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Surprise Police Department
Phone: 623-222-4000
Fax: 623-222-4008

For Immediate Release

Police locate woman and child safely in San Bernardino; Amber Alert cancelled

Surprise, AZ (July 14, 2021) The Surprise Police Department is pleased to announce that 27 year old Fallon Costello, and 2 year old Paytan Costello, missing on July, 13th at 1200 pm, were located last evening at a Greyhound Bus Depot in San Bernardino, California at approximately 1030pm. No arrests have been made at this time however, this investigation is ongoing and much work still needs to be done to determine criminal charging and jurisdiction.

Two year old Paytan Costello, has been turned over to the custody of The Arizona Department of Child Safety.

This search came to a successful and safe ending thanks to the Men and Women of YOUR Surprise Police Department and our law enforcement partners throughout the state, who worked feverishly through day and night to bring this search to a close.

The Surprise Police Department would also like to thank all California law enforcement involved, and especially the San Bernardino Police Department for their cooperation and rapid response.

Anyone with any additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Surprise Police at (623) 222.4000, or 623.222.TIPS (8477), or email

When contacting the police, reference incident number #210702647.

City of Surprise Police Department
14250 W. Statler Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374 | Phone: 623-222-4000