Malachai Talley (left) and Dejarreh Talley (right)



POPLAR, Mont. (AP) — An Amber Alert has been canceled Tuesday for a 1-year-old eastern Montana boy who was abducted from the town of Poplar and is now safe.

Malachai Talley was taken by Dejerreh Talley, 22, who was armed with a baseball bat, officials said. The alert was issued Tuesday morning. Dejerreh Talley was traveling with three unknown men.

Authorities had asked for help locating a small silver or white SUV. Officials say the men may have been headed toward Williston, North Dakota.


Malachai Talley (1-year-old) was last seen Jun 30, 2020 in Poplar, MT.

Malachai was taken by Dejarreh Talley and 3 unknown white males this morning. All males were possibly intoxicated. Dejarreh kicked in the door to the residence and forcefully took the child. The 4 men climbed into a small silver or white SUV. Unknown direction of travel but they may be heading to Williston, ND.

The vehicle is a SUV with a North Dakota license plate.

If you have information, contact Fort Beck Tribal Police at 406-653-6240.

Malachai Talley

Age now: 1 year

Sex: Male

Skin: Biracial

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Height: 2'

Weight: 25 lbs

Description: White or grey onesie

Dejarreh Talley

Age now: 22 years

Sex: Male

Skin: Biracial

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Height: 5'8"

Weight: 205 lbs