Ibraheem Yazeed: Suspect in Aniah Blanchard Disappearance

LATEST UPDATE (11/25): The remains of Aniah Blanchard were found Monday morning in a wooded area in Macon County, Alabama.

Ibraheem Yazeed mugshot

Ibraheem Yazeed, 29 years old, is wanted for kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard in Montgomery, Alabama.

Yazeed was captured by U.S. Marshals in Florida >>>

UPDATE: A second suspect has been arrested >>>

Career criminal Ibraheem Yazeed has formally been declared a suspect in the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard, step-daughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris. She has not been seen or heard from since October 23, 2019. Her last communication was with a friend before midnight on October 23rd.

Her vehicle, a 2017 Honda CR-V, was located in Montgomery (approximately 55 miles from where she was reported missing) at an apartment complex with damage to the front right passenger side. The vehicle was not wrecked prior to her disappearance. As of October 31st, police had reason to believe she was harmed and is a victim of foul play after her vehicle was examined by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.

As of today, more than $100,000 is being offered as a reward for information related to her case. Aniah is described as a light-complexioned black female, 5’6”, 125 lbs., brown eyes and brown hair and was last seen wearing a black dress, tan duck boots with black stockings.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Auburn Police Department. at 334-501-3140.

Ibraheem Yazeed kidnapping charge
February 2019

Ibraheem Yazeed is currently out on bond for charges of kidnapping and attempted murder from earlier this year.

Yazeed was charged with attempted murder, two counts of first degree kidnapping and two counts of first degree robbery. He was booked in the Montgomery County Detention Facility on a $280,000 bond.

He and an accomplice were arrested for allegedly kidnapping, beating and robbing two men, including a 77-year-old man who ended up in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to court records, both victims were held against their will in a hotel room in Montgomery in the evening hours of Jan. 29.

The older man was beaten until “unconscious, unresponsive, severely injured and near death” and robbed of a Rolex, rifle, handguns, wallet, bank card, clothing and unknown amount of currency. The other man was beaten “until injured” and robbed of at least $40.

Ibrahim Yazeed Alabama

CIVIL LAWSUIT

Yazeed v. Brooks et al
United States District Court Middle District of Alabama
11th Circuit
Case Type: civil
Nature of Suit: Prisoner Petitions – Mandamus and Other
Cause: 42:1983 Prisoner Civil Rights

Party Names

Ellen Brooks, Defendant
City of Montgomery Police Department, Defendant
D. T. Marshall, Defendant
Staff Attorneys, Interested Party
Ibraheem Yazeed, Plaintiff

July 5, 2011

ORDER ON MOTION; Directing Monthly Payments be made from Inmate’s Prison Account until fee is paid in full; granting 3 Affidavit for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis except to the extent payment is required under this order.

July 6, 2011

RECOMMENDATION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE that: 1) Plaintiff’s claims against Defendants Brooks, Marshall, and the Montgomery City Police Department be DISMISSED with prejudice in accordance with the directives of 28 USC § 1915(e)(2)(B)(i); 2) Plf’s wrongful imprisonment claim be DISMISSED without prejudice pursuant to the provisions of 28 USC § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii); and 3) This case be dismissed prior to service of process; Objections to R&R due by 7/20/2011. Signed by Honorable Judge Wallace Capel, Jr on 7/6/2011.

August 9, 2011

ORDER adopting the 5 Recommendation; dismissing the Plaintiff’s claims against Defendants Brooks, Marshall, and the Montgomery City Police Department with prejudice in accordance with the directives of 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(i); dismissing the wrongful imprisonment claim without prejudice pursuant to the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii); dismissing the case prior to service of process. Signed by Honorable Judge Truman M. Hobbs on 8/9/2011.

August 9, 2011

JUDGMENT entered in favor of Defendants. The clerk of the court is directed to enter this document on the civil docket as a final judgment pursuant to Rule 58 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Signed by Honorable Judge Truman M. Hobbs on 8/9/2011.