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Girl from 1995 abduction located in Calif.
upi ^ | March 5

Posted on 03/05/2010 9:39:15 AM PST by JoeProBono

MONROVIA, Calif., March 5 (UPI) -- Police said a 22-year-old woman who was a child when she was allegedly abducted by her mother has been found in Los Angeles County, Calif.

Investigators said Thursday they located Jessica Click-Hill, who was reported missing by her father in 1995, and arrested Click-Hill's mother, Wendy D. Hill, after authorities were able to track the mother-daughter pair to Monrovia, Calif., the Contra Costa (Calif.) Times reported.

FBI and police investigators were able to locate the two individuals in Monrovia thanks to a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

"They are a clearinghouse for people to make tips about missing children," FBI spokesman Joseph Schadler said of the center. The original source of the tip was not released.

The Times said Hill, 52, is being held on $250,000 bail after being arrested on warrants connected to the 1995 alleged abduction in Walnut Creek, Calif.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Society
KEYWORDS: abduction; custodydispute; divorce; jpb; kidnapping; parentalrights; savethemales

Wendy Dawn Hill, a suspect in the abduction of her daughter in Sept. 1995, was arrested in Los Angeles at the age of 52 and is being held in a Martinez jail. Her daughter, Jessica Eva Click-Hill then eight years old is now 23. (photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children) ( NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING & EX)


1 posted on 03/05/2010 9:39:15 AM PST by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

Unless the mother was abusing this girl, I’m with Mom. Why do I think daddy has a lot of money and connectionbs??


2 posted on 03/05/2010 9:41:32 AM PST by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: Sacajaweau

Do you have information on this case other than the article posted. It didn’t give any details at all about the custody of the girl. I was just wondering how you came to your conclusion.


3 posted on 03/05/2010 9:44:07 AM PST by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 (Proverbs 18:2 A fool has no delight in understanding but in expressing his own heart.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Naturally. The man is always the bad guy. Duh! That Bishop lady that shot up a bunch of professors in Alabama only did that because of some MAN. (eyes rolling)


4 posted on 03/05/2010 9:44:36 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Sacajaweau
Unless the mother was abusing this girl, I’m with Mom.

What had the father done to this girl to make the mother want to do such a thing. If he didn't do anything then mom deserves to be in jail for parental interference and kidnapping.

5 posted on 03/05/2010 9:45:52 AM PST by Ouderkirk (Democrats: the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy and Sedition)
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To: Sacajaweau
Unless the mother was abusing this girl, I’m with Mom. Why do I think daddy has a lot of money and connectionbs??

If I were on the jury, I'd be leaning that direction; and I'd hope the girl's story would matter most.

6 posted on 03/05/2010 9:47:52 AM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: Sacajaweau
We had an Amber Alert on all the radio stations yesterday [and it went on and on and on, all day long].
 
Turns out that the kid was "abducted" by her mother and her grandmother and she was "found" a few hours later, in the next state down, where her mother and grandmother live.
 
Getting the police and the FBI and the various prosecutors [state & federal] involved in these internecine conflicts is simply insanity.
7 posted on 03/05/2010 9:48:01 AM PST by Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo (SCORE!!! And in Paris, no less. MOO HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!!!)
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To: Sacajaweau
It looks like dad was awarded custody, mom didn't like it, and took off. Since dads are almost never awarded custody unless mom is unfit, I'd like some more details here.

If the sexes were reversed, and dad took the daughter away from custodial mom, I'm betting you're the type who would want dad to get life in prison.

8 posted on 03/05/2010 9:48:18 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (Public healthcare looks like it will work as well as public housing did.)
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To: JoeProBono

She looks happy and healthy. As far as I can tell Mom did OK. I don’t think she should spend time in jail.


9 posted on 03/05/2010 9:49:23 AM PST by beckysueb (Scott Brown is a start. Lets keep it going.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Not much info yet -

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.—A young woman abducted more than 14 years ago has been found, and her mother is in jail, suspected of the crime.
Dean Click told police that his daughter, Jessica Click-Hill, went missing on Sept. 2, 1995. He believed she may have been taken by his wife, Wendy Hill. A warrant was issued for Wendy Hill’s arrest in 1996, but she disappeared.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children contacted law enforcement eight months ago with a tip, saying the young woman, now 22, might be in Monrovia, Los Angeles County.

