Casa Grande officials cancel Amber Alert after mother turns herself in
Liz Kotalik, Taylor Higgins
Tim Gaffney with PCSO says a 31-year-old woman named Jessica Brown has gone missing with her four children after she told a family member that she was going to kill herself and the children.
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - If you woke up to an "Amber Alert" on your phone, this is the information you need to know VIA missingkids.com.
Pinal County Sheriff's deputies issued an Amber Alert for 31-year-old Jessica Brown and her four children after Brown told a family member that she was going to kill herself and the children.
The Amber Alert was canceled just after 5:30 a.m. after Brown heard about the alert and turned herself in to local authorities.
Brown's family member first called 9-1-1 around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday. At 11:00 p.m., Jessica called another family member and told them she was going to stop her vehicle on a train track and wait for a train to drive into another vehicle on the freeway, Gaffney said.
Jessica Brown is a black female, 5-feet-9-inches tall, weighing 260 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black jacket with a green shirt underneath it and black pants, according to Gaffney.
Two of Brown's children are females ages 12 and 8. The other two children are twin boys age 1.
Jessica Brown is the biological mother of the children and does have custody.
She was last seen driving a red Chevy Venture van with Arizona license plate BCB3389.