Amber Alert canceled for kidnapped Slocomb teen

Authorities said she was found with the man police said abducted her.
Updated: May. 9, 2021 at 9:54 PM CDT
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ALEA has canceled an Amber Alert for a 16-year-old girl.

The Alert was issued Sunday night. Troopers said she was last seen on May 9 around 4 p.m. in the area of County Road 28 in Slocomb, AL.

Authorities said she was found with the man police said abducted her.

Officers said the two were found after a short car chase in Greenville, Florida that ended in a wreck. Investigators said the 16-year-old girl has non-life threatening injuries.

According to officials, she was believed to be in extreme danger.


4:15AM UPDATE - According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Community Information Center’s website, the case involving Jada Yvonne Varner is now listed as canceled/closed. It is also no longer listed under Active Amber alerts on’s website. When more details are released, News 4 will bring them to you online and on air.


ORIGINAL STORY (Sunday Evening):

SLOCOMB, Ala. (WTVY) -An Amber Alert has been issued for a Geneva County teen who authorities say has been kidnapped. She is 16-year-old Jada Yvonne Varner, taken from her Slocomb home mid-afternoon Sunday.

16-year-old Jada Yvonne Varner and 21-year-old Ezekiel Vang
16-year-old Jada Yvonne Varner and 21-year-old Ezekiel Vang(ALEA)

An investigation has revealed she was abducted at gunpoint by 21-year old Ezekiel Vang, who is described as her former boyfriend from Tallahassee, Florida. Geneva County Sheriff’s investigators also believe he hid in a wooded area near her home beforehand.

Vang is wearing a long black sleeve shirt, Army style pants, black gloves, and a hat while Ms. Varner is wearing blue jean overall cutoffs and a while shirt, per the Amber Alert.

They are believed to be traveling in a gray 2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spider convertible bearing Alabama license plate 34CH906.

Varner is white and Vang bi-racial, the Amber Alert stated.

Anyone with information should dial 911 or the Geneva County Sheriff’s Office at (334) 864-6947 immediately.

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