Kids who are focus of Idaho AMBER Alert reportedly seen in Sparks

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Law enforcement officials have issued an Amber Alert for three young Idaho children believed to traveling with a suspected child molester.

Ten-year-old Lewis "Louie" Dunn, 9-year-old Kaylee Dunn and 6-year-old Kaydn Simon were last seen in Sparks, Nevada, on Sunday. Law enforcement officials have been looking for the kids since early June and believe they are traveling with their mother, Sarah Joy VanOcker-Dunn and her boyfriend, 37-year-old Jason "Travis" Simon.

Police believe the adults left Idaho with the children after they realized detectives were looking for Simon in connection with a child pornography investigation.

Simon is charged with sexual abuse of a child, and VanOcker-Dunn is being sought on a charge of custodial interference.

Police believe they may be traveling in a 2006 Gold Pontiac Montana van with an Idaho license plate number of 2CJN683.

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FROM THE IDAHO AMBER ALERT WEBSITE:

Jason "Travis" Simon and Sarah Joy VanOcker-Dunn fled Idaho with two children belonging to Sarah VanOcker-Dunn and Jesse Dunn. Sarah did not have Jesse's permission to leave the state with the children. Jason is currently being sought for questioning in a child sexual abuse case out of Caldwell, Idaho. The children are victims of Simon. VanOcker-Dunn and Simon were alerted to his impending law enforcement contact on 6/2/16 and fled their home in Caldwell, taking with them Lewis "Louie" Dunn, Kaylee Dunn, and Jason's son, Kaydn Simon. All three children are believed to be in imminent danger due to the circumstances. The family was seen at 1700 hours on 6/2/16 in Emmett, Idaho, where they obtained camping equipment. They were seen in Arcada, California on 6/8/16, and Sparks, Nevada on 6/12/16. There is a $100,000 warrant for Sex Abuse of a child under 16 out of Canyon County for Simon. There is a $150,000 warrant for felony custodial interference out of Canyon County for VanOcker-Dunn.


Kadyn Simon courtesy AMBER Alert