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Tricia
01-12-2010, 08:14 PM
We had a request for an "Information Only" sticky so ask and you shall receive.

Please remember no discussion, make sure you don't violate copyright rules and always include links.

Let's hope and pray that this little guy is being hidden somewhere and he is alive and well. That is the feeling that is coming across from LE and from the posters here on WS. I'll be praying right along with you,
Tricia

momtective
01-12-2010, 08:22 PM
http://www.amw.com/missing_children/brief.cfm?id=70649

Chilling Murder Message, Child Missing

Police say 23-year-old Elizabeth Johnson is a mom who so badly wanted to keep her baby away from his father that she made a horrific claim. Cops say Johnson sent a chilling text message to Logan McQuery, the infant's father, claiming she killed their 8-month-old son. Authorities say the disturbing account of her son's murder is all a lie, but they have no idea where Gabriel is.

momtective
01-12-2010, 08:26 PM
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/florida/AP/story/1419549.html


Posted on Monday, 01.11.10

AMANDA LEE MYERS
Associated Press Writer

Police think missing Ariz. baby is alive



TEMPE, Ariz. -- More than three weeks after an Arizona baby disappeared in Texas, investigators publicly sought new leads Monday because his mom wasn't talking.

Their main questions: Did Elizabeth Johnson kill her 8-month-old son, Gabriel? Why isn't she cooperating with investigators? How did the unemployed Johnson get $1,200 to travel across the country, buy food and stay in hotels? And just how much does a Scottsdale couple who wanted to adopt the child know?

momtective
01-12-2010, 08:37 PM
Couple: Baby Gabriel's Mom 'Duped' Us
Pat McReynolds
Reporter, KPHO.com

POSTED: 10:37 pm MST January 11, 2010
UPDATED: 8:50 am MST January 12, 2010

Tammi, Jack Smith Still Persons of Interest In Gabriel Johnson Disapearance

TEMPE, Ariz. -- A couple that planned to adopt the missing child dubbed "Baby Gabriel" now says they might have been "duped" by the mother of the baby.

Elizabeth Johnson is currently in a Maricopa County jail as authorities search for her 8-month old son, Gabriel.

Whether Johnson researched Tammi and Jack Smith as potential adoptive parents for her son Gabriel is unclear, but knowing their histories, she probably couldn't have picked a better couple in which to spin her tale of woe.

Tammi Smith said her former husband abused her and after several years of fighting, she lost custody of her three daughters. Jack Smith also put up a fight for custody of his granddaughter, Hannah, from her biological father.

The Smiths admitted they saw their own heartbreak in Johnson's tearful blue eyes and believed every word.





http://www.kpho.com/news/22213153/detail.html

not_my_kids
01-12-2010, 10:20 PM
http://www.ksat.com/news/22220962/detail.html
POSTED: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
UPDATED: 6:49 pm CST January 12, 2010

SAN ANTONIO -- Investigators from Arizona were in San Antonio Tuesday, looking for clues into the disappearance of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson, last seen in the Alamo City with his mother the day after Christmas.

momtective
01-12-2010, 10:36 PM
New Revelations Surface in Baby Gabriel Case

Video

http://www.kpho.com/video/22221445/index.html

time
01-12-2010, 11:24 PM
Police: Person Of Interest Withheld Information
Donna Rossi
Reporter, KPHO.com

http://www.kpho.com/news/22222086/detail.html

POSTED: 7:53 pm MST January 12, 2010
UPDATED: 8:23 pm MST January 12, 2010

... Johnson and Gabriel's biological father, Logan McQueary, had been in an ugly custody battle. McQueary is listed on the birth certificate, but when Johnson filed court papers, she indicated another man could also be the father. That man is Craig Cherry.

Today, Tempe investigators said they interviewed Cherry and he told them he had never met Johnson and never talked with her. Cherry also told police that he was related to Tammi Smith. Commander Kim Hale, who is heading up the investigation for Tempe police said that information surprised him. "That was information that would have been probably helpful to us in the very beginning," said Hale. He also said that in all of the police interviews with Tammi Smith, she never mentioned she was related to Cherry.


.... Cherry said he was Smith's first cousin and that the two are very close. Cherry also reiterated that he had never met Johnson and that he could only speculate as to how she learned his name, in order to use it on court documents.

not_my_kids
01-12-2010, 11:30 PM
http://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/2010/jan/12/lv_gabrielupdate_011310_81325/?news&police-courts
Police still searching for 8-month-old boy
Originally published January 12, 2010 at 9:36 p.m., updated January 12, 2010 at 10:20 p.m.

Kim Hale, commander for the Tempe Police Department, reiterated that Victoria is not on their radar.

Hale would not comment during a news conference when asked about an earlier report that a cell phone call that was traced to the Victoria area, but said they are working with San Antonio police.

momtective
01-13-2010, 08:31 AM
Police: Person Of Interest Withheld Information
Donna Rossi
Reporter, KPHO.com

POSTED: 7:53 pm MST January 12, 2010
UPDATED: 10:17 pm MST January 12, 2010


TEMPE, Ariz. -- Tempe investigators revealed bits and pieces of new information today surrounding their investigation into missing 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson. Some of that information sheds light on why police still believe a Scottsdale couple has not been completely forthcoming in their police interviews.

Today, Tempe investigators said they interviewed Cherry and he told them he had never met Johnson and never talked with her. Cherry also told police that he was related to Tammi Smith. Commander Kim Hale, who is heading up the investigation for Tempe police said that information surprised him. "That was information that would have been probably helpful to us in the very beginning," said Hale. He also said that in all of the police interviews with Tammi Smith, she never mentioned she was related to Cherry. Police used that omission as an example of why they believe the Smiths are withholding information and why they are still considered persons of interest.

In a phone interview with CBS5, Cherry said he was Smith's first cousin and that the two are very close. Cherry also reiterated that he had never met Johnson and that he could only speculate as to how she learned his name, in order to use it on court documents.

But later Tuesday night, in a call to CBS5, Tammi Smith tried to explain.

"I remember the conversation between me and (Elizabeth). We were laughing about it and I just commented on how Logan (McQueary) and my cousin (Craig Cherry) have the same record about DUI's and stuff and we were making a funny joke about that."

But in the same call, Tammi Smith admitted she drove Johnson to court to file the paternity request. She even made three copies of the paperwork that clearly labeled her cousin, Craig Cherry, as the possible father of the boy she wanted to adopt.

momtective
01-13-2010, 12:12 PM
Reward offered for missing infant

A reward up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads authorities to 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson, last seen with his mother in San Antonio in late December.

Crime Stoppers announced the reward Wednesday morning. The boy has not been seen since Dec. 26, and his mother, who remains jailed in Arizona on three felony charges in connection with her son's disappearance, has not cooperated with authorities, they said.

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/81326657.html

momtective
01-13-2010, 03:42 PM
Missing Baby Gabriel Johnson; Tammi Peters Smith: Surrogate Moms, & Baby Brokers

Tammi Fay Peters Smith is a 'person of interest' in the disappearance case of eight-month-old Gabriel Johnson. Her profession is Advanced Certified Colon Hydro-therapist for her company Healing Waters Health and Wellness Clinic. Tammi and her husband Jack Smith have one adopted daughter,
Hannah Grace, who is four-and-a-half years old. Hannah was his grandchild. Her biological father is Jack's stepson Travis Andrews Warford. Jack Smith told CNN, "We— you know, we got Hannah in our house at four months old and the adoption wasn't final until two— until she was two." Mr. Warford claims the Smiths offered him money to sign over his custodial rights. He says regarding the Smiths and baby Gabriel, "I think what they've done is wrong. They've manipulated the system and lied and I wouldn't mind seeing them face charges."

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2581663/missing_baby_gabriel_johnson_tammi.html?cat=41

not_my_kids
01-13-2010, 05:41 PM
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/elizabeth-johnson-tells-abc-news-baby-gabriel-alive/story?id=9554084
Baby Gabriel Still Alive, Mom Tells ABC From Jail
Elizabeth Johnson Tells ABC News Gabriel is Alive, Says Jail Not That Bad
Jan 13, 2010

Elizabeth Johnson, the Arizona mother jailed after she disappeared with her about-to-be-adopted infant son, confirmed today in a brief jailhouse interview that 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson is alive.

Marigold
01-14-2010, 04:13 AM
Retracing Missing Baby Gabriel's Steps:

New details are emerging about the bizarre cross-country trip during which baby Gabriel Johnson disappeared.

Elizabeth Johnson, Gabriel's mother, left her home in Tempe, Arizona, on December 22nd with her son after raising $1,200 by selling her two dogs.

She drove her grandfather's car to San Antonio, Texas, and checked in at the Home Gate Studios and Suites. The desk clerk says she paid cash in advance for a room with two double beds and a kitchenette.

Baby Gabriel was last seen in San Antonio on December 26th.

Johnson claims she gave away baby Gabriel to complete strangers she'd never met before, in a remote San Antonio area park.

There are few clues about the couple that Johnson says she met there; the woman's first name is believed to be "Cheryl."

Mike Board of San Antonio radio station WOAI has been trying to get to the bottom of Johnson's story. "She said, 'They didn't have a child, they couldn’t have a child, so I felt comfortable in trusting that I could give my child to this couple.' It doesn't make sense," Board tells INSIDE EDITION's Megan Alexander.

On December 27, Johnson, with baby Gabriel nowhere in sight, was next spotted in a Motel 6 parking lot. The hotel manager told Megan Alexander her movements were recorded on a surveillance camera. Johnson parked her car, gathered her belongings, and walked across the street to the bus terminal, where she bought a ticket to Florida.

The manager showed Megan Alexander the bus ticket Johnson bought using the alias "Elizabeth Jones." Johnson paid $180 in cash for a one-way ticket to Fort Lauderdale and waited patiently for three hours in the terminal waiting room.

http://www.insideedition.com/news.aspx?storyId=3847

not_my_kids
01-14-2010, 02:18 PM
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/blogs/story/New-lead-in-Baby-Gabriels-Arizona-disappearance/kMzdZQEON0ORawoDI8UUdg.cspx
New lead in Baby Gabriel's Arizona disappearance?

Updated 10:26 a.m. Jan. 14, 2009

A blog entry from early January is sparking some interest in the case of a missing Arizona infant.

Angel Who Cares
01-14-2010, 03:59 PM
New lead in Baby Gabriel's Arizona disappearance?
Last Update: 10:25 am
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A blog entry from early January is sparking some interest in the case of a missing Arizona infant.

In reply to a web post on BeckyHiggins.com, blogger "Beth" wrote, "I live in WI, but am currently in San Antonio, TX. My husband and I are adopting a handsome baby boy that was placed into our care on January 1. I've decided to make my project life about Baby Gabriel. Even though I won't be home when my project arrives I am clicking away taking his photo here in San Antonio."

The entry is timestamped on January 4th. There's no contact info listed for Beth.

BeckyHiggins.com
http://www.beckyhiggins.com/blog/2010/01/sharing-enthusiasm.html

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/blogs/story/New-lead-in-Baby-Gabriels-Arizona-disappearance/kMzdZQEON0ORawoDI8UUdg.cspx
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Added these for easy quick reference:

Missing Baby Mom Offers Up New Info
Johnson Speaks to Tammi Smith While In Jail
POSTED: 1:00 pm MST January 13, 2010
UPDATED: 9:37 pm MST January 13, 2010
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Chilling new details paint a picture of a family in hiding, keeping 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson out of the public's eye. It was new information coming from Elizabeth Johnson. Tammi Smith went to visit Elizabeth in Estrella Jail Wednesday.

Smith said, "I asked her questions about what these people looked like."

Smith said Elizabeth gladly described the couple she claims she gave Gabriel to in a San Antonio park. Johnson said the woman is between 5'1" and 5'3" and weighs somewhere between 110 and 125 pounds. Johnson told Smith the man was tall, a bigger guy with dark short hair. She said the couple is Caucasian, in their mid-30s and lives in San Antonio.

Smith said Johnson told her she's shared all this info with the FBI, after she found out about how much jail time she might face.

"She does want the baby to come back now, now because she wants to get out of jail, " Smith said.

But from what Smith said she heard Wednesday, that might not be an option.

Video: Missing Baby Given To Texas Couple?
http://www.kpho.com/video/22232975/index.html

Video: Blogsite Offers Tip In Missing Baby Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22232967/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22227955/detail.html
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Baby Gabriel Still Alive, Mom Tells ABC From Jail
Elizabeth Johnson Tells ABC News Gabriel is Alive, Says Jail Not That Bad
Jan. 13, 2010
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Elizabeth Johnson, the Arizona mother jailed after she disappeared with her about-to-be-adopted infant son, confirmed today in a brief jailhouse interview that 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson is alive.

The Smiths have stuck by Johnson, but recently told ABC News that they are frustrated and want Johnson to tell police what she did with the baby. Tammi Smith told Johnson in jail that she and her husband have been blamed for Gabriel's disappearance.

"I am so, so sorry about that," Johnson replied. But still, no word on where Gabriel is.

Mom Describes Mystery Couple Who Supposedly Have Her Baby
Johnson said the couple is Caucasian, in their 30s. The man is tall with short black hair, and the woman is about 5 feet, 3 inches tall and has short black hair.

Johnson said the couple brought their own car seat and that they said they could keep baby Gabriel without anyone noticing.

Johnson also told ABC News that her time in jail has not been that bad. She has been able to see her lawyer every day and gets to spend time outside during her recreation hour.

WATCH: Missing Baby's Mom in Jail
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9529040

WATCH: Infant Missing in Adoption Dispute
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9500242

Article:
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/elizabeth-johnson-tells-abc-news-baby-gabriel-alive/story?id=9554084
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FBI questions Texas group in missing kid case
January 13, 2010 - 4:59PM
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The nationwide search for a missing 8-month-old Tempe boy has led FBI agents to question employees of a San Antonio organization that oversees the licensing of colon-cleansing practitioners.

The International Association of Colon Hydrotherapists certified Tammi Smith of Scottsdale, who was named a person of interest in the search for Gabriel Johnson.

"It's a long shot, but we're questioning people there to see if there is a connection," said Kim Hale, commander of investigations for the Tempe Police Department. "Our focus continues to be in San Antonio where the child was last seen."

"I have nothing to say about that," Smith said. "That's retarded. I've never been to the office in San Antonio. I've talked to people there and called them. Nobody from the FBI has called us, yet. This whole thing is ridiculous. I have begged and begged for them to ask us questions - nobody will ask us questions, nobody will come to our home."

Smith owns Healing Waters in Sun City West and in Glendale, according to her company's Web site. Her husband, Jack Smith, also was named a person of interest in the case.
*Much more info at link!

Article:
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/149469
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$5,000 reward offered for safe return of missing toddler
Last Update: 1/13 11:12 pm
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Tammi Smith, of Scottsdale, met with Elizabeth Johnson whose son Gabriel is still missing after she left the Valley with him in late December.

Smith says Johnson left the toddler with an unknown couple in San Antonio, Texas the day after Christmas.

She told reporters after the meeting that "according to Elizabeth, these people are going to try to hide this baby because they believe that in a few years nobody will notice who this baby is."

Smith went on to say that Elizabeth told her the couple came to Elizabeth's hotel room in Texas with a new car seat, placed Gabriel in the car seat and abruptly left.

"She did definitely describe the people and what they look like, they're definitely in San Antonio, she (Elizabeth) did sign paperwork, but they did not notarize it or anything like that," said Smith.

According to Smith, Elizabeth also told her during the nearly 45-minute jail house visit that the couple did not "buy" Gabriel and the man and woman were both white in their 30s.

Video: $5,000 reward offered for safe return of missing toddler
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26474@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/5-000-reward-offered-for-safe-return-of-missing/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx
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Video: Up to $5,000 reward offered for safe return of baby Gabriel 11:00
Posted on January 13, 2010 at 2:18 PM-Updated yesterday at 9:21 PM
Interview With Tami Smith Included In Video!
http://www.azfamily.com/news/Up-to-5000-reward-offered-for-safe-return-of-baby-Gabriel-81354057.html
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Video: Cops: Missing boy may be alive 2:51
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/01/13/ng.boy.alive.cnn

Video: Adoptive parents speak out 2:27
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/01/11/ng.parents.speak.cnn

Video: Baby gone, mom had nails done 3:20
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/01/11/ng.missing.baby.cnn

Video: Arizona couple takes polygraph 3:11
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/01/08/nr.az.couple.polygraph.cnn

Video: Persons of interest named 5:46
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/01/08/ng.adoptive.parents.cnn
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Hotel Clerk Says Elizabeth Johnson Used Different Name
1/13/10 Posted: 04:06 PM ET
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As investigators open a missing persons case for Gabriel Johnson in San Antonio, we are learning more about mother Elizabeth Johnson’s possible movements during her time in San Antonio from a hotel clerk who checked Johnson into one of the hotels. The clerk, who wishes to remain anonymous, says Johnson checked in under a different name and believes Johnson had a Texas ID.

Who is Craig Cherry?
Police reportedly recently spoke to Cherry, who told them he has never met Johnson, and is actually Tammi Smith’s first cousin! Police say that new detail surprised them and was information that probably would have been helpful to them in the very beginning. Cops say in all the interviews with Tammi Smith, she never mentioned she was related to Cherry.

Tammi Smith drove Johnson to court to file the paternity request and reportedly even made 3 copies of the paperwork that clearly labeled Craig Cherry as the possible father but never noticed it.
More at link!

Article:
http://nancygrace.blogs.cnn.com/2010/01/13/hotel-clerk-says-elizabeth-johnson-used-different-name/
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Video: Mother May Have Given Baby To San Antonio Couple
http://www.clickorlando.com/video/22233642/index.html
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Here's EJ's MySpace for those who don't have the link yet! :wink:

Here's her quote, status, & timestamp of her log for her mood!
kiss my *** suckas!! Mood: adventurous :biggrin:
Posted at 12:36 PM Dec 29, 2009

elizabeth (Last log in was 12/30/09)
http://www.myspace.com/elizj86
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*Police: Person Of Interest Withheld Information*
POSTED: 7:53 pm MST January 12, 2010
UPDATED: 10:17 pm MST January 12, 2010
<snipped>
Johnson and Gabriel's biological father, Logan McQueary, had been in an ugly custody battle. McQueary is listed on the birth certificate, but when Johnson filed court papers, she indicated another man could also be the father. That man is Craig Cherry.

In a phone interview with CBS5, Cherry said he was Smith's first cousin and that the two are very close. Cherry also reiterated that he had never met Johnson and that he could only speculate as to how she learned his name, in order to use it on court documents.

"I remember the conversation between me and (Elizabeth). We were laughing about it and I just commented on how Logan (McQueary) and my cousin (Craig Cherry) have the same record about DUI's and stuff and we were making a funny joke about that."

But in the same call, Tammi Smith admitted she drove Johnson to court to file the paternity request. She even made three copies of the paperwork that clearly labeled her cousin, Craig Cherry, as the possible father of the boy she wanted to adopt.

Smith says she would have been forthcoming with investigators, but she doesn't remember them asking her about Craig Cherry.

Tempe police confirmed late Tuesday night that they had investigators in San Antonio, the last place baby Gabriel was seen the day after Christmas, searching for clues.

Video: New Developments In Missing Baby Case 2:30
Tempe police find another strange link to the Valley couple named as persons of interest in this case.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22223078/index.html

Video: New Revelations Surface In Baby Gabriel Case 2:51
More new details are emerging in the case of missing baby Gabriel.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22221445/

Video: Search For Baby Gabriel 2:09
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61525655001

Video: Police Making Progress In Missing Baby Gabriel Case 1:41
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61508825001

Video: Mother Of Missing Baby Not Talking 2:15
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61367398001

Video: Baby Gabriel 2:01
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61344634001

Video: Elizabeth Johnson In Arizona Courtroom 9:45
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61324001001

Video: Missing Baby's Great-Grandfather Speaks 2:46
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61198991001

Video: Family Members Hopeful Baby Will Be Found 1:06
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61199652001

Video: Elizabeth Johnson Back In Arizona 0:30
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61157113001

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22222086/detail.html

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Angel Who Cares
01-14-2010, 04:01 PM
Added For quick & easy reference~Part 2:

*Raw Video: Missing Baby Mom Speaks With CBS News 9:36
http://www.kpho.com/video/22155911/index.html
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Video: Missing Baby's Mom Moved To Ariz, Faces More Charges
http://www.clickorlando.com/video/22202431/index.html
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Johnson behind bars at Maricopa County Jail; couple still persons of interest
Posted on January 8, 2010 at 9:44 PM
Updated today at 6:44 AM
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Elizabeth now faces charges of kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference.

Jack and Tammi Smith tried adopting Gabriel Johnson in December, in the weeks leading up to his disappearance.

They maintain they played no role in that disappearance and have no idea where Gabriel is, but investigators believe the Smiths aren't sharing everything they know.

One reason why is a posting from Tammi Smith's Facebook page from December 23 days after Gabriel's mother took him from Arizona.

She wrote "please keep praying for Gabriel and his mommy's safety on the road. She found underground help in Texas that's given her formulas, diapers, and legal formalities."

*Video Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/Couple-named-persons-of-interest-in-missing-baby-case-take-lie-detector-test-81053957.html
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Arizona Couple Takes Polygraph Test in Missing Baby Case
Saturday, January 09, 2010
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Jack and Terri Smith spent hours at the Tempe, Ariz., police station answering questions as part of the police investigation into the disappearance of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson.

Police said Thursday they believe the Smiths, who had wanted to adopt Garbriel, may know more about the missing child's whereabouts than they're telling investigators.

"We are getting some indications that Gabriel is alive," Carbajal said Thursday. "We can't say specifically just what those are, but we are getting some indications that those are correct."

Article:
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,582673,00.html
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Grandfather of missing baby says life was hard on mom
Woman accused in boy's disappearance told relative she wanted better for her son
Jan. 10, 2010 12:00 AM
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Elizabeth Johnson's grandfather says she grew up with a drug-addicted father and an alcoholic mother and then bounced around five different foster homes.

She has always been impulsive, secretive and prone to fits of rage. A relative says that as a child, she would break windows in her home and chased her father with a plunger.

Yet she carried a 4.0 GPA through high school, and she was determined to not let her son suffer the same kind of childhood she had.

"She's got a spiteful streak," said Bob, who is the person Elizabeth has turned to the most since her parents died.

Court records and interviews show that Elizabeth's fights with McQueary were so violent that she cut up his clothes and broke windows in the apartment they shared. Elizabeth was charged with domestic-violence-related criminal damage and went into a diversion program, court records show.

When asked if Elizabeth was capable of following through on the threats she made to McQueary, Bob paused.

"I think anybody is capable, including Elizabeth, in a fit of rage," he said.

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/01/10/20100110missingbaby0110.html
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Missing baby's mom extradited to Arizona
01/10/2010
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The mother at the center of a missing baby case is back in Arizona.

Maricopa County sheriff's deputies say Elizabeth Johnson was extradited from Miami where she had been held since her recent arrest.

Article:
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/APStories/stories/D9D4R28O2.html
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Baby Gabriel's Mom Held On $1.1M Bond
Elizabeth Johnson Extradited To Arizona; Still No Sign Of Baby Gabriel
POSTED: 6:09 am MST January 10, 2010
UPDATED: 5:24 am MST January 11, 2010
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In an exclusive interview with CBS 5 News from her jail cell last week, Elizabeth Johnson said she has no idea where her little boy is.

When asked whether she’s worried her baby is dead or alive, she said, “No, I’m not.”

Johnson's first phone call from jail Sunday morning was to her grandfather, Bob Johnson.

Bob Johnson said, "Well my telephone rang and it was my darling granddaughter calling me from the Fourth Avenue Maricopa County Jail."

Just hours after her booking photo was snapped, Elizabeth was calling to say hello.

"She seemed in a very happy, upbeat mood, " Bob Johnson said. "I guess in her mind she's accomplished her goal, which was to adopt her son, give him to somebody."

Johnson said it was a short talk that only lasted a couple of minutes. He said he didn't ask any questions about where 8-month-old Gabriel might be.

He said, "I chose not to, that she had stated what happened and I knew we were on a recorded line and she isn't going to tell me anything on a recorded line that would be of any value."

Raw Video: CBS 5 Interview With Elizabeth Johnson
http://www.kpho.com/video/22155911/index.html

Video: FBI Acts On Hot Tip In Missing Baby Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22190897/index.html

Video: Couple Takes Polygraph Test In Missing Baby Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22189499/index.html

Video: Nashville Tie Explored In Missing Baby Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22182376/index.html

Video: Police Report Released In Missing Baby Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22182384/index.html

Video: 'Persons Of Interest' Named In Missing Baby Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22178557/index.html

Video: Elizabeth's Grandfather: She's Lying
http://www.kpho.com/video/22171594/index.html

Video: Missing Baby Mystery Deepens
http://www.kpho.com/video/22166183/index.html

Video: Docs: Missing Baby Mom Volatile
http://www.kpho.com/video/22146968/index.html

Video: Mom: I Gave My Baby To Texas Couple
http://www.kpho.com/video/22144213/index.html

Video: Strange Twist Seen In Missing Baby Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22128137/index.html

Video: 'Come Home Soon,' Dad Says Of Missing Son
http://www.kpho.com/video/22124556/index.html

Video: Baby Missing In Custody Battle
http://www.kpho.com/video/22108421/index.html

Video: Tempe Baby Missing After Mother's Arrest
http://www.kpho.com/video/22107394/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22197770/detail.html
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Mother of missing child returned to Valley
January 10, 2010 - 2:40PM
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The Valley woman who is not cooperating with police in the search for her missing 8-month-old son has been extradited from Florida to the Tempe jail, police said Sunday afternoon.

Tempe police also announced that Elizabeth Johnson faces charges of kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference. She is being held on a cash bond of $1.1 million.

Police believe missing Tempe baby is alive
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/149226

Tempe baby still missing after mom's arrest
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/149018

Eight-month-old Gabriel Johnson and his mother, Elizabeth Johnson, of Tempe.
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Article:
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/149334
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Tempe Mom Charged in Missing Baby Case
23-year-old held on $1.1 million bond
Updated: Monday, 11 Jan 2010, 9:11 AM MST
Published : Sunday, 10 Jan 2010, 3:01 PM MST
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After arriving in the valley, Elizabeth Johnson telephoned her grandfather, who lives in Scottsdale.

"I can't even imagine Elizabeth hurting that child or anything worse," Bob Johnson told FOX 10. "It's unbelievable she would. She's a stubborn young lady, she has got a plan and I suspect she implemented it."

Authorities are calling a Scottsdale couple "persons of interest" in the case. The Smiths tell police they befriended Johnson at an airport and she offered to give her son to them to adopt -- but the baby's father didn't agree.

*Video Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/crime/tempe-mom-charged-1-10-2010
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Mother of missing baby gets extradited to Arizona
Last Update: 1/10 9:14 pm
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According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Elizabeth was booked into an Arizona jail late Saturday on charges of custodial interference and kidnapping.

Her cash-only bond is set at $1,100,000.

Two other people named 'persons of interest' in the case said they took a polygraph test last week.

Tammi and Jack Smith of Scottsdale said they were willing to take the examination after being named suspects on Thursday.

"There is an enormous amount of peace in the truth and the truth is what it is and I can't fabricate the truth," said Jack.

"We should have been persons of interest from day one," Jack said. "We are persons of interest. We were probably the last people to see Gabriel before he left town."

Both police officials and the Smiths say they believe Gabriel is alive. Now the challenge is finding him.

Elizabeth and Gabriel
http://www.abc15.com/media/lib/88/f/2/1/f21552d9-3782-4fd9-8229-abe983880600/Story.jpg

Video: Mother of missing baby gets extradited to Arizona
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26396@knxv.dayport.com

Video: 'Persons of interest' in Tempe case take polygraph test
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26391@knxv.dayport.com

Video: Tempe PD getting indications that 8-month-old boy is alive
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26353@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Mother-of-missing-baby-gets-extradited-to-Arizona/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx
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Court records paint new picture in Tempe missing baby case
Last Update: 6:36 am
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McQueary was granted custody after Johnson didn't show up for a custodial court hearing and allegedly fled the state with the child.

He has made many public appeals to find the 8-month-old, but court documents now reveal he may not be Gabriel's biological father.

In her petition for custody on Dec. 14, Johnson wrote that there were "two potential fathers," and requested that both McQueary and another man, Craig Cherry, take paternity tests.

Three days earlier, McQuary filed for custody, saying he feared Johnson would kidnap the baby, and that she was neglectful and unstable.

In the statement, McQueary wrote that Johnson would leave Gabriel crying in his crib for hours without changing his diaper, and that she kicked McQueary out of their apartment, saying, "Take that damn baby with you."

According to documents, he had previously filed a restraining order against her, after he said she trashed their Tempe apartment, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

Video: Court records paint new picture in Tempe missing baby case
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26399@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Court-records-paint-new-picture-in-Tempe-missing/6PhW8F-82kSl7PwFqFdGgw.cspx
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Mother extradicted in interstate search for Baby Gabriel
15 hours 24 min 11 sec ago
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Recent tips led police to Nashville, Tennessee, where one couple, Jack and Tammi Smith -- persons of interest in the case -- apparently had connections to the boy's mother.

(Gabriel's Father)McQueary also has a criminal history -- he was arrested for felony burglary, DUI and drugs.

"Yeah, I screwed up in the past. And pretty much I've been working my hardest to get back on track, and I have been," McQueary said. "All I've been doing is staying out of trouble and going to work, stuff like that. I was right next to Elizabeth and Gabriel the whole time. We were living together, and taking care of them -- working my hardest."

The baby's mother -- who initially said she killed her baby, then said she gave him away to a random couple at a San Antonio park -- has also had prior run-ins with the law.

She was arrested for domestic violence and criminal damage after she allegedly had a tantrum at the Tempe apartment she shared with McQueary.

Video: Mother extradicted in interstate search for Baby Gabriel
http://www.necn.com/Boston/Nation/2010/01/10/Mother-extradicted-in/1263173477.html

Article:
http://www.necn.com/Boston/Nation/2010/01/10/Mother-extradicted-in/1263173477.html
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Missing Baby "Persons of Interest" Speak
Say They Don't Know Where Gabriel Johnson Is; Can't Imagine His Mother Having Hurt Him; She's Jailed in Phoenix
Jan. 11, 2010
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Gabriel's father, Logan McQueary, desperately wants his son back, notes "Early Show" national correspondent Hattie Kauffman. Elizabeth sent him a text message saying she had killed Gabriel, but later claimed she gave him away to the strangers in San Antonio.

"I really have a hard time believing she just randomly gave Gabriel, the little prince, to somebody in a park," Bob Johnson remarked.

Tammi Smith told "Early Show" co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez Monday she and her husband don't have any idea about Gabriel's whereabouts. "I sure wish we did. I sure wish (Elizabeth) told us any name, any -- of anything," Smith said.

"We spent ten years building a successful business here (in Scottsdale)," Jack Smith said, "and, for us to throw that away, or even the thoughts of throwing that away for someone we had known for nine days, that's ludicrous. No, absolutely not."

Tammi says that, while Elizabeth was never all that affectionate toward Gabriel, she doesn't think Elizabeth could have hurt him. "She seemed to want the best for him," Tammi says.

Video: Video: Search for Missing Baby Gabriel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rx9wKfbqwPQ

Video: Search Continues for Baby Gabriel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sk4n-hNOKr0

Article:
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/01/11/earlyshow/main6081837.shtml
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Search for Baby Gabriel: Deception Fueling Frustration as Cops Track Leads
Elizabeth Johnson Extradited and Charged With Kidnapping; FBI Tracks Leads in Nashville
Jan. 11, 2010
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In a jailhouse interview this week with a Phoenix CBS affiliate, Johnson denied harming their son, saying she told McQueary she had killed Gabriel to get back at him.

"He had ruined my life, and he hurt me, and I wanted to hurt him," she said. "And that was the only thing I could say that would hurt him."

Johnson's grandfather, Bob Johnson, told ABC News that he doesn't believe his granddaughter's story that she simply left her child with an unknown couple.

"I think that she has given the baby to somebody, and I think she knows who it is," he said. "I think it's in San Antonio in somebody else's house, and she just ain't given it up.

"She has an anger-management problem, and she's working on that," Bob Johnson said.

Motherhood was never really Johnson's strong suit, Bob Johnson said.

"She discovered after eight months that there's more to this parenting than she wanted to get involved in," he said. "It was not her thing. She was into fashion."

WATCH: Missing Baby's Mom in Jail
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9529040

WATCH: Infant Missing in Adoption Dispute
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9500242

Article:
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/lies-fueling-frustration-search-baby-gabriel/story?id=9528705
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Missing Tempe baby's mother extradited to Arizona
Jan. 10, 2010 11:11 AM
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Tempe police officers brought Johnson from Miami-Dade County, Fla., and booked her into the Fourth Avenue jail at 2:06 a.m. Sunday. She is being held on $1.1 million cash bond.

Johnson faces felony charges including kidnapping, child abuse ande custodial interference.

Deputy Doug Matteson, a sheriff's spokesman, deferred comment to Tempe police, who are investigating the case. Tempe police spokesman Sgt. Steve Carbajal was not available for comment.

Tempe officials plan to release more information about the case during a 1 p.m. briefing Monday.

Elizabeth Johnson's booking mug, taken Dec. 10, 2009, left, and Elizabeth with baby Gabriel and Gabriel's father, Logan McQueary.
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Raw Video: Court Hearing In Miami
http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid30311461001?bctid=61157113001

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/community/tempe/articles/2010/01/10/20100110johnsonarrest0111.html
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Mom Charged In Missing Baby Case In Phoenix
Monday, Jan 11, 2010 @09:57am CST
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The woman at the center of the Arizona missing baby case has been booked into the Maricopa County jail.

Meanwhile, a couple in Scottsdale, Arizona -- Jack and Tammi Smith -- have been named "persons of interest" in the case.

Police say they too are not being cooperative.

Article:
http://mystateline.com/content/fulltext/?cid=128122
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Did Elizabeth Johnson Give Her Baby to Strangers? Arizona Mom Faces Kidnapping, Child Abuse Charges
January 11, 2010 11:00 AM
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Elizabeth Johnson, the Arizona mother at the center of the "baby Gabriel" case involving her missing son, has been charged with kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference.

The Tempe Police Department said Sunday that Gabriel Johnson's 23-year-old mother is being held at the Maricopa County jail on the three felony charges after being extradited from Florida, where she was taken into custody Dec. 30 after failing to show up for a custodial hearing in Phoenix.

Police say she's being held on a cash only $1.1 million bond.

