An AMBER Alert has been issued after two parents took their children from Arizona Department of Child Safety custody.
According to Florence police, Blaze (two-years-old) and Ryder (almost five-months-old) Kirkley are possibly heading to Mississippi or Louisiana. Police say that there is probable cause for arrest on the children’s parents, Melissa Joy Gladden and Jerry Jay Kirkley.
They are reportedly traveling in a 2008 Dodge pickup with Louisiana license plate number C618802. Kirkley reportedly has a history of domestic violence and is known to carry weapons.
Anyone who spots the vehicle, Gladden or Kirkley is asked to call 911.