Police found Jessica Click-Hill, and arrested Wendy Hill. She was booked Thursday morning into County Jail in Martinez. Her bail was set at $250,000.


10 posted on 03/05/2010 9:49:28 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Sacajaweau
Unless the mother was abusing this girl, I’m with Mom

Oh really? Even if its more likely that he had visitation rights and she hated him so much for the usual reasons that she thought she could hurt him most severely by not allowing him to see his own daughter grow up ?

You dont know the facts, but you assume the worst? Pathetic misandry.

11 posted on 03/05/2010 9:53:32 AM PST by Nonstatist
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To: Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo

Many amber alerts are custody disputes.


12 posted on 03/05/2010 9:54:11 AM PST by a fool in paradise
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To: beckysueb

13 posted on 03/05/2010 9:56:05 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: beckysueb

If the father had custody and the mom took off with the child then she should do jail time. End of story.


14 posted on 03/05/2010 9:58:03 AM PST by ChuckHam
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To: Sacajaweau

Yea, no matter that mom had a federal warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution out against her since 1997, eh? Mother always knows best, I guess.

What difference would dad’s connections and money make if she unlawfully took the child in the first place.

But, apparently you are good with moms unlawfully fleeing their husbands with their children, even absent fact number one about the case.

Would your husband have given up the search for his children had you absconded with them unlawfully? I know I wouldn’t.

Do you have any idea how difficult it is to express this without anger?


15 posted on 03/05/2010 10:00:45 AM PST by dmz
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To: meadsjn

If I were on the jury, I’d be leaning that direction

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Exactly, why wait for anything as trivial and mundane as evidence before arriving at your conclusions.

Where am I?!?!?!?


16 posted on 03/05/2010 10:02:09 AM PST by dmz
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To: ChuckHam

Too many women could care less about the father. Dad’s have no rights.

They want a father who doesnt pay child support locked up, but when a mother doesnt pay, that’s all right.

Do I know this from experience? Yes.


17 posted on 03/05/2010 10:02:59 AM PST by Venturer
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To: dmz

If there wasn’t any talk of abuse from the father, the mother should not have taken the father away from her daughter. Kids need their dads.


18 posted on 03/05/2010 10:04:53 AM PST by brwnsuga (Black and Free!!!)
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To: beckysueb

Holy crap!!!!!

Betcha we could find a picture of Jaycee Dugard smiling while she was in Garrido’s clutches. Should he not be prosecuted either? Jaycee seems so well adjusted now, he must not have really done anything wrong. He should not spend any time in jail either, I guess.

Do I need a sarcasm tag for that?


19 posted on 03/05/2010 10:05:23 AM PST by dmz
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To: JoeProBono

http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/c/click-hill_jessica.html

Missing Since: September 2, 1995 from Redlands, California
Classification: Family Abduction
Date of Birth: September 29, 1987
Age: 7 years old
Height and Weight: 4’0, 60 - 80 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde to brown hair, blue eyes. Jessica may use the last names Click and/or Hill. Some agencies spell her last name “Clich-Hill.”

Details of Disappearance

Jessica was last seen in Redlands, California on September 2, 1995. She was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Wendy Dawn Hill. A photograph and vital statistics for Wendy are posted below this case summary. A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution was issued for her on June 23, 1997. Click-Hill and her mother have never been heard from again.

Some agencies report that Jessica was last seen in Walnut Creek, California. That city’s police are assisting with the investigation.

Above: Wendy Dawn Hill
Date of Birth: November 29, 1957
Age: 38 years old
Height and Weight: 5’7 - 5’8, 190 - 200 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Hill may use the last names Click and/or Jackson.

Investigating Agency
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office
OR
Walnut Creek Police Department

925-943-5890


20 posted on 03/05/2010 10:06:18 AM PST by maggief
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To: Sacajaweau

Family courts are a Gynocracy. We should do to the judges who have enabled this Gynocracy what the Romanians did to Ceausescu.


