Endangered Person Advisory in Iowa

*This endangered person advisory has been canceled effective 10am November 6th, 2023.*

An endangered person advisory is being issued for 9-year-old Billy Hernandez-Alvarado and his 8-year-old sister, Ashley Hernandez-Alvarado, from Tama, Iowa. They may be traveling throughout the state of Iowa.

Billy and Ashley were reported missing on the evening of November 5, 2023. They are believed to be with their mother, 33-year-old Ciria Alvarado-Argueta, and 28-year-old Alexis Alvarez-Gomez in either a gray 2014 Nissan Quest (Iowa license plate NVB078) or a white 2022 Kia Sorento (Iowa license plate LLS086).

Based on information discovered during the investigation, law enforcement considers Billy and Ashley to be endangered. Billy is a Hispanic male, 5 feet, 80 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He wears prescription glasses. Ashley is a female, 5 feet, 80 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She wears prescription glasses. She sometimes goes by “Nicole”.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Billy or Ashley is asked to call 911 or the Tama County Communications Center at 641-484-3760 extension 1.