Amber Alert canceled for 1-year-old Albuquerque boy

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Amber Alert that was issued Wednesday evening for one-year-old Christopher Chavez has been canceled. Police say Christopher has been located and is safe.

The Albuquerque Police Department initially said Christopher was abducted from 4515 Sherwood Street NE sometime between 10:30 p.m. on November 2, 2021, and 8:30 a.m. on November 3, 2021, by his non-custodial-mother 17-year-old Lia E. Chavez.



Police say Lia is developmentally delayed. KRQE News 13 has reported on Lia before in 2019 when she ran away from the same home and wasn’t found until a year later. At the time, police believe she had been sexually exploited.

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