Man who sparked Amber Alert arrested at border crossing
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The man who sparked a statewide Amber Alert and is suspected of stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend in San Pedro then fleeing with his year-old son to Mexico, has been arrested.
Giovanny Santiago-Enriquez, 37, was arrested after trying to re-enter the United States at the Otay Mesa border crossing Tuesday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
According to authorities, the suspect was arrested after he presented a driver’s license and Social Security card and officers discovered there was a warrant for his arrest on suspicion of attempted murder.
The year-old boy was recovered safely last week in Tijuana, on the same day was taken by Santiago-Enriquez.
Santiago-Enriquez is a Mexican citizen and lawful permanent resident of the United States, according to Customs Border Patrol officials.