PICTURES: Baby Gabriel Johnson Missing
http://www.cbsnews.com/elements/2010/01/06/crimesider/photoessay6063007.shtml

MORE ON CRIMESIDER
January 8, 2010 - Couple Who Hoped to Adopt Baby Gabriel Johnson Now "Persons of Interest" In His Disappearance
http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/05/11/crimesider/entry5007040.shtml

January 6, 2010 - Arizona Baby Gabriel Johnson Missing After Road Trip; Mom Refuses to Help Police
http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/05/06/crimesider/entry4996071.shtml

Article:
http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/12/04/crimesider/entry5888789.shtml
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Gabriel Johnson is Missing, Profiler to Nancy Grace: "That Baby is Not with Us"
8-Month-Old Missing Child's Mother Extradited to Arizona -- but Where is Little Gabriel Johnson?
January 11, 2010
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Appearing on HLN's "Nancy Grace," Pat Brown, a criminal profiler and author of "Killing For Sport," told Nancy Grace that she did not see the investigation ending well for the child. "My opinion is that baby is not with us," she said.

What led her to such a grave conclusion? First of all, Elizabeth Johnson's own words to the baby's father, Logan McQueary, indicate a cold, vindictive nature. She told him she killed the child, placed his small body in a diaper bag, then put the bag in a dumpster in San Antonio, Texas. That admission might have led Brown to think that Johnson just might have killed her baby. Another good indicator that the baby may be dead was the carseat and baby clothes left behind in a hotel room in San Antonio as if unneeded.

Offering up various scenarios of the investigation, Brown pointed out to Nancy Grace that at one point Johnson probably "got tired of that baby and wanted vengeance on her boyfriend so she just killed the baby."

Elizabeth Johnson's actions seem strange when looked at in retrospect. Her story of giving her child, a child she professed to love, to total strangers makes little sense, but, then, that was how she originally met the Smiths.

Although Pat Brown said she believed the child was no longer alive, telling Nancy Grace that she just could not believe that Johnson simply found a couple to whom she gave her baby, until there is tangible evidence, there lingers a bit of hope that that is exactly what Elizabeth Johnson did simply to keep him from her ex-boyfriend.

Article:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2577233/gabriel_johnson_is_missing_profiler.html?cat=8
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Baby Gabriel’s mom ‘played us,’ couple say
‘Persons of interest’ who hoped to adopt baby call his mother ‘deceptive'
updated 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
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An Arizona couple who tried to adopt an 8-month-old baby who’s been missing since Christmas say they now feel the mother of the baby duped and used them.

In an interview Monday from their Scottsdale, Ariz., home with TODAY’s Matt Lauer, the Smiths said they once thought Johnson was a good woman who was overwhelmed by being a single mother. That opinion has since changed dramatically.

“I feel like a fool, because knowing what’s up now that all the facts have been laid out in front of me, I see that she was lying to us and playing us,” Tammi Smith told Lauer. “Now, I’m not sure if anything she said to me was true.”

Her husband characterized Johnson as “deceptive.”

Elizabeth Johnson told the father of baby Gabriel that she had killed the child, but then claimed she had given the child away. Police think Gabriel may still be alive.
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Today Show Video: ‘Persons of interest’: Missing baby’s mom played us 8:03
Jan. 11: Jack and Tammi Smith, the couple who planned to adopt baby Gabriel prior to his disappearance, tell TODAY’s Matt Lauer Elizabeth Johnson is “deceptive.”
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/34802432#34802432

Today Show Video: Where is missing baby Gabriel? 3:53
Jan. 10: Last seen the day after Christmas, authorities are still trying to figure out what happened to the 8-month-old child. NBC's Jenna Wolfe speaks with Jack and Tammi Smith, an Arizona couple who claim the little boy's mother offered to have them adopt him, but have since been named persons of interest in the case.
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/34791165#34791165

Today Show Video: 'Persons of interest' in missing baby case 3:01
Jan. 9: Authorities named a couple as 'persons of interest' in the case of a 8-month-old baby boy. Msnbc's Alex Witt talks with investigative reporter Michelle Sigona.
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/34781238#34781238

Today Show Video: Couple named 'persons of interest' in missing baby case 2:00
Jan. 8: In the search for missing baby Gabriel, authorities in Tempe, Ariz., are focusing their attention on Jack and Terri Smith. George Lewis reports.
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/34767369#34767369

Today Show Video: Where is baby Gabriel? 6:01
Jan. 7: The father of an 8-month-old baby who has been missing since last month talks to TODAY’s Meredith Vieira about the search for the child. The baby’s mother told police conflicting stories about giving the child away.
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/34745448#34745448

Article:
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/34802462/ns/today-today_people/

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Angel Who Cares
01-14-2010, 04:03 PM
Added For easy Quick Reference~Part 3:

UPDATED: Couple: Baby Gabriel's Mom 'Duped' Us
Tammi, Jack Smith Still Persons of Interest In Gabriel Johnson Disapearance
POSTED: 10:37 pm MST January 11, 2010
UPDATED: 8:50 am MST January 12, 2010
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Whether Johnson researched Tammi and Jack Smith as potential adoptive parents for her son Gabriel is unclear, but knowing their histories, she probably couldn't have picked a better couple in which to spin her tale of woe.

Tammi Smith said her former husband abused her and after several years of fighting, she lost custody of her three daughters. Jack Smith also put up a fight for custody of his granddaughter, Hannah, from her biological father.

Even when they knew Johnson was on the run, they put her in contact with Janet Morris, an adoption specialist in Nashville, Tenn.

The FBI searched her house as part of the investigation into Gabriel's disappearance.

According to court documents, Morris was once challenged for allegedly stripping a father of his parental rights without properly notifying him -- exactly what the biological father of Tammi and Jack Smith's adopted daughter, Hannah, says the couple did to him.

The results of Tammi and Jack Smith's polygraph tests were inconclusive.

Video: Couple: 'Maybe We Were Duped'
http://www.kpho.com/video/22214934/index.html

Video: Polygraph Test Results Back In Baby Gabriel Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22211571/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22213153/detail.html
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Baby Gabriel's Mom Not Talking
Investigators: Elizabeth Johnson Refuses To Say If Gabriel Is Alive
POSTED: 6:09 am MST January 10, 2010
UPDATED: 5:47 pm MST January 11, 2010
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As of Monday, it had been nearly two days since Elizabeth Johnson was booked at the Fourth Avenue Maricopa County jail, and she still wasn't telling anyone where her son might be, she wouldn't even confirm that he's still alive.

Tempe Police Department Commander Kim Hale said, "There's three separate things that can happen. You can be deceptive, inconclusive or you can be truthful. At this time, it was scored by two different polygraph examiners and both rated it close to the same as inconclusive."

Jack Smith interpreted that question mark a little bit differently. Smith said, "Because it's not a truth detector, it's a lie detector. I did not lie, and so that's why it came back inconclusive."

He and his wife, Tammi Smith, are still persons of interest in Gabriel's disappearance. Investigators said the couple has been cooperative, but it's possible they know more than they're letting on.

Video: Baby Gabriel's Mom Booked Into Phoenix Jail
http://www.kpho.com/video/22204856/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22197770/detail.html
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RAW VIDEO: Elizabeth Johnson's initial court appearance Posted on January 11, 2010 at 10:27 AM 10:09
Elizabeth Johnson has been extradited back to Arizona and has made her initial appearance before a judge. The little boy at the center of this ongoing story, baby Gabriel, still has not been located.
http://www.azfamily.com/home/related/Elizabeth-Johnsons-initial-court-appearance-81147937.html
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Video Report: Gabriel's mom speaks briefly at initial AZ court appearance Posted on January 11, 2010 at 5:11 PM 2:37
Baby Gabriel's mom, Elizabeth Johnson, was the last person seen with the infant and she is now back in Arizona and behind bars.
http://www.azfamily.com/news/Gabriels-mom-speaks-briefly-at-initial-AZ-court-appearance-81185647.html
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Video: Police talk about couple of interest in baby Gabriel case 2:53
One-time adoptive family, Jack and Tammy Smith, are now considered persons of interest by Tempe police.
http://www.azfamily.com/home/related/Police-talk-about-couple-of-interest-in-baby-Gabriel-case-81002482.html

Video: Family with temporary custody of missing child speaks to 3TV 1/04/10 2:31
A kidnapper or a desperate mom? It all depends on who you ask. The Smith family was hoping to adopt 8-month-old Gabrielle and are optimistic his mom was just doing what she thought best for the boy.
Kristine Harrington spoke with the Smith family about the situation and the missing boy.
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/Family-with-temporary-custody-80661277.html
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UPDATED: Missing baby's mom says she is sure he is alive
1/14/10 Last Update: 3:51 pm
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Officers say Elizabeth Johnson is not cooperating with the police investigation but seems to be telling other people her claims about what happened to the boy. On Wednesday, Tammi Smith visited Johnson in jail.

After meeting with Johnson, Smith told reporters that Johnson claimed she gave the baby to a couple in San Antonio.

"She said, 'I was in the hotel room... that they came in my hotel room. I held (Gabriel), and we talked, and I signed the paper,' which obviously was not notarized, and then she put the baby in the car seat. They left her hotel. She did not see the baby in the car," explained Smith.

Investigators have confirmed that Johnson stayed at two San Antonio hotels. She allegedly told Smith that she only stayed at one hotel. Johnson also allegedly said that she believes there is surveillance video of a couple leaving the hotel with Gabriel.

Police told News 4 WOAI that Johnson's claim that a couple is pictured on surveillance video with the child is inaccurate. Investigators have said that Johnson has changed the stories that she is telling people.

A news conference with Tempe Police scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday was cancelled because there was no new information to offer.


Video: Baby Gabriel still missing 1/13/10 2:28
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=785706@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Video: Mother of missing baby cooperating with FBI
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=783451@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Video: GPS unit may offer clues in search for Baby Gabriel 1/12/10 2:47
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=785214@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Video: Arizona police investigating missing baby case heading to San Antonio 1/11/10 1:24
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=784678@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Video: Father Speaks Out About Missing Son 1/04/10 0:53
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=782286@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Missing-babys-mom-says-she-is-sure-he-is-alive/SB4BqGbAw02X3T5x3nQa8A.cspx

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Marigold
01-14-2010, 05:17 PM
Tempe PD page for details on case and updates on Gabriel:



Tempe Police Requesting Public’s Assistance in Locating Infant

Last Updated: 01-10-2010

"On Sunday, December 27, 2009 at 1:05 p.m., Logan McQueary reported to Tempe Police Officers that he had received threats toward his son, 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson, from the mother of the child, Elizabeth Johnson."

More at:
http://www.tempe.gov/Police/EI/Gabriel%20Johnson%20Update.htm

not_my_kids
01-14-2010, 11:20 PM
http://www.kpho.com/news/22242288/detail.html

POSTED: 8:06 pm MST January 14, 2010
UPDATED: 8:26 pm MST January 14, 2010

Family Denied Visit With Jailed Mom Of Missing Baby
The brother of Elizabeth Johnson, jailed since her son Gabriel went missing around Christmas, was denied a jail house visit today. Robert Johnson attempted to visit his sister, who is being held in the Estrella Jail in Maricopa County on more than $1 million bond on charges of custodial interference, kidnapping and child abuse.
"I just want all this resolved whatever it takes," said Johnson as he walked into the jail lobby.

Texas Mist
01-15-2010, 12:24 AM
PD searches home of ‘couple of interest’ in Tempe baby case

Reported by: ABC15.com staff, wire reports
Reported by: Christopher Sign
Last Update: 10:05 pm

TEMPE, AZ -- Officials say detectives are searching the home of a Scottsdale couple considered 'persons of interest' in the case of an 8-month-old boy missing since December.

Tempe Police Department spokesperson Mike Horn confirmed that police served a search warrant at Tammi and Jack Smith's home near 160th Street and Rio Verde Trail Thursday night.

It is unclear at this time what police are looking for at the north Scottsdale home.

more here

http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/PD-searches-home-of-couple-of-interest-in-Tempe/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Texas Mist
01-15-2010, 01:32 AM
Lie Admitted In Missing Baby Case

Tammi Smith admits to CBS 5 she lied about the information she gave to us in the missing baby case.

link to the video http://www.kpho.com/video/22243067/index.html

Angel Who Cares
01-15-2010, 04:46 AM
UPDATED: Family Denied Visit With Jailed Mom Of Missing Baby
POSTED: 8:06 pm MST January 14, 2010
UPDATED: 8:26 pm MST January 14, 2010
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Robert Johnson showed up for the visit with his grandfather Bob Johnson. The elder Johnson said they were there to support Elizabeth but also to try to get her to come clean. "It was our intention to ask her to give up the location of the baby and settle this thing. Life goes on. We can't be playing around with this. There's better ways to settle this than how she's going about it," said the jailed woman's grandfather.

Less than 5 minutes after walking into the jail, both Johnson men came out. They were refused a visit with Elizabeth. Corrections officials said Elizabeth's visitors for the day were restricted to legal advisers.

"The thought going through my head is that her lawyers had told her that she is not to be giving any more interviews. But that has nothing to do with her visiting family," said the older Johnson.

Twin brother Robert said he was highly disappointed he didn't get to see his sister. "It's pretty messed up. Love to see her and I don't know why we can't," said Robert.

Video: Lie Admitted In Missing Baby Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22243067/index.html

Video: Blog Offers Tip In Baby Gabriel Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22232967/index.html

Artilcle:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22242288/detail.html
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UPDATED: PD searches home of ‘persons of interest’ in Tempe baby case
Last Update: 1/14 11:28 pm
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Horn would not say what detectives are looking for, but it's likely investigators are interested in computers and any of the Smith's travel documents.

The search warrants come just hours after Tammi Smith voluntarily met with Tempe detectives for more than two hours Thursday.

As she walked out of Tempe Police Department Headquarters, Smith could be heard saying, "That was rough."

"I made a poor decision back when I met Elizabeth," said Smith. "I helped her (Elizabeth) file her paperwork so she could get her child support and things like that. There was another name put on there and I helped her (Elizabeth) fill out that paperwork, and because of that it obviously doesn't make me look good."

"Instead of putting a false name there, I helped her (Elizabeth) put another name," said Tammi Smith.

With her husband, Jack, waiting nearby, Tammi went on to say she and her husband do not have attorneys, but were considering calling one.
*Much more at link!

Video: PD searches home of ‘persons of interest’ in Tempe baby case
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26497@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/PD-searches-home-of-persons-of-interest-in-Tempe/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx
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Court records paint new picture in Tempe missing baby case
Last Update: 1/11 10:52 pm
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According to documents, he had previously filed a restraining order against her, after he said she trashed their Tempe apartment, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

A protective order was later dismissed when the couple got back together.

On Dec. 14, McQueary wrote in his complaint that Johnson hid the baby at a friend's house until police finally found the boy at 3:30 in the morning.

That's when Johnson allegedly told him she wanted to give Gabriel up for adoption to another couple, the Smiths, who are now persons of interest in the case.

"She called me on the phone and said, you need to sign these papers," said McQueary. "I said, 'What papers,' and she said, 'I already gave them to the people that are going to adopt him.'"

Video: Court records paint new picture in Tempe missing baby case #1
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26426@knxv.dayport.com

Video: Court records paint new picture in Tempe missing baby case #2
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26399@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Court-records-paint-new-picture-in-Tempe-missing/6PhW8F-82kSl7PwFqFdGgw.cspx
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Babysitter May Hold Key to Missing Child
Updated: Thursday, 14 Jan 2010, 10:32 PM MST
Published : Thursday, 14 Jan 2010, 10:25 PM MST
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New details have emerged from a woman who says she was hired by the baby's mother, to babysit little Gabriel Johnson in Texas.

Police are hoping she can help provide them with some sort of clue as to what happened to that little boy.

*Video Interview (Babysitter May Hold Key to Missing Child) Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/babysitter_gabriel_johnson_011410
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Friend Says Elizabeth Johnson Wants Baby Back
$5,000 reward for info on missing baby
Updated: Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010, 10:14 PM MST
Published : Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010, 12:28 PM MST
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In the latest twist, Johnson claims there is video to prove that Gabriel was handed off to a couple in Texas. Tammi Smith told FOX 10 that she visited Johnson in jail Wednesday, saying the FBI has the surveillance video. The FBI has not confirmed that.

"After two days of getting to know them, on the third day they came to her hotel. They stayed inside the hotel for a while, she held the baby while they talked and they finalized things. She felt very pressured and scared, scared that she might go to jail or those types of things and pressured because she knew they really wanted a baby," Tammi Smith told us. "She wants out of jail and she wants that baby back so she can get out of jail."

*2-Videos Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/phoenix/missing_baby_011310
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Video: Latest On Missing Baby 0:30
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=786077@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5
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Police search home in missing baby case
Jan. 14, 2010 10:47 PM
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Tempe Police spent Thursday night searching the home of Jack and Tammi Smith. The Scottsdale couple is considered "persons of interest" in the case of missing Gabriel Johnson. Police believe the couple is withholding information that could help with the investigation. Sgt. Mike Horn of the Tempe Police Department said, "The warrant is specific to the investigation for Gabriel Johnson".

A baby-sitter came forward on Wednesday saying she watched Gabriel for about two hours while Elizabeth left the hotel. The woman says Gabriel appeared dirty and lethargic, "He had stains around his mouth and dried boogers around his nose," said Alisa. She also said Elizabeth told her "She had already drugged the baby but if he started to cry to give him more Tylenol". Elizabeth continues to say that she gave Gabriel to a San Antonio couple after hanging out with them for two days. Elizabeth said the couple really wanted a baby and was willing to hide him from police.

Raw Video: Warrant Served In Missing Baby Case 0:55
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61814648001

Video: Couple Claims Adopting A Baby Named Gabriel 1:59
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61794137001

Video: Mother Of Missing Baby Speaks Out 2:04
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61679725001

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/12news/news/articles/2010/01/14/20100114warrantserved01142010-CR.html
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More clues into Baby Gabriel's whereabouts
Posted on January 14, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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Tammi Smith, the woman who hoped to adopt Baby Gabriel, is still a person of interest but also is shedding light on the situation after she talked to Johnson. According to Smith, Johnson handed the baby to a San Antonio couple who vowed no one would ever know.

It is possible the couple could stay in hiding and Smith says they assured Johnson no one would recognize the young boy after a few years.

The couple was described by Johnson as Caucasians in their mid-thirties. The female was short with long, blonde hair and the male was a “bigger guy” with short, dark hair.

A blog comment on a scrapbooking website is also being investigated by Tempe, AZ authorities. Whoever wrote the entry says they are from Wisconsin but are currently in San Antonio where they adopted a young boy named Gabriel on January 4th.

Video Included In Article: More clues into Baby Gabriel's whereabouts 1:04

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/news/More-clues-into-Baby-Gabriels-whereabouts-81582577.html
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Today Show Video: Baby Gabriel ‘in good hands,’ mom says 1:32
Jan. 14: In a jailhouse interview, the mother of a missing 8-month-old boy alleges that her son is safe with a couple from San Antonio. Miguel Almaguer reports.
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/34858993#34858993

Today Show Video: 'Persons of interest': Missing baby's mom played us 8:03
Jan. 11: Jack and Tammi Smith, the couple who planned to adopt baby Gabriel prior to his disappearance, tell TODAY's Matt Lauer Elizabeth Johnson is "deceptive."
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/34802432#34802432
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"Where Is Baby Gabriel?"
Link Includes All Articles, Timeline, Flipbook, Map, *You Can Also Join Dipity To Follow Updates From Fox Phoenix Media!
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/generic/news/gjohnson

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Angel Who Cares
01-15-2010, 10:56 AM
Tempe police search home in missing baby case
01/15/2010
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Tempe Police Department spokesman Sgt. Mike Horn said the warrant is specific to the investigation of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson.

Horn said Friday the investigation is active and detectives are not releasing any further information at this time.

Tammi Smith spent Thursday afternoon at Tempe police headquarters. She told members of the media she requested the meeting to try and help police with the investigation.

Article:
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/APStories/stories/D9D87M405.html
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Video: Tempe Police Lt. Mike Horn discusses the case
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26500@knxv.dayport.com
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Tempe Police Search Home in Missing Baby Case
Updated: Friday, 15 Jan 2010, 7:17 AM MST
Published : Friday, 15 Jan 2010, 7:17 AM MST
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Sgt. Mike Horn says the warrant is specific to the investigation of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson.

Jack and Tammi Smith said they met with Gabriel's mother, Elizabeth Jonson at an airport and became friends. Tammi says Elizabeth wanted to give up her son for adoption, but her ex-boyfriend wouldn't go along with it. Tammi was also at Tempe police headquarters on Thursday.

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/phoenix/search_warrant_011510

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Angel Who Cares
01-15-2010, 11:21 AM
Police putting pressure on couple in Baby Gabriel case, Wisc. blogger says she has child
Posted on January 15, 2010 at 6:27 AM
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Yesterday, a woman from the Midwest blogged about adopting a baby named Gabriel in San Antonio. Investigators are following up on that, but have not yet been able to confirm anything.

Back here in the Valley, police are putting the pressure on a couple they consider persons of interest in thee case -- Jack and Tammi Smith, who claimed they were trying to adopt Gabriel.

Investigators spent hours with Tammi yesterday. Late last night they served a search warrant at the Smith's home in North Scottsdale.

*Video Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/Police-putting-pressure-on-couple-in-Baby-Gabriel-case-81692197.html

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Angel Who Cares
01-15-2010, 07:18 PM
Elizabeth Johnson Documents:
PDF: Elizabeth Johnson Charges
http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/01/11/johnson.charges.pdf

PDF: Paternity Judgement
http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/01/11/paternity.judgment.pdf

PDF: Appointment of Conference Provider
http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/01/11/appointment.of.conference.provider.pdf
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Police Search Home In Baby Gabriel Case
POSTED: 12:06 pm MST January 15, 2010
UPDATED: 12:17 pm MST January 15, 2010
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"We are not releasing any specifics regarding this search warrant," said spokesman Sgt. Steve Carbajal. "Obviously, this is a very sensitive investigation. The important thing to remember is that we still do not know where Gabriel is."

Video: Police Serve Warrant In Baby Gabriel Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22248241/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22248104/detail.html
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Video: Baby sitter speaks 3:43
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/01/15/ng.babysitter.speaks.cnn

Video Podcast: Did the jailed mother of a missing 8-month-old Arizona boy sell him? Nancy Grace investigates.
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/01/07/ng.mom.infant.disappears.cnn
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UPDATED: Tempe mother indicted in missing baby case
Jan. 15, 2010 04:00 PM
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Maricopa County prosecutors say 23-year-old Elizabeth Johnson was indicted Thursday by a grand jury on charges of kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference. She remains jailed in Phoenix.

Authorities say Johnson fled the state with her 8-month-old son Gabriel during the week of December 22 in an apparent custody battle. The boy was last seen in San Antonio where Johnson spent Dec. 22 to 27 in two different motels. Johnson was arrested Dec. 30 in Miami and extradited to Arizona.

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2010/01/15/20100115tr-missingbaby15-ON.html
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UPDATED: Mother of missing Tempe toddler officially charged
Last Update: 2:29 pm
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The mother of an 8-month-old boy who has been missing since late December was indicted by a grand jury Thursday.

Elizabeth Johnson was indicted on charges of kidnapping, chid abuse, custodial interference, and conspiracy to commit custodial interference.

Tempe Police Department spokesperson Mike Horn confirmed that a search warrant was served at Tammi and Jack Smith's home near 160th Street and Rio Verde Trail Thursday night.

Jack Smith said police took his laptop computer and made a copy of his business computer's hard drive. He said they also took brochures they had for a foster agency.

He said police arrived around 7:30 p.m. to secure the home until the search warrant arrived. Smith said detectives began searching around 11 p.m., finishing around 12:45 a.m.

"When Gabriel disappeared, they said basically, if you really care about your son and you want him back, and you want Elizabeth to bring him back, that you'll sign the paperwork and then she'll bring him back to us, and you'll know he's safe," said McQueary. "And I said, no, I'm not signing any paperwork."

The Smiths said they were just relaying messages from Johnson to McQueary after she had taken off with the baby.

"Let's do this paperwork, and maybe she'll tell us where the baby is," Tammi said. "It's not legal anyway, but does she have to know that? I mean, I'd rather get the baby back and sign the phony papers, but I guess the detectives don't want us to do that."

Despite reports that they wished to adopt Gabriel, the Smiths now say they have nothing to hide, and that they're doing all they can to reunited Gabriel with his father.

"We were actually just thinking of maybe just getting a dog," joked Tammi.:shakehead: "It seems to be a hard process adopting, and I don't know that we want to go through this again, unless the courts said, here's a baby and the parents both signed. That's different."


How Elizabeth and the baby disappeared
Police say Elizabeth left Arizona with Gabriel on December 18. There have been no signs of her child since the day after Christmas.

Police did find Elizabeth in Florida and arrested her for failing to appear at her custodial hearing.

"She was confronted, arrested and interviewed exhaustively about the whereabouts of the child," said Wayne Jones, with Miami Beach Police.

Elizabeth's twin brother, Robert Johnson, said he doesn't believe his sister's story, but also said he has to support her.

In September of 2009, police arrested her for criminal damage.

Then in December of 2009, another police report revealed Elizabeth called police and told them McQueary had taken Gabriel and would no give him back.

Police later accused her of filing a false police report after learning Johnson herself gave Gabriel to Tammi and Jack Smith.
*Much More Info Included In Article Link! (*NOTE: Lengthy Article!)

Raw Video: Tempe PD Serve Search Warrant In Missing Baby 2:36
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=26500@knxv.dayport.com&navCatId=3

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Police are also working with the FBI, along with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and are taking tips from all over the country from anyone who may have spotted the baby.
http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PublicHomeServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Mother-of-missing-Tempe-toddler-officially-charged/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx
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Baby Gabriel's sitter speaks out
Posted on January 15, 2010 at 4:51 PM
Updated today at 4:58 PM
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A babysitter who watched Gabriel Johnson the night he and his mother arrived in San Antonio says Elizabeth Johnson seemed detached from her son. 18-year-old Analisa Urias says Johnson contacted her after seeing her babysitter ad on Craigslist and hired her to watch her son on the night of December 21st at the Homegate Studios and Suites on Laureate Drive.

“She was not affectionate towards Gabriel or anything, it did not seem like she really wanted him.” said Urias who says Johnson gave very few instructions to the babysitter before leaving. Urias says there was a sharp knife sitting in the room.

Two hours later, Johnson returned to the room and received a phone call from someone speaking loud enough for Analisa to hear. Johnson told her it was her grandmother and explained her husband was threatening her family because of a custody battle

“She said she needed to figure out what she was going to do with her life.” according to Urias.

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/home/related/Baby-Gabriels-sitter-speaks-out-81782547.html

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Patty G
01-15-2010, 07:50 PM
Link to ALL of Nancy Grace's Transcripts -
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/ng.html

This is a good link for "favorites". :)

Angel Who Cares
01-15-2010, 09:32 PM
Police search E.V. home in missing baby case
January 15, 2010 - 10:11AM
Updated: January 15, 2010 - 12:58PM
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Evidence was taken from the residence, Horn said, but he would not say specifically what the items were.

Horn said Friday the investigation is active, investigators believe Gabriel is still alive and detectives are not releasing any further information at this time.

“Priority No. 1 remains on finding Gabriel,” Horn said.

Johnson was indicted by a Maricopa County grand jury on Thursday, on felony charges of kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference through a direct complaint filed by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office on Tuesday, according to Maricopa County Superior Court documents.

A source told the Tribune on Thursday that Johnson also could be facing federal charges of kidnapping and providing false information to a federal law enforcement officer.

Johnson’s twin brother, Robert Johnson, told the Tribune on Friday the family’s attorney advised him not to comment.

http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/images/photos/2010/01/15/g8wv7y2l.jpg

Article:
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/149536
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Tempe officers search couple's home looking for clues in baby's disappearance
Originally published January 15, 2010 at 7:18 p.m.
Updated January 15, 2010 at 7:25 p.m.
<snipped>
Officers served the search warrant at Tammi and Jack Smith's home Thursday night.

The Smiths have told police that Elizabeth Johnson, the baby's mother, asked if they wanted to adopt Gabriel, according to a police department news release.

The two have been persons of interest since the beginning of the investigation in late December.

Mike Horn, media relations lieutenant, said investigators were at the Smiths' home until 1:15 a.m.

Article:
http://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/2010/jan/15/lv_gabrielupdate_011610_81740/?news&local-news
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Video: New Developments In Baby Gabriel Case 0:45
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61846485001

Video: Mother of missing Tempe toddler officially charged 2:18
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26515@knxv.dayport.com&navCatId=3
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Tempe Mother Indicted in Missing Baby Case
Updated: Friday, 15 Jan 2010, 5:49 PM MST
Published : Friday, 15 Jan 2010, 4:00 PM MST
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Maricopa County prosecutors say 23-year-old Elizabeth Johnson was indicted Thursday by a grand jury on charges of kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference. She remains jailed in Phoenix.

Meanwhile, Tempe police confirmed that officers executed a search warrant Thursday night at the home of a Scottsdale couple considered "persons of interest" in the case. Jack and Tammi Smith have said Johnson wanted to give up her baby for adoption but her ex-boyfriend wouldn't go along with it.

*Video Report Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/johnson_indicted_011510
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Indictment Handed Up In Baby Gabriel Case
Jack, Tammi Smith Call Police Search 'Scare Tactic'
POSTED: 7:27 pm MST January 15, 2010
UPDATED: 7:52 pm MST January 15, 2010
<snipped>
Johnson was charged with kidnapping, child abuse, custodial interference and conspiracy to commit custodial interference, authorities said.

Police will not elaborate as to who Johnson's alleged co-conspirators are, and they said Jack and Tammi Smith remain persons of interest.

The Smiths called the police search of their home Thursday night a "scare tactic."

Detectives searched two computer hard drives and confiscated a laptop, the couple said.

"They took and just duplicated everything that was on (the hard drives)," said Jack Smith. "They took a laptop that hadn't been turned on in about eight months."

Though they said the search was unexpected, the Smiths said they have nothing to hide.

The Tempe Police Department said its goal is simply to find Gabriel.

"Based on (Johnson's) statements, she either killed him or handed him off to someone else," police spokesman Mike Horn.

Police Release Photographs Of Baby Gabriel
On Friday, the Tempe Police Department released photographs of Gabriel taken from Johnson's camera.

According to an e-mail from Horn, time stamps from the camera indicate the final photographs were taken Dec. 26. Gabriel was reported missing Dec. 27.

Investigators believe the photographs were all taken in a room at the Home Gate Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, Horn said.

Authorities impounded Johnson's digital camera when she was arrested in Miami Beach, Fla

Photographs Of Gabriel Taken From Johnson's Camera:
http://www.kpho.com/slideshow/news/22251950/detail.html

Video: Baby Gabriel's Mom Indicted
http://www.kpho.com/video/22251438/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22251939/detail.html
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•Timeline: Notable events in Gabriel's case
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/generic/news/gjohnson

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Angel Who Cares
01-16-2010, 12:28 AM
New pictures show baby Gabriel in Texas
Posted on January 15, 2010 at 9:08 PM
Updated today at 9:22 PM
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Late Friday, Tempe Police released a series of pictures, showing 9-month-old Gabriel Johnson alive in a San Antonio motel. A couple of the photos are date-stamped "December 26th," which is the last day police can confirm Gabriel was alive.

Most of the pictures show Gabriel playing on a bed or crawling around, but others are troubling. In two of the pictures, Gabriel is seen grasping what appears to be a medicine dropper.

The newly-released pictures also reveal Gabriel's mother, Elizabeth Johnson, brought family photos when she fled. Tempe Police say it looks like Johnson's mother and brother are in picture frames placed on a motel nightstand.

Meanwhile, investigators continue combing through evidence seized when they served a search warrant on the home of Tammi and Jack Smith.

Tammi Smith says she invited police to her home to search her files. They left the Smith's North Scottsdale home at 12:45am Friday with a laptop, other computer files, phone records, and documents.

They're going to find evidence that we were following the law. Nothing shady," said Tammi Smith.

Photo Gallery:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/New-Pics-81822177.html?gallery=y&c=y&img=2

*Video-New pictures show baby Gabriel in Texas 1:54~Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/New-Pics-81822177.html
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Tempe PD: Photos from mom's camera show missing toddler
Last Update: 9:53 pm
<snipped>
Tempe Police Lt. Mike Horn said in an e-mail Friday evening that the pictures were taken from Elizabeth Johnson's camera when she was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida nearly two weeks after the pair went missing.

Horn says investigators believe all the photographs were taken at a Home Gate Hotel and that the last two photos have a date stamp of December 26.

On Friday, Jack Smith said police took his laptop computer and made a copy of his business computer's hard drive. He said they also took brochures they had for a foster agency.

Jack Smith said he had "a hard time understanding" the timing of the police activity at his home.

"If they had got here at 6 in the morning, they could have had coffee with me and spent the day with me," he said. "But yet, they had to keep my daughter from going to bed last night until midnight. My daughter is always in bed before midnight."

He said police arrived around 7:30 p.m. to secure the home until the search warrant arrived. Smith said detectives began searching around 11 p.m., finishing around 1 a.m.

"Let me tell you how worried I was," said Jack Smith. "I fell asleep on the couch."

Logan McQueary's family has been keeping relatively quiet about the case, his father Frank McQueary spoke out about the case Friday, asking the public for help finding his grandson.

He asked people to keep an eye out for, "that next door neighbor buying stuff for a baby and they didn't have a baby before. Let somebody know."

"The people that have Gabriel don't want to give him up, that it's somebody that Elizabeth for some reason or another has this arrangement with, that they want to keep him, and we want him back," said McQueary. "I want my grandson back."

Video: Tempe PD: Photos from mom's camera show missing toddler 1/15/10 1:51
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26524@knxv.dayport.com

Anyone with information about Gabriel can call Crime Stoppers at 210-224-STOP or online at:
http://www.sacrimestoppers.com/

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Tempe-PD-Photos-from-moms-camera-show-missing/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

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Angel Who Cares
01-16-2010, 01:48 AM
Mother of missing baby faces 4 felony charges
Jan. 16, 2010 12:00 AM
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As police continue their nationwide search for a missing baby, a Maricopa County grand jury has indicted the child's mother on four felony charges.

The indictment comes as the San Antonio Police Department has opened its own investigation into Gabriel's disappearance. Elizabeth Johnson spent six days in San Antonio, and her car was found at a motel there.

On Thursday night, Tempe police served a search warrant at the Scottsdale home of a couple who last week were named "persons of interest." The warrant was executed at the home of Jack and Tammi Smith, who had wanted to adopt the baby.

The warrant was signed and sealed by a judge and executed by detectives, said Tempe police Sgt. Mike Horn. He declined to comment on what investigators were looking for or what they took out of the home. But he said detectives left the home at about 1:15 a.m.

The boy was last seen with his mother in San Antonio, where she spent Dec. 22-27 at two motels in the city. She then left her car at a Motel 6 near a bus stop. She was arrested in Miami on Dec. 30.

McQueary told reporters he felt extorted by the couple and they told him the only way Johnson would come home is if he would agree to sign over his rights. Tammi Smith disputed that and said she was only trying to help get Gabriel back to Arizona.

