Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Jesus was abducted on July 26, 2007 by Jesus Leyva. A felony warrant was issued for the abductor on July 31, 2007. CAUTION IS ADVISED.
Jesus Merino Mendoza was reported missing by his mother after the child's father, Jesus Merino Leyva took the child from her residence and did not return. Investigators believe the father, who has also been entered as missing, is mentally unstable, and poses an immediate threat to the child's safety. At the time the child was taken, there was a valid Multnomah County Restraining Order in place, prohibiting the father from having contact with either the mother or the child.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Portland Police Department (Oregon)
Detective Mike Weinstein
Portland Police Bureau 7/26/07
Portland Police Bureau 7/27/07