Parental abduction ends with child's safe return

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CHANDLER - The search lasted three months and crossed several states, but a 9-year-old boy is safe in his Chandler home.

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Florida authorities found James Kaiser during a routine traffic stop.

Benjamin Kaiser-Griffin returned back to the Valley Sunday night with his mother, Shelly Griffin.

On September 5 Ft. Lauderdale Police took Kaiser into custody and based on information Kaiser told police they responded to a residence in the area where Benjamin was.

Benjamin and Shelly were reunited the next morning in Florida before returning home.

Extradition proceedings are underway to bring Kaiser back to Arizona to face charges in the parental abduction case.

Kaiser took his son back on May 21 during a nine-day court ordered visitation. In August a felony warrant was issued for Kaiser which led to police assistance across the county.