Amber Alert suspect arrested, infant found safe

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SAN DIEGO — A man who allegedly abducted his month-old son from Sunnyvale and may have traveled into the San Diego area was arrested Wednesday in Mexico and the child was recovered safe.

The suspect’s cell phone was “pinged” on Interstate 805 between Balboa Avenue and state Route 163 at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Robert Catano.

Sunnyvale Amber Alert

Mesut Guler (l) and Henry Guler-Romero (r)

Mesut Guler, 22, allegedly took infant Henry Guler-Romero from Sunnyvale around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Guler reportedly got into an argument with the baby’s mother about taking the child out of state. Authorities were concerned because he reportedly made threats to hurt himself and the child.

Authorities said he was driving a tan 2004 G-M-C Envoy with a large American eagle on the rear window and a license plate of 6HIL892.

CHP public affairs officer Mary Bailey confirmed that Guler was stopped at a checkpoint in Mexico, where authorities discovered there was a warrant for his arrest.

They contacted U.S. border agents in Lukeville, Arizona. Guler had a $1 million warrant out for his arrest.

Public Safety officials in Sunnvale said the child was in protective services and arrangements were being made to return him to his mother.


Comments are closed.