FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – Police have canceled an Amber Alert for three-year-old Ava Spicer after reporting that she has been located and is safe. The Farmington Police Department issued the alert around 1 a.m. after she was initially believed to have been abducted by 32-year-old Destinee Sweeney.

Authorities said they were believed to have been driving a 2003 grey Mitsubishi Montero and were possibly traveling to Ignacio, Colorado. Farmington Police says, Sweeney, had a fight with her girlfriend in a Walmart parking lot. They say when her partner walked away, Sweeney took off with Spicer in the car.

Destinee Sweeney. Image Courtesy of Farmington Police Department

Just after 8 p.m., Spicer’s mom called Farmington Police. New Mexico State Police then issued an Amber Alert after, they say, Sweeney threatened the child’s safety. Farmington Police say the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office deputies, NMSP, and FPD officers responded, a house near Navajo Lake, and was able to locate Spicer safely and arrest Sweeney around 2:19 a.m.

Farmington Police say Sweeney was charged with kidnapping and intimidation of a witness.