His sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for five years. Police were serving additional search warrants Sunday and asked residents to check home video surveillance footage from 2 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Police said Elizabeth is 3 1/2 feet tall with curly, shoulder-length brown hair, bangs, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a red tank top and blue jeans.
Police in Utah resumed their search for a missing 5-year-old girl on Sunday, saying her uncle is “the main suspect” in her disappearance.
Police said it was discovered that 5-year-old Elizabeth Shelley was missing from her family’s home in Logan around 10 a.m. Saturday. She reportedly was last seen sleeping in the house, which is located in the west side of the city, around 2 a.m.
Police said the main suspect is Alex Whipple, adding that he “continued to be uncooperative and was booked into the Cache County Jail on an FTA [Failure To Appear] warrant for absconding from probation.”
Police said search teams were out again Sunday morning to look for Shelley. “There are many agencies in a coordinated effort working around the clock and will continue to work until she is found.”