Tennessee AMBER Alert suspect under arrest, missing 15-year-old found safe

Tad Cummins (left) and Catherine Elizabeth Thomas (right)
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(WVLT) -- According to the Tennesee Bureau of Investigation, AMBER Alert suspect Tad Cummins is under arrest. Missing 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas from Maury County has been safely recovered in Northern California.

Kelly Giordano with the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office said Cummins' Nissan Rogue was found in Siskiyou County after 9 p.m. Wednesday.

TBI officials reported that Tad Cummins allegedly kidnapped Elizabeth Thomas on March 13.

Cummins was the missing teen's 50-year-old teacher.

The TBI developed the following timeline of events:

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