Update: Girl found safe in Fernley

The Fernley Reporter


Updated story

The Amber Alert for Olivia Houston has been canceled after the girl was found safe at McDonald’s in Fernley.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said Houston was found unharmed with a grandparent.


Sheriff Deputies are looking for James Houston, 41, who is described six-foot tall, approximately 200 pounds, and has brown hair and hazel colored eyes. They are also looking for Samantha Conklin, 38, who is 5’1” and approximately 170 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.

If you see this couple you are urged to contact the sheriff’s office at 775-463-6620. To remain anonymous you can also call secret witness at 775-322-4900 or text your tip at 775-847-411, keyword: SW.


Original story

The Nevada Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for a 6-year old girl involved in a parental abduction from Mineral County.

Olivia Houston was last seen with James Houston and Samantha Conklin in gold 200 Dodge Intrepid, with Nevada license plates 117AWJ. They were believed to be in the Schurz area heading toward Fallon.

Olivia was wearing dark multicolored shorts and a light colored tank top.

Anyone who sees them should call 911 or the NHP at (775) 687-0400.

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