Brighton Police Department
Madilynn Ronquillo, left, and her mother, Brittany Claudine Martinez
Missing toddler, mom found safe

A missing 18-month-old and her mother are OK.

Brighton police issued an Amber Alert for the toddler, Madilynn Ronquillo, and her mother, Brittany Claudine Martinez, 28, shortly after 8 a.m. April 22. Brighton Police Department spokesman John Braadley didn't release the location where the two were found out of concern for Martinez' privacy.

The cause for concern was Martinez' welfare. She left messages with relatives indicating she was mentally distraught. Bradley stressed during the morning that Martinez was not guilty of any crime.