Report: Ridgefield Father Who Prompted Amber Alert Arrested

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RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The father who took his 5-year-old son from his Ridgefield home, which led to an Amber Alert, has been found and arrested, according to the News Times website

Five-year-old Francis Lupo was found safe with other family members in New York City shortly after he was taken Sunday night, as The Daily Voice reported here

Police were continuing to look for his father, Paul Lupo, 49, and had issued a Silver Alert. Lupo had taken the boy after a domestic dispute with his wife, police said. Ridgefield police said they believed the father was intoxicated. 

Lupo was arrested Monday, but no details were given on where he was found. 

Read the full story here at the New Times website. 

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Now that the "Amber alert" has been lifted, and the "Silver Alert" may be next; perhaps a (Johnny Walker) "Black Alert" should be announced until the missing drunk has been located. Does anyone pay any attention to these overused ponderously-announced "alerts" anymore? Did they ever?