Video: New Photos Of Gabriel In San Antino 2:34
http://www.azcentral.com/video/#/News/New+photos+of+Gabriel+in+San+Antonio/40280768001/35150280001/61952111001

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/01/16/20100116babywarrant0116.html
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Video: New Pictures Of Baby Gabriel Surface
http://www.kpho.com/video/22253063/index.html

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BeanE
01-16-2010, 11:36 AM
Nancy Grace Transcripts on Gabriel Johnson through January 15, 2010

Jan 05: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1001/05/ng.01.html
Phoenix Mom Refuses to Talk About Missing 8-Month-Old

Jan 06: New Developments in Missing Baby Gabriel Case
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1001/06/ng.01.html

Jan 07: Couple Named Persons of Interest in Missing Baby Case
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1001/07/ng.01.html

Jan 08: Smiths Take Polygraphs in Missing Baby Gabriel Case
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1001/07/ng.01.html

Jan 11: Missing 8-Month-Old`s Mother Charged
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1001/11/ng.01.html

Jan 12: Police Say They Think Missing 8-Month-Old Still Alive
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1001/12/ng.01.html

Jan 13: Gabriel`s Mom Says FBI Has Tape of Adoptive Couple
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1001/13/ng.01.html

Jan 14: Woman Who Baby-Sat Gabriel in San Antonio Speaks Out
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1001/13/ng.01.html

Jan 15: Cops Search Smiths` Home in Missing 8-Month-Old Gabriel Case
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1001/13/ng.01.html

Patty G
01-16-2010, 10:39 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nPqGWjb3wM

Angel Who Cares
01-17-2010, 11:46 AM
Lost baby born into troubled home life
Jan. 17, 2010 12:00 AM
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The FBI has fanned out across Nashville, Boston and Louisiana. The San Antonio Police Department has opened its own missing-person case. Together, they are getting 20 to 30 tips a day.

"If the child is in good hands, and that's a big if, then the child will still be around," said Tempe police Cmdr. Kim Hale. "But the longer we go, it doesn't help us as far as trying to recover him, wherever the child is, whether that is in a home, or the child has been taken across the border to Mexico, or if he's in the bottom of a landfill."
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A broken family
Gabriel's mother, Elizabeth Johnson, 23, is a product of the Boston foster-care system. She lived with five different families before coming back to the Valley at the age of 12 to stay with her father, a recovering drug addict, according to her grandfather, Bob Johnson.

Johnson and McQueary first met at Mohave Middle School in Scottsdale. She was later expelled from Saguaro High School in Scottsdale, although Bob Johnson said she was a high-achieving student with a nearly perfect grade-point average. She enrolled in a charter school in Tempe and transferred to a school in Boston for her senior year.

After McQueary had a falling out with his boss, he and Elizabeth moved to Fort Smith, Ark., Bob Johnson said.

It was there that Gabriel was conceived.

When the couple returned to Arizona, Johnson told her grandfather she had considered terminating the pregnancy. After Gabriel was born, the couple discussed adoption before deciding to raise the boy, the grandfather said. The next time he heard the word "adoption" from his granddaughter, it was December.
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Relationship deteriorates
In custody documents filed in December in Maricopa County Superior Court, McQueary said he ended the relationship. In July, he alleged, she became enraged when he didn't return home from work on time and took a knife to his clothing, the couch and the baby crib. She broke dishes and took a cooking pan and smashed the TV while the baby was in the Tempe apartment.

They were forced to move into another apartment.

McQueary said Johnson got out of control again in September when she got mad at her brother on the phone. She cut up the baby's clothes and the crib and broke every window in the apartment.

When he broke up with her in mid-December, she told him to take the baby. Then she called police to report Gabriel had been kidnapped.

McQueary petitioned for full custody of Gabriel on Dec. 11 and followed up three days later with an emergency request for temporary custody without notice to the mother.

"She has said several times in the past that she doesn't want the baby," he wrote in his petition, filed on Dec. 14. "She's yelled and screamed at him when I would go to work. When I would go to work, I would put the baby in his room and when I would get home five hours later he would still be in the room (with) no changed diaper and crying and I would ask her what she was doing and she would just yell at me and say go shut that thing up."

On Dec. 21, in a petition to enforce child-custody determination, he wrote, "When Elizabeth gets mad, she can and will hurt the baby."
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Media frenzy
"Time is not on our side when it comes to the recovery of this child," Hale said. "The recovery chances grow much more dim as time goes on."
*Much Much More Info At link!
Very informative & lengthy article!
*To the right of the article is even more additional information & details!

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/01/17/20100117missingbaby0117.html
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Elizabeth Johnson Calls Grandfather
CBS 5 Is Only Station There
POSTED: 7:53 pm MST January 16, 2010
UPDATED: 8:02 pm MST January 16, 2010
<snipped>
Elizabeth Johnson called her grandfather. Bob Johnson. It was the first time they've spoke in nearly a week. The two only spoke for a couple of minutes, talking about items she wanted him to pick up from jail. Johnson asked her grandfather to pick up the $300 she had when she was arrested in Florida, as well as an expensive ring she said she was wearing.

The call came just minutes after Bob told CBS 5 he wasn't sure his great-grandson was still alive.

Bob Johnson said, "The more days that go by, the more concerned I get for the health and welfare of baby Gabriel. It would seem that whoever she gave the child to, under the assumption she did indeed give the child to someone, those people would be scared out of their mind by now."

Johnson also said he's having trouble getting the car Elizabeth took off in back to Arizona. He said FBI agents gave him the all clear to come to Texas and pick it up, but Johnson said Tempe police told him they're going to hang onto it in case this turns into a homicide.

Video: Missing Baby's Mom Calls Her Grandfather
http://www.kpho.com/video/22258496/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22256806/detail.html
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New Pictures of Missing Tempe Baby
Updated: Saturday, 16 Jan 2010, 2:39 PM MST
Published : Friday, 15 Jan 2010, 10:23 PM MST
<snipped>
New pictures have emerged of a valley baby that's been missing for weeks. The pictures, of 8 month-old Gabriel Johnson, were taken while he and Gabriel's mom were on the run in Texas.

These pictures are one of the reasons why police believe little Gabriel is still alive.

http://media2.myfoxphoenix.com//photo/2010/01/15/missing_gabriel_johnson_pics_011510_10pm.pkg_tmb00 00_20100115221500_320_240.JPG

http://media2.myfoxphoenix.com//photo/2010/01/15/missing_gabriel_johnson_pics_011510_10pm.pkg_tmb00 03_20100115221530_320_240.JPG

http://media2.myfoxphoenix.com//photo/2010/01/15/missing_gabriel_johnson_pics_011510_10pm.pkg_tmb00 01_20100115221510_320_240.JPG

*Video Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/new_pictures_gabriel_johnson_011510

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Angel Who Cares
01-18-2010, 07:56 AM
Tempe PD: 2 investigations involving missing baby
Last Update: 1/17 11:22 pm
<snipped>
A team of detectives are working a missing persons investigation and a homicide investigation at the same time because it is unknown if boy's mother gave the child away or killed him.

Well known TV show, America's Most Wanted, featured the Gabriel Johnson case, but Horn would not discuss any tips generated by the publicity, only that investigators continue to get tips and are using every means possible to get information.

Police are also working with the FBI, along with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and are taking tips from all over the country from anyone who may have spotted the baby.

Video: Tempe PD: 2 investigations involving missing baby
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26535@knxv.dayport.com

America's Most Wanted, featured the Gabriel Johnson case
http://www.amw.com/missing_children/brief.cfm?id=70649

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PublicHomeServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Tempe-PD-2-investigations-involving-missing-baby/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-18-2010, 08:49 AM
Baby Gabriel Was 'Acting Scared'
Babysitter Says Something Wasn't Right as New Photos of Gabriel Released
January 18, 2010
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Eight-month-old Gabriel Johnson's babysitter, Analisa Urias, one of the last-known people to see the missing baby, said he seemed sad and frightened the night she took care of him.

"Elizabeth told me if anyone came knocking on the door not to answer it," Urias told ABC News.

"Elizabeth told me to give him a bottle in about an hour and then her exact words were to, 'Give him more medicine if he started crying to shut him up,'" Urias said.

"Gabriel wasn't acting like a normal baby," she said. "He was acting scared, he didn't want to play. He acted like he was sad."

In another disturbing claim, Urias said she found a large knife next to the bed in the motel room.

"It looked like a butcher type of knife and, you know, I thought that was weird because why would she have it next to her bed? It's something that would belong in the kitchen," Urias said.
*Much more at link!

The Tempe, Ariz., police department released recent photographs of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson taken in a Texas hotel room around the time of his disappearance.
(Courtesy Tempe, Arizona Police Department)
http://a.abcnews.com/images/GMA/ht_gabriel_2_100117_mn.jpg

WATCH: Missing Gabriel's Babysitter Speaks
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9592491

Related:
ARTICLE: Baby Gabriel Is Alive, Mom Tells ABC
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/elizabeth-johnson-tells-abc-news-baby-gabriel-alive/story?id=9554084

WATCH: Mom Says Baby Gabriel Still Alive
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9560013

WATCH: Infant Missing in Adoption Dispute
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9500242

ARTICLE: Lies Fueling Frustration in Baby Gabriel Search
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/lies-fueling-frustration-search-baby-gabriel/story?id=9528705

WATCH: Missing Baby's Mom in Jail
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9529040

ARTICLE: Cops: Missing Baby Gabriel Likely Still Alive
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/search-baby-gabriel-infant-alive-cops/story?id=9499798

WATCH: Where Is Baby Gabriel?
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9489519

ARTICLE: Where is Baby Gabriel? Mom Refuses to Say
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/search-baby-gabriel-arizona-mother-refuses-police-find/story?id=9489263

Article:
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/baby-gabriel-johnsons-babysitter-speaks-photos-released/story?id=9587297

Angel Who Cares
01-18-2010, 11:13 AM
Police investigate online posting claiming 'Baby Gabriel' was adopted
January 18, 2010
Last Update: 9:07 am
<snipped>
Police in Arizona are now looking into an online posting from someone claiming to have adopted a child they called "Baby Gabriel."

The online posting is said to be from a woman from Wisconsin named "Beth" who claims she was here in San Antonio January first to adopt a little boy. Elizabeth Johnson was already in jail in Florida by that time. She claims she gave the boy to a couple she met here at a park. Elizabeth Johnson remains in an Arizona jail on multiple charges.

Video: Online posting may be a clue in the search for Baby Gabriel 1/18/10 00:54
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=786807@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

CLICK HERE to find out more.
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Reward-offered-in-missing-baby-case/t_KP5xzGaEiVh7LXE_Z6Pg.cspx

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Police-investigate-online-posting-claiming-Baby/MjR0_sgZtk-TqUkNDUSB0w.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-18-2010, 08:54 PM
UPDATED: Elizabeth Johnson's Grandfather Visits Her In Jail
CBS 5 Is Only Station There When Bob Johnson Visits Elizabeth Johnson
POSTED: 2:47 pm MST January 18, 2010
UPDATED: 6:54 pm MST January 18, 2010
<snipped>
She told her grandfather her lawyers say helping find her baby won't help her.

Johnson said, "Most of the things I wanted to ask her, she said she can't talk about."

Johnson said for the most part, Elizabeth is keeping her mouth shut. He said she told him her lawyers told her not to say anything.

Johnson said, "They told me kidnapping is kidnapping and she's gonna get 20 years ."

Bob said Elizabeth doesn't know why she'd help investigators since her lawyers told her she's going to prison for 20 years no matter what she does to help them.

"That's the message I left today," Johnson said. "Quicker they find that baby, quicker you get out of here; it's that simple."

Video: Baby Gabriel's Mother Is Tight Lipped
http://www.kpho.com/video/22268993/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22266828/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
01-18-2010, 09:07 PM
UPDATED: Fears of Baby Gabriel's Death Mount
Police, father worry that baby is not still alive
Updated: Monday, 18 Jan 2010, 9:31 PM MST
Published : Monday, 18 Jan 2010, 6:49 PM MST
<snipped>
Logan McQueary, the father of the missing 8-month-old Tempe baby, is again speaking out on his past with the baby's 23-year-old mother Elizabeth Johnson. He's also losing hope that Gabriel will ever be found.

McQueary says that while Johnson was pregnant with Gabriel, he gave her the option to have an abortion, but she said she wanted to have the baby. As the relationship fell apart, she then started talking about adoption.

At a press conference Monday, McQueary told FOX 10 that Johnson had a tendency to go into uncontrollable rages. He is certain she is capable of killing a baby, but he is clinging to hope that Gabriel is still alive.

He also expressed worry about a photo taken of Gabriel while he was in Texas. In the photo, he appears drowsy and is holding a bottle of prescription medication. McQueary says Gabriel wasn't on any medication.

"When I saw that picture I started crying. Even when he is tired he never looked like that before," he said.

The Tempe Police Department says that when baby Gabriel first went missing, they had "strong indicators" that he was still alive and in good health. But they say now, those indicators are not nearly as strong.
*much more at link!

*2 Videos Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/fears-of-baby-gabriel%27s-death-mount-1-18-2010
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Police: Hope of finding Baby Gabriel alive dampened
Jan. 19, 2010 12:00 AM
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Indicators police had that the baby was alive aren't as strong as they once were, Lt. Mike Horn told reporters, though he declined to elaborate on those indicators.

After telling his father on the phone that she had suffocated Gabriel and stuffed him in a baby bag, Johnson was arrested in Miami on Dec. 30 without the child.

"There is a very real possibility that Elizabeth killed Gabriel," Horn told reporters.

"What frustrates people, what scares people is that we may come to a point where we don't know what happened to Gabriel. And tips aren't coming in at the same volume they were a week ago."

Police in San Antonio have searched dumpsters and landfills in the area where Johnson had stayed with Gabriel, Horn said.

The boy's 25-year-old father, who lived with Johnson in Tempe up until last month, said that he has moved in with his father and that they have set up a new room for Gabriel.

McQueary said he has wrestled with whether to visit Johnson in jail and whether that would make her more likely to speak or further anger her.

Video: Baby Gabriel's father Speaks To 12 News 1:21
Logan McQueary spoke to 12 News today the story tonight at 10
http://www.azcentral.com/video/62218206001

Video: Missing Baby Father Makes Emotional Plea 2:04
http://www.azcentral.com/video/62243455001

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/01/19/20100119baby0119.html
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*Missed this video!

Video: Forensic psychologist talks about Baby Gabriel case 3:28
Posted on January 12, 2010 at 7:52 AM
Forensic psychologist Erin Nelson gives us some insight into the investigation.
http://www.azfamily.com/video/featured-videos/Forensic-psychologist-talks-about-Baby-Gabriel-case-81225212.html
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This photo of Gabriel Johnson was taken from his mother Elizabeth Johnson's camera when she was arrested. Police are still searching for Gabriel.
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This photo of Gabriel Johnson was taken from his mother Elizabeth Johnson's camera when she was arrested. Police are still searching for Gabriel.
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This photo of Gabriel Johnson was taken from his mother Elizabeth Johnson's camera when she was arrested.
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Video: Mother of Missing Baby Speaks Out 2:04
http://www.azcentral.com/video/61679725001

Angel Who Cares
01-18-2010, 11:16 PM
Pictures show Baby Gabriel inside San Antonio hotel
Posted on January 18, 2010 at 9:34 PM
<snipped>
Johnson’s family members say she has stopped giving them much information after her lawyer advised staying silent would be in her best interest when the case goes to court.

“They have her scared out of her mind.” said Johnson’s grandfather Bob Johnson who tried to reason with his granddaughter.

Johnson may be unwilling to help investigators since she could be facing a significant prison sentence, whether the charges are kidnapping or murder.

Gabriel’s father Logan McQuery made his own plea at a news conference Monday evening in Tempe.

“I think about it every day whether he is dead or alive, I want to believe he is alive.” said McQuery

“I just want her to tell the truth.”

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/news/Pictures-show-Baby-Gabriel-inside-San-Antonio-hotel-82008242.html

Angel Who Cares
01-18-2010, 11:51 PM
Video: Baby Gabriel's Father Makes Emotional Plea
http://www.kpho.com/video/22268952/index.html

Patty G
01-19-2010, 09:07 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1y_YVPh5YFw

BeanE
01-19-2010, 09:16 AM
Full video from this morning's NBC Today Show. Includes coverage of yesterday's press conference with Logan and LE:

msnbc.com Video Player

BeanE
01-19-2010, 09:58 AM
Video from this morning's The Early Show on CBS:

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6115339n&tag=cbsnewsVideoArea.0

Horn says it is critical that the public provide tips, even if they think they're not important, and even if they think that somebody has probably already called it in. That tip can be that missing piece of info that LE needs!

Call 1-800-THELOST

Tips for Gabriel can also be emailed to hotline@ncmec.org

:blowkiss:

Angel Who Cares
01-19-2010, 04:19 PM
Search Still On for Baby Gabriel
Police Say They're "Optimistic" But "Wrestling" with Idea that Mother May Have Killed Her 8-Month-Old Child
Jan. 19, 2010
<snipped>
Police in Arizona continue their search for Baby Gabriel. The infant, at the center of a heated custody dispute, was last seen the day after Christmas.

Investigators have released new photos of the eight-month-old baby. They were taken December 26, the day before he was reported missing. Police still don't know if he's dead or alive.

CBS News caught up with family members visiting her in jail.

Bob Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson's grandfather, said, "It's our intention to ask her to give up the location of the baby and to settle this thing.

The Smiths, according to Lt. Mike Horn of the Tempe Police Department, are still considered "persons of interest" in the case.

Horn told Rodriguez police are "optimistic" that Gabriel is alive, saying they've had "indications" that there may have been a plan to adopt him out.

He added, "Unfortunately, as each day passes, we also have to wrestle with the fact that Elizabeth may have carried out what she originally said, and that she killed him. So we have to progress that both are a possibility, but at the same time, we are very optimistic that we can find him."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIotW2pFgFQ

Related
Photo Essay: Baby Gabriel Johnson Missing
http://www.cbsnews.com/elements/2010/01/06/crimesider/photoessay6063007.shtml

Baby Gabriel Johnson Missing
http://www.cbsnews.com/elements/2010/01/06/crimesider/photoessay6063007.shtml

Police: "Indications" Missing Baby Alive
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/01/07/earlyshow/main6066961.shtml?tag=contentMain;contentBody

Missing Baby "Persons of Interest" Speak
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/01/11/earlyshow/main6081837.shtml?tag=contentMain;contentBody

Article:
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/01/19/earlyshow/main6115363.shtml?tag=cbsnewsTwoColUpperPromoArea
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Father: Find Baby Gabriel
ogan McQueary Wishes He Had Never Handed Gabriel Back To Elizabeth Johnson
POSTED: 10:15 pm MST January 18, 2010
UPDATED: 6:37 am MST January 19, 2010
<snipped>
Logan McQueary laments the day he gave Gabriel back to Elizabeth Johnson.

"I wish I didn't have to bring him back. None of this would have happened," said McQueary at his first public press conference in two weeks.

McQueary expected Johnson would live up to their joint custody agreement; however, police say she kidnapped her boy and ran to Texas. Once there, police say she either killed Gabriel or simply gave him to strangers.

"I think about it every single day whether he's dead or alive. I want to believe that he is alive, I just want her to tell the truth," said McQueary.

McQueary thinks Tammi Smith and her current husband Jack know more than they are saying, but came forward today to get their faces out of the news.

"This is about Gabriel and I want to find my son. Everybody's been concentrating on the Smiths and I don't think it's about them. It's about finding my son," said McQueary.

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22269570/detail.html
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UPDATED: Tempe PD: 2 investigations involve missing baby
January 19, 2010
Last Update: 1:40 pm
<snipped>
Tempe detectives are looking into the possibility that a missing 8-month-old boy may be disguised as a girl by the people who have him.

"There's one thing we've learned in this investigation and that is that anything is possible," said Tempe Police Sgt. Steve Carbajal.

According to detectives, 23-year-old Elizabeth Johnson refuses to tell authorities where the baby is or who may have him.

Police also confirm to ABC15 there are two, separate, yet parallel investigations involving the disappearance of the toddler.

According to Tempe Police Lt. Mike Horn, a team of detectives is working a missing persons investigation and a homicide investigation at the same time because it is unknown if boy's mother gave the child away or killed him.

Video: Bizarre developments continue in search for baby Gabriel 1:52
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26549@knxv.dayport.com

Video: Tempe PD: 2 investigations involving missing baby
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26535@knxv.dayport.com

Video: Tempe PD: Photos from mom's camera show missing toddler
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26524@knxv.dayport.com

Updated Slideshow: Elizabeth and Gabriel 1-17
http://www.abc15.com/Photo.aspx?content_id=2b1b0bc6-0a67-48f3-83e5-95810b489f8e

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Tempe-PD-2-investigations-involve-missing-baby/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx
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Video: I-CAST Baby Gabriel 1:28
http://www.azcentral.com/video/62273793001

Angel Who Cares
01-19-2010, 04:43 PM
Police: Photos of missing baby cause concern
January 19, 2010-Last Update: 2:12 pm
<snipped>
Newly released photographs taken the last day a missing Arizona baby was seen show the boy as lethargic and holding what appears to be a medicine bottle.

Tempe police Sgt. Steve Carbajal says the photos are from the camera of the baby's mother, 23-year-old Elizabeth Johnson.

Police have had the photos for weeks, and Carbajal says he's not sure why the department is only releasing them now.

Carbajal says the pictures are concerning and raise questions about Johnson's treatment of Gabriel.

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Police-Photos-of-missing-baby-cause-concern/JJJTrZGJ0k6KgIfeEQlNdg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-19-2010, 04:59 PM
Did a Texas DV Shelter Hide Baby Gabriel?
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
<snipped>
Police have questioned Tammi and Jack Smith extensively.

Gabriel's mother, Elizabeth Johnson is clearly an inveterate liar............

And while we're on the subject of those for whom the truth is too big a burden, Tammi Smith facilitated Johnson's lie about Cherry. Indeed, given that Cherry is related to Smith, it seems likely that she suggested the name to Johnson to use in her false filing with the court.

In a Facebook message posted by Tammi on December 23, she said, "Please keep praying for Gabriel and his Mommy's safety on the road! She has found underground help in TX that has given her formula/diapers, etc. and all the legal formalities... Keep praying for his safety.

"At first she mentioned that it was a domestic violence shelter, and she had used the word 'underground' maybe once in the conversation," said Tammi. "And instead of saying 'domestic violence,' I didn't want that to make Logan think that he was violent towards her."

Let's see. Johnson found "underground help" in Texas which just may have been a domestic violence shelter. Hmm. The plot, already thick, thickens more. She got help with "formula/diapers... and all the legal formalities." Can I envision Johnson going to a DV shelter, telling them she's been abused by McQueary, telling them she's too young to raise this child and needs to find adoptive parents? Yes, I believe I can. Can I imagine the kind folks at the DV shelter facilitating everything to separate the father from his child? Yes, that too. Do I believe that the DV shelter had available to it not only some legal documents, but adults willing to take a child via a none-too official process? Yes.
*Much more at link!

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I don't believe this video was posted yet!

Missing Baby's Mom In Jail 1/11/10 2:32
http://abcnews.go.com/video/playerIndex?id=9529040

Angel Who Cares
01-20-2010, 02:56 AM
Underlines=SubHeadlines

Baby Gabriel’s Mother’s Body Language During Arraignment Indicates Possible Drug Problem. Did She Give Him Away To Support Her Problem? Voice Pattern on Jailhouse Audio Indicates She Believes Baby Is Alive
Thursday, January 14th, 2010 at 11:07 pm
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The Baby Gabriel case, where his 23 year old mother said she gave this beautiful baby away to a couple whom she didn’t know is beyond disturbing and confusing. It didn’t make any sense to me until I looked at Elizabeth Johnson’s Body Language while she was wearing her red jail outfit and was facing the court for the first time. To me, her body language revealed a lot. It was telling. To me the signals showed someone who may possibly have been on drugs. Perhaps she sold the baby or traded the baby to support her drug habit if she indeed had one.

I also want to add that in analyzing her voice and the content of her speech in the jailhouse audiotape that was released, it appeared to me that she did tell the Baby Gabriel’s father that the baby was dead in order to hurt him and get back at him. However, based on her tone and the content, it did appear to me that the last time she saw Baby Gabriel, he was alive.

ELIZABETH JOHNSON BEFORE GIVING BABY GABRIEL AWAY AND ENDING UP IN JAIL
http://www.abc15.com/media/lib/88/f/2/1/f21552d9-3782-4fd9-8229-abe983880600/Original.jpg

SHOULDERS DOWN AND LOOKING DAZED AND CONFUSED

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizabeth-sholders-relaxed.png?w=426&h=288

SHOULDERS RAISED AND LIPS PURSED TO SUCK IN A HUGE BREATH OF AIR TO OXYGENATE

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizabeth-upper-chest-brething-sigh.png?w=426&h=288

WIDE EYED LOOK WITH EYEBROWS RAISED

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizabeth-wide-eyed-out-of-it.png?w=426&h=253

ABNORMALLY SHIFTING JAW FROM SIDE TO SIDE

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This photo os most telling as we see the side to side jaw movement which ELizabeth does several times during the course of her arraignment. People do not usually shift their jaws from left to right. It is not s normal orofacial behavior. Instead, people move their jaws up and down, not sie to side. Oftentimes with certain drugs like meth in particular, people have been known to do this body movement a lot. There is also a clenching and a chewing action associated as well.

REPEATED JAW MOVEMENT FROM SIDE TO SIDE AND EYE DROOPING

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizabeth-side-to-side-jaw-movement.png?w=426&h=268

This is another side to side movement fo the jaw so that you can better see what I am talking about. Also note the eyelid droop. When eyes don’t usually blink simultaneously there is often an indication that something is going on with the person neurologically. When people drugs there are obvious changes in the brain which may manifest in a lack of coordination, including the lack of coordination of blinking ones eyes at the same time.

EYES DROOPING AND FOREHEAD FURROWED

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizbeth-loking-out-of-it.png?w=426&h=312

LOOK OF CONFUSION

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizabeth-look-of-confusion.png?w=426&h=317

STILL CONFUSED BUT LISTING VERY CAREFULLY

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizabeth-leans-in-agressiveley.png?w=426&h=287

REALLY NOT PROCESSING AND GETTING ANGRY ABOUT IT

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizabeth-not-processing.png?w=426&h=254

In this photo you can really see how Elizabeth is not processing the information and is getting irritated about it as indicated by the fact that she is showing teeth. This is often associated with anger. Now you can really see the furrowing of her brow as the lines become more prominent as she immediately transitions into anger mode.

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizabeth-look-of-anger.png?w=426&h=298

Here is a better look at the anger beginning to emerge on Elizabeth’s face. SH eis ambivalent as her eyes and forehead look angry, but her lips have not caught up yet.

FULL BLOWN ANGER AND CONFUSION

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/elizabeth-what-does-that-men-confusin-her-her-say-it.png?w=426&h=294

RAPID SHIFT IN EMOTION AND IMMEDIATE ANGER IS CAUSE FOR CONCERN

TONE OF VOICE RINGS TRUE ABOUT BABY GABRIEL STILL BEING ALIVE

WHY ISN’T ELIZABETH COMING CLEAN WITH COPS?
I believe that Elizabeth hasn’t come clean because she may have been so out of it she may really not have known who she gave the baby to. It may have been a quick decision made on her part. It may have been a decision made out of desperation if she was indeed on drugs and needed a fix.

It may have been made in the moment of anger as she thought about Gabriel’s father.

TAMMI SMITH- SOMETHING DOESN’T LOOK OR SOUND RIGHT!
Apparently Elizabeth only allowed interest Tammi Smith permission to interview her as she said she had new information about the people she said have her baby boy when Smith visited her in the Estrella Jail on Wednesday.

But why would she allow Mrs. Smith to visit her and no one else? What is the relationship between the two of them?

While I am not accusing Mr. And Mrs, Smith of anything, something just does NOT sound right to me vocally, or look right to me, body language wise. I will tell you what my observations are in an upcoming blog and share my feedback .

Apparently I am not alone in my view as things don’t look or sound right to the police either, especially of they are referring to her and her husband as “people of interests”. The one thing I can say with confidence is that Tammi Smith’s vocal tone speaks volumes to me. Something does NOT sound right at all!
*Much more info at link!

Article:
http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.wordpress.com/2010/01/14/baby-gabriel%e2%80%99s-mother%e2%80%99s-body-language-during-arraignment-indicates-possible-drug-problem-did-she-give-him-away-to-support-her-problem-voice-pattern-on-jailhouse-audio-indicates-she/

Angel Who Cares
01-20-2010, 03:04 AM
Video: Andrew Thomas Talks About Baby Gabriel Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22279597/index.html

Angel Who Cares
01-20-2010, 03:10 AM
Tempe PD: Tips have dropped in search for missing baby
Last Update: 1/19 11:04 pm
<snipped>
"The tips are not coming in at the volume they were a week ago," said Tempe Lt. Mike Horn.

Gabriel Johnson was last seen around December 26.

According to her MySpace page, it appears Elizabeth was posting messages just days after her son went missing.

On her MySpace bio, Elizabeth calls herself a "proud parent" and labeled her mood as "adventurous" on December 29, 2009, and appears to have last logged-in on December 30, 2009, the same day she was arrested in Miami.

When asked about the MySpace page and visitor postings, Tempe Police Sgt. Steve Carbajal said, "Detectives are using any means necessary to find information and especially Gabriel."

Horn said investigators believe all the photographs were taken at a Home Gate Hotel and that the last two photos have a date stamp of December 26.

Horn said the pictures were found on Elizabeth Johnson's camera when she was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida nearly two weeks after the pair went missing.

McQueary believes Gabriel may have been medicated or drugged based on Gabriel's appearance in the photos.

"It didn't look like him (Gabriel), didn't look like he was happy in those pictures," said McQueary.

Elizabeth's MySpace:
http://www.myspace.com/elizj86

Video: Bizarre developments continue in search for baby Gabriel 1:52
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26549@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Tempe-PD-Tips-have-dropped-in-search-for-missing/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-20-2010, 03:23 AM
Video: Web Page Set Up For Missing Baby Gabriel 1:58
Interview With Tammi Smith-Who Set Up The Web Page
http://www.azcentral.com/video/62405679001

Tammi Smith's FaceBook Web Page For Baby Gabriel
Tammi Peters Smith/Gabriel Johnson
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=251236072296&ref=search&sid=1435760408.2204125987..1#/pages/Tammi-Peters-SmithGabriel-Johnson/249331974425?ref=search&sid=1435760408.2352292078..1

*Here's 2 other FaceBook Web Pages For Gabriel
Bring Home Baby gabriel
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=251236072296&ref=search&sid=1435760408.2204125987..1#/group.php?gid=242557118140&ref=search&sid=1435760408.2204125987..1

Please Find Gabriel Johnson!
http://www.facebook.com/groups.php#/group.php?gid=251236072296&ref=search&sid=1435760408.2204125987..1

P.S. I hope I have the correct one labled that is Tammi Smith's Facebook Page. If I'm wrong could someone let me know? TIA

Angel Who Cares
01-20-2010, 03:48 AM
SA Woman Who Babysat Missing Boy is Praying for him
Last Update: 1/19 11:49 pm
<snipped>
A San Antonio woman who babysat for Gabriel Johnson is one of the last people to see the little boy in San Antonio. Analisa Urias tells News 4 WOAI, "I am hoping and praying that he is alive and that whoever has him does come forward to return him safely to the family."

Urias says she watched Gabriel at the Homegate Studios and Suites near I-10 and Huebner. The boy and his mother were staying there. Urias says the hotel room was dirty and Johnson kept a butcher knife on a table near the bed.

She watched the child for about two hours around mid-day and says Johnson explained that she needed a babysitter because she had an "important appointment." She was gone for about two hours. Urias says Johnson seemed angry and irritated before she left but was happy and in a much better mood when she returned.

The babysitter didn't have any other information about where Johnson went that afternoon except that she looked like she was dressed to go to a party. Urias has been interviewed by the FBI and is hoping that others with information about baby Gabriel will come forward. If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 224-STOP.

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/SA-Woman-Who-Babysat-Missing-Boy-is-Praying-for/TlV6qpY2qkOVPE2-1RjPow.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-20-2010, 02:18 PM
Video: Babysitter may be last person to see Baby Gabriel
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=787786@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5
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Photos of Missing Baby Cause Concern
Elizabeth Johnson to make 2nd court appearance
Updated: Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010, 7:18 AM MST
Published : Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010, 7:18 AM MST
<snipped>
Newly released photographs believed to have been taken the last day a missing Arizona baby was seen show the boy as lethargic and holding what appears to be a medicine bottle.

Tempe police Sgt. Steve Carbajal says the photos are from the camera of the baby's mother, 23-year-old Elizabeth Johnson.

Police have had the photos for weeks, and Carbajal says he's not sure why the department is only releasing them now.

Carbajal says the pictures are concerning and raise questions about Johnson's treatment of Gabriel.

*Video Included In Article!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/johnson_012010
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Video: Tempe PD: Tips have dropped in search for missing baby 1/20/2010 1:33
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=26571@knxv.dayport.com&navCatId=3
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Video: Pics of missing baby released 5:42
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/01/20/ng.baby.pics.cnn
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PDF: Elizabeth Johnson Indictment
http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/images/01/19/elizabethjohnsonindictment.pdf

BeanE
01-21-2010, 07:55 AM
Family Of Gabriel Johnson To Hold Public Candlelight Vigil
McQueary Family Wants To Say Thank You For Prayers And Support
KPHO.com
POSTED: 11:00 pm MST January 20, 2010
UPDATED: 11:58 pm MST January 20, 2010

Article: http://www.kpho.com/news/22298907/detail.html

Video: http://www.kpho.com/video/22298951/index.html

BeanE
01-21-2010, 07:58 AM
Tempe PD: Mother’s GPS processed in search for missing boy
ABC15.com
January 20, 2010 Last Update: 5:48 am

Article: http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Tempe-PD-Mother-s-GPS-processed-in-search-for/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Video: http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26590@knxv.dayport.com&navCatId=3

Angel Who Cares
01-21-2010, 02:06 PM
Tempe police get national attention over baby Gabriel case
Jan. 21, 2010 10:43 AM
<snipped>
On network morning shows and cable news interviews, the Tempe Police Department has been thrust into the national limelight thanks to the country's interest in a missing chubby-cheeked baby boy.

The attention, however, comes at a time of turmoil as the department faces massive and unprecedented cuts.

Sgt. Steve Carbajal said he couldn't quantify at this point how much manpower or money has been put into the case, but did say that investigators have literally worked around the clock.

Officers were also sent to San Antonio and Miami to further the investigations there.

"Could we dedicate the same manpower (to a case like the search for Gabriel Johnson)? We would do what the situation dictated, but obviously there's a cost for that," Carbajal said. "It might not be financially, but these cuts impact how we provide services and when we have big investigations like this, it strains our resources."

News of the potential layoffs has been trickling down the chain of command and employees have been given opportunities to ask questions in forums, Carbajal said. He wouldn't speak to the morale of the force, but admitted that news of possibly losing jobs in the department is hard for any officer to take.

