Posted: 2:05 p.m.
At about 2:30 p.m. the Utah Highway Patrol stopped Jeff Green, and he was taken into custody without incident. Aleeha Green was found in the vehicle with him, unharmed. The stop happened at approximately four miles north of the Arizona/Utah state line on Interstate 15.
Yuma police are looking for Jeff Green, 47, who is suspected of taking his 5-month-old biological daughter from her mother after an argument about custody issues. Green has no custodial rights. He has made suicidal comments to family and may be in possession of a firearm.
The suspect is described as a white male, 5’ 10”, 185 pounds, with green eyes and brown hair. He was last seen driving away with the child in a 1997 lime green Dodge truck with purple flames, Arizona plate NTY586.
On Tuesday, Sept. 17 at about 9:57 p.m., Yuma police went to the 3200 block of W. Patricia Ln. for a report of custodial interference. Green was last seen in the area of Boulder City, Nevada at about 7:00 a.m. this morning and is now believed to be in the Las Vegas area. He may be heading toward Montana.
Aleeha Green is a 5-month-old white female with blonde hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a white “onesie” that says “daddies girl’ on the front.
The investigation continues and there is a felony arrest warrant for Jeff Green.
The Yuma Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Jeff Green and his daughter to call Detective K. Huntley at (928) 373-4781 or the Yuma Police Department at (928) 373-4700 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous.