Missing 4-year-old located in Wyoming unharmed, mother and man facing multiple charges

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The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in the search for 4-year-old Naiell “Nani” Iyah.

ONTARIO COUNTY, N.Y. (WROC) — The missing mother 35-year-old Linzy Patrick of Farmington, and her daughter, 4-year-old Naiell “Nani” Iyah, have been found, according to authorities.

On Monday, The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help in the search. Officials say when last seen, Patrick was showing signs of an “altered mental status.”

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in the search for 35-year-old Linzy Patrick

Monday evening, at 8:26 p.m., the Wyoming Highway Patrol located the Nissan SUV that the OCSO said they were believe to be traveling in.

“The vehicle was traveling southbound on Interstate 25 in Douglas, Wyoming. A traffic stop was initiated and Geno Ravon Thomas was found to be the operator.  Linzy Patrick and Naiell were also in the vehicle,” officials said in a press release.

Thomas was charged with:

  • driving under the influence of a controlled substance
  • felony possession of a controlled substance
  • endangering the welfare of a child
  • driving under suspension
  • speed exceeding 80 miles per hour.

Patrick was charged with:

  • felony possession of a controlled substance (MDMA)
  • possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine)
  • possession of a controlled substance (plant form)
  • endangering the welfare of a child
  • open container

Both were held in custody. 4-year-old Naiell was unharmed and was turned over to Child Protective Services.

The two are possibly in the company of 35-year-old Geno Ravon Thomas

Check back with News 8 WROC as we update this developing story.

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