PHOTOS: Search continues for baby Gabriel Johnson
http://www.azcentral.com/php-bin/commphotos/show.php?colid=13441&slide_nbr=1&fAZ=1&HTTP_REFERER=http://www.azcentral.com/community/tempe/articles/2010/01/21/20100121tr-missing-baby-gabriel-tempe-police.html

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/community/tempe/articles/2010/01/21/20100121tr-missing-baby-gabriel-tempe-police.html

Video: Baby Gabriel disguised? 2:47
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/01/21/ng.baby.gabriel.cnn

Angel Who Cares
01-22-2010, 01:58 AM
Family of missing baby's father to hold vigil
January 21, 2010 - 10:01PM
<snipped>
The paternal family of a missing 8-month-old Tempe boy is holding a candlelight vigil for him in a Scottsdale park on Sunday.

The family of Logan McQueary, the father of Gabriel Johnson, who has been missing since Dec. 26, is inviting the public to the vigil in honor of Gabriel at 6 p.m. Sunday at Chaparral Park. The park is at 5401 N. Hayden Road, and the vigil will be held at the south soccer field.

The McQueary family said they are hopeful that the baby will be safely returned.

Article:
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/149779

Angel Who Cares
01-22-2010, 07:39 PM
Baby Gabriel's father plans vigil for his son
Posted on January 22, 2010 at 11:24 AM
Updated today at 2:01 PM
<snipped>
The father of a missing Tempe infant plans to hold a candlelight vigil for him this weekend.

Logan McQueary and his family and friends plan to gather at Chaparral Park in Scottsdale on Sunday evening.

The vigil will start at 6 p.m. McQueary's son, Gabriel Johnson, disappeared after Christmas while in his mother's custody in Texas.

Video Included In Article: Baby Gabriel's father plans vigil for his son 0:22

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/national/Baby-Gabriels-father-to-hold-vigil-on-Sunday-for-his-son-82400207.html

Angel Who Cares
01-22-2010, 07:44 PM
Exclusive: Police expected to search landfill for missing baby
Last Update: 6:05 pm
<snipped>
Police were at a landfill Friday that officials previously said they might want to search in connection with the case of a missing 8-month-old baby.

Gabriel Johnson was last seen in San Antonio on December 26th. Last week, investigators informed the operators of the Allied Waste - Tessman Road Landfill located at 7000 IH-10 East about the possibility of a search.

News 4 WOAI have been checking the site each day. When News 4 WOAI crew pulled up to the site Friday, several officers were there along with search dogs. However, police would not answer any questions.

View Map: Address:‎7000 Ih 10 East, Bexar County: Converse, TX 78109
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=embed&hl=en&geocode=&q=7000+IH+10+East,+Bexar+County,+Texas&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=39.099308,92.724609&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=7000+Ih+10+E,+Converse,+Bexar,+Texas+78109&ll=29.454695,-98.348665&spn=0.056202,0.111151&z=14&iwloc=A

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Exclusive-Police-expected-to-search-landfill-for/zwNXyG1pAkyavvRY9wVmZg.cspx

STEADFAST
01-24-2010, 02:26 AM
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/01/24/20100124baby0124.html

Elizabeth Johnson, however, doesn't seem concerned about the possibility of being charged with homicide, said her grandfather, Bob Johnson. He visited Elizabeth in jail on Jan. 14 and has spoken to her on the phone about every other day since, he said.
"At this point, it's common sense that the longer something like this drags out, the worse it looks for the victim, in this case Gabriel," he said. "But I don't think she would have harmed the child, let alone killed him, and have the attitude she has."
Bob Johnson said his granddaughter seems convinced the most serious charges she is facing, kidnapping and child abuse, won't be lessened if the boy is found alive.
"I tell her the easiest way for her to get out of here, the fastest way for her to get out, is to tell them where Gabriel is at," Bob Johnson said. "The quicker he shows up alive, the quicker you can get out of here."

momtective
01-24-2010, 09:16 AM
Focus of lost-baby case shifts to what-ifs
Police weigh how to deal with mother if child is never found

Though the search for Gabriel Johnson continues, questions have turned to what happens to the missing baby's mother, Elizabeth, if the child is never found.

"We have to look at: Did Elizabeth kill Gabriel like she said she did?" said Sgt. Steve Carbajal, a Tempe Police spokesman.

Elizabeth Johnson has refused to speak to investigators, and without a body, prosecuting a homicide case is difficult. So far, she has been charged in Maricopa County with kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference.

Suspects have been arrested in only a handful of missing-body cases in Maricopa County. Some cases have been successfully prosecuted, usually aided by a confession and extensive forensic evidence. Other cases never result in charges, even if police believe they know who committed the crime.

Investigators, including a team from Tempe, have searched dumpsters in San Antonio, where the child was last photographed. So far, there has been no luck in finding Gabriel or his body.

Anything else police might have found, they are keeping close to the vest.

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2010/01/24/20100124baby0124.html

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 01:12 AM
Vigil Held For Missing Baby Gabriel
Family Not Giving Up Hope
POSTED: 8:31 pm MST January 24, 2010
UPDATED: 10:47 pm MST January 24, 2010
<snipped>
"I love him and I hope he comes back soon,” Logan McQueary said at a vigil referring to his 8-month-old son. “I want him back more than anything else."

The worst moments of McQueary's life are matched with hope his son Gabriel will come home. Sunday evening friends, family and complete strangers gathered together to support McQueary and pray for the missing baby.

"We are always praying for Gabriel's safety first and foremost, and second that he be found and brought home to his daddy," a family friend said.

It's been almost a month now and still no word on where Gabriel Johnson may be.

"I know just about as much as you guys do,” Logan McQueary said addressing the media. “Tips keep slowing down and they haven't had really anything right now."

Amidst the tears and hugs is optimism from someone with information will come forward.

"We need that little boy, his whole family needs that little boy,” McQueary’s grandmother, Dorothy Woodard said. “We just need him so bad."

"I believe he's out there, you know maybe these people are just keeping him and won’t give him up," Logan McQueary said.

Video: Vigil Held For Missing Baby Gabriel
http://www.kpho.com/video/22329098/index.html

Video: CBS 5 Morning News Blitz
http://www.kpho.com/video/22332082/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22329576/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 01:19 AM
Vigil Held for Missing Baby Gabriel Johnson
Baby's whereabouts still unanswered
Updated: Sunday, 24 Jan 2010, 9:13 PM MST
Published : Sunday, 24 Jan 2010, 9:13 PM MST
<snipped>
The mystery surrounding a missing Tempe baby has captured the attention of the nation. In Scottsdale Sunday night, more than a hundred people gathered for a vigil and to show their support.

Family members say they're holding out hope Gabriel will be returned home safely, but their desperation is apparent.

At Chaparral Park, the group held candles and said prayers shared words of encouragement.

"Please please let us know anything you know," says Gabriel's great-grandmother. "If he's out there and somebody's hiding him is he dressed up as a little girl... think about that too."

McQueary says he believes Johnson is capable of hurting their son, but he's praying she would never do such a thing.

"All I want is for her to tell the truth. Stop being so stubborn and tell us where he is, who has him, give us a name or anything that can help us find him," he says.

*Video Included At Link!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/scottsdale/vigil-held-for-missing-baby-1-24-2010

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 01:22 AM
Month Later, Baby Gabriel Still Missing
Boy may be disguised as a girl
Updated: Saturday, 23 Jan 2010, 2:04 PM MST
Published : Friday, 22 Jan 2010, 9:50 PM MST
<snipped>
The search for missing boy Gabriel Johnson continues and police now believe the 8-month old boy may be disguised as a girl.

Recent photos of Gabriel have been released and show Gabriel looking drugged and lethargic. He is holding a bottle of what appears to be infant Tylenol in one hand.

The babysitter told authorities that prior to her babysitting Gabriel for two hours, Elizabeth Johnson said that she had given the baby medicine and for her to give him more if he became fussy.

*Video Included In Article Link!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/baby-gabriel-still-missing-1-21-2010

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 01:42 AM
Family, friends gather at vigil for missing baby Gabriel
Jan. 24, 2010 09:06 PM
<snipped>
About 150 people attended a vigil Sunday at Chaparral Park in Scottsdale. The vigil was organized by Logan McQueary and Gabriel's aunt and uncle.

"It's sad that it's come to this," said Kelli McQueary, Gabriel's aunt. "It's something we needed to do to give back to the community who has done so much for us."

The vigil was full of local news media, which have been following the story since Gabriel's disappearance.

Through the media, the family pleaded to the public for Gabriel's homecoming.

At the vigil, Gabriel's dad appealed to Johnson through the media.

"I want her to stop being so stubborn," Logan McQueary said. "Just tell us what happened."

The vigil ended with Gabriel's cousins releasing white balloons and his dad releasing a green balloon in honor of Gabriel.

Everyone watched as the balloons floated away into the night.

Relative Jayde Bartley and Gabriel Johnson's great-grandmother Dot Woodard are overcome with emotion during a candlelight vigil at Chaparral Park on Sunday.
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Family members release balloons during a candlelight vigil at Chaparral Park.
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Norman Morrow holds a flier for Gabriel Johnson during a candlelight vigil at Chaparral Park.
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Gabriel Johnsons father, Logan McQueary, during a candlelight vigil at Chaparral Park.
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Gabriel Johnsons father, Logan McQueary and relative Cathy Pullium embrace during a candlelight vigil at Chaparral Park.
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Video: Family Holds Vigil For Missing Baby Gabriel 2:19
http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid30311461001?bctid=63166980001

PHOTOS: Vigil held for missing baby 1-5
http://www.azcentral.com/php-bin/commphotos/show.php?colid=13484&slide_nbr=1&fAZ=1&HTTP_REFERER=http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/2010/01/24/20100124vigil0124-ON.html

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/2010/01/24/20100124vigil0124-ON.html

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 01:48 AM
Dozens attend candlelight vigil for missing Tempe baby
Last Update: 1/24 11:12 pm
<snipped>
While detectives continue to search for leads in the case of missing 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson, a large group gathered Sunday evening to hold a candlelight vigil to show support for the family.

"I just had to be here, I wake up every morning and check the computer to find out if this little boy has been returned home," said Katrina Bratteli, who drove an hour to Scottsdale to attend the vigil.

"I just want to thank everyone, the support is great, I'm very thankful," said Gabriel's father, Logan McQueary, during the vigil.

Meanwhile, Tempe detectives have processed a GPS device that may have been used by Gabriel's mother, Elizabeth.

Investigators say the information from the GPS, including its origin, cannot be released.

Tempe officers say the number of tips they've received in search of missing baby Gabriel has dropped.

"The tips are not coming in at the volume they were a week ago," said Tempe Lt. Mike Horn.

According to Tempe Officers, indications that Gabriel is alive are not as strong as they were earlier in the investigation, however, detectives continue to hold out hope the boy will be found alive.

Video: Dozens Attend Candlelight Vigil For Missing Tempe Baby 2:03
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26650@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Dozens-attend-candlelight-vigil-for-missing-Tempe/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 01:55 AM
Candlelight vigil held for missing infant
January 24, 2010 - 9:42PM
<snipped>
It’s been six weeks since Logan McQueary last saw his son. On Dec. 18 Gabriel’s mother, Elizabeth Johnson of Tempe, drove off with him in her grandfather’s white 1995 Delta-88 Oldsmobile to San Antonio, Tex. in the midst of a custody battle.

Logan McQueary said late Sunday that he wanted to keep the story in the forefront of the media in hopes of his son's safe return.

Tips to authorities are beginning to dwindle, but the story of “Baby Gabriel” is starting to be heard around the world as the McQuearys have received emails of support from people in Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Africa.

Large photographs of Gabriel were displayed at the vigil as family friends of the McQuearys passed out badges with Gabriel's picture that read "Pray for Baby Gabriel bring him home"

“Just tell us where he is,” said Logan McQueary, surrounded by numerous family and friends as he flanked his grandmother, Dorothy “Dot” Woodard, moments before the vigil in the neighborhood where he grew up.

“Maybe these people are out there and don’t want to give him up. We just don’t know. We want him back safe. If someone out there has him, we want these people to know he has a family who loves him.”

Authorities are re-tracing Johnson’s movements through a GPS tracking device and computers she logged into, including one on the the day of her arrest, according to her MySpace page.

McQueary’s uncle, Will McQueary, said he didn’t want to speculate what Johnson did with Gabriel.

“It’s one or the other,” McQueary said. “We just don’t know.”

HOPING: Holding a small bear, Logan McQueary leans on his aunt Cathy Pullium for support during a candlelight vigil at Scottsdale's Chaparral Park for his son Gabriel Johnson who has been missing since December. Jan. 24, 2010.
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Slideshow: Vigil for Gabriel Johnson
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/page/slideshowfull/1929

Article:
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/149880

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 06:48 AM
Video: Missing Boy's Father Holds Candlelight Vigil
http://www.wesh.com/video/22330678/index.html

Video: Landfill could be key in search for Baby Gabriel 1:05
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=789611@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 08:41 AM
Baby Gabriel's Mother Due Before an Ariz. Judge Today
After More Than a Month, the Search for Gabriel Continues
Jan. 25, 2010
<snipped>
Elizabeth Johnson, the mother of missing 8-month-old Gabriel, is due before an Arizona judge today when she is expected to plead not guilty to charges that include kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference.

McQueary held a vigil last night in Scottsdale, Ariz., with his friends and family. He said he still holds out hope that his son, who has been missing for more than a month, will be found alive and returned home safely.

"I hope he comes back soon," McQueary said. "I want him back more than anything else."

Johnson has refused to speak to investigators, which has put them and the prosecution in a difficult position.

"It's the dilemma of, you have somebody incarcerated but you really need their help in finding this baby, and so the real key is communication between the police and Elizabeth because that relationship will get you that piece of information that you need," Brad Garrett, an ABC News consultant and former FBI agent, said.
*Much More At Link!

WATCH: Baby Gabriel's Mom Faces Judge
http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=9653118

Article:
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/baby-gabriels-mother-elizabeth-johnson-due-arizona-judge/story?id=9650972

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 10:52 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqm8zUfxBuM

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 10:56 AM
Vigil for Baby Gabriel as leads dwindle
January 25th, 2010 @ 7:03am
<snipped>
Logan McQueary, the boy's father, said Sunday night's vigil did not mean the family is giving up on searching for Gabriel.

McQueary said he has not spoken with Johnson, but he wants her to tell the truth. He said no new information has come for days and tips about the baby's whereabouts have declined as time passes.

"I hope he comes back soon... I love him. I want him back more than anything else," McQueary said.

Meanwhile, former FBI special agent and ABC News consultant Brad Garrett said police need to keep trying to talk with Johnson "because that's going to be the key. It's going to give you more information even if she doesn't tell the truth... You have to basically convince her it's in maybe her best interests and the child's best interests to talk to you."

Garrett said police should retrace their steps.

"You may have to go back to the hotel again, pull the records of people that were staying at the hotel. Supposedly other people saw her in San Antonio with Gabriel. All of those people need to be found and interviewed."

Garrett said police also need to look at cellphones and other communications by Johnson, as well as track her car.

Article:
http://ktar.com/?nid=6&sid=1256291

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 10:59 AM
Family holds out hope for return of missing baby
Posted: Jan 25, 2010 10:20 AM EST
Updated: Jan 25, 2010 10:20 AM EST
<snipped>
Friends and family of a missing baby are holding out hope for his safe return.

On Sunday they held a vigil in Scottsdale, Arizona, for Gabriel McQueary, an eight-month-old baby who has been missing since last month.

His father, Logan McQueary, thanked the crowd, saying he hopes police will get the tip they need to find his son.

Video: Family holds out hope for return of missing baby 0:49
http://www.cbs8.com/global/category.asp?c=155799&clipId=&topVideoCatNo=149659&topVideoCatNoB=155712&topVideoCatNoC=155713&topVideoCatNoD=155710&topVideoCatNoE=155711&autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=4486170&flvUri=&partnerclipid=

Article:
http://www.cbs8.com/Global/story.asp?S=11875302

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 11:09 AM
Mother of missing Tempe baby due in court today
Posted on January 25, 2010 at 8:26 AM
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Elizabeth Johnson, the mother of the Tempe baby who has been missing for a month now, is due in court today.

Indicted in the case more than a week ago, she is expected to plead not guilty to charges of abuse and kidnapping during that video arraignment.

Investigators are continuing to comb through evidence taken from the home of Jack and Tammi Smiths. The Smiths tied to adopt Gabriel in the weeks before he vanished. Police have since labeled them persons of interest and are trying to determine if the couple knows more than they have said.

The Smiths maintain that they've done nothing wrong.

*Video: Baby Gabriel's mother pleads not guilty to abuse, kidnapping charges 2:29
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=82596172&sec=507087

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/Mother-of-missing-Tempe-baby-due-in-court-today-82596172.html

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 01:12 PM
UPDATED: Johnson Pleads Not Guilty to Kidnapping, Abuse
Updated: Monday, 25 Jan 2010, 12:10 PM MST
Published : Monday, 25 Jan 2010, 9:14 AM MST
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valley mother pleads not guilty after being charged with kidnapping and abuse of her 8-month-old son, Gabriel Johnson.

23-year-old Elizabeth Johnson entered the not guilty plea Monday morning.

She'll be back in front of a judge in March.

*Video Included In Article Link!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/phoenix/johnson_plea_012510

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 03:32 PM
Baby Gabriel's mother to appear in court, plead not guilty to kidnapping
Posted on January 25, 2010 at 2:42 PM
Updated today at 2:43 PM
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The mother of a missing Arizona 8-month-old is scheduled to appear in court and plead not guilty to charges of kidnapping.

Baby Gabriel has been missing for over a month.

On December 27th she boarded a bus headed to Miami but not before sending a terrifying text to Gabriel's father with whom she was in the middle of a custody battle.

"She said that I stuffed him in a diaper bag and suffocated him, put him in a dumpster. She said, you ruined my life and this is what you deserve," said Gabriel’s father.

Photo Gallery: See all 10 photos »
http://www.whas11.com/news/crimetracker/Baby-Gabriels-mother-scheduled-to-appear-in-court-plead-not-guilty-82618167.html?gallery=y&c=y

Article:
http://www.whas11.com/news/crimetracker/Baby-Gabriels-mother-scheduled-to-appear-in-court-plead-not-guilty-82618167.html

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 04:59 PM
Baby Gabriel's Mom Pleads Not Guilty
Baby Gabriel Johnson Missing Since Late December
POSTED: 12:59 pm MST January 25, 2010
UPDATED: 1:37 pm MST January 25, 2010
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The mother of missing baby Gabriel Johnson pleaded not guilty to two new charges in court Monday morning.

Elizabeth Johnson, 23, faces charges of conspiracy to commit custodial interference and custodial interference in addition to kidnapping and child abuse charges.

The pair was last seen the day after Christmas in San Antonio, Texas. She was arrested four days later in Miami and extradited to Maricopa County.

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22335383/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 05:06 PM
Not guilty plea in Baby Gabriel kidnapping case
Updated at 04:56 PM today
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Elizabeth Johnson, 23, is the key to finding out what happened the baby, but so far she has been no help.

On Monday Johnson pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and abuse.

Investigators have been trying to walk a fine line between building a case against the mother, while also needing her cooperation.

So far, Johnson is telling detectives little.

For his part, Gabriel's father says he thinks his son is alive, and that Johnson is purposely trying to keep the baby from him by claiming she doesn't know where he is.

Pictures of the Baby Gabriel case 1-15
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/gallery?section=news/national_world&id=7238292&photo=1&pid=7238178

Article:
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/national_world&id=7238178

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 05:10 PM
Search For Missing Arizona Baby Continues, Mother Providing Little Help To Investigators
Published: January 25, 2010
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With fewer leads coming in to police, and the eight-month-old boy still missing, “Baby Gabriel’s” father held a vigil in Scottsdale, Arizona Sunday night to keep his son’s face…and case…in the news.

Logan McQueary, Gabriel’s father: “I want him back more than anything else”

Monday, Johnson pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and abuse.

Investigators have been trying to walk a fine line between building a case against the mother, while also needing her cooperation.

Brad Garrett, ABC News consultant: “You have somebody incarcerated, but you really need their help in finding this baby…“

And so far, Johnson is telling detectives little…

Mark Mullen, reporting: “For his part, Gabriel’s father says he thinks his son is alive, and that Johnson is purposely trying to keep the baby from him…by claiming she doesn’t know where he is.“

Article:
http://www2.wjbf.com/jbf/news/national/article/search_for_missing_arizona_baby_continues_mother_p roviding_little_help_to_i/53511/

Angel Who Cares
01-25-2010, 07:42 PM
Baby Gabriel Mom Pleads Not Guilty in Disappearance; Are Murder Charges on the Horizon?
Mon., Jan. 25 2010 @ 2:15PM
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Elizabeth Johnson, the mother of the missing eight-month old baby, Gabriel Johnson, appeared before a Maricopa County Superior Court judge this morning, via-video feed from the Maricopa County Jail and pleaded not guilty to charges relating to the child's disappearance.

Over the weekend, police in San Antonio -- as well as officers from the Tempe Police Department -- searched dumpsters and landfills in Bexar County, Texas, looking for the baby's body. The search turned up nothing.

So, could Johnson get hit with a murder charge if the baby's body is never recovered? Yes, but it would be difficult.

Over the weekend, police in San Antonio -- as well as officers from the Tempe Police Department -- searched dumpsters and landfills in Bexar County, Texas, looking for the baby's body. The search turned up nothing.

So, could Johnson get hit with a murder charge if the baby's body is never recovered? Yes, but it would be difficult.

Article:
http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/2010/01/baby_gabriel_mom_pleads_not_gu.php

Angel Who Cares
01-26-2010, 12:46 AM
Missing baby search could lead to a S.A. landfill
Posted on January 25, 2010 at 9:59 PM
Updated today at 9:59 PM
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San Antonio Police Department tell us they are working on the logistical aspects of what it would take to search the Tessman landfill on I-10E near Foster Road. SAPD says they haven't gotten word that the search will be necessary, but they are taking the possible task seriously.

Other Media outlets have reported that the search has already begun, but SAPD says that is not the case.

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/news/Missing--82655172.html

debloree
01-26-2010, 01:52 AM
http://www.kpho.com/news/22340283/detail.html
POSTED: 10:46 pm MST January 25, 2010
UPDATED: 11:10 pm MST January 25, 2010

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Logan McQueary met with Tempe investigators Monday, handing over all text messages and recorded conversations he has had with both his ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Johnson, and persons of interest Tammi and Jack Smith.

He said it was clear to him that police are building a stronger case of conspiracy to commit custodial interference.

At the same time, he is planning a trip along the same route Elizabeth Johnson's GPS would have guided her to San Antonio, Texas. He doesn't think Elizabeth would have tried to make the 15 hour drive in one night, and plans to stop at hotels along the route, searching for anyone who saw her or his missing boy.

In Scottsdale Monday, Tammi Smith revealed that Elizabeth Johnson called her from jail on Friday and tried to lure her into some type of confession.

"Basically, she just started yelling at me. She said, 'You're the one who set this up' and I said 'What?, what are you talking about?' And I was really freaked out by that because I didn't think she would just tell a lie like that," said Tammi Smith.

Both Tammi Smith and Elizabeth Johnson have been caught in lies during the investigation, but it appears Elizabeth is now trying to spread the blame. more at link....

Angel Who Cares
01-26-2010, 02:25 AM
Video: Mom Enters Not Guilty Plea 0:39
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=789961@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Video: Retracing The Steps Of A Kidnapper 2:27
http://www.kpho.com/video/22340382/index.html

Video: Baby Gabriel's Mother Phones Tammi 1:48
http://www.azcentral.com/video/63331582001

Angel Who Cares
01-26-2010, 02:46 AM
Mom of missing Tempe baby pleads not guilty in court
Last Update: 1/25 11:07 pm
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A 23-year-old mother at the center of a national missing baby case pleaded not guilty in court Monday to charges of conspiracy to commit custodial interference and custodial interference.

The hearing came just 24-hours after a large group gathered Sunday to hold a candlelight vigil in support of the family.

About 100 people attended the vigil Sunday evening at Scottsdale Chaparral Park near Hayden and Chaparral Roads.

"I just want to thank everyone, the support is great, I'm very thankful," said Gabriel's father, Logan McQueary.

Meanwhile, Tempe detectives have processed a GPS device that may have been used by Elizabeth.

Investigators say the information from the GPS, including its origin, cannot be released.

Gabriel Johnson was last seen nearly a month ago.

Detectives will not say how many people have been questioned involving the search for the boy, but Jack Smith, who is considered a 'person of interest' in the case told ABC15 a family member outside Arizona has been interviewed.

Video: Mom of missing baby pleads not guilty 2:03
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26676@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Mom-of-missing-Tempe-baby-pleads-not-guilty-in/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-26-2010, 03:44 AM
Elizabeth Johnson and Casey Anthony in court today: mother of Gabriel Johnson and Caylee Anthony share similarities (photos, videos)
On January - 25 - 2010
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Elizabeth Johnson and Casey Anthony have been compared by many across the nation. Both women are young mothers whose children disappeared and seemingly showed no emotional response to the fact that their children were gone. Elizabeth Johnson is the mother of missing 8-month-old Tempe, Arizona boy, Gabriel Johnson. Casey Anthony is the mother of Caylee Anthony, who was 2-years-old at the time of her disappearance. Her skeletal remains were discovered on December 13, 2008. Both Elizabeth Johnson and Casey Anthony had court appearances today: Elizabeth for child abuse and Casey Anthony for check fraud.

Elizabeth Johnson plead not guilty to charges of child abuse, conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference, and kidnapping. Her next court appearance will be in March. Elizabeth Johnson reportedly sent a text message to Gabriel Johnson’s father, Logan McQueary, stating that she had killed Gabriel. Upon further inquiry by law enforcement, she said that she gave Gabriel away to a couple that she met at a park one day. The search for Gabriel Johnson is ongoing.

Article:
http://primewriter.com/news-1246-headlines/?p=3098

momtective
01-26-2010, 03:46 AM
http://www.kpho.com/news/22340283/detail.html

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Logan McQueary met with Tempe investigators Monday, handing over all text messages and recorded conversations he has had with both his ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Johnson, and persons of interest Tammi and Jack Smith.

He said it was clear to him that police are building a stronger case of conspiracy to commit custodial interference.

At the same time, he is planning a trip along the same route Elizabeth Johnson's GPS would have guided her to San Antonio, Texas. He doesn't think Elizabeth would have tried to make the 15 hour drive in one night, and plans to stop at hotels along the route, searching for anyone who saw her or his missing boy.
In Scottsdale Monday, Tammi Smith revealed that Elizabeth Johnson called her from jail on Friday and tried to lure her into some type of confession.

"Basically, she just started yelling at me. She said, 'You're the one who set this up' and I said 'What?, what are you talking about?' And I was really freaked out by that because I didn't think she would just tell a lie like that," said Tammi Smith.

Both Tammi Smith and Elizabeth Johnson have been caught in lies during the investigation, but it appears Elizabeth is now trying to spread the blame.
more at link

Angel Who Cares
01-26-2010, 07:53 PM
Search For Missing 8-Month-Old Again Focused On Texas
1/26/10
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The search for a missing 8-month-old Arizona boy last seen during Christmas week in San Antonio is again focused on Texas.

KNXV reported that authorities are searching a San Antonio landfill for the infant, Gabriel Johnson, whose mother pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in connection with the boy’s disappearance.

Video: Texas Landfill Now Focus for Missing Ariz. Baby
http://video.ap.org/?t=By%20Section/U.S.&g=0126dvs_missing_az_baby&f=1139949

Article:
http://www.kwtx.com/home/headlines/82688267.html

Angel Who Cares
01-26-2010, 08:00 PM
UPDATED: Baby Gabriel's Dad To Search Boy's Path
Logan McQueary To Retrace Elizabeth Johnson's Route To Texas
POSTED: 10:46 pm MST January 25, 2010
UPDATED: 5:31 pm MST January 26, 2010
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Logan McQueary met with Tempe investigators Monday, handing over all text messages and recorded conversations he has had with both his ex-girlfriend Elizabeth Johnson and persons of interest Tammi and Jack Smith.

In Scottsdale on Monday, Tammi Smith revealed that Elizabeth Johnson called her from jail on Friday and tried to lure her into some type of confession.

"Basically, she just started yelling at me. She said, 'You're the one who set this up' and I said 'What? What are you talking about?' And I was really freaked out by that because I didn't think she would just tell a lie like that," Smith said.

Both Smith and Johnson have been caught in lies during the investigation, but Smith said appears Johnson is now trying to spread the blame.

Video: CBS 5 Is At Texas Landfill In Baby Gabriel Case
http://www.kpho.com/video/22349386/index.html

Video: Baby Gabriel's Dad Set To Retrace Family's Path
http://www.kpho.com/video/22349318/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22340283/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
01-26-2010, 08:02 PM
1 month since Tempe baby’s mysterious disappearance
1/26/10 Last Update: 5:20 pm
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Tempe detectives say they are holding out hope the 8-month-old boy is still alive and won't discuss details of the ongoing investigation.

"Signs that Gabriel is alive are dwindling, that's why we need more tips to come in," said Tempe Sergeant Steve Carbajal.

The boy's 23-year-old mother, Elizabeth Johnson, pleaded not guilty in court Monday to charges of conspiracy to commit custodial interference and custodial interference.

She also faces kidnapping and child abuse charges in connection with the disappearance of her 8-month-old son.

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/1-month-since-Tempe-baby-s-mysterious/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-26-2010, 08:05 PM
Missing Baby Case: Police Search Landfills
Updated: Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010, 11:10 AM MST
Published : Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010, 11:10 AM MST
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In the case of a missing boy from Tempe, Arizona, police in San Antonio, Texas are now looking in landfills.

They won't say if they're looking specifically for baby Gabriel or just clues in the case.

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/landfills_012610
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Video: Texas Landfill Now Focus For Missing Ariz. Baby
http://www.clickorlando.com/video/22341432/index.html

Angel Who Cares
01-26-2010, 08:09 PM
Missing baby's mom could face charges in Texas
1/26/20 Last Update: 4:45 pm
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Local prosecutors have not previously discussed the case on camera, but agreed to answer News 4 WOAI's questions about the case Tuesday.

News 4 WOAI broke the news last week that police plan to search a landfill near Interstate 10 and Foster Road because Gabriel's mom told the boy's father she killed the baby, stuffed his body in a diaper bag, and threw it in a dumpster. However, Elizabeth Johnson has given conflicting stories about what happened to her son. She also said she gave the baby to a couple she met here in San Antonio. So, police have to investigate both claims. Depending on the outcome of the investigation, Johnson may face charges here.

"We don't have any cases filed in our office yet by the police department," explained Cliff Herberg of the Bexar County District Attorney's Office. "They're still investigating. But, of course, if there was evidence that determined some sort of crime occurred here in Bexar County, well then, charges could be filed."

Elizabeth Johnson pleaded not guilty Monday to the charges filed against her. Prosecutors in Arizona plan to hold a news conference concerning the case Tuesday afternoon.

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Missing-babys-mom-could-face-charges-in-Texas/n7d0-nkDZE2GwzKPOYrpNg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 12:54 AM
UPDATED: Mom: You'll Never See Baby Gabriel Again
Elizabeth Johnson's Ex-Boyfriend Reveals Her Texts To Police Before He Heads To Texas
POSTED: 9:22 pm MST January 26, 2010
UPDATED: 6:58 am MST January 27, 2010
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On Tuesday, he actively joined the search for his son, dubbed Baby Gabriel, by gathering supplies for his own road trip to Texas. He plans to retrace the GPS route of his former girlfriend, Elizabeth Johnson.

But before he can leave, Tempe investigators need his help to build their case of conspiracy between person-of-interest Tammi Smith and Johnson.

Tempe police made copies of all of McQueary's phone recordings and text messages, including this passage from Elizabeth on Dec. 27.

Logan McQueary showed us her text that read: "You will never see Gabriel again. I made sure of that. And you can spend the rest of of your pathetic life wondering about him. You will never find me. I'm already boarding a plane out of the country. When I'm safe, I'll email you the exact location of dead Gabriel's little blue body, if the garbage don't come first. This is what liars like you deserve."

As for Smith, McQueary turned down her offer for a public apology, and thinks after her phone call with Elizabeth Johnson over the weekend, Tammi is really the one pulling the strings.

"It kind of sounded like Tammi kind of said you need to watch your mouth and be careful what you said. Maybe she said that for a reason," said McQueary.

Video: New Text Messages From Accused Kidnapper
http://www.kpho.com/video/22351343/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22350870/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 01:00 AM
UPDATED: San Antonio Landfill Ready For Police Search
POSTED: 9:24 pm MST January 26, 2010
UPDATED: 10:20 pm MST January 26, 2010
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A spokeswoman for Republic Services, which owns and operates the Tessman Road Landfill in San Antonio, confirmed that they are using their expertise in managing landfills to help police. Peg Mulloy said landfills are highly engineered and well planned out. “Things are so well engineered that we can hone in on a date and a neighborhood,” said Mulloy, referring to locating a specific cell of trash in the landfill. Mulloy confirmed that waste mangers at the landfill have identified a possible search cell based on information provided to them by police.

San Antonio is heading up the missing persons investigation as it relates to Gabriel because he was last seen in that city. San Antonio police will not speculate if or when a landfill search will start, but sources have told CBS 5 News that it could be sometime in the next two days. San Antonio police said Monday that they had one more tip to follow-up on before making a decision on a landfill search. Tuesday night, police would not say if that tip materialized.

Video: Search For Baby Gabriel Heads To Texas
http://www.kpho.com/video/22351352/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22350884/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 01:16 AM
Video: The Search For Baby Gabriel 3:00
The 8-month old baby missing for more than a month. There's talk of possible murder charges.
http://www.azcentral.com/video/63585565001

Video: Baby Gabriel: Investigation Theories 2:14
After a month of no sightings alive, tonight multiple theories remain on what just happened to baby Gabriel.
http://www.azcentral.com/video/63474724001

Video: CBS 5 Morning News Blitz
http://www.kpho.com/video/22353631/index.html

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 01:29 AM
'Optimism' rapidly diminishing that Baby Gabriel will be found alive
Posted on January 26, 2010 at 9:52 PM
Updated today at 9:58 PM
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Detectives in Arizona are working very closely with law enforcement in Texas to turn the focus of the investigation to a landfill in San Antonio, Texas located near the two hotels where the baby's mother, Elizabeth Johnson, stayed in late December.

Sources tell 3TV the area where the landfill is has been cordoned off as law enforcement prepares to search the area. 3TV has learned the trash from both hotels where Johnson stayed would eventually be dumped in that landfill.

Investigators are starting the preparations for the search and plan to take cadaver dogs to the area.

Jack and Tammi Smith, the Scottsdale couple who at one point planned to adopt Gabriel, remain persons of interest.

More details on this investigation should come to light throughout the week as investigators prepare to concentrate their search for Baby Gabriel at the San Antonio landfill.

