[UPDATE] Missing Decatur Co. Girl Found Safe, Suspect in Custody

Alexis Berry / Courtesy: Decatur County Sheriff's Office
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UPDATE: WCTV Eyewitness News
March 29, 2016

DECATUR COUNTY, Ga. -- The Decatur County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that 15-year-old Alexis McKenzie Leigh Berry has been found safely.

43-year-old Duane Dion Jaso has been taken into custody.

The two were located in Texas.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
March 29, 2016

DECATUR COUNTY, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for 15-year-old Alexis McKenzie Leigh Berry of Decatur County.

Berry is 5'6" tall, 120 pounds and has long brown hair and blue eyes.
Berry was last seen wearing blue jeans, boots, a tank top and her hair in ponytail.

Berry was last seen in Kyle, Texas but is from Decatur County.

The Decatur County Sheriff's Office says Berry is believed to be with her stepfather, the suspect in this case, 43-year-old Duane Dion Jaso. Jaso is 6'3" tall, 375 pounds with red hair and hazel eyes. He also has a mustache/goatee. He last seen wearing a camo shirt, a maroon baseball cap with "ATM" written on it, and blue jeans.

DCSO investigators tell us Berry left with Jaso voluntarily but he has now refused to return Berry home, prompting the Amber Alert.

They are believed to be in the area of Georgetown, Texas and may be traveling in a gray 2007 Chevrolet K2500 pickup truck with a Texas license plate 'GF63VF'.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Alexis McKenzie Leigh Berry, please call 911 or your local law enforcement agency.


Alexis Berry / Courtesy: Decatur County Sheriff's Office
Duane Jaso / Courtesy: Decatur County Sheriff's Office


 
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