Solai Pomtong, 14. Laila Pomtong, 9.

Amber alert cancelled


Update: Lapp’s vehicle was located at a parking lot near Enloe Hospital in Chico. Through interviews, tips from the public and other investigative leads, members of the Chico Police Department, the FBI and detectives from the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office located Lapp and her daughters at residence in the North Chico area. After a short negotiation with Lapp, she came out of the residence and was arrested without incident. The two children were also inside the residence and they were unharmed. The children are in the care of Butte County CPS.

Lapp will be transported back to Plumas County where she will be held at the county’s correctional facility for child abduction. Lapp’s bail was set at $50,000.

This case is ongoing and the Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone with information regarding this incident to call the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Unit at 530-283-6363.


An Amber alert has been issued for two Greenville sisters who were taken from school Friday, March 31, by their biological mother, Alicia Lapp, 33, of Chico. Lapp was last seen wearing a green plaid shirt and driving a 2016 Black Toyota Prius with the license plate 7UHH003. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Plumas County Sheriff at 530-283-6300. The girls, Solai Pomtong, 14, and Laila Pomtong, 9, have black hair and brown eyes, and were last seen at school.

Alicia Lapp, 33