The AMBER Alert issued for an 11-month-old abducted in Midland has been discontinued after the child was reunited with their family, according to the Midland Police Department.

Police said the suspect, Zach Smith, 29, has since been placed into custody as of 4:50 a.m. Wednesday.

An investigation into this incident remains active and ongoing.


An AMBER Alert has been issued for an 11-month girl who was abducted in Midland.

Zach Smith, 29, is wanted in connection with the abduction of Darla Steve.

The involved vehicle is a gray 2022 Dodge Ram 3500 with the license SDD9435 (Texas).

Anyone with information should call 9-1-1.