Hays County Sheriff’s announced that Anisa Andrea Moreno and Moriah Moreno were found in Southeast Austin. The Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that the details of the location were not yet clear, but more details will be released as they become available.
The original Amber Alert was issued at 10:15 a.m. Moreno was recovered around 10:45 a.m.
After the original Amber Alert was issued, Moreno’s parents traveled to Austin to search areas frequented by Candra Kenny, who was a suspect in the abductions. The children were recovered in Southeast Austin, unharmed. The Austin Police Department (APD) was notified, and Kenny was arrested on a charge of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, a State Jail felony. Hays County Sheriff’s Office detectives have traveled to Austin to take custody of Kenny. Additional charges may be filed as this investigation continues.
Hays County Sheriff’s have confirmed that Kenny is in custody at the Hays County Jail. She is awaiting magistration on the charge of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. The case is being submitted to the Hays County District Attorney to determine if additional charges need to be filed.
The two girls have been released into the custody of their parents, unharmed.
Booking photo of Candra Kenny.