Police trying to find girl who fled with son earlier than court-ordered baby custody change

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah — Police are searching for a 37-year-old woman who they say has fled with her 4-year-old son before a court-order child custody exchange with the boy’s father on Monday.

According to a police press release, officers were called to the 5700 block of South Maplewood Drive on Monday to assist in the child custody exchange. However, Taryn Pearce had left area with her son, according to police.

South Ogden Police are searching for Taryn Pearce, who fled with her 4-year-old son, Wyatt, before a court-ordered child custody exchange Monday with the boy’s father.
Photo credit: South Ogden Police.

The 2nd District Court issued an arrest warrant for Pearce on Tuesday.

Through their investigation, police discovered that Pearce, her 4-year-old son and her boyfriend stayed in an Ogden hotel Monday night. Police say Pearce and her son checked out of the hotel Tuesday morning at 8:50 am

Police have no information on the type of vehicle that Pearce may be driving, although they have interviewed the boyfriend.

Police believe the 4-year-old boy is not in danger, so it doesn’t meet the criteria for an Amber alert.

If you have information on the case, you are asked to call Weber County Dispatch at 801-395-8221.

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