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Father of 6-month-old Suffolk County boy arrested for child endangerment that prompted Amber Alert: police

Posted at 3:58 PM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 17:07:32-04

YAPHANK, N.Y. — A man who took his 6-month-old-son without permission on Wednesday has been arrested, according to authorities.

Bryan Quinteros

Bryan Quinteros, 19, was taken into police custody in Uniondale Thursday afternoon.

His son, just 6 months old, was reported missing on Wednesday, causing a brief Amber Alert before he was located, officials said.

The child was unharmed when an acquaintance brought the boy to his mother’s home, according to officials.

Quinteros is charged with criminal contempt and endangering the welfare of a child. He was expected to be held overnight, and scheduled for arraignment Friday.