UPDATE: Police have confirmed the suspect has been apprehended and the 9 year old was found and was unharmed. Vandalia police report that both Moultons were found in Rural Fayette County Saturday evening. More information is expected to be released sometime on Monday.
The Illinois State Police activated the Amber Alert System for an alleged abduction in Vandalia Illinois around noon on Saturday.
Below is a statement from the Vandalia Police Department.
The Vandalia Police Department is investigating a non-custodial parental abduction that occurred on 07/30/16 at 12:00pm. The child was taken from 843 Sunset Drive in Vandalia Illinois. The suspect is the non-custodial parent, Darrell K Moulton w/m, 34 years old, 5 ft 9 inches, 180 lbs, blue eyes brown hair. He is driving a maroon 2002 Buick Rendezvous SUV Illinois Plate Z580161. The victim is his son, Gahret WK Moulton, white male, 9 years old, 4 foot tall, 60 lbs, blue eyes, brown hair wearing a dark Harley Davidson shirt, blue and white plaid shorts. Direction of travel is unknown.