UPDATE: Woman, brother arrested in ND with missing Trempealeau Co. toddler

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Booking photos made Jan. 25, 2020 and provided by the Stutsman County (N.D.) Correctional Center show Jamey Cleasby, left, and his sister Jessica Cleasby. Authorities in North Dakota arrested Jamey Cleasby, left, and his sister Jessica Cleasby, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2020, wanted in Wisconsin for allegedly kidnapping the woman’s toddler son. The two were arrested Sayurday at a motel in Cooperstown in eastern North Dakota, Griggs County Sheriff Wesley Straight said Sunday. (Stutsman County (N.D.) Correctional Center via AP)

WEDNESDAY 1/29/20 6:39 a.m.

NORTH DAKOTA, Wis. (AP) – Authorities in North Dakota have arrested a woman and her brother wanted in Wisconsin for allegedly kidnapping the woman’s toddler son.

Authorities say 34-year-old Jessica Cleasby and 52-year-old Jamey Cleasby were arrested without incident Saturday night after their vehicle was found at a motel in Cooperstown in eastern North Dakota.

Jessica Cleasby’s 18-month-old son was found unharmed in the suspects’ motel room.

The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office issued a statewide alert Saturday for the missing child, Sawyer Jacobs, just before 1 p.m. By 8 p.m., officials notified the public that he was found safe.

The sheriff of Griggs County, North Dakota, says Jessica Cleasby had lost custody of her son because of drug use.

The Associated Press has contributed to this story.

Trempealeau Co. 18-month-old found safe

SATURDAY 1/25/20 8:30 p.m.

ELEVA, Wis. (WFRV) – The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office has canceled a statewide alert for a missing toddler.

Officials say one and a half-year-old Sawyer Jacobs was found safe.

The alert was canceled around 8:00 p.m. Saturday evening.

No information into the details of his disappearance were disclosed.

Original Story: Trempealeau Co. Sheriff searching for missing 18-month-old

SATURDAY 1/25/20 12:54 p.m.

ELEVA, Wis. (WFRV) – The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office has issued a statewide alert for a missing toddler.

Officials say 1.5-year-old Sawyer Jacobs was last seen Thursday morning in Eleva in Trempealeau County.

The Sheriff’s Office says Sawyer has blond hair and brown eyes.

Authorities say Sawyer may be with any of the following family members: Jessica Cleasby, Scott Jacobs, Delores Cleasby, or Jamey Cleasby.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sawyer is asked to contact the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office at 715-538-4351.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of this child, please contact our agency at 715-538-4351.

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