Amber Alert issued for missing San Antonio 13-year-old Joanna Luna

Joanna Luna, 13, of San Antonio, is the subject of an Amber Alert issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety,  police say she was kidnapped by Richard "Xavier" Rodriguez

Amber Alert issued for missing San Antonio 13-year-old Joanna Luna
Police said abducted 13-year-old Joanna Luna is traveling in a U-Haul bearing an Arizona license plate with suspect Richard "Xavier" Rodriguez, 17. (SAN ANTONIO POLICE DEPARTMENT)
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SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: The Texas Department of Public Safety has issued an Amber Alert for San Antonio resident Joanna Luna, 13. She was allegedly kidnapped by Richard "Xavier" Rodriguez, 17, according to law enforcement officials. They characterized Luna as being of Hispanic descent, 55 inches tall, 110 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. She was last spotted wearing a dark gray t-shirt, and pink, black, and purple Nike shorts.

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Rodriguez, the suspect identified by the police, is characterized as Hispanic with brown eyes and brown hair. According to the police, Luna and Rodriguez are driving a U-Haul with the license plate AE4438 from Arizona. Call the San Antonio Police Department at 210-207-7660 if you have any information regarding their whereabouts as per reported by CBS news.

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Amber alerts in Texas have risen, MEAWW recently reported. The body of a one-year-old girl who was taken by her father on Tuesday, November 1 in Rosenberg has been discovered by the police. Authorities in Texas claim that on November 1st, 24-year-old Alexander Ordonez Barrios kidnapped his 1-year-old daughter, Leylani Ordonez. Leylani Ordonez, a little child, was the subject of an Amber alert after police pursued 24-year-old Alexander Ordonez Barrios, who was operating a stolen truck. When the cops discovered Leylani, she was drenched in blood.

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A few hours before the kidnapping, Barrios is accused of stabbing his boss Ruben Salazar many times after stealing a tow truck from him. According to Salazar's daughter, who spoke with KTRKA, Barrios had been employed at the tow company for about four months.

The story resembled that of Nadia Lee, a 2-year-old Texas child who was reported missing on November 2.  Authorities are searching for a missing 2-year-old girl who was last seen in Pasadena, whose mother passed away, and whose father has been charged with murder in connection with the death of Nancy Reed.

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According to representatives, Texas EquuSearch shifted its search for Nadia Lee to Coastal Plains Recycle at 21000 Highway 6 east in Alvin on Monday, October 31. Nadia was last seen near her father Jyron Charles Lee's apartment on the 300 block of South Richey Street in Pasadena on October 16 at about 8pm, according to Houston police.

Authorities spent most of Thursday, October 20, searching Memorial Park in Pasadena, which is next to the complex. Nadia was last seen wearing a white short-sleeve T-shirt, yet they don't have a full description of her clothing. Nadia is almost the same size and weight as an average two-year-old and has black hair and brown eyes. At the outset of the investigation, HPD Sgt. Blake Roberts declared that it was a homicide investigation. According to rumors, detectives think Nadia was slain there.

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