Video: 'Optimism' rapidly diminishing that Baby Gabriel will be found alive 2:07
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=82760752&sec=507087

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/Optimism-rapidly-diminishing-that-Baby-Gabriel-will-be-found-alive-82760752.html

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 01:40 AM
Strange phone call from 'Baby Gabriel's' mom to Tammi Smith
Posted on January 25, 2010 at 9:11 PM
Updated yesterday at 9:17 PM
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Kristine Harrington reports on the Scottsdale couple who say they were set to adopt Baby Gabriel. The couple now says someone is trying to set them up and link them to the baby's disappearance.

Featured Video: Strange phone call from 'Baby Gabriel's' mom to Tammi Smith 2:27
http://www.azfamily.com/video/featured-videos/Strange-phone-call-from-Baby-Gabriels-mom-to-one-time-friend-82655967.html

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/video/featured-videos/Strange-phone-call-from-Baby-Gabriels-mom-to-one-time-friend-82655967.html

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 02:22 AM
Missing baby's mother pleads not guilty
January 25th, 2010 @ 8:15am
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Elizabeth Johnson appeared in court by video from the Maricopa County Jail. She was dressed in jail stripes.

Johnson spoke only to give her name and birthdate. A "not guilty" plea was entered for her to charges of kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference.

Meanwhile, former FBI special agent and ABC News consultant Brad Garrett said police need to keep trying to talk with Johnson "because that's going to be the key. It's going to give you more information even if she doesn't tell the truth... You have to basically convince her it's in maybe her best interests and the child's best interests to talk to you."

Garrett said police should retrace their steps.

"You may have to go back to the hotel again, pull the records of people that were staying at the hotel. Supposedly other people saw her in San Antonio with Gabriel. All of those people need to be found and interviewed."

Garrett said police also need to look at cellphones and other communications by Johnson, as well as track her car.

Article:
http://www.ktar.com/?sid=1256291&nid=6

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 09:27 AM
Father of missing baby: 'I'm going to San Antonio'
Jan. 26, 2010 10:49 PM
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Police still consider Jack and Tammi Smith "persons of interest" but have not been able to link them with enough evidence to arrest them. Meanwhile, Logan McQueary, Gabriel's Father, is preparing to drive to San Antonio and retrace the route Elizabeth took. McQueary plans to pass out flyers in hopes someone may have seen something or knows something, "I feel like I have no other option, I got to get out and do something," said McQueary.

On Tuesday McQueary said he made copies of all text messages sent to his phone by Elizabeth and the Smith's.

McQueary showed us one message he says was sent to him by the Smith's on December 22nd, it reads: "Can we get together tomorrow morning to talk with you and your dad? I'm afraid she'll be gone forever, cause she doesn't want to go to jail for kidnapping. She Doesn't trust u or ur dad. The only way she'll come back is if my attorney faxes the signed papers to her so she won't get in trouble, and Gabriel b w/us".

That was just a few days after Tempe Police say Elizabeth took off with Gabriel.

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/12news/news/articles/2010/01/26/20100126missingbaby01262010-CR.html

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 02:40 PM
Baby Gabriel's father coming to San Antonio to find missing son
Last Update: 11:42 am
<snipped>
Elizabeth Johnson remains in jail and has given conflicting stories about what happened to the baby.

McQueary now says he plans to drive to San Antonio to pass out fliers in hopes of finding someone who has information about his son.

Video: Father Of Baby Gabriel Driving To San Antonio To Find Missing Son
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=790499@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Baby-Gabriels-father-coming-to-San-Antonio-to/g3A8gaS8kU-KIjDNj6LGPA.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 02:46 PM
Texas police deny searching landfill for Tempe baby
Jan. 27, 2010 11:11 AM
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San Antonio police insist that there is no impending search of a landfill there for the body of missing baby Gabriel Johnson despite a media frenzy surrounding the Tessman Road landfill off Interstate 10 in Texas.

The company that owns the landfill worked with San Antonio police about two weeks ago to identify where in the landfill police might want to search for the body, though a spokeswoman there said the company does not know if the police plan to move forward with any searches.

"We're just as much on hold as everyone else is," said Peg Mulloy, spokeswoman for the Phoenix-based Republic Services, Inc. "We've identified certain sections (where the trash of interest might be) and closed those off and we're not placing any more waste there. But we don't know if they're going to do a search, or if they do one, when it would be."

Phoenix and San Antonio television stations have been reporting conflicting information about whether has been a search, or if there will be a search. A spokeswoman for the San Antonio Police said they have been trying to quash the rumor for nearly a week. She said no search is under way, but declined to say whether there would be a search in the future.

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/community/tempe/articles/2010/01/27/20100127search-for-missing-baby-gabrieljohnson.html

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 07:37 PM
Search for Tempe baby? Part of Texas landfill cordoned off
1/27/10 Last Update: 4:11 pm
<snipped>
Managers of a San Antonio, Texas landfill say a portion of the facility has been cordoned off as an area that might be searched for the body of a Tempe baby missing since last month.

Spokeswoman Peg Mulloy of Phoenix-based Republic Services says part of the firm's Tessman Road Landfill is cordoned off. She says landfill managers identified where police may look based on where and when Gabriel was last seen on December 26.

But San Antonio police said Wednesday they were not searching the landfill and wouldn't say if one is planned. They cited the integrity of their investigation into the disappearance of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson of Tempe, Arizona.

Tempe detectives say they are holding out hope that Gabriel is still alive and won't discuss details of the ongoing investigation.

"Signs that Gabriel is alive are dwindling, that's why we need more tips to come in," said Tempe Sergeant Steve Carbajal.

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Search-for-Tempe-baby-Part-of-Texas-landfill/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 07:41 PM
UPDATED: Landfill cordons off area for possible search for Baby Gabriel
1/28/10 Last Update: 9:37 am
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Managers of a San Antonio landfill have identified an area that might be searched for the body of an Arizona baby missing for about a month.

But San Antonio police said Wednesday they were not searching the landfill and wouldn't say if one is planned. They cited the integrity of their investigation into the disappearance of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson of Tempe, Ariz.

Spokeswoman Peg Mulloy of Phoenix-based Republic Services says part of the firm's Tessman Road Landfill is cordoned off. She says landfill managers identified where police may look based on where and when Gabriel was last seen on Dec. 26.

Video: Search for Baby Gabriel turns to landfill 1/27/10 - 2:11
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Video: Police Expected To Search Landfill 1/27/10 - 2:08
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Video: Father of Baby Gabriel driving to San Antonio to find missing son 1/27/10 - 00:29
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Video: Baby Gabriel's mom enters 'not guilty' plea 1/25/10 - 00 :39
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Video: Landfill could be key in search for Baby Gabriel 1/25/10 - 1:05
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Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Landfill-cordons-off-area-for-possible-search-for/jCMSd_7BLEmAVKI9eKWE_Q.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-27-2010, 07:56 PM
Video: Baby Gabriel: Babysitter Speaks 1:24
One Of The Last Known People To See A Missing Tempe Opens Up To 12-News
http://www.azcentral.com/video/63740063001

Video: Search For Baby Gabriel 3:00
http://www.azcentral.com/video/63681907001

Angel Who Cares
01-28-2010, 12:36 AM
UPDATED: Sheriff Arpaio: 'Elizabeth Johnson Isolated'
Mother Accused Of Kidnapping Her Son Spends Her Days Alone
POSTED: 9:16 pm MST January 27, 2010
UPDATED: 6:57 am MST January 28, 2010
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Wednesday that Elizabeth Johnson's public persona is very different from her demeanor behind bars.

"She's been quiet, cooperative, not a problem in our jail. Maybe she's got a dual personality," said Arpaio.

But in the Estrella Jail, Johnson has little opportunity for trouble.

"We have her in a separate cell, isolated from other prisoners, for her own safety. She can come out once, one hour, to take a shower by herself," said Arpaio.

Arpaio says Johnson is decked out in the traditional pink underwear and striped uniform. She is allowed visitors. But she gets no special treatment.

When it comes to her trial, the Sheriff compared her case to others in Maricopa County where suspects were charged with murder without the victim's body every being discovered.

"You know, I think there's only about four cases in history, and we have two of them. The David Anthony case where he's on death row. We have another one right now, waiting to be extradited, that we investigated here, without the body," said Arpaio.

But until that day comes, Sheriff Joe Arpaio has Elizabeth Johnson on a tight leash.

"She hasn't been causing any problems, but you never know," said Arpaio.

Video: Sheriff: Prisoner May Have Dual Personality
http://www.kpho.com/video/22362265/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22361624/detail.html

kissdegirl
01-28-2010, 01:16 AM
http://www.kpho.com/news/22360770/detail.html

Child Advocate Claims Landfill Search Long Overdue
Donna Rossi
Reporter, KPHO.com

POSTED: 7:30 pm MST January 27, 2010
UPDATED: 10:30 pm MST January 27, 2010

facebookdel.icio.usbuzzdiggreddit›› Email›› PrintSan Antonio, TEXAS -- San Antonio police have still not said whether or not they will search a landfill in their quest to find 8-month-old valley boy Gabriel Johnson missing for more than a month.

Mark Palmer, the executive director of Jessica's Law Now, a child advocacy group, said the landfill is one of the first places investigators should have searched. "It should have been done right away, immediately," said Palmer.

Gabriel's mom, Elizabeth Johnson, took him from Arizona to San Antonio and did not return, police said. The boy's father, Logan McQueary said he got a text message saying she had killed him and put him in the trash. Elizabeth was seen leaving San Antonio on a bus to Florida by herself. Gabriel was nowhere in sight. Authorities arrested Elizabeth in Miami and returned her to Arizona to face charges of kidnapping and custodial interference.

"Once they did locate her, they should have gone back and started looking at not only the dumpsters and all of the areas that she was in, but also a radius that she covered and that would include landfills," said Palmer.

Elizabeth later changed her story and told CBS 5 News she had given Gabriel away to a couple she met in a San Antonio park. Tempe police are handling the initial investigation dealing with the kidnapping. The San Antonio police investigation is a missing person’s case. The FBI has been involved since the beginning supporting both investigations.

Managers of the Tessman Road Landfill in San Antonio, said they are standing by ready to help police. A spokeswoman for the company confirmed that they are using their expertise in managing landfills to help police. Peg Mulloy said landfills are highly engineered and well planned out. “Things are so well engineered that we can hone in on a date and a neighborhood,” said Mulloy, referring to locating a specific cell of trash in the landfill. Mulloy confirmed that waste mangers at the landfill have identified a possible search cell based on information provided to them by police.

Palmer believes the delay in the search could be blamed on manpower and funding. “That is a very big undertaking and when you go in there you have to go through quite an ordeal,” said Palmer.

Palmer believes too many parents of missing children don’t know whether their kids are dead or alive. “We need to find this child. We need to find the facts that lead to what happened to this child in San Antonio,” said Palmer.

Angel Who Cares
01-28-2010, 10:55 AM
UPDATED: Child Advocate: Landfill Search Long Overdue
Baby Gabriel Johnson Missing Since December
POSTED: 7:30 pm MST January 27, 2010
UPDATED: 2:39 pm MST January 28, 2010
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San Antonio police have still not said whether or not they will search a landfill in their quest to find 8-month-old Valley boy Gabriel Johnson who has missing for more than a month.

Mark Palmer, the executive director of Jessica's Law Now, a child advocacy group, said the landfill is one of the first places investigators should have searched.

"It should have been done right away, immediately," said Palmer.

Managers of the Tessman Road Landfill in San Antonio said they are standing by ready to help police. A spokeswoman for the company confirmed that they are using their expertise in managing landfills to help police.

“Things are so well engineered that we can hone in on a date and a neighborhood,” said Mulloy, referring to locating a specific cell of trash in the landfill. Mulloy confirmed that waste mangers at the landfill have identified a possible search cell based on information provided to them by police.

Palmer believes the delay in the search could be blamed on manpower and funding.

Palmer believes too many parents of missing children don’t know whether their kids are dead or alive.

“We need to find this child. We need to find the facts that lead to what happened to this child in San Antonio,” said Palmer.
*Much More Info At Link!

PDF: Gabriel Poster 1
http://www.kpho.com/download/2010/0127/22358404.pdf

PDF: Gabriel Poster 2
http://www.kpho.com/download/2010/0127/22358384.pdf

Video: No Word Yet On Whether Landfill Search Has Begun
http://www.kpho.com/video/22371235/index.html

Video: Police Remain Quiet About Landfill Search
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Video: Landfill Cordons Off Area For Possible Baby Search
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Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22360770/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
01-28-2010, 11:09 AM
Landfill cordons off area for search
January 27, 2010 - 4:16PM
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At the request of San Antonio police, managers of a garbage landfill there have closed a section of it in case investigators want to begin searching that area for the remains of missing 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson of Tempe, whose mother said she killed him last month.

Phoenix-based Republic Services, which owns the Tessman Road Landfill in San Antonio, was contacted by San Antonio police about two weeks ago and asked to close off an area of the landfill that could be of interest to them, according to Peg Mulloy, a Republic Services spokeswoman.

Although authorities have not started searching the area of the landfill, police are “considering” a search of the site, according to a San Antonio police spokesman.

The Tessman Road Landfill is close to Interstate 10 and about a mile away from a motel where Johnson stayed in San Antonio where Gabriel was last seen on Dec. 26.

Republic Services no longer is accepting refuse in that area while police consider whether they will search it, Mulloy said.

“We have narrowed down a section of the landfill that would be of interest to San Antonio police,” Mulloy said. “We have cordoned it off, and we’re waiting to hear further from San Antonio police of what they plan to do next.”

The Tessman Road Landfill site covers about 1,000 acres, and 600 acres of that accommodates garbage brought in by trucks from various parts of the city, Mulloy said. She would not say how large the area is that was cordoned off or when the landfill stopped accepting trash for that area.

Tammi and Jack Smith, a Scottsdale couple who were trying to adopt Gabriel, remain persons of interest in the case because Tempe police believe they are withholding information that can lead them to the baby’s whereabouts.

Article:
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/149989

Angel Who Cares
01-28-2010, 11:25 AM
Can Father's Love and GPS Find Missing Baby Gabriel Johnson?
January 27, 2010 3:35 PM
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More than a month after baby Gabriel Johnson disappeared in Texas, his father is taking matters into his own hands.

Now McQueary is planning to retrace Johnson's steps to find his missing son. He says he will try to recreate the GPS directions he believes Johnson followed from Tempe to San Antonio and plans to stop at hotels along the route searching for anyone who saw Johnson or his son.

Facebook Photo: Logan And Gabriel
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Personal Photo: Gabriel
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Personal Photo: Elizabeth Johnson
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Article:
http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2010/01/26/crimesider/entry6143034.shtml

Angel Who Cares
01-28-2010, 12:13 PM
Texas Police Tape Off Landfill in Missing Baby Case
McQueary plans San Antonio trek
1/28/10
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Managers of a San Antonio landfill have blocked off an area that might be searched for the body of an Arizona baby who has been missing for about a month, but police said Wednesday that they weren't searching the site and didn't specify whether they planned to do so.

A portion of the Tessman Road Landfill was cordoned off in the last few weeks as part of the investigation into the disappearance of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson of Tempe, Ariz., according to Peg Mulloy, spokeswoman for landfill owner Phoenix-based Republic Services.

She added that the cordoned-off area was larger than a convenience-store parking lot.

"We're able to say trash from this particular neighborhood on this particular date is probably in this area (of the landfill)," she said. "We stopped placing waste in an area they may want to search, and we're waiting for them to tell us what they would like to do."

San Antonio police spokeswoman Sandy Gutierrez said she could not say whether investigators were planning to search the site, citing the integrity of the investigation.

"The information is coming in much slower, and the indicators that were once there are getting less and less to the point of becoming nonexistent," Tempe police Sgt. Steve Carbajal said. "At this point, we're looking seriously into the possibility that she killed Gabriel like she said she did."

Meanwhile, a Scottsdale couple who wanted to adopt Gabriel remains "persons of interest" in the case. Johnson gave Jack and Tammi Smith temporary guardianship over Gabriel for about 10 days in December before she picked him up and left Arizona.

The Smiths said they've been nothing but cooperative and want Gabriel to be found alive.

"We're sitting here still considered persons of interest but yet we've done absolutely everything they asked us to do," Jack Smith told The Associated Press. "If there's anything left for them to do, we don't understand what they're waiting for."

*Slideshow: 14-Photos - Included In Article Link!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/texas-landfills-1-27-2010

Angel Who Cares
01-28-2010, 12:30 PM
Video: Baby Gabriel Search In San Antonio 1:53
Tempe Police Still Focusing On Their Case Against Elizabeth Johnson
http://www.azcentral.com/video/63781919001

Video: A San Antonio Landfill Searched 1:54
Police Searching A San Antonio Landfill For Baby Gabriel's Body
http://www.azcentral.com/video/63780608001

Video: I-Cast: Baby Gabriel 1:29
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Angel Who Cares
01-28-2010, 01:30 PM
Joe Arpaio Sticks Up for Missing Baby Gabriel's Jailed Mom
Thu., Jan. 28 2010 @ 8:27AM
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While the public seems to view Elizabeth Johnson, mother of missing 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson, as a couple of horns short of being the devil, Sherriff Joe Arpaio says she's been a little angel while in his custody.

"She's been quiet, cooperative, not a problem in our jail. Maybe she's got a dual personality," Arpaio tells KPHO.

Johnson's case has created a bit of a media circus, so Maricopa County's camera-hound of a sherriff has got to be happy to have her around.

Arpaio says Johnson is in isolation, where she is allowed out of her cage for one hour a day to shower.

"She hasn't been causing any problems," Arpaio says.

Here's one tidbit that could be considered a problem: her eight-month-old son is still missing, and she's done nothing to help anyone find him.

Article:
http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/2010/01/joe_arpaio_sticks_up_for_baby.php

BeanE
01-28-2010, 02:03 PM
The Search For Baby Gabriel Johnson Family Speaks Out
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zOgf5RJEZg&feature=related


Missing Baby Gabriel Johnson Task Force Investigation
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Bizarre And Revealing Info in The Search For Baby Gabriel Johnson
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BeanE
01-28-2010, 02:08 PM
Baby Gabriel's Mother First Appearance In Court

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQFAW7a3pyk&feature=related

BeanE
01-28-2010, 03:16 PM
Landfill cordons off area in Ariz. baby search
Associated Press
Jan 27, 6:40 PM EST

"The information is coming in much slower, and the indicators that were once there are getting less and less to the point of becoming nonexistent," Tempe police Sgt. Steve Carbajal said. "At this point, we're looking seriously into the possibility that she killed Gabriel like she said she did."

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AZ_MISSING_ARIZONA_BABY_TXOL-?SITE=TXCOR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Angel Who Cares
01-28-2010, 04:42 PM
Landfill may help solve missing baby case
Published: Jan. 28, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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The San Antonio Express-News said Wednesday a portion of the Tessman Road Landfill was cordoned off nearly two weeks ago, but police would not confirm if the site will be searched for clues in the disappearance of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson.

Republic Services Inc. spokeswoman Peg Mulloy, whose company owns the San Antonio landfill, confirmed no garbage is being placed in the targeted section of the landfill.

"With the information (police) gave us, we located an area that may be of interest," Mulloy said. "It's a highly engineered facility, and we can locate where in the landfill items might be placed."

San Antonio police spokeswoman Sandy Gutierrez said authorities are open to any information regarding the child's whereabouts.

"We're always looking for helpful information we can utilize in the course of an investigation," Gutierrez said. "We welcome it."

Article:
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2010/01/28/Landfill-may-help-solve-missing-baby-case/UPI-37311264707403/

Angel Who Cares
01-28-2010, 09:59 PM
Baby Gabriel's Mother, Elizabeth Johnson, Has Dual Personality?
Elizabeth Johnson May Suffer from a Mental Disorder but that Isn't Helping to Find Baby Gabriel
January 28, 2010
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Dual personalities -- or multiple personalities (disassociative identity disorder) -- might explain some of Elizabeth Johnson's erratic behavior or perhaps all of it. It could explain why she is seen as cooperative in the Estrella Jail and why she would send a vicious text message to her ex-boyfriend from San Antonio: "You will never see Gabriel again. This is what liars like you deserve." Having distinct personalities or identities could explain the diverse behaviors, but multiple personalities are extremely rare.

Of course, Elizabeth Johnson could be more suited to the borderline personality disorder type, which is characterized by volatility of self-image, goals, and internal preferences, where the subject endures chronic feelings of emotional emptiness and engages in intense, unstable interpersonal relationships and self-destructive behavior.

Still, she might suffer from a bipolar disorder, where she would exhibit a manic state followed by a depressed state. This could explain her sudden irrational actions followed by periods of seemingly normal behavior or low periods, like when she was found crying in an airport and enlisted the help of Jack and Tammi Smith, hoping to get these total strangers to adopt Baby Gabriel (plans which ultimately fell through).

Elizabeth Johnson also seems to suffer from narcissistic tendencies, an extreme self-loathing where a person's actions are ultimately detrimental to themselves. Her use of the child as leverage indicates an objectification, a tendency to see Baby Gabriel as a means to a desired end.

One thing seems certain: Elizabeth Johnson will have to undergo psychiatric examination.

Does Elizabeth Johnson suffer from some form of disassociative identity disorder or some other mental disorder that could explain her behavior? Did she murder her own child, or did she really effect a transfer of the baby to an anonymous couple in a park in San Antonio. Can her state of mind be determined in either set of circumstances?

Does it really matter?

It could to a jury.
More At Link!

Article:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2643573/baby_gabriels_mother_elizabeth_johnson.html?cat=8

Angel Who Cares
01-29-2010, 02:18 AM
Forensic Psychiatrist: 'Baby Gabriel Likely Dead'
Dr. Steven Pitt: 'I Would Be Shocked If Gabriel Is Found Alive'
POSTED: 10:12 pm MST January 28, 2010
UPDATED: 10:57 pm MST January 28, 2010
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Dr. Steven Pitt does not utter those words easily. As a forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Pitt has not studied the evidence in the Gabriel Johnson case beyond media reports, but some aspects stand out to him.

"You're talking about worst case scenario, child is dead. Best case scenario, 'No, I didn't kill my child I gave it away.' Either one of those would indicate a seriously twisted individual," said Dr. Pitt.

"All of those things are certainly behavioral clues that something very unfortunate happened to this child," said Dr. Pitt.

Statistically, women only make up 15 percent of violent crimes committed in this country. But when you only look at parents who murder their children, women account for 50 percent.

Whether Elizabeth Johnson adds to that statistic remains to be seen, but Dr. Pitt believes it will ultimately be the physical evidence that brings the truth in this case.
*More info at link!

Video: Expert Weighs-In On Baby Gabriel Case 2:34
CBS 5 News talks to a forensic psychiatrist who is no stranger to hi-profile cases.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22372986/index.html

MULTIMEDIA
Special Section: Baby Gabriel Story Archive
http://www.kpho.com/baby-gabriel-johnson

Slideshow: Who's Who In Baby Gabriel Case 1-9
http://www.kpho.com/slideshow/news/22266104/detail.html

Slideshow: Police Release Baby Gabriel Photos 1-7
http://www.kpho.com/slideshow/news/22251950/detail.html

Raw Video: Baby Gabriel's Mom Speaks With CBS 5 News 9:36
Elizabeth Johnson, the mother of missing 8-month-old Baby Gabriel Johnson, reveals new details in an exclusive CBS interview.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22155911/index.html

Video: Exclusive Interview With Johnson's Twin Brother 3:37
We hear from the twin brother of Elizabeth Johnson, the jailed mom who claims she gave her 8-month-old son away to ...
http://www.kpho.com/video/22241483/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22372763/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
01-29-2010, 02:23 AM
Video: Handwriting Expert Analyzes Tempe Baby's Mother 1/28/10 1:43
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=26755@knxv.dayport.com&navCatId=3

Angel Who Cares
01-29-2010, 02:33 AM
UPDATED: Baby Gabriel Johnson investigation
Jan. 28, 2010 10:07 PM
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While the owners of a landfill in San Antonio have been contacted police say they have no immediate plans to search the area. As of now they are focused on finding the baby, "If we believe the baby was dead we would open a homicide investigation, now that is not the case," said McManus. Police would not elaborate on what sort of plan they have been working on.

While the investigation in San Antonio appears to be ramping up investigators in Tempe say almost all leads have dried up. The focus now shifting more to the case against Elizabeth Johnson. Gabriel's mother has been charged with four felonies including kidnapping. Police also believe Johnson has help and continue to look at Jack and Tammi Smith. The North Valley couple had hoped to adopt Gabriel at one point.

12 News has learned the Smith's have hired high profile criminal attorney Mike Kimerer. The Smith's say they have been advised to keep quite from now on. When 12 News reached Jack Smith he would only say he and his wife thought it was time to hire an attorney.

The couple has expressed some concern that police may be trying to build a case against them. Police recently asked Logan McQueary, Gabriel's father to send them all text messages the Smith's sent him over the past month.

Video: Baby Gabriel: Persons Of Interest Hire Lawyer 2:01
The Smiths say their attorney is preparing to send a letter to Tempe police and will apparently include....
http://www.azcentral.com/video/63955508001

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/12news/news/articles/2010/01/28/20100128missingbaby01282010-CR.html

Angel Who Cares
01-29-2010, 03:11 AM
Missing Baby Gabriel's Father to Retrace Elizabeth Johnson's Route to Texas to Find Son
Feeling that Time is Running Short, Logan McQueary, Father of Baby Gabriel Johnson, Ready to Follow GPS-Route to Texas
January 29, 2010
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With no help coming from the baby's mother, Elizabeth Johnson, and leads growing fewer, the search for missing Baby Gabriel has come down to searching San Antonio, Texas, landfills for the child's body and/or hoping that Elizabeth Johnson wasn't lying about giving the child away. In short, investigators have been hoping to catch a break in the case. Logan McQueary is going on a quest in search of catching that break for them.

Armed with the route that was recorded in the GPS system of Elizabeth Johnson's vehicle, Logan McQueary is going to retrace the trip Johnson took when she headed east with Baby Gabriel just before Christmas. He will stop where she stopped in the hope that someone along the way might have seen and/or remember hearing something said by his ex-girlfriend that might help in finding the 8-month-old missing child. He plans to retrace the entire route from Tempe, Arizona, to San Antonio, Texas.

So Logan McQueary is doing what he can, perhaps the only thing he can, to help find his missing son.
More at link!

Article:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2644551/missing_baby_gabriels_father_to_retrace.html?cat=8

BeanE
01-29-2010, 10:13 AM
Search for Baby Gabriel may soon begin at east-side landfill
Posted on January 29, 2010 at 6:56 AM
KENS5.com

A section of an east-side landfill where police have been lately now has been staked off with indicators that show how deep to dig

http://www.kens5.com/news/Search-for-Baby-Gabriel-may-soon-begin-at-east-side-landfill-83020582.html

Angel Who Cares
01-29-2010, 01:09 PM
SA Police Chief Bill McManus hopeful Baby Gabriel still alive
1/29/10 Last Update: 10:07 am
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"If we had reason to believe that the baby was dead, then we would open up a homicide case," Chief McManus told News 4 WOAI. "But right now, that's not the case, and the Baby Gabriel case remains a missing person case.

Leila asked if that meant there are indications Gabriel is still alive.

"We are hoping that he is still alive," responded McManus.

"We have been in the planning stages as to what our next move is going to be," explained Chief McManus. "And we're nearly through with those discussions, and we'll be ready to move on that decision within the next few days."

Workers at an East Side landfill have cordoned off an area there where police may search for Gabriel. Trucks are no longer dumping trash there.

"The landfill is the place of interest for us right now," Chief McManus told News 4 WOAI. "And again, we are in the planning stages, the discussion stages of what we might also do out at the landfill."

For now, Chief McManus says it is an active missing person investigation, and officers are moving full speed ahead to find Gaby Gabriel.

Video: SA Police Chief believe Baby Gabriel may still be alive 2:12
Exclusive interview with SA Police Chief Bill McManus
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=791586@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/SA-Police-Chief-Bill-McManus-hopeful-Baby-Gabriel/tPKoEF7Bckm2kgjxjd0rFA.cspx

BeanE
01-29-2010, 07:41 PM
Landfill search for missing baby to begin

January 29, 2010 - 4:56PM

Investigators from the San Antonio Police Department will move forward with excavating a section of a landfill to search for possible remains of missing 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson,

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San Antonio police Chief Bill McManus announced the plans on Friday for investigators to begin excavating the Tessman Road Landfill sometime next week, according to Sandy Gutierrez, a department police

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“The chief confirmed and conveyed that an excavation and search will move forward at the Tessman Road Landfill, and more information on how that search and how that process will be conducted will all unfold next week,” Gutierrez said.

Gutierrez said that either information or evidence obtained through the course of the investigation was obtained to make the decision to move forward with the excavation. However, Gutierrez would not be specific.

http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/150046

BeanE
01-29-2010, 07:48 PM
San Antonio Police Talk About Baby Gabriel
KPHO.com
POSTED: 4:37 pm MST January 29, 2010
UPDATED: 5:16 pm MST January 29, 2010

San Antonio police heading up the missing person’s case of Valley baby Gabriel Johnson said it will be early next week when they announce how they will move forward.

“We're not prepared to talk about that (the case) right now. Next week we will be. But right now we're in meetings to determine how we're going to proceed with this,” said Chief William McManus of the San Antonio Police Department.

snip

Investigators are considering a search of San Antonio landfill. Managers of the Tessman Road landfill have cordoned off an area they refer to as “of interest to police.” But when and if a search begins in not yet known.

“I'm not going to comment on that right now because the plans are not completed,” said McManus.

http://www.kpho.com/news/22382259/detail.html

BeanE
01-29-2010, 07:59 PM
Police tight-lipped about Baby Gabriel investigation

KENS 5
Posted on January 29, 2010 at 6:43 PM

http://www.kens5.com/news/Police-tight-lipped-about-Baby-Gabriel-investigation-83081147.html

Angel Who Cares
01-29-2010, 08:15 PM
Video: San Antonio Police Open Up About Baby Gabriel
http://www.kpho.com/video/22383181/index.html

Video: Police tight-lipped about Baby Gabriel investigation 0:39
http://www.kens5.com/video?id=83081147&sec=547077

Angel Who Cares
01-29-2010, 08:24 PM
NEW: Texas landfill search to begin for missing Tempe boy
Last Update: 5:41 pm
<snipped>
Police in Texas said Friday that investigators will move forward with excavating a section of a San Antonio landfill in the search for a missing 8-month-old Tempe boy.

Investigators are expected to begin searching sometime next week a portion of the Tessman Road Landfill that has already been cordoned off.

Meantime, Tempe detectives say they are holding out hope that Gabriel is still alive and won't discuss details of the ongoing investigation.

"Signs that Gabriel is alive are dwindling, that's why we need more tips to come in," said Tempe Sergeant Steve Carbajal.

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/NEW-Texas-landfill-search-to-begin-for-missing/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
01-30-2010, 12:30 AM
Search for Missing Toddler Turns to Landfill
Updated: Friday, 29 Jan 2010, 8:53 PM MST
Published : Friday, 29 Jan 2010, 8:53 PM MST
<snipped>
Detectives in San Antonio say they will begin digging through garbage at a landfill there, looking for clues into what might have happened to a missing Tempe toddler.

Gabriel Johnson has been missing for more than a month, and authorities believe this area of the landfill contains garbage from a neighborhood where little Gabriel was last seen.

Police in Texas have not said what exactly they'll be looking for in the landfill.

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/gabriel_johnson_landfill_search_012910

Angel Who Cares
01-30-2010, 12:36 AM
San Antonio police plan to search landfill for missing Tempe baby
Posted on January 29, 2010 at 9:24 PM
Updated today at 9:24 PM
<snipped>
"We have not opened a homicide case," said Chief Bill McManus. "We're still considering it a missing persons case. And we're meeting to determine how to proceed in the next couple days."

The chief said the case will take a major step forward next week by searching a San Antonio landfill. The chief called the landfill "a place of interest" in the baby Gabriel search.

His officers are still in the planning process, but they've cordoned off a section of the landfill, staked it out and figured out how deep they'll have to dig and prevented any more garbage from being dumped on the site.

Video: San Antonio police plan to search landfill for missing Tempe baby 1:18
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83091942&sec=507087

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/San-Antonio-police-plan-to-search-landfill-for-missing-Tempe-baby-83091942.html

Angel Who Cares
01-30-2010, 12:56 AM
Video: Latest On Search For Missing Baby 0:30
*NOTE: Video states that Logan has hired a PI to help find Gabriel!
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=792055@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

sleuth2001
01-30-2010, 10:43 AM
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/35158002#35158002

link to this morning 01/30/10 NBC today show

Angel Who Cares
01-30-2010, 06:19 PM
Will Baby Gabriel Johnson's Body Be Found in a San Antonio Landfill?
San Antonio Authorities May Be Planning to Search an Area Landfill; Child Advocate Maintains They Should Have Already Searched It
January 30, 2010
<snipped>
The day after missing baby Gabriel Johnson was last seen by anyone, Elizabeth Johnson boarded a bus in San Antonio, Texas, headed to Florida. She traveled without the child. That same day she texted Gabriel Johnson's father, Logan McQueary and told him she had killed the child. Part of the text message read: "When I'm safe, I'll email you the exact location of dead Gabriel's little blue body, if the garbage don't come first," which has led authorities to believe that Baby Gabriel was placed in a dumpster while Johnson was in San Antonio. Investigators have searched in and around the two hotels where Elizabeth Johnson stayed to no avail. But they still haven't searched the area landfill.

Investigators have been considering searching a portion of a San Antonio landfill for several days. They have cordoned off an area of the Tessman Road landfill and are referring to it as a "place of interest."

Now all that has to be done is search the cordoned off section.
*More Info At Link!

Article:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2647901/will_baby_gabriel_johnsons_body_be.html?cat=8

Angel Who Cares
01-30-2010, 06:36 PM
*NOTE: I'll add what else I can find in chronological order(I'll try my best to do so! :winko: ), that hasn't been posted yet, (videos & photos) for everyone

Today Show Video: Officers join forces, hunt for missing baby 5:51
Jan. 30: With very few leads, police in Tempe, Arizona - 8-month-old Gabriel's home state - are working closely with detectives in San Antonio, Texas - the last place he was seen alive. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports, then TODAY's Lester Holt speaks with former FBI profiler Clint van Zandt and Annalisa Urias, who babysat the boy before he went missing.
Today Show Video Player

Angel Who Cares
01-31-2010, 01:33 AM
World renowned investigator offers to help find baby Gabriel
Last Update: 1/30 11:16 pm
<snipped>
Jay J. Armes, otherwise known as "The Investigator," has been finding missing people for 40 years. He was made famous for finding Marlon Brando's son in the 70's.

Armes sometimes charges up to $1 million a case, but for baby Gabriel Johnson, he and his team are offering to do it for free.

"Because of the way it happened and the way the girl started lying from the beginning," Armes told ABC15 on a phone interview from Texas. "At first she had given it to a couple, and then she didn't know who the couple were. The harder the cases are, the more challenging they are to me." "There's got to be a reason why she's throwing everybody off," said Armes.

