Mar 12, 2014

Scott Aimar, left, is being sought, after not returning his daughter Coraline to the mother's home after his parenting time.
Credit Heber Valley Police Department

The Heber City Police Department is actively investigating a domestic child abduction which occurred March 8, 2014. The father of the child, Scott Aimar (age 31), took the child, 13-month-old Coraline Aimar, out of the State of Utah without the consent or permission of the mother. 

In the early morning hours of March 8, 2014, Scott Aimar communicated by text message with Stephanie Hurst, explaining he was not going to bring the child home after his parenting time. The communication at that time between Scott Aimar and Stephanie Hurst was cut off. The investigation began when Stephanie Hurst contacted law enforcement on March 10, 2014. 

Scott Aimar has a history with law enforcement and The Division of Family Services and is known to be diagnosed with schizophrenia. Through the Fourth District Court in Wasatch County, Stephanie Hurst has petitioned for, and has been granted a Protective Order. This order restricts Scott Aimar from removing the child from the State of Utah and grants appropriate custody of the minor child to Stephanie Hurst. 

The investigation has led law enforcement to believe that Scott Aimar has fled the State of Utah with the minor child. The Heber City Police Department, in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigations is attempting to locate Scott Aimar and is seeking the assistance of the public. A missing endanger alert has been activated and Scott Aimar could be anywhere in the surrounding states. The vehicle being driven is unknown at this time.

Press release from the Heber City Police Department

Leslie Thatcher and the KPCW News team are working on getting more information and updates for today's Noon News.