UPDATE: The Ville Platte child taken from her home has been located and is safe. The suspect is in custody.


Louisiana State Police has issued an AMBER Alert on behalf of the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office for 3-year-old Paizley Ann Fontenot of Ville Platte.

Paizley was taken by her non-custodial father, Brandon Phillip Fontenot, on Sunday, December 9th at approximately 12:35 pm.

Brandon Phillip Fontenot is a 34-year-old white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 5’9” tall and weighs about 150 pounds.

Photo Courtesy of LSP

She was taken from her mother’s residence on Norward Street in Ville Platte. Their direction of travel from the residence is unknown.

Paizley is a white female with blonde hair and blue eyes. She is approximately 3’0” and weighs approximately 30 pounds. She was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and a pull-up diaper.

Fontenot is believed to be traveling with Paizley in a 2003 red Dodge Ram 1500 bearing Louisiana license plate number W392715. They may be traveling to a relative’s address in Centerville, MS.

Here is a picture of a Dodge Ram 1500 of the same make and model.

Photo Courtesy of LSP

Anyone having information on the whereabouts of Paizley Fontenot should immediately contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-363-2131 or call 911.