Armes said he thinks Gabriel was "adopted underground," and that he and his team have recovered hundreds of children who went missing in such arrangements around the world.

Armes said another key to his success is tough interrogations and deeper probes of "persons of interest," like Jack and Tami Smith, who were friends with Elizabeth and had hoped to adopt Gabriel. "I think there's something there," said Armes about the Smiths. "Where there's smoke, there's fire, and I think they should be doing a background on them since the day they were born."

McQueary said he has not agreed to work with Armes yet, but does plan to meet with him in the near future.

Video: World renowned investigator offers to help find baby Gabriel 1:46
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26785@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/World-renowned-investigator-offers-to-help-find/s_YjDv3DlkWy4sO_Gbc9xw.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-01-2010, 11:27 AM
Top Video Headlines: Private investigator brought in to help in search for Baby Gabriel 2/1/2010 ~ 0:44
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=792371@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Video: I-CAST: Baby Gabriel 2/1/2010 ~ 1:22
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64334181001

katiemadonna
02-01-2010, 01:17 PM
New details coming out about EJ being seen with a man, and also a couple in their 30's.

http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1117.shtml?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter (http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1117.shtml?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter)

Boo Scout
02-01-2010, 01:17 PM
http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1117.shtml?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 03:16 AM
UPDATED: Father of Gabriel Johnson To Hit The Road
Logan McQueary Leaves Tuesday To Find His Missing Son
POSTED: 10:16 pm MST February 1, 2010
UPDATED: 9:06 am MST February 2, 2010
<snipped>
Nearly a dozen members of the McQueary family were huddled in a hotel room Monday. All of them were working laptops, cell phone, printers, and maps tacked to the wall.

Logan McQueary will set out for San Antonio Tuesday with his cousins, Lisa and Joe Peters. Lisa just flew in from Egypt to help in any way she could.

But their task is made harder by the fact that Elizabeth Johnson is the only one who knows where she stopped and who she met on the way. And Elizabeth is not talking.

"I wish she would tell Logan the truth, all of us the truth, but we'll find Gabriel without her if that's what we have to do," said Sandy Peters.

Video: Family Desperate To Search For Missing Baby 2:17
Baby Gabriel's dad will start a cross-country trip for clues to his son's whereabouts.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22407268/index.html

VIDEO REPORT: CBS 5 News Follows Baby's Dad Retracing Path 1:53
A CBS 5 news crew is following Logan McQueary as he retraces the path Elizabeth Johnson took to Texas.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22416096/index.html

VIDEO REPORT: Missing Baby's Father On Cross-Country Search 3:12
Logan McQuery is traveling the country hoping it will lead him to his baby boy.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22418070/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22407233/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 03:19 AM
Baby Gabriel's father solicits donations for search
Feb. 1, 2010 10:22 PM
<snipped>
The Arizona man seeking answers in the disappearance of his son is asking for public support.

Logan McQueary has established a bank account to help provide funds for his search for Gabriel Johnson. Donations to "The Gabriel Johnson Trust" can be made at any Bank of America branch.

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/12news/news/articles/2010/02/01/20100201gabrielsearchaccount02012010-CR.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 03:51 AM
Video: Who Did Baby Gabriel's Mother Meet With While In San Antonio
http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1117.shtml

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 02:32 PM
UPDATED: Tammi Smith Arrested In Baby Gabriel Case
Gabriel's Dad Logan McQueary Says Arrest Long Time Coming
POSTED: 11:34 am MST February 2, 2010
UPDATED: 7:26 pm MST February 2, 2010
<snipped>
Officers have arrested person-of-interest Tammi Smith on Tuesday morning in connection with the disappearance of baby Gabriel Johnson, authorities said. According to a statement from the Tempe Police Department, Smith will be charged with conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference and forgery.

Upon hearing of the arrest, a thrilled McQueary said it was a long time coming, and he has always maintained that Smith knows more than she told police.

He and his family, who are on a road trip to San Antonio to retrace Johnson's steps, said they believe the arrest is another clue that may ultimately help police find Gabriel. Nevertheless, not all are optimistic that Gabriel is still alive.

Tammi Smith Feb. 2 booking photo
http://www.kpho.com/2010/0203/22416117_320X240.jpg

Tammi Smith Arrested In Baby Gabriel Case
http://www.kpho.com/2010/0202/22415826_320X240.jpg

PDF Document: Arrest Paperwork
http://www.kpho.com/download/2010/0203/22416309.pdf

VIDEO REPORT: Tammi Smith Arrested In Baby Gabriel Case 2:20
http://www.kpho.com/video/22412679/index.html

VIDEO: KPHO.com Afternoon Webcast - 1 P.M. 1:15
Afternoon news summary.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22413040/index.html

VIDEO: Afternoon Webcast Updated - 3:15 P.M. 1:37
Afternoon news summary updated
http://www.kpho.com/video/22414461/index.html

VIDEO REPORT: Baby Gabriel Timeline 1:37
Timeline in the case of Baby Gabriel
http://www.kpho.com/video/22416159/index.html

VIDEO REPORT: Tammi Smith Arrested In Baby Gabriel Mystery 3:42
A woman who wanted to adopt an Arizona baby who has been missing for more than a month has been arrested. *Video includes clip of Tammi being arrested at the jail.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22416124/index.html

RAW VIDEO: Smith Arrives At Fourth Avenue Jail 1:41
Officers escort Tammi Smith into Fourth Avenue Jail.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22416338/index.htm

VIDEO REPORT: Tammi Smith Facing Several Charges 2:05
http://www.kpho.com/video/22417987/index.html

SLIDESHOW: Who's Who In Baby Gabriel Case
http://www.kpho.com/slideshow/news/22266104/detail.html

SPECIAL SECTION: Baby Gabriel Story Archive
http://www.kpho.com/baby-gabriel-johnson/

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22412133/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 02:36 PM
Father of missing infant coming to Texas
Web Posted: 02/02/2010 11:25 CST
<snipped>
The father of a missing Arizona infant last seen in San Antonio in December is en route to El Paso, where he plans to meet with internationally-known private investigator Jay J. Armes.

Armes said he and Logan McQueary of Tempe, Ariz., the father of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson, will discuss the investigation Tuesday evening and plot their route to San Antonio, where they will retrace the baby's mother's steps.

“We will decipher every iota of information,” Armes said Tuesday morning, adding both he and McQueary are hopeful they'll find Gabriel. “Right now, I feel that Gabriel is still alive, because there haven't been any sightings of a cadaver.”

Armes said he will work with three other private investigators in California, Austin and Houston. Combined, the team has more than 135 years of experience, said Armes, who runs a company called The Investigators.

Already, investigators with the Tempe Police Department, FBI and San Antonio police tried to find Gabriel, but Armes said he plans to look into claims other agencies already determined to be false.

“We have to interview everyone that they've talked to,” he said. “The more investigators on the case, the better.”

Article:
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/83353172.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 02:40 PM
UPDATED: Woman arrested in missing baby case
February 2, 2010 - 11:47AM , updated: February 2, 2010 - 4:18PM
<snipped>
Tammi Smith, 37, of Scottsdale, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference and forgery, Tempe police announced.

Smith was arrested at 11:10 a.m. at her home in north Scottsdale. Police arrived at the house in an unmarked car and handcuffed her in front of her 4-year-old daughter, Tammi Smith’s husband, Jack Smith, told the Tribune Tuesday.

Jack Smith said he is “mad” about his wife’s arrest, that Tammi and he have done nothing wrong, and that there will be a “day of reckoning.”

“We have been bullied, and I’m tired,” he said. “They’ve thrown the gauntlet down. We’ve done nothing, so how could there be a conspiracy? Police are trumping up these stupid and idiotic charges, and they have no proof. They can’t connect dots A and B, much less B and C. “We’ve done nothing but try to help enlist in this fight to get that girl and the baby back here after she took off, and to find the child.”

Jack Smith said that Tammi made a mistake about writing Cherry’s name on the court document, but that she didn’t sign the document and didn’t file it. “Tammi was in the wrong place at the wrong time,” Jack Smith said. “She had no business being a part of that girl’s fight. We’ve done nothing but try to be good people through all this.”
More details will be released on www.evtrib.com as they become available.
*More At Link!

Article:
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/150179

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 02:44 PM
UPDATED: Scottsdale woman arrested in missing baby Gabriel case
Feb. 2, 2010 06:50 PM
<snipped>
"We've done nothing; we did nothing wrong," Jack Smith said Tuesday after his wife's arrest. "They have bullied us from the beginning. And they're bullying us now . . . We have nothing to do with Gabriel being gone. There is no proof."

Tammi Smith is accused of providing the baby's mother with contacts for a place to stay and adoption advice after Elizabeth Johnson fled with the child in mid-December. At the same time, police said, Smith called and texted the boy's father, trying to bully him into signing over his custodial rights. Her goal, said Tempe Lt. Mike Horn, was to adopt the baby.

According to Smith's arrest documents, she texted McQueary and told him "The only way she'll come back is if my attorney faxes the signed papers to her so she won't get in trouble and Gabriel (would be with us)."

Two days later, police interviewed Tammi Smith and asked how she would "handle the fact that Logan McQueary refused to sign over his custodial rights." She replied by telling police she intended to use her attorney to pressure McQueary to pay past child support and future support in the hopes that it would be enough to make him concede his rights. She told police then that she hoped that pressure would be enough for her to eventually adopt Gabriel. :furious:

Tempe police said in a news conference Tuesday that they started forwarding any new leads on the whereabouts of the baby to San Antonio police. Tempe police have said in the past that any additional charges, including homicide, would have to come out of Texas since that's where the boy was last seen alive. Tempe police initially thought the baby was still alive because Tammi Smith continued communicating with the mother about adopting the child even after he disappeared, Lt. Horn said. But when Johnson began to spurn Smith's help during her trip through Texas, Smith began begging her to return to Arizona.
*More Info At Link!

Tammi Smith, 37, of Scottsdale is escorted by Tempe Police officers to the Maricopa County Jail in Phoenix. Smith faces charges of custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery in the case of missing baby Gabriel Johnson.
http://i.azcentral.com/commphotos/view/339197.jpg

PDF: Probable cause for arrest
http://www.azcentral.com/ic/pdf/0202smith-arrest-probable-cause.pdf

Video: Scottsdale Woman Arrested 2:37
Tammi Smith, 37, of Scottsdale, is facing charges in missing Tempe baby case.
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64616568001

RAW VIDEO: Tammi Smith Booked Into Jail 0:40
Baby Gabriel Update: Tempe police deliver Tammi Smith to jail.
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64583889001

RAW VIDEO: Police Arrest Tammi Smith 1:29
Tempe police charge Tammi Smith with custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery, all felonies.
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64563532001

VIDEO REPORT: Woman Who Tried To Adopt Gabriel Arrested 3:56
Drew attention after Gabriel vanished.
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64594055001

VIDEO REPORT: Arrest In Baby Gabriel Case 0:26
Scottsdale woman arrested for custodial interference and forgery
http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid30311461001?bctid=64540031001

VIDEO REPORT: I-CAST: Baby Gabriel Latest 1:48
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64477572001

UPDATED PHOTOS: Search For Baby Gabriel/Includes Tammi's Arrest Photos etc. 1-14
http://www.azcentral.com/php-bin/commphotos/show.php?colid=13441&slide_nbr=1&fAZ=1&HTTP_REFERER=http://www.azcentral.com/news/

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2010/02/02/20100202arrest-in-baby-gabriel-case0203.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 02:48 PM
UPDATED: Tempe police make arrest in missing baby Gabriel case
Last Update: 2/02 11:20 pm
<snipped>
Smith was initially being held at the Tempe Police Department, but has since been transported and booked into the Maricopa County Jail.

As the 37-year-old was being escorted into the jail, she told reporters, "We all knew this was going to happen. I am innocent and God is with me."

Smith has been arrested for three charges including:
*1. Conspiracy to Commit Custodial Interference (A class four felony)
*2. Custodial Interference (A Class four felony)
*3. Forgery (A Class four felony)

ABC15 learned Tuesday afternoon that Jack is no longer considered a person of interest in the case.

However, Jack Smith said he is outraged at the charges against his wife. "Those are trumped up charges. Those have no substance to them whatsoever," he said.

Jack Smith said he and his wife both have been cooperative with police and have even reached out to them several times during the investigation to share information. "I feel betrayed because we have done everything," said Jack Smith. "I feel so bullied right now. I feel like there's a bully in the yard that's doing everything they can to try to provoke me into something."

In a text message to ABC15's Corey Rangel, McQueary said Tuesday about Smith's arrest, "I am very happy. Maybe this is what we need to get her to tell the truth and find Gab, stir things up a bit and see what comes out of it."

"It is a very real possibility that Elizabeth killed Gabriel," said Tempe Lt. Mike Horn said. "We are holding out hope that he's alive, but we have to look at every aspect and investigate everything."

*More Info At Link!

Suspect Tammi Smith being escorted into Maricopa County Jail
http://www.abc15.com/media/lib/88/b/1/6/b1699e8d-b459-407e-9d9f-ac58d31c0687/Story.jpg

Slideshow: Suspect Tammi Smith 1-4
http://www.abc15.com/Photo.aspx?content_id=5562e897-9c6c-4fec-9bcb-d79ccc40281c

Video: Tempe police make arrest in missing baby Gabriel case 3:35
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26827@knxv.dayport.com

Video: Scottsdale woman arrested in missing baby Gabriel case 2:19
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26835@knxv.dayport.com

Video: Husband Of Suspect Arrested In Baby Gabriel 1:28
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=26836@knxv.dayport.com&navCatId=3

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Tempe-police-make-arrest-in-missing-baby-Gabriel/l-hiVWyc7E-by9eczEAoHA.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 02:50 PM
UPDATED: Potential adoptive mother of missing Tempe baby arrested
Posted on February 2, 2010 at 11:49 AM
Updated yesterday at 9:22 PM
<snipped>
Tempe police have arrested Tammi Smith for a list of charges related to custodial interference in the case of a missing Tempe baby.

She is facing conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference and forgery charges. Smith was booked into the Maricopa County Jail for these three charges.

Tempe police said Smith has not been truthful during the investigation committing forgery when she filled out custodial court documents for Johnson, claiming that Craig Cherry, Smith's cousin, could be a potential father to baby Gabriel. According to police Smith tried to recruit several people as potential fathers. Smith also allegedly reached out to a family court judge and made several false statements to investigators.

Tempe police said Tuesday they do not believe the Smiths have any idea where baby Gabriel is.

Video: Tammi Smith faces several charges in case of missing baby Gabriel 7:05
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83411862&sec=528732

Video: Potential adoptive mother of missing Tempe baby arrested 3:06
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83362862&sec=507182

Video: Potential adoptive mother of missing Tempe baby arrested 7:05
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83362862&sec=507087

Gallery Slideshow: Tammi's Arrest & Mug Pics 1-5
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/Potential-adoptive-mother-of-missing-Tempe-baby-arrested-83362862.html?gallery=y&c=y

Listen to azfamily.com radio.
http://www.azfamily.com/home/related/Listen-to-online-radio-78977302.html

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/Potential-adoptive-mother-of-missing-Tempe-baby-arrested-83362862.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 02:57 PM
Scottsdale woman arrested in missing baby case
Tuesday, February 2, 2010; 2:32 PM
<snipped>
Tammi Smith, 37, was being taken to Tempe police headquarters and later will be booked into Maricopa County jail on charges of custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery, Sgt. Steve Carbajal said.

Jack Smith did not answer his cell phone, and his voicemail box was full. It's unclear whether they have a lawyer.

Tammi Smith told The Associated Press last week that she had nothing to hide.

"Since the beginning I've been asking police to look through our computer and get whatever they want because it proves my innocence, so I'm not concerned," she said.

Managers of a San Antonio landfill have blocked off an area that might be searched for the baby, but police said they hadn't yet searched the site and decline to say whether they plan to do so. A portion of the Tessman Road Landfill was cordoned off based on where Gabriel was last seen on Dec. 26 in San Antonio.

Article:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/02/AR2010020202018.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 03:26 PM
UPDATED: Would-Be Adoptive Mom Arrested in Missing Baby Case
Updated: Tuesday, 02 Feb 2010, 6:28 PM MST
Published : Tuesday, 02 Feb 2010, 11:56 AM MST
<snipped>
Major developments in the case of missing baby Gabriel -- Tammi Smith, a woman who wanted to adopt the baby, has now been arrested on three charges. Still, police are refraining from saying she knows where the child might be.

As she was being led into booking, Smith told reporters, "Well we all knew that this would happen... I am innocent and God is with me."

But Tempe Police say Smith played a "deceptive role" in this investigation.

"We believe there was a plan in place, or being developed, for them eventually to take custody of baby Gabriel," said Lt. Mike Horn in a press conference Tuesday afternoon.

Managers of a San Antonio landfill have blocked off an area that might be searched for the baby, but police said they hadn't yet searched the site and decline to say whether they plan to do so. A portion of the Tessman Road Landfill was cordoned off based on where Gabriel was last seen on Dec. 26 in San Antonio.

Jack Smith is no longer regarded a person of interest.
*More info at link!

*3-Videos Included In Article Link!

•Timeline: Notable Events In Gabriel's Case (Articles, Videos etc.)
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/generic/news/gjohnson

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/phoenix/smith_arrest_020210

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 03:42 PM
UPDATED: 'Custodial interference' alleged in Baby Gabriel case
Updated today at 2:59 PM
<snipped>
Tempe police have arrested Tammi Smith for a list of charges related to custodial interference in the case of a missing Tempe baby.

Smith was arrested Tuesday morning at her Scottsdale residence. She is facing conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference and forgery charges.

Sgt. Steven Carbajal said Smith is going to be booked into the Maricopa County Jail for these three charges.

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/news/Ariz-woman-arrested-for-custodial-interference-in-Baby-Gabriel-case-83371867.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 03:50 PM
Baby Gabriel Update: Hopeful Adoptive Mother, Tammi Smith, Arrested
Tue., Feb. 2 2010 @ 1:14PM
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Tammi Smith, 37, was labeled a person of interest by the Tempe Police Department in mid-January after police felt that she and her husband, Jack Smith, were less than forthcoming with information regarding the baby's disappearance.

Today, Tammi Smith was arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference, and forgery.

Despite custodial interference charges being filed against Smith, it doesn't change the fact that the baby is still missing.

Article:
http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/2010/02/baby_gabriel_update_hopeful_ad.php

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 04:13 PM
Baby Gabriel Johnson Update: "Person of Interest" Tammi Smith Arrested for Custodial Interference
February 2, 2010 3:33 PM
<snipped>
Tempe police said Smith will be charged with custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery. The release did not elaborate on what the charges were based on.

As late as last week Tammi Smith was saying she had nothing to do with Gabriel's disappearance, inviting the police to search her computer saying she had "nothing to hide."

Upon hearing of the arrest, McQueary said it was a long time coming. He and his family are currently on a road trip to retrace Johnson's steps in an effort to find baby Gabriel.

Article:
http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2010/02/02/crimesider/entry6167041.shtml

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 04:17 PM
Baby Gabriel Case: Second Arrest, Still No Sign of Missing Child
Tammi Smith Arrested Today for Custodial Interference, Forgery
Feb. 2, 2010
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Smith, 37, was arrested at 11:10 a.m. MST at her home in Scottsdale, Ariz., according to the police. She and her husband Jack said they were in talks to adopt Gabriel before he disappeared in December.

Smith's attorney, Michael Kimerer, said there would likely be a bond hearing this evening after she is transferred to the Tempe, Ariz., jail.

Kimerer said Smith has always been forthcoming in her meetings with the police.

"When Tammi went and visited the police she told them everything she knows," he said.

Gabriel's biological father has hired a private investigator to help find his son.

Article:
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/arrest-missing-baby-gabriel-case-sign-child/story?id=9728581

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 04:22 PM
UPDATED: Watch LiveVideo: Tempe Police Press Conference on Tammi Smith Arrest (3:30 p.m.)
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/generic/news/live_video_feed1

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 04:58 PM
Would-Be Adopter Arrested in Missing Baby Case
Updated: one minute ago
<snipped>
Police in Tempe, Ariz., arrested a woman they are calling a "person of interest" in the disappearance of an 8-month-old boy she and her husband wanted to adopt.

Before arresting Tammi Smith, 37, Tuesday, police had searched the Scottsdale, Ariz., home she shares with her husband, Jack. Smith was charged with conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference and forgery.

In hopes of finding his son alive, McQueary embarked on a road trip to retrace his estranged girlfriend's route to Miami. He received the news of Smith's arrest on the way to San Antonio, where investigators have recently begun searching a landfill site for possible clues.

Article:
http://www.aolnews.com/nation/article/tammi-smith-arrested-in-case-of-missing-baby-gabriel-johnson/19342130

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 05:06 PM
UPDATED: Scottsdale woman arrested in missing baby case
Originally published February 2, 2010 at 12:47 p.m., updated February 2, 2010 at 7:22 p.m.
<snipped>
In a Tuesday court document detailing the charges against Tammi Smith, police describe for the first time the lengths to which she went to adopt Gabriel.

Horn said Smith also tried to recruit male acquaintances to get them to put their name on a document seeking to have McQueary submit to a DNA test. The document required the name of a potential father, and when Smith couldn't get anyone to agree to it, she forged her cousin's name, Horn said.

After Johnson and Gabriel left the state, Smith sent a text message Dec. 27 to McQueary asking him if they could meet the following day, according to the document. "I'm afraid she'll be gone forever, cause she doesn't want to go to jail for kidnapping," she wrote. "The only way she'll come back is if my attorney faxes the signed papers to her so she won't get in trouble, and Gabriel b w/us."

Smith also tried to change court jurisdiction over Gabriel to Tennessee in an apparent last-minute plan to get Johnson to take the boy there and adopt him out without needing McQueary's approval, thus clearing the way for the Smiths, Horn said.

And on Jan. 4, Smith suggested in a voicemail to the judge in the boy's custody case that he give the Smiths guardianship because Johnson wouldn't return to Arizona with him unless she knew he would be "safe," according to the document.

Police say Smith told them to what other lengths she would go to get Gabriel. "Tammi Smith stated she was going to use her attorney's help to pressure Logan to pay previous child support, current child support and be responsible for visitation," according to the document. "Tammi stated due to the above listed pressure the hope was that Logan would release his custodial rights and the adoption could proceed."
*Much more info at link!

Article:
http://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/2010/feb/02/bc-us-missing-arizona-baby1st-ld-writethru/?news

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 05:21 PM
Would-be adoptive mom arrested in missing baby case
February 2nd, 2010 @ 12:26pm
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Tammi Smith, 37, was being taken to Tempe police headquarters and later will be booked into Maricopa County jail on charges of custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery, Sgt. Steve Carbajal said.

Gabriel's mother, 23-year-old Elizabeth Johnson, was arrested Dec. 30 in Florida and is charged in Arizona with kidnapping, child abuse and custodial interference. Police say she drove Gabriel to San Antonio from Tempe, stayed about a week, then took a bus to Florida without him.

She has refused to say where the baby is, but told Gabriel's father she killed him and threw his body in a trash bin. She also has said she gave the baby away to a couple in San Antonio.

Article:
http://www.ktar.com/?nid=6&sid=1259169

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 05:23 PM
Scottsdale woman arrested in missing baby case
Posted: Feb 2, 2010 01:49 PM EST
Updated: Feb 2, 2010 04:44 PM EST
<snipped>
Tammi Smith was arrested Tuesday at her Scottsdale home on charges of custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery.

Tempe police Sgt. Steve Carbajal says Smith was being taken to the department and would be booked later into Maricopa County jail.

Article:
http://www.kgun9.com/global/story.asp?s=11920181

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 05:40 PM
Tammi Smith Arrested in Connection to Baby Gabriel Johnson Disappearance
'Person of Interest' Tammi Smith Insists She Has Nothing to Hide, but Police Believe Otherwise
February 02, 2010
<snipped>
Police have been wary of Tammi Smith and her husband, Jack, from the start of the Gabriel Johnson missing person case and believe that the Smiths know far more than they has been divulged.

Tammi and Jack Smith have appeared on talk shows and current affairs programs, granting interviews and maintaining they have nothing to hide. Police have questioned the couple, searched their home, and gave them polygraph tests. Throughout the ongoing investigation, they have denied any involvement in the disappearance of baby Gabriel Johnson.

Tempe Police would not elaborate on their specific reasons for arresting Tammi Smith, nor would they comment on why she was arrested and her husband was not.

Elizabeth Johnson was extradited from Florida and now is behind bars in Phoenix. She has pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping and custodial interference. She has refused to cooperate with police since arriving in Arizona.

Tammi Smith has been booked into a Maricopa County jail.

Article:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2658053/tammi_smith_arrested_in_connection.html?cat=25

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 06:29 PM
UPDATED: Hope of finding Baby Gabriel alive fades
Last Update: 5:12 pm
<snipped>
A woman who wanted to adopt an Arizona baby who has been missing for more than a month has been arrested, but police say they don't believe she knows where the child might be.

Tammi Smith was arrested Tuesday at her Scottsdale home on charges of custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery.

Gabriel was last seen with Johnson in San Antonio, and police now say hope that he is alive is fading.

Video: Arrest made in Baby Gabriel case 0:54
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=793203@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Video: Private investigator brought in to help in search for Baby Gabriel 0:44
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=792371@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Video: Second Arrest In Baby Gabriel Case 1:06
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=793264@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Hope-of-finding-Baby-Gabriel-alive-fades/YIUQkrIsSEm6EiZGERJAXw.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 06:33 PM
Arrest made in Tempe, Arizona in connection with baby Gabriel Johnson last seen in San Antonio
February 2, 4:28 PM
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Tammi Smith, 37, a lady who wanted to adopt the baby in Arizona before the disappearance, was arrested by Tempe police for various charges in regard to custodial interference in the case of baby.

Smith was arrested on Tuesday, February 2 at 11:10 a.m. at her Scottsdale home.

Smith is being booked into Maricopa County Jail for conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference and forgery charges.

Reports are coming out that San Antonio police investigators have been searching a local landfill, or have blocked off areas for future searches of the baby.

ABC New reports sources told them authorities do not believe Smith knows the location of the baby, but was arrested for her alleged attempt in an illegal adoption.

Police reported confiscated their phone records and laptop with authority of a search warrant.

In one San Antonio radio talk radio broadcast last month, a police spokesman relayed concern about Smith’s tendency to tell the too much to the media while authorities were actively pursuing a vigorous investigation.

Eight month old Gabriel Johnson was last seen in San Antonio on Dec. 27, 2009.
http://image3.examiner.com/images/blog/EXID30789/images/resized_gabriel_johnson_baby.jpg

Article:
http://www.examiner.com/x-30789-San-Antonio-Headlines-Examiner~y2010m2d2-Arrest-made-in-Tempe-Arizona-in-connection-with-baby-Gabriel-Johnson-last-seen-in-San-Antonio

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 06:41 PM
Baby Gabriel's dad to arrive in S.A. in search of son
Posted on February 2, 2010 at 1:01 PM
Updated today at 1:02 PM
<snipped>
The search for Baby Gabriel is becoming even more focused Tuesday.

McQueary says he doesn't think Elizabeth Johnson would have tried to make the 15-hour drive in one night. He plans to stop at hotels along the route, searching for anyone who might have seen her and the baby.

Video: Baby Gabriel's dad to arrive in S.A. in search of son 0:33
http://www.kens5.com/video?id=83363822&sec=547077

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/home/Baby-Gabriels-dad-to-arrive-in-SA-in-search-of-son-83363822.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 07:10 PM
Gabriel Johnson is Missing: Famous Private Eye Offers to Help Search for Baby Gabriel
Jay J. Armes Ready to Join Investigation for Missing Baby Gabriel
February 02, 2010
<snipped>
A world famous private detective, Jay J. Armes, has offered his services to the family of missing Baby Gabriel Johnson, who has not been seen since December 26. Jay J. Armes usually charges $1 million to take on a case but has offered to search for Baby Gabriel for free.

Jay J. Armes is no stranger to challenges. Armes, ironically, uses prosthetic hands, having lost both hands in an explosion when he was 11 years old. But he refuses to allow the loss to be a disability, having built his private investigation service on hard work and perseverance.

With leads dwindling, Logan McQueary has hit the road in an attempt to retrace Elizabeth Johnson's route to San Antonio, where it is presumed that Gabriel Johnson was either given away, sold, or killed.

He has yet to agree to work with Jay J. Armes. But with Elizabeth Johnson remaining tight-lipped and the only hope of finding Baby Gabriel resting in a long-shot GPS search and, worse, in a landfill search in San Antonio, Logan McQueary may find that he just might have to turn to an agency like that run by Jay J. Armes as law enforcement resources -- over time -- are drawn to more immediate matters. And they will be.

Investigators need a break in the case. Logan McQueary is searching for that break. Jay J. Armes has offered the resources of his private investigation organization, should McQueary need want and/or need them. And as time goes by without the aforesaid break, Armes' services will eventually, and unfortunately, be required.

The old adage, 'Don't look a gift horse in the mouth' would apply...
*Much More Info At Link!

Article:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2660743/famous_private_eye_offers_to_help_search.html?cat= 8

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 08:31 PM
Scottsdale woman arrested in missing baby case
Feb. 2, 2010, 6:58PM
<snipped>
Tammi Smith, 37, was taken to Tempe police headquarters and was expected to be booked into Maricopa County jail on charges of custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery, Lt. Mike Horn said.

He said the charges stem from Smith's repeated and apparently desperate attempts to adopt 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson, not from the boy's Dec. 26 disappearance in San Antonio.

Tammi and Jack Smith of Scottsdale had been considered "persons of interest" for weeks in the investigation into the disappearance, but Horn said that's no longer the case.

He said that all of his agency's leads into the disappearance have been turned over to San Antonio police, which is conducting its own investigation.

Jack Smith told The Associated Press that police crossed the line by arresting his wife and trumped up charges against her.

"It's clear that we had nothing to do with this, and why they're trying to make a case against my wife, I don't know," he said. "We have done nothing wrong."

With the case now shifting to San Antonio, speculation continues that police there will search a landfill for the boy's body. Managers of a San Antonio landfill have blocked off an area that might be searched for the baby, but police said they hadn't yet searched the site and decline to say whether they plan to do so.

Article:
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/top/all/6847946.html

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 09:35 PM
Search for missing Mesa baby comes to Tucson
Posted: Feb 02, 2010 7:49 PM EST
Updated: Feb 02, 2010 8:49 PM EST
<snipped>
Tuesday the baby's dad, Logan McQueary, came to Tucson to retrace the mother's footsteps. McQueary is stopping at hotels and convenience stores, from here to San Antonio, where he knows the mom and baby ended up at one point. McQueary is handing out fliers, asking questions,.hoping someone will give him a clue to find his son.

McQueary is especially optimistic after today's arrest of Scottsdale resident Tammi Smith.

McQueary has always believed she knows more than she is letting on and now that she's in custody, he's hoping for some answers.

"Maybe she's going to sit in jail and think about exactly what's going on. Maybe she'll come clean with everything that she knows. Maybe it will lead to finding Gabriel. That's what I'm hoping for," he says.

Article:
http://www.kold.com/Global/story.asp?S=11922784

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 11:18 PM
Video: Gabriel's mom seen? 4:20
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/02/02/ng.gabriel.seen.cnn

Angel Who Cares
02-02-2010, 11:20 PM
Video: Gabriel's mom seen? 4:20
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/crime/2010/02/02/ng.gabriel.seen.cnn

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 12:04 AM
Woman arrested in missing baby Gabriel case
Police say she is not connected to the 8-month-old boy’s disappearance
updated 8:37 p.m. ET, Tues., Feb. 2, 2010
<snipped>
Tammi Smith, 37, was taken to Tempe police headquarters and was expected to be booked into Maricopa County jail on charges of custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery, Lt. Mike Horn said.

He said that all of his agency's leads into the disappearance have been turned over to San Antonio police, which is conducting its own investigation.

Efforts to adopt Gabriel
In a Tuesday court document detailing the charges against Tammi Smith, police describe for the first time the lengths to which she went to adopt Gabriel.

Before Johnson left Arizona with Gabriel, those efforts included repeated phone calls and text messages to his father, Logan McQueary, pressuring him to relinquish his parental rights to the Smiths, according to the probable-cause statement.

Landfill may be searched for boy's body
Smith also tried to change court jurisdiction over Gabriel to Tennessee in an apparent last-minute plan to get Johnson to take the boy there and adopt him out without needing McQueary's approval, thus clearing the way for the Smiths, Horn said.

And on Jan. 4, Smith suggested in a voicemail to the judge in the boy's custody case that he give the Smiths guardianship because Johnson wouldn't return to Arizona with him unless she knew he would be "safe," according to the document.

Today Show Video: Officers join forces, hunt for missing baby 5:51
Jan. 30: With very few leads, police in Tempe, Arizona - 8-month-old Gabriel's home state - are working closely with detectives in San Antonio, Texas - the last place he was seen alive. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports, then TODAY's Lester Holt speaks with former FBI profiler Clint van Zandt and Annalisa Urias, who babysat the boy before he went missing.
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Article:
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/35208375/ns/today-today_people/

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 12:09 AM
Famed private investigator takes on 'Baby Gabriel' case
Posted on February 2, 2010 at 8:50 PM
Updated today at 9:32 PM
<snipped>
The ‘Baby Gabriel’ investigation is ramping up this week with a planned search of a San Antonio landfill where police fear the boy's body could have been dumped.

Now there is a new face involved in the case. Jay J. Armes is considered a quirky private eye with a track record of getting results. The eccentric investigator talked about why he is taking on the case as police say leads are drying up.

Armes’ clients include celebrities such as Elvis Presley, Elizabeth Taylor and John Lennon along with royalty from around the world.

Armes is high-profile and high-price fetching between $150,000 to $1 million per case. Nevertheless he says he will search for Gabriel for free.

Armes will not reveal his techniques but says, “I follow rumors and I get to the bottom of it."

The private eye expects to meet with McQueary in El Paso sometime on Wednesday.

Video: Famed private investigator takes on 'Baby Gabriel' case 2:07
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83410322&sec=507087

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/Gabriels-father-to-meet-with-famed-investigator-who-gets-results-83410322.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 01:00 AM
Arrest made in missing boy case
Posted: 02/02/2010 11:25 CST
<snipped>
Gabriel's father, Logan McQueary of Tempe, was in El Paso on Tuesday and planned to meet with internationally known private investigator Jay J. Armes.

“We will decipher every iota of information,” Armes said Tuesday morning, adding both he and McQueary are hopeful they'll find Gabriel. “Right now, I feel that Gabriel is still alive, because there haven't been any sightings of a cadaver.”

While Armes said a San Antonio police search of an East Side landfill conducted Monday failed to turn up any clues, police spokeswoman Sandy Gutierrez said officials haven't searched the Tessman Road Landfill site.

