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Amber Alert for mother, baby from Verde Valley canceled; both found safe

Belinda Marie Hartman, 33, and her baby, Toni Ann Marie Saverino, 9 months old, are the subject of an Amber Alert Saturday, April 30.

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Belinda Marie Hartman, 33, and her baby, Toni Ann Marie Saverino, 9 months old, are the subject of an Amber Alert Saturday, April 30.

Verde Valley law enforcement on Saturday, April 30, issued an Amber Alert for a mother who has postpartum depression and was allegedly threatening to kill herself and her baby. Both were found safe about one hour later.

The Amber Alert was issued just before 10 a.m. for Belinda Marie Hartman, 33, and her baby, 9-month-old Toni Ann Marie Saverino. At about 11 a.m. the alert was canceled, according to Yavapai County Sheriff's spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn.

The mother and baby were found safe in the Sedona area.

The alert reportedly did not go out to all agencies and cell phones because of a technical glitch, and the Department of Public Safety is looking into that issue.