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All teens missing from Troubled Youth Ranch in New Mexico found safe
SIERRA COUNTY, NM
All nine boys who were missing from a troubled youth ranch in New Mexico are found, according to New Mexico State Police.
NMSP cancelled the Amber Alert Sunday evening.
The teenagers had been missing since Friday evening from Tierra Blanca Ranch.
That ranch, which claims to help teens who have been in trouble, is about an hour and half north of Las Cruces in Hillsboro, N.M.
KFOX 14 talked with a spokesperson for NMSP Sunday evening.
Sgt. Emmanuel T. Gutierrez said the teens are confirmed to be with their "legal guardians."
Gutierrez said he would not give any more details about their condition or how they were found.
KFOX 14 was told both in-state and out-of-state law enforcement was used though exact agencies were not given.
Gutierrez said now that the Amber Alert is over, there is still an active investigation into child abuse allegations against Scott Chandler at the Tierra Blanca Ranch.
Gutierrez said Chandler is a person of interest in this case.
Stay with KFOX 14 for the latest information on this developing story.