A Car Matching The Description In A Nationwide Amber Alert Has Been Found In Idaho


By Andrew Reed

Cascade, Idaho ( CNN ) The national manhunt for California Amber Alert suspect James DiMaggio and his alleged 16-year-girl victim has moved to the Idaho wilderness after horseback riders saw a man and a woman fitting their description, authorities said Friday.

Investigators subsequently found DiMaggio's car hidden by brush, with its license plates removed, police said. Authorities confirmed the car's ownership by its vehicle identification number, police said.

The vehicle was located in the remote River of No Return Wilderness area in Cascade, Idaho, Ada County sheriff's spokeswoman Andrea Dearden said.
The campers and hikers on horseback riders saw the man and woman Wednesday, but they called police after they saw news account that evening, police said.

Meanwhile, authorities continued Friday to deem DiMaggio a dangerous suspect.

A search of the burned-down house belonging to DiMaggio has led law enforcement to this conclusion: "We don't hold anything past this person," as one official put it.

Authorities found the body of Christina Anderson in DiMaggio's San Diego-area home, and a second body likely to be her 8-year-old son, Ethan. The whereabouts of DiMaggio, 40, and 16-year-old Hannah Anderson remain unknown.

Details of what investigators have uncovered at the scene remain under wraps, but it has led authorities to warn that the suspect's car may be rigged with explosives.

"We have a heightened concern that's based on the evidence we have been collecting at the scene all week long," San Diego Sheriff's Department Capt. Duncan Fraser told CNN Friday.

Original Story: An Amber Alert has been issued out of California regarding two children, Hannah and Ethan Anderson. Authorities believe the suspect may be headed to Canada.

Hannah Anderson is 16 years old, white, 5'7" in height, weighs 115 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes.

Ethan Anderson is 8 years old, white, 4'11" in height, weighs 65 pounds with sandy hair and an unknown color of eyes.

The suspect is James DiMaggio. He is 40 years old, 5'9" in height, weighs 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Be on the look out for a 2013 Blue Nissan Versa. License plate is CA 6WCU986.

Please call ISP Patrol Region 3 at 208-846-7500 immediately.

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