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Las Vegas boy found safe

Cole Puffinburger, the six-year-old Las Vegas boy who was abducted Wednesday, was found late Saturday night in a NE Las Vegas suburb.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the Las Vegas boy was found and taken to a local hospital as a precaution, and later returned to his father.

FBI investigators arrested Puffinburger's grandfather, Clemons Fred Tinnemeyer, 51. Officials said Tinnemeyer stole millions of dollars from a Mexican drug-trafficking syndicate. The kidnapping of Puffinburger is believed to be in retaliation for the robbery by Tinnemeyer, as reported by the Los Angeles Times.

The Grandfather's link with Mexican drug dealers has resulted in police officials interviewing the young Puffinburger boy to obtain any information on the individuals involved in the kidnapping, according to the Washington Post.

"We're speaking with the boy today. I know he's being interviewed by law enforcement, and we'll probably get a better idea of where he's been," FBI spokesman David Staretz said Sunday.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/19/AR2008101900224.html


http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-kidnap19-2008oct19,0,4403706.story