PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- The family of the woman who was kidnapped earlier this week is relieved she's been found safe and her kidnapper didn't harm her.

Cassandra Long, mother of 30-year-old kidnap victim Andrea Lou Dixon, says, "I'm just feeling very relieved ... I'm just happy that she's safe and she's safe, that he didn't harm her."

Long's referring to her daughter's estranged boyfriend and accused kidnapper, 27-year-old Eddison Noyola. Still, Long's joy is held in check by the thought that three people were shot during the week-long events.

"My prayers go out to the three victims that were shot. I pray for them and their families for recovery," said Long.

According to Sgt. Tommy Thompson with the Phoenix Police Department, Noyola had been on the run after he stole a gun and a 2018 white Chevrolet Malibu from some family members near 43rd and Glendale avenues around 10 p.m. Tuesday night.

Police believe Noyola then forced entry into an apartment near Thomas Road and 51st Avenue at around 11 p.m. where he shot two men. Both men were transported to local hospitals. One is in extremely critical condition and the other is in critical condition.

On 17, police said that one of the victims shot died at the hospital the day before. 

The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Miireux-Michael Begaii.

Thompson said after the double shooting, Noyola went to an apartment near 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road where he shot a man and kidnapped his girlfriend, Dixon. The victim in that shooting is also in critical condition. 

Thompson says the armed Noyola went to an acquaintance's home in Glendale just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and stole his Toyota Highlander. He then fled the scene. Dixon is not believed to be a suspect in the theft.

It was Thursday morning when Noyola, and his kidnapped girlfriend, 30-year-old Andrea Lou Dixon, were located in a stolen vehicle by Glendale police officers and taken into custody near 55th Avenue and Voltaire Drive. Thompson said both Noyola and Dixon, who appeared unharmed, were taken into custody peacefully.

They were both taken to the Phoenix Police Headquarters to be interviewed. Police investigators say Dixon is a victim in this incident and is not being charged with any crimes that happened when she was with Noyola. 

Noyola is facing three counts of attempted first-degree murder, three counts of burglary, one count of aggravated and one count of kidnapping for crimes in Phoenix. More charges may be pending from other jurisdictions. But with the death of Begail, Noyola will now be facing additional charges in the coming days, according to police. 

He was booked into Maricopa County Jail.

"I've been praying and god has answered our prayers," said Long. "I just want to say thank you to the Phoenix Police Department and Glendale Police Department for all that they've done in searching for them and finding my daughter and bringing her to her safety."


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(31) comments


OHH NICE!! Look at that mugshot! We can see his gang tattoo! He is the Prime Elemental for the gang.."los estúpidos retardos"


So this guy is on the run and leads the law to another on the run by accident and the not even a forethought fugitive sketches out, looses his cool and try's to bail, thus creating his own demise....WOW, Supernatural forces at work here!


boyds - Nope, no supernatural forces at play here to help deflect personal responsibility. Just a couple of mopes who made extremely poor decisions - the world is full of them and more are born everyday.


Just the latest example of Hispanic conflict resolution = violence. Get used to it. It's become the new norm as the 'brown cancer' spreads like wildfire across the country.


Sad but true, ObeyLaws

Big Mike 86

Disco Inferno " Burn baby burn"


The only brown cancer here is the caca running out of your mouth, pendejo.


face tattoos have nothing to do with how creditable someone is. look at some of our veteran...they have face tattoos and have wonderful jobs. Secondly I know her and one of the victims and she is also native American and was born and raised right here in northern Arizona and has kids of her own, so not everyone with a face tattoo came from Mexico. I normally do not post of threads like this but the comments most of you make are sickening! God said to love everyone as your brother and sister. stop hating on what country people come from of their skin color or their choice to express their bodies how they want. Stop being so rude!!!!


god "has nothing to do" with anything in this story, since the bible is, in itself, just a bunch of stories...based on Sumerian scrolls.....that pre-date the bible by a few thousand years.


You know her. That explains your failure to see reality.


You know the kind kidnap victim? Could you please ask this kind sweet woman why she is hanging around a violent thug?


Actually, your defense is flawed in many ways. Just like smoking will not kill ALL smokers with lung cancer AND you can get lung cancer without smoking; there seems to be a HIGHER PROBABILITY effect with smoking and lung cancer. So, double or triple or quadruple your risk. Same thing appears with face tats if you look at the booking photos weekly. Having one doesn't make you a criminal. However, criminals tend to have them so .... higher probability for thos that have the face tats.


Your "logic" is fallacious. You're committing the cause and effect fallacy. In latin, it's post hoc ergo propter hoc. Here's your reasoning hyperbolically restated: If you look at every car accident, there was a human behind the wheel. Therefore humans can't drive safely.

Instead you need to get a statistically significant sample of people with facial tattoos from different regions, and of different age groups, education, socioeconomic classes, etc. (to account for other factors). Then you need to follow those people over their lives AFTER they have been tattooed on the face. When you're done, report back to us.


fortunately, this website publishes pictures at least twice a month of recent arrests and it's clear that a majority have face/neck tats while we know that is not true of the common population.


So God told her to look like a walking billboard?? LOL. Let me guess... She's a no a Teacher? wait i'll get it... is She a Doctor? No...too obvious.. Is she a lawyer? hmm... gang member??? lol. ....Face Tats=Life of Death (Vida Muerta)....😈☠🤣🤣🤣😱💀💀💀💀👌


Educate these fools!


Generalizing is what people with lazy minds engage in to make themselves feel superior. You can't learn much from those folks (except from their mistakes). People who realize that all their kids aren't the same often are unable to reach the same conclusion about people with a different paint job from their own.


AGAIN- We need a Nationwide law:: You have facial tattoos & are arrested twice - 3rd times death because it's not like you're doing anything productive (working) besides committing crimes and causing chaos. No need for it. Bury them and forget all the insanity they bring. Face tats=LifeTime Criminals


Agreed, ShadyBear


People fomenting violence and divisions=people paid by the Russian government, right Shady Bear? You have nationwide laws persecuting minorities in Russia. So, your first sentence is either ignorant or disingenuous.


can we build a wall around west phx?


Yea...and the "East side" is SO much better...


They look like such intelligent, upstanding citizens.


Just sharing their south of the border culture. PIGS.

Wayne kenoff

Wazoolie, does it ever occur to you that many hispanics are born here and never even been to mexico? Or are you just always ignorant?

Big Mike 86

He is an ignorant racist pig.I feel sorry for this guys wife if he even has one.


Human trash......hopefully they find an active volcano and jump in!


He probably needed the notes written on her forehead

TRUMP supporter

If he is smart enough to read.


Words fail me as I read this news article. What exactly went wrong with the perp to cause him to create such havoc? Oh, and the face tattoos are a nice touch too.


um. loser much, bro?

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