21 posted on 03/05/2010 10:08:31 AM PST by Clemenza (Remember our Korean War Veterans)
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To: Clemenza

Family courts are a Gynocracy.

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Would seem in this case, the man was given custody. That’s why mom is under arrest.


22 posted on 03/05/2010 10:14:16 AM PST by dmz
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To: Nonstatist

“Oh really? Even if its more likely that he had visitation rights and she hated him so much for the usual reasons that she thought she could hurt him most severely by not allowing him to see his own daughter grow up ?”

Exactly. This girl has been deprived of he father for the most important years of her growing up, and he has been deprived of his daughter.


23 posted on 03/05/2010 10:18:02 AM PST by marktwain
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To: Sacajaweau

I’ve been parentally kidnapped. Absolutely no excuse for it, unless the mother truly was saving her daughter from abuse, and not just in her warped mind.

Father’s money and connections are irrelevant.


24 posted on 03/05/2010 10:28:42 AM PST by heartwood
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To: dmz

Big difference there. This was the kids mother.


25 posted on 03/05/2010 10:31:07 AM PST by beckysueb (Scott Brown is a start. Lets keep it going.)
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To: ChuckHam

Maybe. It depends on how she was raised and what Mom removed the kid from.


27 posted on 03/05/2010 10:32:07 AM PST by beckysueb (Scott Brown is a start. Lets keep it going.)
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To: Venturer

I never got that lock up the father deal. If he can’t work he can’t help with support.


28 posted on 03/05/2010 10:35:48 AM PST by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 (Proverbs 18:2 A fool has no delight in understanding but in expressing his own heart.)
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To: beckysueb
Maybe. It depends on how she was raised and what Mom removed the kid from.

She was raised as a fugitive from the law after having been removed from her legal custodial parent. Had there been anything for her to be "removed from", the court would certainly not have awarded full custody to her father.

The awarding of full custody to the father is an extremely rare event, at least in California divorces.

29 posted on 03/05/2010 10:45:39 AM PST by Bob
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To: Bob

I think it would be traumatic for a child to have to live with a fugitive. This must mean that she ‘lost’ contact with all her friends, relatives, changed schools, was given another name to answer to etc.


30 posted on 03/05/2010 10:50:31 AM PST by ransomnote
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To: beckysueb

Not so big a difference, as Garrido and Hill are both charged with kidnapping.

Those who do not have custody of a child (Garrido and Hill) are not legally entitled to run off with a child someone else has custody of.

So, since you are defending mom’s right to violate a court order, you must know why the courts wrongly gave custody to the father. I’m sure you’re not defending mom purely because she’s a woman (he said with dripping sarcasm).


31 posted on 03/05/2010 10:59:02 AM PST by dmz
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To: Bob
Had there been anything for her to be "removed from", the court would certainly not have awarded full custody to her father.

The papers are full of tragic stories of stupid judges giving custody to an abusive parent or gaurdian. I don't know what happened in this case and don't wish to argue about it. It was just my opinion and you know what they say about opinions.

32 posted on 03/05/2010 11:04:10 AM PST by beckysueb (Scott Brown is a start. Lets keep it going.)
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To: Sacajaweau

Soooooo....still no mea culpa?


33 posted on 03/05/2010 11:24:33 PM PST by NucSubs ( Cognitive dissonance: Conflict or anxiety resulting from inconsistency between beliefs and actions)
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To: christianhomeschoolmommaof3

The circumstances of individual divorces are as varied as the individuals who leave each other.

We have all seen father’s who will not pay because they are lousy fathers. We have seen fathers who simply did not have the resources to pay ,we have seen wives move out and move right in with their boyfriends and spend the child support on the boyfriend and not the kids.

I could go on and on as most of us can, but placing a recalcitrant husband in jail should be the last resort. as he cannot pay from jail and then probably loses the job he could have used to pay.


34 posted on 03/06/2010 5:19:45 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Well said. I hate divorce. It is so devastating to all involved but especially to children. I told my husband if he ever leaves me I am going with him. ;)


35 posted on 03/06/2010 9:19:26 AM PST by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 (Proverbs 18:2 A fool has no delight in understanding but in expressing his own heart.)
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