MISSING PERSON (2)
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Once the State activated the APPD CLEAR alert, local news picked it up and ran with it. That resulted in the APPD locating Samantha in Portland, Texas. She was injured and required medical attention. Samantha is safe and away from her capturer.
Police continue to search for suspect Joseph Junior Torres, AGE 35. Joseph is wanted for aggravated kidnapping, and additional charges are likely to follow. Joseph is considered dangerous, and any contact with him should be immediately referred to local law enforcement or by calling 911.