A segment of the landfill in the 7000 block of Interstate 10 East was blocked off as part of a possible search for Gabriel, said Peg Mulloy, spokeswoman for Arizona-based Republic Services Inc., which owns the 1,000-acre landfill.

Chief William McManus “has indicated that if something does happen, we'll let everyone know,” Gutierrez said, “but we did not search the landfill” on Monday.

He said a mutual friend told McQueary of Armes' company, and McQueary contacted him recently to ask if he was interested in the case. Armes, whose most famous investigation involved the 1972 return of Christian Brando after a custody-related kidnapping, signed on immediately. “We've already been following several leads.”

Article:
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/83353172.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 01:05 AM
Woman Arrested in Baby Gabriel Case
Tuesday February 2, 2010
<snipped>
Tammi Smith was placed in the Maricopa County Jail in connection with the Baby Gabriel investigation.

Smith is in the same jail as the baby's mother, Elizabeth Johnson.

McQueary, the boy's father, is considered by police to be a victim in the case.

Investigators thought that she may have given the baby to a couple in San Antonio, but Gabriel has not been seen and no one has come forward with any information.

"It is a very real possibility that Elizabeth killed Gabriel," said Tempe Lt. Mike Horn said. "We are holding out hope that he's alive, but we have to look at every aspect and investigate everything."

Article:
http://crime.about.com/b/2010/02/02/woman-arrested-in-baby-gabriel-case.htm

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 04:19 AM
Gabriel's dad on desperate search to find baby boy
Posted on February 2, 2010 at 7:29 PM
<snipped>
Logan McQueary is fed-up with no answers from the baby's mother .

So, McQueary is on his way to San Antonio to find his son, Baby Gabriel, who was last seen in S.A. on December 26.

Video: Gabriel's dad on desperate search to find baby boy 2:14
http://www.kens5.com/video?id=83401537&sec=547077

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/news/Gabriels-dad-on-desperate-search-to-find-baby-boy-83401537.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 04:35 AM
Search for missing Mesa baby comes to Tucson
Posted: Feb 02, 2010 7:49 PM EST
Updated: Feb 2, 2010 05:49 PM
<snipped>
No one has seen Gabriel Johnson since Christmas but it's thought that he came through the Tucson area with his mother, Elizabeth Johnson, at some point around then..

Tuesday the baby's dad, Logan McQueary, came to Tucson to retrace the mother's footsteps.

McQueary is stopping at hotels and convenience stores, from here to San Antonio, where he knows the mom and baby ended up at one point.

McQueary is especially optimistic after today's arrest of Scottsdale resident Tammi Smith.

"Maybe she's going to sit in jail and think about exactly what's going on. Maybe she'll come clean with everything that she knows. Maybe it will lead to finding Gabriel. That's what I'm hoping for," he says.

Video: Search for missing Mesa baby comes to Tucson 1:10
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Video: San Antonio Landfill Blocked Off To Search For Missing AZ Baby 0:27
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Article:
http://www.kold.com/Global/story.asp?S=11922784

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 08:01 AM
Arrest in Case of Missing "Baby Gabriel"
Woman Who, with Husband, Sought to Adopt Him, Is Taken into Custody; Cops: She Probably Doesn't Know Where Infant Is
TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 3, 2010
<snipped>
Tammi Smith, 37, was interviewed at Tempe police headquarters and later booked into the Maricopa County Jail on charges of custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery.

Lt. Mike Horn said the charges stem from Smith's repeated and apparently desperate attempts to adopt 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson, not from the boy's Dec. 26 disappearance in San Antonio, Texas.

"The only thing I can surmise here is that the authorities think she knows something that she hasn't told them," Tammi Smith's lawyer, Michael Kimerer, told reporters.

In a Tuesday court document detailing the charges against Tammi Smith, police describe for the first time the lengths to which she went to adopt Gabriel.

Before Johnson left Arizona with Gabriel, those efforts included repeated phone calls and text messages to his father, Logan McQueary, pressuring him to relinquish his parental rights to the Smiths, according to the probable-cause statement.

Video: Arrest in Baby Gabriel Case 1:18
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvoM3zuy6bQ

Article:
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/02/03/earlyshow/main6169465.shtml?tag=contentBody;cbsCarousel

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 08:15 AM
Today Show Video: Arrest tied to baby Gabriel case 2:05
Feb. 3: Once a "person of interest," Tammi Smith now faces three felony charges, including custodial interference, but Tempe, Ariz., police don't believe she was involved in the child's disappearance. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports.
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Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 08:22 AM
Today Show Video: Arrest tied to baby Gabriel case 2:05
Feb. 3: Once a "person of interest," Tammi Smith now faces three felony charges, including custodial interference, but Tempe, Ariz., police don't believe she was involved in the child's disappearance. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports.
Today Show Video Player

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 09:58 AM
VIDEO REPORT: CBS 5 Morning News Blitz 4:11
Miss the morning show? We've got your back! Watch our daily news blitz for the latest top stories.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22420019/index.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 10:06 AM
Woman arrested in baby Gabriel case out of jail
February 3rd, 2010 @ 5:17am
<snipped>
Tammy Smith's husband Jack picked her up at 4th Avenue Jail on Wednesday morning. Her attorney was not present.

She was charged with custodial interference and forgery. "It doesn't mean those charges are gonna stick. It doesn't mean those charges are true. But nevertheless, they were able to do that 'cause they're the guys with the guns," says Tammy Smith.

"You know, those are charges that Tempe Police Department is trying to create a case."

"I felt like she was being completely taken advantage of by the father and the grandfather."

When asked if she knows where the missing boy is, she says "absolutely not."

Article:
http://ktar.com/?nid=6&sid=1259488

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 10:13 AM
Police: Scottsdale woman released in baby Gabriel case
Feb. 3, 2010 01:33 PM
<snipped>
A Scottsdale woman who wanted to adopt an Arizona baby missing for more than a month has been released from a Phoenix jail.

As she was leaving jail, Smith told reporters the Tempe Police Department is trying to create a case. Smith it doesn't mean those charges leveled against her "are going to stick. Doesn't mean those charges are true."

Video: Latest developments In The Baby Gabriel Case 1:26
Tammi Smith out of jail on bond.
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64629383001

Video: I-CAST: Tammi Smith Arrest 1:31
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64629392001

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2010/02/03/20100203woman-missing-baby-case-released.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 10:20 AM
UPDATED: Tammi Smith Arrested In Baby Gabriel Case
Tammi Smith Claims Innocence In Baby Gabriel's Disappearance
POSTED: 11:34 am MST February 2, 2010
UPDATED: 7:58 am MST February 3, 2010
<snipped>
According to a statement from the Tempe Police Department, Smith was charged with conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference and forgery.

She was arraigned late Tuesday night and released early Wednesday morning.

"We all knew this would happen," Smith said as she walked into the Fourth Avenue Jail. "I am innocent. God is with me."

Jack Smith maintains his wife's innocence.

"We have been harassed," he said. "We have been bullied, and we know nothing."

He also said he trusts his wife.

"I've known every single thing -- everything all along the way," he said.

RAW VIDEO: Tammi, Jack Smith Speak Outside Jail
http://www.kpho.com/video/22421326/index.html

VIDEO: Tammi Smith Released From Jail
http://www.kpho.com/video/22420875/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22412133/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 10:37 AM
UPDATED: Potential adoptive mother of missing Tempe baby released from jail
Posted on February 2, 2010 at 11:49 AM
Updated today at 8:25 AM
<snipped>
"She [Elizabeth Johnson] refused to put his [Logan McQueary's] name down because of the fact ... I can't say why," Smith said after her release from jail early Wednesday morning. "I'm not going to say why on TV, but the courts will know why when I go to court."

Smith, who posted $15,000 bond, said Johnson was going to list a fake name.

"I didn't want her to put a fake name. It's not right to do that, to hurt somebody else's family. In the process, I ended up hurting my family and myself because I didn't want her to make up a phony name have have somebody get a knock at their door one day."

While Smith says police arrested her so they could interrogate her in an effort to get more information, investigators said that's not the case.

The couple vows to continue looking for the baby. "Yes, I love this baby. I will look for this baby until he is found," Smith said outside Fourth Avenue Jail. "I will look for this baby the rest of my life until he's found. Even though it means bringing him back to Logan. Oh well. I'm still going to look for this baby."

Video: Potential adoptive mother of missing Tempe baby released from jail 3:06
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83362862&sec=507087

Video: AZ Family Morning Headlines (Interview w/Tammi from this morning included!) 1:34
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83339447&sec=507087

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/Potential-adoptive-mother-of-missing-Tempe-baby-arrested-83362862.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 10:53 AM
Baby Gabriel investigation zeroes in on San Antonio
Posted on February 3, 2010 at 8:20 AM
<snipped>
The Scottsdale woman who went from person of interest to suspect in the case of Baby Gabriel posted bond and walked out of jail this Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after her arrest.

"All of the information we had led us to this arrest," said Sgt. Steven Carbajal of the Tempe Police Department.

Video Included In Article: Baby Gabriel investigation zeroes in on San Antonio 5:36
Includes interview from this morning w/Tammi!

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/home/related/Baby-Gabriel-investigation-zeroes-in-on-San-Antonio-83440787.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 10:58 AM
Tammi Smith: I will look for this baby for the rest of my life
Posted on February 3, 2010 at 7:19 AM
Updated today at 7:37 AM
<snipped>
Once a person of interest in the Baby Gabriel case, Tammi Smith is out of jail this morning after posting $15,000 bond. Police arrested Smith Tuesday morning on charges of conspiracy to commit custodial interference, custodial interference and forgery.

*I'll add a direct link when it is avaliable!
Video Included At Link: Tammi Smith: I will look for this baby for the rest of my life 4:18

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/home/related/Tammi-Smith-I-will-look-for-this-baby-for-the-rest-of-my-life-83436867.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 11:11 AM
Dad Embarks On Search For Baby Gabriel
Logan McQueary Plans To Retrace Elizabeth Johnson's Path Between Tempe, San Antonio
POSTED: 8:15 am MST February 3, 2010
UPDATED: 8:28 am MST February 3, 2010
<snipped>
Using tips from the Internet and even psychics, the family plotted points on a map where they thought Johnson might have stopped, including the Mountain View Motel in Tucson.

"We got several tips … talking about a Mountain View or Mountain Inn Hotel," McQueary said. "This is the only one we could find and track down. We decided … it's worth checking out along the way."

The motel led to a women's shelter, then to a bowling alley, then to another women's shelter.

On Wednesday, McQueary planned to meet with a private investigator who offered to look into the case for free before the family headed to San Antonio, where the search is now centered.

VIDEO REPORT: Baby Gabriel's Dad Stops In Las Cruces 2/3/10 ~ 1:40
http://www.kpho.com/video/22424117/index.html

VIDEO REPORT:Logan McQueary Meets With Investigator In El Paso 2/3/10 ~ 2:48
http://www.kpho.com/video/22451769/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22420462/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 11:17 AM
Video: Arrest in Baby Gabriel Case 1:18
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvoM3zuy6bQ

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 11:47 AM
Police: Several red flags led to Smith's arrest
Posted on February 3, 2010 at 9:35 AM
<snipped>
Less than 24 hours after Tempe police arrested her in connection with the disappearance of Baby Gabriel, Tammi Smith walked out of jail, continuing to maintain her innocence.

The focus of the investigation now shifts to San Antonio, where authorities are actively looking for Gabriel Johnson.

Video Included At Link: Police: Several red flags led to Smith's arrest 2:06

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/home/related/Police-Several-red-flags-led-to-Smiths-arrest-83447397.html

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 07:53 PM
Video: Tempe police make arrest in missing baby Gabriel case 2/3/2010 - 01:28
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=26859@knxv.dayport.com&navCatId=3

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 08:59 PM
Video: Reaction To The Arrest In Missing Tempe Case 2/3/10~2:13
Tammi Smith reacts to her arrest by Tempe Police in the case of missing baby Gabriel Johnson
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64745341001

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 09:51 PM
Scottsdale Woman in Missing Baby Case Released from Jail
Updated: Wednesday, 03 Feb 2010, 6:22 PM MST
Published : Wednesday, 03 Feb 2010, 12:21 PM MST
<snipped>
Smith was interviewed at Tempe police headquarters Tuesday and later booked into Maricopa County jail on charges of custodial interference, conspiracy to commit custodial interference and
forgery.

Lt. Mike Horn said the charges stem from Smith's repeated and apparently desperate attempts to adopt 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson, not from the boy's Dec. 26 disappearance in San Antonio.

As she was leaving jail, Smith told reporters the Tempe Police Department is trying to create a case. Smith it doesn't mean those charges leveled against her "are going to stick. Doesn't mean those charges are true."

*2-Videos Included At Link!

Article:http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/phoenix/smith_released_020310

Angel Who Cares
02-03-2010, 10:00 PM
Smiths react to Tammi's arrest after being released from jail
Posted on February 2, 2010 at 11:49 AM
Updated today at 5:26 PM
<snipped>
While Smith says police arrested her so they could interrogate her in an effort to get more information, investigators said that's not the case.

"We've been building this case and we've been working with several agencies, including the County Attorney that's going to be prosecuting this case later on down the road," said Sgt. Steven Carbajal of the Tempe Police Department. "We feel that we obviously had probable cause for the arrest. All the information we had led us to this arrest."

Police have considered Smith and her husband persons of interest in the case for a couple of weeks. "Jack Smith is no longer a person of interest," Carbajal said. "Tammi Smith was arrested for the [above charges]... . Unless there's some new information we're unaware of, nothing will change on that front."

Investigators do not think the Smiths know where Gabriel is. The couple vow to continue looking for the baby.

Video: Smiths react to Tammi's arrest after being released from jail 2/3/10 ~ 2:12
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83362862&sec=507087

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/Potential-adoptive-mother-of-missing-Tempe-baby-arrested-83362862.html

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 01:04 AM
UPDATED: Gabriel Johnson's Father Fires Back, Hires Private Investigator
Logan McQueary Continues His Cross-Country Search For His Missing Boy
POSTED: 9:25 pm MST February 3, 2010
UPDATED: 2:26 pm MST February 4, 2010
<snipped>
On Wednesday, McQueary said he has grown tired of Tammi Smith and her attempts to play the victim.

At times, Smith blamed her troubles on Elizabeth Johnson, the woman police say she plotted with to steal Gabriel away from his father. Other times, She's blamed Tempe Police, Elizabeth's Grandfather Bob Johnson, and now fresh out of jail, she's focused her ire at the father of the missing boy.

Smith is accused of trying to rip custody of Gabriel away from Logan. And now, while he's on the road searching for his boy, Smith questions why it took him so long.

As soon as he got the go ahead, McQueary left for San Antonio, the last place Gabriel was spotted. He still thinks Tammi Smith knows more than she is saying, but wishes she would talk to fewer cameras and more to the police.

“She can say anything she wants, I don’t care, I don’t care about her. I think she’s making a fool of herself,” said McQueary.

McQueary actually spent most of Wednesday meeting with private investigator Jay J. Armes. Armes has agreed to take on the case free of charge. McQueary will meet with him again on Thursday morning before hitting the road again. He plans to meet with San Antonio investigators on Friday.

VIDEO REPORT: Private Investigator Joins Search For Baby Gabriel 2:46
A high profile investigator has agreed to heklp search for baby Gabriel at no cost.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22460116/index.html

VIDEO NEWS HIGHLIGHTS: Afternoon Webcast Updated - 3:15 P.M.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22466992/index.html

Interactive: Map Logan McQueary's Route To Texas
http://www.kpho.com/news/22465523/detail.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22459066/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 01:29 PM
New details emerge in woman’s arrest in missing baby case
2/4/10 Last Update: 9:38 am
<snipped>
ABC15 has now learned a criminal complaint has been filed against Tammi Smith requesting the County Attorney’s office charge Smith with two class four felonies.

Those charges are forgery and conspiracy to commit custodial interference.

County Attorney Andrew Thomas plans to hold a news conference today at 11 a.m. to discuss the latest details.

"I love this baby and I will look for this baby until he's found," said Tammi Smith as she left the Maricopa County jail on bond Wednesday.

As the 37-year-old was being escorted into the Maricopa County jail, she told ABC15's Corey Rangel, "We all knew this was going to happen. I am innocent and God is with me
*More Info At Link!

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/New-details-emerge-in-woman-s-arrest-in-missing/l-hiVWyc7E-by9eczEAoHA.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 01:39 PM
Search for baby Gabriel Johnson
Feb. 3, 2010 08:58 PM
<snipped>
Tammi Smith appeared tired and disheveled as she walked out of jail just before the sun came up on Wednesday morning. With her husband Jack there to pick her up Smith had a few choice words before heading home, "We are going to tear them apart, I'm not, my attorney is going to tear them apart," said Smith, referring to the Tempe Police Department.

The arrest is not the first for Smith. 12 News uncovered court records from Louisiana that show Smith was charged with forgery, simple battery and disturbing the peace.

McQueary is headed to San Antonio to search for his son. He has been posting flyers along the way during his drive to Texas. McQueary sent a text to 12 News after the arrest which stated: "I am very happy Tammi got arrested, maybe this is what we need for her to talk and maybe this is what we need to stir things up a bit."

Smith is expected to meet with her attorney on Thursday to discuss the charges.

Video: Tammi Smith Has Criminal Past 1:51
This is not Tammi's first time being arrested.
http://www.azcentral.com/video/#/News/Tammi+Smith+has+criminal+past/40280768001/35150280001/64763069001

Video: I-CAST: Scott Brown & Tammi Smith 1:21
Baby Gabriel Case
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64816997001

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/12news/news/articles/2010/02/03/20100203smitharrest02032010-CR.html

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 01:53 PM
Accusations against Scottsdale woman detailed in case of missing Tempe infant
February 4, 2010 - 10:31AM
<snipped>
A criminal complaint was filed into court Wednesday against a Scottsdale woman who police say is a key figure in the disappearance of a 9-month-old boy.

According to court documents, Smith pressured McQueary to sever his parental rights and give Gabriel to her, and she contacted a judge in McQueary’s and Johnson’s custodial case to request that he grant her guardianship of Gabriel.

Smith told the judge she believed Johnson would return the baby if she knew he would be safe.

Smith also admitted to naming her cousin as Gabriel’s father in paternity paperwork, which she filled out for Johnson, records state. The cousin told police he had never met Johnson.

Friends of Smith also told police she asked them if she could use their names for the paternity paperwork.

Article:
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/150276

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 02:00 PM
Gabriel Johnson still missing, Tammi Smith released from jail
February 4, 3:14 AM
<snipped>
“"They released a paper full of, full of things that I can't even describe it. It was ridiculous. It's basically like cutting and pasting little pieces of things together but forgetting this and this and this to prove my innocence. It was unbelievably ludicrous. And it's OK, because we have all those pieces to fit back in there that creates all of our innocence,” Tammi Smith stated.

Logan McQueary has said from the onset of the investigation into the whereabouts of his son that Tammi Smith was using manipulative tactics in an attempt to force him to relinquish custody of his daughter.

Tammi Smith continued to speak to media and referred to Logan McQueary, and accused him of not wanting his son or caring for his welfare, “I don't believe in my heart of hearts he ever cared about getting that baby. If he did, he had weeks to go get that baby but never once tried. Never once did he go to San Antonio and go to every hotel off of the interstate to say, 'Hey, have you seen this woman or this baby.” :furious:

Article:
http://www.examiner.com/x-32312-Amber-Alerts-Examiner~y2010m2d4-Gabriel-Johnson-still-missing-Tammi-Smith-released-from-jail

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 02:06 PM
Video: Missing Baby Gabriel's father begins search in San Antonio today 0:31
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=793889@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 05:15 PM
Smith formally charged in baby Gabriel case
February 4th, 2010 @ 11:59am
<snipped>
Tammi Smith is charged with conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery. "These are the charges that our office is comfortable prosecuting right now. Our standard is whether there's a reasonable likelihood of conviction, based on the evidence in possession of our office at the time the charges were filed. That's where we are for now," said Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas.

She was originally accused of a third crime, custodial interference.

Thomas said his office is doing whatever it can to help Tempe police with their investigation. "Obviously, we all want to see this child found -- safe and sound hopefully -- and we'll continue to do what we can to make that outcome possible."

Article:
http://ktar.com/?nid=6&sid=1260084

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 05:22 PM
Complaint filed against woman in Tempe missing baby case
Feb. 4, 2010 01:52 PM
<snipped>
Tammi Smith, 37, was arrested Tuesday and has been accused of conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery, County Attorney Andrew Thomas said at a news conference Thursday. Both charges are class 4 felonies. The criminal complaint essentially is the step between an arrest and a preliminary hearing or indictment.

Tempe police arrested Smith on suspicion of trying to pressure the father of 9-month-old Gabriel Johnson into signing over his parental rights.

Police also accused Smith of providing the baby's mother, Elizabeth Johnson, 23, with contacts for a place to stay and adoption advice after Johnson fled with the child in December. Smith was also accused of falsifying documents stating that Smith's cousin was Gabriel's father, Thomas said.

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/community/scottsdale/articles/2010/02/04/20100204abrk-Smith-criminal-complaint.html

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 08:44 PM
Baby Gabriel Search Heads to TX Landfill
Updated: Thursday, 04 Feb 2010, 6:12 PM MST
Published : Thursday, 04 Feb 2010, 6:00 PM MST
<snipped>
Investigators in San Antonio are expected to search a landfill, looking for the body of Baby Gabriel. The area has been roped off, but so far police won't say when they will begin searching the landfill.

Detectives here in the valley conducted a similar search back in 1998, looking for the body of Cookie Jacobson. FOX 10's Miriam Garcia spoke with investigators who searched for Jacobson's body. They say it's like looking for a needle in a haystack.

Maricopa County prosecutors say 37-year-old Tammi Smith has been accused of conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery. The criminal complaint essentially is the step between an arrest and a preliminary hearing or indictment.

*Video Included At Link!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/tempe/baby_gabriel_landfill_020410

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 08:54 PM
UPDATED: Criminal complaint filed against Tammi Smith in Baby Gabriel case
Posted on February 2, 2010 at 11:49 AM
Updated today at 11:57 AM
<snipped>
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office said Thursday that it has filed a criminal complaint against Tammi Smith, the woman who, along with her husband, wanted to adopt Gabriel Johnson, the Tempe baby who has been missing since his mother took him out of state back in December.

The criminal complaint accuses Smith of conspiracy to commit custodial interference and forgery.

Video: Criminal complaint filed against Tammi Smith in Baby Gabriel case 2:12
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83362862&sec=507087

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/Potential-adoptive-mother-of-missing-Tempe-baby-arrested-83362862.html

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 08:57 PM
Baby Gabriel: Mike Watkiss talks about what goes into searching a landfill
Posted on February 4, 2010 at 7:37 AM
Updated today at 5:19 PM
<snipped>
Investigators in San Antonio are preparing search a landfill for the baby, who has not been seen since Dec. 27. The child's mother, Elizabeth Johnson, told Gabriel's father that she killed the baby. She later said she gave him to a couple in San Antonio.

Watkiss says there are several parallels between the imminent search for Gabriel and a 12-year-old case in Tempe -- the search for Cookie Jacobson. Investigators scoured 4,000 tons of trash looking for Jacobson's body.

Video: Baby Gabriel: Mike Watkiss talks about what goes into searching a landfill 4:27
3TV's Mike Watkiss talks about the search for 9-month-old Gabriel Johnson, explaining what goes into a searching landfill.
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83541862&sec=528732

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/video/featured-videos/Baby-Gabriel-Mike-Watkiss-talks-about-what-goes-into-searching-a-landfill-83541862.html

Added for reference:
Searching the dump for the body of Cookie Jacobson: Part I
Posted on February 4, 2010 at 9:08 PM
<snipped>
Mike Watkiss covers the 1998 search for the remains of the Tempe mother whose body was allegedly thrown in the garbage.

Video: Searching the dump for the body of Cookie Jacobson: Part I 3:12
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83609132&sec=528732

Searching the dump for the body of Cookie Jacobson: Part II 3:23
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83609632&sec=528732

Searching the dump for the body of Cookie Jacobson: Part III 3:21
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83609787&sec=528732

Searching the dump for the body of Cookie Jacobson: Part IV 2:49
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83609882&sec=528732

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/video/featured-videos/Searching-the-dump-for-the-body-of-Cookie-Jacobson-83609132.html

Angel Who Cares
02-04-2010, 09:10 PM
Attorney Silences Tammi Smith
Smith Wanted To Adopt Missing Baby Gabriel
POSTED: 6:20 pm MST February 4, 2010
UPDATED: 6:50 am MST February 5, 2010
<snipped>
For weeks Tammi Smith has been speaking freely and at length on local and national TV about missing bavy Gabriel Johnson. But Thursday after a three-hour meeting with her attorney, Smith had very little to say and made only a short statement.

"Please understand that I just can't be giving a lot of statements right now as to specifics. But we are very confident in the defense that we have going on right now," said Smith outside attorney Michael Kimerer's office.

Smith is out on bond. Her next court appearance is set for Feb. 8.

VIDEO REPORT: Tammi Smith: I Must Remain Silent 1:20
Tammi Smith says she must remain silent from here on out.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22469038/index.html

VIDEO REPORT: Complaint Filed Against Tammi Smith 1:38
After reviewing the evidence, County Attorney Andrew Thomas announced his office filed two counts against Tammi Smith.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22468745/index.html

PDF: Form 4 - State Vs. Tammi Smith
http://www.kpho.com/download/2010/0202/22416309.pdf

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22469189/detail.html

JBean
02-05-2010, 10:11 AM
Daily Media Links-Gabriel Johnson - Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community

BeanE
02-05-2010, 01:34 PM
Jack and Tammi Smith on Geraldo at Large on January 11, 2009

Video

http://video.foxnews.com/v/3965180/missing-baby-persons-of-interest-speak

Angel Who Cares
02-05-2010, 04:05 PM
UPDATED: McQueary Heads To San Antonio
POSTED: 1:01 pm MST February 5, 2010
UPDATED: 1:29 pm MST February 5, 2010
<snipped>
After spending six hours meeting with renowned private investigator Jay J. Armes on Thursday, Logan McQueary set off for San Antonio, Texas.

Armes and McQueary went over every detail of McQueary's relationship with Johnson during their meeting, and they also spoke about Tammi Smith, the woman who wanted to adopt Gabriel and is now charged as Johnson's co-conspirator.

Armes planned to accompany McQueary to the San Antonio Police Department, where the chief of police has promised to meet with them.

According to McQueary, the police department will also pay for the search party's stay.

VIDEO REPORT: Logan McQueary Meets With PI 1:21
http://www.kpho.com/video/22471082/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22477413/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-05-2010, 04:14 PM
Video: I-CAST: Tammi Smith, Toyota, etc. news highlights. 1:49
http://www.azcentral.com/video/65010981001

Video: Private Eye Thinks Gabriel Is Alive 1:47
http://www.azcentral.com/video/64948296001

Angel Who Cares
02-05-2010, 09:14 PM
UPDATED: Baby Gabriel's Dad Clears Out Trailer
Logan McQueary Forced To Briefly Interrupt His Journey To San Antonio
POSTED: 6:18 pm MST February 5, 2010
UPDATED: 7:44 pm MST February 5, 2010
<snipped>
Logan McQueary interrupted his road trip searching for his son, Gabriel Johnson, to return to the valley for less than 24 hours. McQueary said he was contacted by his old landlord who told him he had to get his stuff out of the Tempe trailer he shared with the baby’s mom, Elizabeth Johnson, or all of it would be sold.

McQueary took the time at the trailer to also look for clues that might help the private investigator Jay J. Armes.

“They're trying to see, you know, what motivated her to do this or what her next move would have been. Try to get in her head to see if anything … try to figure out what she was thinking at the time, anything like that. So that's what especially Jay J. Armes wanted me to look for, any type of handwriting. Anything like that so they can do an analysis on the handwriting,” said McQueary.

During his short stay in the valley McQueary expressed concern that the San Antonio police department seemed to be behind the ball on this case. San Antonio has the lead in the missing person’s case regarding Gabriel, but McQueary questions whether they’ve done anything with it.

Friday afternoon, McQueary was set to hop a plane and fly directly to San Antonio where he was hoping to meet with the chief of police to demand some answers.

Managers of the landfill have blocked off an area that might be searched for the baby, but police said they hadn't yet searched the site and decline to say whether they plan to do so. A portion of the Tessman Road Landfill was cordoned off based on where Gabriel was last seen on Dec. 26 in San Antonio.
*More at link!

VIDEO REPORT: Dad In Missing Baby Mystery Clears Out Trailer 1:56
http://www.kpho.com/video/22480534/index.html

VIDEO: REPORT: Logan McQueary's Cousins Uncover Clue In Baby Case 1:49
A new clue is uncovered in the case of missing baby Gabriel.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22480443/index.html

VIDEO REPORT: Baby Gabriel's Dad To Meet With Texas Authorities 2:26
http://www.kpho.com/video/22482559/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22480982/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 01:26 AM
Baby Gabriel's Dad Arrives in San Antonio
Last Update: 2/05 11:21 pm
<snipped>
Logan McQueary arrived at the San Antonio Airport Friday night. He plans to start searching for baby Gabriel Johnson first thing Saturday morning.

McQueary told News 4 WOAI that he is scheduled to meet with the San Antonio police chief and detectives. He feels they are not doing enough to look for his son. While McQueary said he's hopeful Gabriel is still alive, he believes the police should have already searched a San Antonio landfill for the boy's body. McQueary wants police to search that area so they can rule out a connection to the landfill and move on to other leads.

While McQueary feels that San Antonio Police officers are not doing enough to look for the baby, San Antonio police say they are doing a lot of work on the case. They say the investigation is very active and detectives are following up on leads. A spokesman for the department said officers look forward to meeting with McQueary and talking to anyone who may have information about Gabriel.

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Baby-Gabriels-Dad-Arrives-in-San-Antonio/kxAoPJJ0gk-dMxiZYRH3zg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 01:31 AM
Father of missing baby comes to San Antonio
Posted: 02/05/2010 11:42 CST
<snipped>
Logan McQueary and a cousin arrived at San Antonio International Airport around 9 p.m. from El Paso, where he met with private investigator Jay J. Armes.

McQueary is expected to meet soon with Police Department officials about the missing person case, Armes said.

Police spokeswoman Sandy Gutierrez said McQueary has been in contact with the department and conveyed his appreciation to detectives “for their effort in trying to find out what happened to the child.”

Police still have not searched for the baby at an East Side landfill, which is an area of interest for the department in connection with the case, Gutierrez said.

Article:
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/83696637.html

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 12:12 PM
Baby Gabriel's father thinks SA police aren't doing enough to find his son
Last Update: 7:56 am
<snipped>
While McQueary said he's hopeful Gabriel is still alive, he believes the police should have already searched a San Antonio landfill for the boy's body. McQueary wants police to search that area so they can rule out a connection to the landfill and move on to other leads.

A spokesman for the department said officers look forward to meeting with McQueary and talking to anyone who may have information about Gabriel.

After his meeting with police, McQueary plans to retrace the steps that the baby's mother took in San Antonio.

Video: Baby Gabriel's father arrives is San Antonio to search for his missing son 1:33
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=794729@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Baby-Gabriels-father-thinks-SA-police-arent-doing/kxAoPJJ0gk-dMxiZYRH3zg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 04:39 PM
Baby Gabriel's dad hopes to 'light a fire' under SAPD
Posted on February 6, 2010 at 2:14 PM
Updated today at 2:21 PM
<snipped>
Police believe Gabriel was kidnapped from Arizona by his mother. But McQueary says he is disappointed in the SAPD's progress, so far. He said he hopes to light a fire under the San Antonio police to step up the search for his son.

Video: Baby Gabriel's dad hopes to 'light a fire' under SAPD 1:34
http://www.kens5.com/video?id=83720922&sec=547077

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/news/Touching-down-ready-to-hunt-Baby-Gabriels-dad-arrives-in-SA-83720922.html

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 04:44 PM
Warner football to be auctioned at benefit for Tempe boy
Last Update: 12:58 pm
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A football signed by Arizona Cardinals' Kurt Warner is just one item to be auctioned off during a fundraiser to help find a 9-month-old boy missing since late December. Scholtzky's restaurant is hosting the event at its store located at 4017 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 100.

Saturday's fundraiser will help the boy's father, Logan McQueary, who has been traveling back and forth between the Valley and Texas as police continue to search for Gabriel.

Jessica's Law Now has been making every effort to assist Logan McQueary and family members help find 9-month-old Gabriel, according to a news release.

Group officials say data shows that a child goes missing every 40 seconds in America, over 2,100 per day. In excess of 800,000 kids are reported missing every year. On average 1,300 are taken by a family member.

The fundraiser started Friday and will run through Sunday.
*More info at link!

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Warner-football-to-be-auctioned-at-benefit-for/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 04:49 PM
UPDATED: Search for Baby Gabriel now a murder investigation
Posted on February 6, 2010 at 3:29 PM
Updated today at 6:35 PM
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According to police, there is information that Baby Gabriel, who was last seen in San Antonio the day after Christmas, was murdered and dumped in a landfill.

SAPD said the section of the landfill has been closed off and they will begin an active search in that area for the body.

Homicide detectives have been assigned to the case.

Video: Search for Baby Gabriel now a murder investigation 1:59
http://www.kens5.com/video?id=83722477&sec=547187

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/news/bab-83722477.html

Chemeria
02-06-2010, 04:49 PM
http://www.kens5.com/news/bab-83722477.html

Search for Baby Gabriel
now a murder investigation

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 05:02 PM
Police: Baby Gabriel case now a homicide
Posted: 02/06/2010 3:37 CST
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Police Chief William McManus announced Saturday that the case of the missing Arizona infant known as Baby Gabriel is now being investigated as a homicide and a kidnapping.

McManus also said the San Antonio Police Department would begin searching an East Side landfill for the body of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson

Gabriel's father, Logan McQueary of Tempe, arrived in San Antonio last night and planned to meet with the Police Department. McQueary met with local authorities earlier Saturday.

Private investigator Jay J. Armes said McQueary was retracing Johnson's steps. “I don't know why they opened a homicide case,” Armes said. “I am surprised since there is no body.”

Article:
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/83723362.html

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 05:05 PM
UPDATED: Police Classify Baby Gabriel Case As Homicide
Procedural Step Taken To Move Forward With Landfill Search
POSTED: 2:32 pm MST February 6, 2010
UPDATED: 6:36 pm MST February 6, 2010
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During a news briefing on Saturday, police said it doesn't mean they think the 9-month-old boy is dead. They said the classification is a procedural step needed to move forward with a search of a Texas landfill.

A portion of the Tessman Road Landfill has been cordoned off based on where Gabriel was last seen on Dec. 26 in San Antonio.

After Saturday's announcement, McQueary said he was relieved. "I feel a lot more comfortable now with the San Antonio Police Department, the detectives there, they are actually doing a lot more than everybody knows," he said.
*More info at link!

