UPDATE: endangered missing advisory cancelled for two Lake Andes children
(UPDATE: 3/20/21 @ 9:30 p.m.): The South Dakota Endangered Missing Advisory has been cancelled and the children recovered safely.
LAKE ANDES, S.D. — 5-year-old Bliss Bernie and 3-year-old Eloise Bernie were taken from Lake Andes on Saturday, March 20 at 4:00 p.m. by their non-custodial parents, Harley David Dodson and Jadebrei Ann Bernie, and are believed to be endangered.
Bliss is described as a Native American female, 40 lbs., 3’6″ tall, with brown eyes and brown hair. She was reportedly wearing a pink dress top, blue stretchy pants, and no shoes or coat.
Eloise is a Native American female, 30 lbs., 3’0″ tall, with brown eyes and black hair. She was wearing a dark blue, long-sleeved sweater with a unicorn, black pants, and no shoes or coat.
The suspects vehicle is a 2009 white Chevrolet Impala with South Dakota plates 17R-187.
Harley is a Native American male, age 25, 154 lbs., 5’8″ tall, with brown eyes and dark brown hair. He was reportedly wearing a white and gold long-sleeved shirt.
Jadebrei is a Native American female, age 25, 170 lbs., 5’4″ tall, with brown eyes and dark brown hair. She was wearing a black t-shirt and stretch pants.
The suspects may be trying to take the children to Texas, where Dodson has family.
If you have seen these children, the suspects, or their vehicle, please call (605) 487-7625 immediately!