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Florida mother finds missing daughter


A tragic story came to an incredible conclusion in Clermont. The Clermont Police Detective Division said officials received a call on September 2 from Angelica Vences-Salgado, who is the mother of the victim who was abducted from her home in 2007 at the age of 6. The youngster daughter was reportedly abducted by her father, Pablo Hernandez. An arrest warrant for kidnapping was issued for Pablo on December 27, 2007, Vences-Salgado told police she received a Facebook message from someone claiming to be his daughter. The person said they were in Mexico and asked Vences-Salgado to meet with them at the entry point on the Texas border on September 10. Several law enforcement agencies investigated and, based on the documents provided, determined that the woman was in fact Vences-Salgado’s missing child. “determined that the woman was Jacqueline Hernandez who was taken from her mother in 2007. At approximately 4:55 pm Jacqueline, now 19, successfully reunited with her mother,” a press release said. The Clermont Police Department thanked the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, HSI in Orlando and Laredo, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), US Customs and Border Protection as well as Laredo Police Department in Texas for their assistance in this matter. . when multiple law enforcement agencies and their respective communities work cooperatively and maintain open lines of communication. In this case, several agencies in different counties and states across the country were able to create a force multiplier and help reunite the victim with her mother after 14 years, “Clermont Police Chief Charles Broadway said. D HSI Orlando Deputy Special Agent in Charge David Pezzutti. “This is a prime example of how strong partnerships in law enforcement can work to solve problems, no matter how complex or how far.” Police do not disclosed details of what happened to Jacqueline Hernandez after her kidnapping.

A tragic story came to an incredible conclusion in Clermont.

The Clermont Police Department’s Detective Division said officials received a call on September 2 from Angelica Vences-Salgado, who is the mother of the victim who was abducted from her home in 2007 at the age of 6. The girl was reportedly abducted by her father, Pablo. Hernandez. An arrest warrant for kidnapping was issued against Pablo on December 27, 2007.

Vences-Salgado told police she received a Facebook message from someone claiming to be her daughter. The person said they were in Mexico and asked Vences-Salgado to meet with them at the entry point on the Texas border on September 10.

Several law enforcement agencies investigated and, based on the documents provided, determined that the woman was in fact Vences-Salgado’s missing child.

“[Officials] determined that the woman was Jacqueline Hernandez who was taken from her mother in 2007. At approximately 4:55 pm Jacqueline, now 19, successfully reunited with her mother, ”a press release said.

The Clermont Police Department thanked the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, HSI in Orlando and Laredo, ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), US Customs and Border Protection as well as the Laredo Texas Police Department for their assistance in this matter.

“This is a great example of what can be accomplished when multiple law enforcement agencies and their respective communities work cooperatively and maintain open lines of communication. In this case, several agencies in different counties and states across the country were able to create a multiplier force and help reunite the victim with her mother after 14 years, ”said Clermont Police Chief Charles Broadway.

“A kidnapped girl has found her mother following a collaboration between the police,” said the deputy special agent in charge of HSI Orlando, David Pezzutti. “This is a great example of how strong law enforcement partnerships can work to solve problems, no matter how complex or how far away.”

Police have not disclosed details of what happened to Jacqueline Hernandez after her kidnapping.