VIDEO REPORT: Police: Baby Gabriel Case Now A Homicide
http://www.kpho.com/video/22488250/index.html

VIDEO: Baby's Dad: Underground Adoption Not Ruled Out
http://www.kpho.com/video/22490405/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22486917/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 05:59 PM
UPDATED: Missing Baby Case Turns to Homicide Investigation
Updated: Saturday, 06 Feb 2010, 9:13 PM MST
Published : Saturday, 06 Feb 2010, 3:36 PM MST
<snipped>
San Antonio Police have secured an area surrounding a landfill where they believe Gabriel's body might be. Classifying the baby's disappearance as a homicide will allow police to search for a body, which will begin after the weather improves.

Saturday, McQueary met with Chief McManus. "I think they're doing a lot of work on the case that we didn't know about, and I really appreciate their efforts," says McQueary, although he is "disappointed" about the turn in the case.

*2-Videos Included At Link!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/missing-baby-homicide-2-6-2010

BeanE
02-06-2010, 06:12 PM
Tempe PD's Update page on Gabe has been updated on 2/4/10:

http://www.tempe.gov/Police/EI/Gabriel%20Johnson%20Update.htm

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 11:02 PM
San Antonio police: Baby Gabriel case now a homicide
Posted on February 6, 2010 at 6:10 PM
Updated today at 6:40 PM
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William McManus said his department is gearing up to search an East Side landfill for the body of little Gabriel Johnson.

"There have been numerous lead that we continue to follow up that hopefully could lead us to Baby Gabriel," McManus said. "We're not 100 percent certain that they will pan out. We are going to search that landfill. The question becomes, 'Why are you searching that landfill if this is a missing persons case?' So, all hopes are that we would find the baby alive, but we are going to proceed with the murder investigation."

Today's announcement regarding the homicide investigation came as members of the McQueary family were planning an event to raise money to cover McQueary's travel expenses.

"It is devstating," said Kelli McQueary. "But until we see proof that Gabriel is not with us, we will keep the live search going."

The search of that San Antonio landfill is expected to begin as soon as weather there permits.
*More at link!

Video: San Antonio police: Baby Gabriel case now a homicide 1:48
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83726297&sec=507087

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/San-Antonio-police-Baby-Gabriel-case-now-a-homicide-83726297.html

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 11:34 PM
Gabriel Johnson case now homicide, did Elizabeth Johnson kill baby Gabriel? (video)
February - 6 - 2010
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Now, investigators in San Antonio have stated that the case is now a homicide investigation and once weather permits, the east side of the Allied Waste landfill that has been garnered off will be searched.

San Antonio Chief of Police William McManus spoke about the change in the case and the upcoming search of the landfill.

“Classifying this as a homicide allows us to search for a dead body. You could ask, ‘How can you search for a dead body if it’s a missing person’s case?’ “

Article:
http://primewriter.com/news-1246-headlines/?p=3634

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 11:50 PM
Police now calling case of missing Tempe baby a homicide
2/6/10 - Last Update: 7:47 pm
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San Antonio police announced Saturday that they are investigating the case of an Arizona baby missing for more than a month as a kidnapping and homicide, allowing them to search for a dead body.

Police Chief William McManus said officers will search a landfill for the body of 9-month-old Gabriel Johnson once weather permits, adding that he still hopes authorities will find the boy alive.

Peg Mulloy, a spokeswoman for Arizona-based Republic Services Inc., which owns the 1,000-acre landfill that police plan to search, told the San Antonio Express-News that part of it has been blocked off since authorities contacted the waste management company.

McManus said police had been planning "for a long time" to search the site but rainy weather had caused delays.

"Logistics make it hard," he said. "We've been working with contractors, and worrying about toxic runoff associated with landfills. And, the weather hasn't been cooperating. We're expecting more rain in the next couple days."
*Much More At Link!

Video: Police now calling case of missing Tempe baby a homicide 2:11
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26936@knxv.dayport.com

Slideshow: Police will search a San Antonio landfill 1-19
http://www.abc15.com/Photo.aspx?content_id=2b1b0bc6-0a67-48f3-83e5-95810b489f8e

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Police-now-calling-case-of-missing-Tempe-baby-a/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-06-2010, 11:59 PM
UPDATED: Baby Gabriel search turns to murder investigation
Posted: 2/6/10
Last Update: 5:58 am 2/7/10
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News 4 WOAI asked Chief McManus whether this turn in the case means police do not think Gabriel will be found alive.

Chief McManus paused before answering, “We are going to search that landfill and the question becomes why are you searching a landfill if it's a missing person case. So all hopes are that we will find the baby alive, but we are going to proceed with a murder investigation."

It’s a change in the case that is not discouraging Gabriel’s father, Logan McQueary. He arrived in San Antonio Friday night to begin his own search for his son.

Video: Baby Gabriel case becomes a murder investigation 1:55
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=794784@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Video: Baby Gabriel's Dad: I won't give up the search 2:46
http://www.woai.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=794788@woai.dayport.com&navCatId=5

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Baby-Gabriel-search-turns-to-murder-investigation/aGXxrhrncUiaRxUTXhlliA.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-07-2010, 12:15 AM
Baby Gabriel case becomes a homicide inquiry
Feb. 7, 2010 12:00 AM
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Homicide investigators are conducting a dual investigation with kidnapping investigators, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said Saturday.

McManus said they will begin searching a landfill for the child as soon as weather permits. He said classifying the case as a homicide allows them to search for a body.

Video: Baby Gabriel Case Turns Into Murder Case 1:58
http://www.azcentral.com/video/65399018001

Video: baby Gabriel Turns Into Murder Case 2:22
http://www.azcentral.com/video/65405913001

Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/12news/news/articles/2010/02/07/20100207B1-talker0207-CP.html

debloree
02-07-2010, 12:16 AM
http://www.ktsm.com/news/search-baby-gabriel

Only On 9: Baby Gabriel's Father Getting Help In El Paso


It is a story that has captured the attention of the nation -- an Arizona mother who claimed to have killed her baby, cut up his body and thrown him in a dumpster.

Then, that mother changed her story, which has brought El Paso into the mix. The child's father is now getting help from local private investigator J. Jay Armes. After being arrested in Miami, baby Gabriel's mother changed her story. She claimed she did not kill the baby but instead sold the baby in a parking lot in San Antonio.

"We have not received any indication that they have found any traces of child or blood, or a child that was cut up like she said she had done," J. Jay Armes said.


Video at link also with Logan and JJ Armes

debloree
02-07-2010, 12:31 AM
Saturday, February 6 2010, 09:07 PM CST
Missing baby's Dad Meets With Investigators

Fox News at nine was the only T.V. station with Logan Mcqueary when police notified him they were launching a homicide case.
In spite of the news, Mcqueary tells our Yami Virgin he now feels more comfortable that everything possible is being done to find his child.



http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1172.shtml

Angel Who Cares
02-07-2010, 01:13 AM
UPDATED: Case now probed as homicide
Posted: 02/07/2010 12:00 CST
<snipped>
San Antonio Police Chief William McManus announced Saturday that the case of the missing 9-month-old infant known as Baby Gabriel is now being investigated as a kidnapping and a homicide.

McManus also said the Police Department would begin searching an East Side landfill as soon as weather permits for the body of Gabriel Johnson. The baby last was seen Dec. 26 in San Antonio with his mother, Elizabeth Johnson.

McManus said police have been planning to search the Tessman Road Landfill site “for a long time.” “Logistics make it hard,” he said. “We've been working with contractors, and worrying about toxic runoff associated with landfills. And, the weather hasn't been cooperating. We're expecting more rain in the next couple days.”

McManus said there was no rush to search the landfill “because evidence is not being lost.”

“Hopefully nothing will turn up in the landfill,” he said. “Hopefully we'll find him alive.”
*More info at link!

Article:
http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/Police_Baby_Gabriel_investigation_now_a_homicide_c ase.html

Angel Who Cares
02-07-2010, 01:37 AM
Video: Missing baby's Dad Meets With Investigators
http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1172.shtml

Video: Baby Gabriel Case Now Homicide
http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1171.shtml

Video: Missing Baby's Dad in S.A.
http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1161.shtml

Angel Who Cares
02-07-2010, 01:59 AM
Baby Gabriel's Father Meets With SAPD
POSTED: Saturday, February 6, 2010
UPDATED: 7:15 pm CST February 6, 2010
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Logan McQueary, baby Gabriels father, showed up at SAPD's downtown station around 9 a.m.

He met with detectives for several hours. Shortly after that meeting, SAPD Chief William McManus called a press conference to announce he was directing detectives from homicide and missing persons to investigate the disappearance of baby Gabriel.

McManus also said the department will move forward with the landfill search

Article:
http://www.ksat.com/news/22488161/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-07-2010, 08:43 PM
Private Investigator Takes Up Missing Baby Search
Updated: Sunday, 07 Feb 2010, 5:44 PM MST
Published : Sunday, 07 Feb 2010, 5:44 PM MST
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"We've got about 175 years of experience concentrating on this case," says private investigator Jay J. Armes. His team of detectives is assembled across Texas and Mexico searching for baby Gabriel.

Armes believes he can bring baby Gabriel home. "I've had about 150 underground kidnappings that I've worked on and recovered," he says.

He's criticizing the San Antonio Police Department for the way they've handled the case. On Saturday, police announced they're opening a homicide investigation into the baby's disappearance, so they can search a landfill for his body. "That is a cop out, because you just don't do that to parents of a child that is missing."

Over the weekend, McQueary met with San Antonio Police to talk about his son's case. Armes says that meeting was a disappointment. "They just wanted a photo op so that they could not be caught with egg in their faces. You open the file and there was zero there was nothing," says Armes.

Armes has set up a tipline for baby Gabriel. For more information, go to:
http://www.spymall.com/investigators

*Video Included At Link!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/phoenix/private-investigator-missing-baby-search-2-7-2010

Angel Who Cares
02-07-2010, 10:21 PM
*Underlined=Sub Headlines

Tammi Smith From Person of Interest to Person In and Out of Jail on Bail As She Verbally Trashes Tempe Police
Thursday, February 4th, 2010 at 5:03 pm

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/tammi-smith-booking-photo-mug-shot.jpg?w=409&h=512

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Two days ago, Tammi Smith was arrested and went to jail. When it happened, I said “it’s about time! Perhaps now we will find out what happened to baby Gabriel as this based on her body language and vocal tells in my view, she clearly knows a lot more than she is letting on verbally.

But Unfortunately Tammi was just released from jail and husband Jack got the $15,000 together to bail her out in the wee hours of the morning. On her way out Tammi had a few choice words for the Tempe Police Department.

Then Tammi gets rather cheeky or snarky as she says “Doesn’t mean those charges are going to stick. Doesn’t mean those charges are true. But nevertheless they were able to do that because they’re the guys with the guns,” said Smith.

That was NOT a very smart thing to do as Tammi will no doubt be back in her cozy jail cell sooner than she thinks when she discovers the charges against her will no doubt stick.

Why Was Tammi Arrested?

Why Isn’t Jack Smith in a Jail Cell?

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/jack-and-tammi-smith-hair-down.jpg?w=296&h=222

I can’t understand why the police didn’t arrest Jack Smith as well. In my view, he needed to be in the locked up as well. Maybe they let him go free, so that he could bail Tammi out of jail and so they can follow him in hopes that both he and Tammi will leak out some valuable information concerning precious Baby Gabriel.

Gabriel’s Daddy Logan McQueary’s Search and Being Trashed By Tammi

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/baby-gabriel-father.png?w=369&h=309

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/baby-gavriel-logan1.jpg?w=370&h=278

As she was leaving jail, Smith lashed out at Logan McQueary, as she said she Smith believes McQueary helped police craft the charges against her.

Then she self-righteously makes the following statement “I don’t believe in my heart of hearts he ever cared about getting that baby. If he did, he had weeks to go get that baby but never once tried. Never once did he go to San Antonio and go to every hotel off of the interstate to say, ‘Hey, have you seen this woman or this baby,’” Smith said.

It was not up to Logan to search for the boy. It was the call of the investigators. For Tammi to say this about Loagan speaks volumes as to her character and who she really is as aperson.

Tammi Needed to Be In Jail Longer

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/tammi-smith-escorted-to-jail.jpg?w=300&h=196

How I wish I could be in the room with her or in an adjoining room where I can watch her interrogation and have the investigator wear an earpiece where I can feed him questions to ask her. After I observe a “tell” of deception or another type of “tell”, I would help direct the questioning so that she could be tripped up.

Who Was This Mystery “Grandmother?” Was It Tammi?

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/baby-gabriel-babysitter-2.png?w=392&h=204

The babysitter who watched Baby Gabriel while Elizabeth left for several hours, spoke of a verbal fight she overheard between Elizabeth and a female over the phone, whom Elizabeth later revealed was her “grandmother.” When questioned, Elizabeth’s real grandmother said she never spoke to Elizabeth during that period of time

Perhaps this “grandmother” was none other than Tammi Smith.

Why Wasn’t Elizabeth and Tami’s Interview Videotaped or Audiotaped by Arizona Jail Authorities ?

http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/smith-tammi-too-confident-walm.png?w=308&h=245

She’ll be baaaack!
Even though Tammi has shot off her big mouth making threats to the police, I have no doubt that she will be put back into jail sooner than later. It seems reasonable that she would be arrested for custodial interference and that charge will no doubt stick, so she will be serving time after a trial.

As someone who does jury consulting, I can assure you that no jury will be sympathetic to this brash overly confident masterminding threatening big mouth.
*Much More At Link!

Article:
http://drlillianglassbodylanguageblog.wordpress.com/2010/02/04/tammi-smith-from-person-of-interest-to-person-in-and-out-of-jail-on-bail-as-she-verbally-trashes-tempe-police/

Angel Who Cares
02-07-2010, 11:46 PM
ONLY ON KFOX: El Paso Investigator Takes On 'Baby Gabriel' Case
Posted: 8:31 pm MST February 7, 2010
Updated: 9:16 pm MST February 7, 2010
<snipped>
"We're searching all over,” Armes said from his Lower Valley compound. “My insticts are that the baby is still is alive, because there has been no sighting of any blood or any cadaver.”

"I've sent some agents out of town on some leads and they're pretty good, they're pretty believable," Armes said.

Armes said Gabriel may have been taken to Mexico, but he is investigating every possible situation.

VIDEO REPORT: El Paso PI Hired In National Missing Baby Case 1:39
http://www.kfoxtv.com/video/22493914/index.html

Article:
http://www.kfoxtv.com/news/22493838/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-08-2010, 12:03 AM
Texas Police: Missing Ariz. Baby Case A Homicide
Officers To Search Landfill For Body
Posted: 7:16 pm MST February 6, 2010
Updated: 7:57 pm MST February 6, 2010
<snipped>
Peg Mulloy, a spokeswoman for Arizona-based Republic Services Inc., which owns the 1,000-acre landfill that police plan to search, told the San Antonio Express-News that part of it has been blocked off since authorities contacted the waste management company.

McManus said police had been planning "for a long time" to search the site but rainy weather had caused delays.

"Logistics make it hard," he said. "We've been working with contractors, and worrying about toxic runoff associated with landfills. And, the weather hasn't been cooperating. We're expecting more rain in the next couple days."

Related Links:
Article: Scottsdale Woman In Missing Baby Case Released 2/3/10
http://www.kfoxtv.com/news/22412357/detail.html

Article: Texas Landfill Now Focus For Missing Ariz. Baby Jan 26, 2010
http://www.kfoxtv.com/video/22341432/index.html

Video: Texas Landfill Now Focus For Missing Ariz. Baby 1:19
http://www.kfoxtv.com/video/22341432/index.html

Video: Mother May Have Given Baby To San Antonio Couple 1:19
http://www.kfoxtv.com/video/22233642/index.html

Article:
http://www.kfoxtv.com/news/22488574/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-08-2010, 01:28 AM
Gabriel Alive? Elizabeth Johnson Followed Blueprint For Texas Adoption
New Evidence Suggests The Accused Kidnapper Planned To Give Baby Gabriel Away
POSTED: 11:44 pm MST February 7, 2010
UPDATED: 12:28 am MST February 8, 2010
<snipped>
After talking to an adoption expert who helps the FBI in the world of underground adoptions, the McQueary family learned some startling connections. The Homegate Hotel where Elizabeth stayed is well known in adoption circles. Agencies put girls up there for meetings with families, and to complete paperwork.

“It just seems like it is a place that mothers go when they’re trying to give up their children,” said Lisa Peters.

The adoption expert, who didn't want to be identified, also had plenty to say about the San Antonio Six Flags. “Often girls go to Six Flags to meet with the adoptive family. There’s a lot of people in and out there, and there’s also security there, and it’s a safe place for both the mother and the family to meet, often to bring the child, introduce the child to the family,” said Lisa Peters.

But despite the latest evidence, it is still possible that Elizabeth Johnson carried out her claim that she killed Gabriel and threw his body in the trash. San Antonio police plan to search the nearby Tessman Road Landfill as early as Monday, but rain in the forecast could stall the beginning of that effort.
*More info at link!

VIDEO REPORT: Was Baby Gabriel Victim Of Underground Adoption? 2:49
The search for baby Gabriel gained momentum Sunday when new evidence surfaced that suggests it was Elizabeth Johnso...
http://www.kpho.com/video/22494329/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22494558/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-08-2010, 01:42 AM
UPDATED: Police say baby Gabriel case is now a murder investigation
Last Update: 2/08/10 Last Update: 9:07 am
<snipped>
Weather permitting, the search is planned for Monday. The announcement of a landfill search comes after detectives announced they are investigating the case as a kidnapping and homicide, allowing them to search for a body.

McQueary formed an investigative team of his own. Along with family members and the world famous private detective Jay J. Armes, McQueary has been making his rounds, passing out flyers and visiting hotels, gas stations, bus stops and fast food restaurants Johnson may have visited before Gabriel was last seen in San Antonio. Armes said he believes Gabriel was the victim of an "underground adoption," and has made a trip to Mexico to look for the child.

McQueary's efforts are all paid for by the Gabriel Johnson Trust Fund, which has raised $4,000 so far in public donations. The McQueary family's fundraiser was an attempt to raise enough money for McQueary to continue his trip, increase reward money and to donate the remainder to charity if Gabriel is found.

"I look forward to the day we can stand up here in front of the camera and announce that you all are invited to Gabriel's welcome home party," said Kelli McQueary at the fundraiser. "Logan's message and the whole family's message to Gabriel remains, hang in there Gabriel, Daddy is on his way."
*Much More Info At Link!

Video: Police expected to search landfill for missing Tempe baby 1:55
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26947@knxv.dayport.com

Video: Police now calling case of missing Tempe baby a homicide 2/7/10 2:00
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoId=26942@knxv.dayport.com&navCatId=3

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Police-expected-to-search-landfill-for-missing/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-08-2010, 02:27 AM
Police Probe Missing Ariz. Baby Case as Homicide
Febuary 8, 2010
<snipped>
San Antonio police announced Saturday that they are investigating the case of an Arizona baby missing for more than a month as a kidnapping and homicide, allowing them to search for a dead body. Police Chief William McManus said officers will search a landfill for the body of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson once weather permits, adding that he still hopes authorities will find the boy alive.

Peg Mulloy, a spokeswoman for Arizona-based Republic Services Inc., which owns the 1,000-acre landfill that police plan to search, told the San Antonio Express-News that part of it has been blocked off since authorities contacted the waste management company.

McManus said police had been planning "for a long time" to search the site but rainy weather had caused delays.

Article:
http://www.myfoxorlando.com/dpp/news/national/Police-Probe-Missing-Ariz-Baby-Case-as-Homicide_53743437

Angel Who Cares
02-08-2010, 02:50 AM
UPDATED: Expert: Baby Gabriel May Have Been Adopted
New Evidence Suggests The Accused Kidnapper Planned To Give Baby Gabriel Away
POSTED: 11:44 pm MST February 7, 2010
UPDATED: 5:33 pm MST February 8, 2010
<snipped>
After talking to an adoption expert who helps the FBI in the world of underground adoptions, the McQueary family learned some startling connections. The Homegate Hotel where Elizabeth stayed is well known in adoption circles. Agencies put girls up there for meetings with families, and to complete paperwork.

“It just seems like it is a place that mothers go when they’re trying to give up their children,” said Lisa Peters.

The adoption expert, who didn't want to be identified, also had plenty to say about the San Antonio Six Flags. “Often girls go to Six Flags to meet with the adoptive family. There’s a lot of people in and out there, and there’s also security there, and it’s a safe place for both the mother and the family to meet, often to bring the child, introduce the child to the family,” said Lisa Peters.

Johnson and Gabriel were spotted on surveillance footage outside the Six Flags on Dec. 26, the same day she took the last known photos of Gabriel in the Homegate hotel room. That was also just two days after she posted two comments on her MySpace page stating, "Where there's a will, there's a way" and "Excited to start my new life."
*More info at link!

VIDEO: Why No Amber Alert Issued For Baby Gabriel? 2:33
Should Texas authorities have issued an Amber Alert for missing baby Gabriel Johnson?
http://www.kpho.com/video/22504229/index.html

VIDEO: New Texas Laws Make Adoption Easier 2:57
Experts speculate that there's a chance Elizabeth Johnson put her missing baby Gabriel up for adoption in Texas.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22498043/index.html

VIDEO: Woman: I Saw Elizabeth Johnson, Baby Gabriel 2:18
http://www.kpho.com/video/22497810/index.html

VIDEO REPORT: Was Baby Gabriel Victim Of Underground Adoption? 2:49
The search for baby Gabriel gained momentum Sunday when new evidence surfaced that suggests it was Elizabeth Johnso...
http://www.kpho.com/video/22494329/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22494558/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-08-2010, 03:41 AM
Video: Father of Missing Baby Continues Search-February 7 2010, 10:09 PM CST
The search begins for a young father looking for his missing 9 month old son.
Logan Mcqueary is in town searching for anyone or anything that leads him to little Gabriel Johnson. Our Yami Virgin followed Mcqueary this afternoon with his cousins as they hit some of the spots Johnson visited.
http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1178.shtml

Video: Baby Gabriel Update February 8 2010, 10:32 AM
February 8 2010, 10:32 AM
The search for baby Gabriel at a local landfill could be as early as today.
Police say they plan to search the Tessman road landfill depending on the weather. Our Sylvia Rincon is in the newsroom with the very latest on the case.
http://www.foxsanantonio.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/vid_1179.shtml

Artessia
02-08-2010, 09:53 AM
Latest Info and Tips Baby Gabriel

EJ on surveillance video with Gabriel at Six Flags in San Antonio

http://www.kpho.com/news/22494558/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-08-2010, 01:40 PM
Baby Gabriel's dad believes his son was adopted in S.A.
Posted on February 8, 2010 at 12:13 PM
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Baby Gabriel's father says two locations in San Antonio where Elizabeth Johnson and Gabriel were last spot spotted lead him to believe that the baby was adopted.

Despite these clues, the San Antonio Police Department plans to search the landnfill for the baby's body as soon as the weather cooperates.

Video: Baby Gabriel's dad believes his son was adopted in S.A. 1:19
http://www.kens5.com/video?id=83815002&sec=547187

Article:
http://www.kens5.com/news/Baby-Gabriels-dad-believes-his-son-was-adopted-in-SA-83815002.html

Angel Who Cares
02-08-2010, 08:31 PM
UPDATED: Baby's Father Retraces Johnson's Steps in Texas
McQueary believes Gabriel is "out there and alive"
Updated: Monday, 08 Feb 2010, 5:34 PM MST
Published : Monday, 08 Feb 2010, 7:33 AM MST
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Meanwhile, the baby's father, Logan McQueary, spent the weekend going to area businesses and talking with investigators. He's holding out hope the baby is still alive.

Police Chief William McManus said officers will search a landfill for the body of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson once weather permits, adding that he still hopes authorities will find the boy alive.

Heavy rain is delaying the search in Texas, but they plan on continuing soon.

*2-Videos Included In Article Link!

Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/missing_baby_020810

TearsforCaylee
02-09-2010, 12:24 AM
Evidence Shows Elizabeth Johnson Was Not Alone While On The Run

Food Receipts Suggest She Didn't Dine Alone
Pat McReynolds
Reporter, KPHO.com

POSTED: 9:26 pm MST February 8, 2010
UPDATED: 9:59 pm MST February 8, 2010

SAN ANTONIO, Texas-- There is strong evidence Monday that at least for one night on the run, Elizabeth Johnson was not alone with her baby Gabriel. Tabor Morris is a pizza delivery driver at Papa John's. He doesn't remember all of the people he caters, but something about Elizabeth Johnson stood out.

“She was real skittish, she kept the door closed. I think she gave me a five or six dollar tip. Really nice lady. I think that’s why I pretty much remember her,” said Morris.

She may have soon slipped his mind if not for the flier posted in the restaurant. He said he knew right away that the woman in the photo was the same woman at the Homegate Hotel. He produced a receipt to CBS5 from Dec. 21 with the name Elizabeth and her room number 150.

“She pretty much handed me the money and didn’t let me look in the room. Didn’t let me look or anything like that. I could tell something was wrong. She was real skittish acting,” said Morris.

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http://www.kpho.com/news/22505785/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 01:01 AM
Video: Valley's Underground Adoption Market 1:59
Money and desperation drive underground adoptions
http://www.azcentral.com/video/65686982001

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 01:37 AM
VIDEO REPORT: Pizza Delivery Driver Offers Clues 1:54
Pizza delivery driver gives CBS 5 News strong evidence that Elizabeth Johnson was not alone in a Texas hotel room.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22506247/index.html

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 11:10 AM
San Antonio police news conference on missing baby
Posted on Tuesday, 02.09.10
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McManus announced Saturday that the case of 8-month-old Gabriel Johnson was being treated as a homicide and that authorities would search a landfill as soon as weather allowed. Police said he would have an update on the case Tuesday morning, but offered no details.

Article:
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/florida/AP/story/1470561.html

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 11:15 AM
San Antonio police gearing up to search landfill for Baby Gabriel
Posted on February 9, 2010 at 7:38 AM
Updated today at 6:10 PM
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Bad weather has so far hampered the planned search, which has been in the works for some time. That search is expected to get under way today. It will focus on a relatively small area of the 1,000-acre facility.

McQueary is in San Antonio, as is world-renowned private investigator Jay J. Armes, who specializes in missing-persons cases. Even though a search for the baby's body is imminent, Armes believes the child was the center of an underground adoption.

Police said they are aware of underground adotion rings

During a news conference Tuesday morning, McManus said 45 feet of debris would be removed in a process that would take at least six days. After that, officers will begin the search phase, carefully sifting through layers of debris for possible evidence. Cadaver dogs will be brought in during that operation. Once the search phase begins, crews will be out Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
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Video: San Antonio police gearing up to search landfill for Baby Gabriel 2:26
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83882827&sec=507182

Video: San Antonio police gearing up to search landfill for Baby Gabriel 2:04
http://www.azfamily.com/video/?id=83882827&sec=507087

Article:
http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/San-Antonio-gearing-up-to-search-landfill-for-Baby-Gabriel-83882827.html

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 11:24 AM
UPDATED: Police launch landfill search for missing baby Gabriel
Feb. 9, 2010 01:08 PM
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There doesn't seem to be new evidence suggesting the child is in the dump beyond text messages sent from the mother, Elizabeth Johnson, to the boy's father nearly seven weeks ago in which she claims she had smothered him, stuffed him in a baby bag and left him in a dumpster.

The likelihood of finding the body in the dump, experts say, is not good. That is especially true in a case where there's no confirmation that the child is dead, said forensic expert Paul Laska, who oversaw a landfill search for a child in Florida. "Sometimes unfortunately, you end up having to do things because you have a public out there expecting you to," Laska said.

Such searches cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, take weeks to complete and are often fruitless. Once the landfill operators determine exactly where in the dump the trash of interest is, dozens of volunteers from the police department and the fire department gather for weeks to sift through the trash. They use cadaver dogs and forensic anthropologists.

They follow dates on discarded newspapers to make sure they are looking in the right spot. They become experts on the difference between turkey bones, chicken bones and steak bones. And often times, they never find the body. If the child is in the dump and authorities have identified the right place, Laska said, he has confidence that cadaver dogs could pick up the scent.
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Article:
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2010/02/09/20100209missing-baby-gabriel-san-antonio09-ON.html

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 11:31 AM
Why No Amber Alert For Baby Gabriel?
POSTED: 8:29 am MST February 9, 2010
UPDATED: 9:16 am MST February 9, 2010
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Baby Gabriel Johnson has been missing for six weeks, despite investigations by two major police departments and the FBI, and some are questioning why an Amber Alert was never issued.

"We were told that (Johnson) was passing through … San Antonio," said San Antonio Police Chief William McManus. "Then we got the information, 10 days later, that she had stayed at the (Homestead) Hotel. So, as far as the Amber Alert goes … you know, there was not (an) opportunity for that."

Nevertheless, the fact that Johnson was "passing through" Texas has nothing to do with the state's Amber Alert criteria.

VIDEO: Why No Amber Alert Issued For Baby Gabriel? 2:33
Should Texas authorities have issued an Amber Alert for missing baby Gabriel Johnson?
http://www.kpho.com/video/22504229/index.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22509021/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 11:39 AM
UPDATED: Landfill search underway for Tempe's baby Gabriel
Last Update: 2/09 10:58 pm CST
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The landfill search is expected to take several days.

"Search teams will be looking for anything of evidentiary value," said McManus.

McManus said crews will first have to remove 45 feet of debris before getting to the location they've pinpointed as a search area.

"Debris will be thoroughly examined by search teams as well as cadaver dogs," said McManus. "All hopes are that we will find the baby alive, but we are going to proceed with a murder investigation."

Video: Landfill search underway for Tempe's baby Gabriel 1:25
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26991@knxv.dayport.com

Video: Landfill search underway for Tempe's baby Gabriel 1:30
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26983@knxv.dayport.com

Video: Police expected to search landfill for missing Tempe baby 1:55
http://www.abc15.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=26947@knxv.dayport.com

Article:
http://www.abc15.com/content/news/southeastvalley/tempe/story/Landfill-search-underway-for-Tempes-baby-Gabriel/xgsbK2cK80iD5ZWBC0ifjg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 11:54 AM
Police search landfill for Baby Gabriel
Last Update: 10:49 am
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San Antonio Police Chief William McManus says officers have begun excavating a landfill for evidence in the disappearance of an 8-month-old boy.

Police turned to the landfill after the mother allegedly sent a text message to the father, saying their baby was dead. She later retracted the comment.

McManus told a news conference that police are excavating a section of the landfill believed to contain trash from a motel where Johnson was last seen with her baby.

Article:
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story/Police-search-landfill-for-Baby-Gabriel/pkoSsLPhE0ONJZRJV3URfg.cspx

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 12:00 PM
San Antonio landfill search for missing baby
Updated: 10:46 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010
Published: 9:31 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010
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San Antonio Police Chief William McManus says officers have begun excavating a landfill for evidence in the disappearance of an 8-month-old boy.

McManus said Tuesday that authorities "remain hopeful that Baby Gabriel is alive."

McManus told a news conference that police are excavating a section of the landfill believed to contain trash from a motel where Johnson was last seen with her baby.

Article:
http://www.statesman.com/news/texas/san-antonio-landfill-search-for-missing-baby-222955.html

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 12:08 PM
UPDATED: San Antonio Police Start Digging in Landfill for Missing Baby
Updated: Tuesday, 09 Feb 2010, 5:21 PM MST
Published : Tuesday, 09 Feb 2010, 8:45 AM MST
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First in the landfill search, over 20 searchers will dig down to where trash dumped around Dec. 26 would be. Phase 1 of the search involves removing over 45 feet of debris, which will take six days to complete.

Then when diggers find the right area of trash, they will begin sifting through it piece by piece.

"This phase will be a long and repetitive cycle, looking for anything of value. Debris will be examined by search teams and cadaver dogs," said Chief William McManus.

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Article:
http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/dpp/news/local/apx_missing_baby_020910

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 12:11 PM
Cops search San Antonio landfill for missing baby
11:56 a.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2010
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San Antonio's police chief says officers are searching a landfill for evidence in the disappearance of an 8-month-old boy.

Chief William McManus said Tuesday that authorities "remain hopeful that Baby Gabriel is alive."

Article:
http://www.ajc.com/news/nation-world/cops-search-san-antonio-294714.html

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 12:16 PM
Search Begins In Landfill For Baby Gabriel
Dig To Take At Least 6 Days, Maybe Longer
POSTED: 3:14 pm MST February 9, 2010
UPDATED: 5:30 pm MST February 9, 2010
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Landfill managers identified the area based on where Gabriel was last seen on Dec. 26. The cordoned-off area was larger than a convenience-store parking lot.

The job is so immense, it will be another week before workers get to the area that could contain evidence, said San Antonio Police Chief William McManus.

"We will begin by removing 50 feet of debris," McManus said. "Once we've removed debris and searched our target area, we will begin the arduous task of sifting through layers."

The dig will begin every weekday morning at 7:30 and conclude at about 6 p.m. Because rain causes toxic runoff, the search can only happen on good weather days.

Carbajal declined to confirm whether Johnson sent the message, citing the ongoing investigation.
*Much More At Link!

VIDEO: Landfill Search Gets Under Way For Baby Gabriel 2:38
San Antonio Police Chief William McManus says officers have begun excavating a landfill for evidence in the disappearence of Baby Gabriel.
http://www.kpho.com/video/22515543/index.html

Slideshow: Who's Who In Baby Gabriel Mystery
http://www.kpho.com/slideshow/news/22266104/detail.html

Interactive: Map The Route Baby's Dad Is Following
http://www.kpho.com/news/22465523/detail.html

Article:
http://www.kpho.com/news/22509972/detail.html

Angel Who Cares
02-09-2010, 12:48 PM
UPDATED: Landfill search for Arizona baby begins
Posted: 02/09/2010 11:17 CST
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He said he expects it will take at least six days for excavators to move 1.8 million cubic feet of debris off a section of the Tessman Road Landfill in the 7000 block of Interstate 10.

“We are chasing down every lead that we've come across, and we're chasing it down very vigorously,” the chief said. “The San Antonio community is a very tight community, and it takes very, very personally crimes against children. The community will not tolerate this, the police department will not tolerate this, and we're doing everything that we can to try to track down Baby Gabriel, and hopefully we'll find that baby alive.”

Once the 1.8 million cubic feet of debris has been removed from what police call the “search zone,” crews will begin the meticulous task of searching for evidence of a homicide, McManus said. Contractors will move the debris in the “search zone” to a separate secure site at a location that police declined to disclose, and search teams with cadaver dogs will then sift through the potential evidence.

Meanwhile, McQueary continues his own search in San Antonio, where he is retracing Johnson's steps. He has repeatedly turned down newspaper reporters' requests to be interviewed. McManus said investigators continue to update McQueary on the two cases in private meetings.

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http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/Police_Baby_Gabriel_investigation_now_a_homicide_c ase.html

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http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/Gabriel_Johnson.html

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http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/83896017.html