Husband in custody after kidnapping his two children

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TONOPAH - The following is a press release from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office:

On March 9, 2009 at approximately 9:21 a.m., the Sheriff's office switchboard received a phone call from a woman stating that her husband had just kidnapped her two children form her residence and that the suspect had a gun. Sheriff's deputies immediately contacted DPS given the fact that the mother stated the suspect was headed for the I-10.

Within the hour the two children were located and the suspect was taken into custody at 38416 West Roeser Drive.