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  • Police helicopters circling my house

    09/05/2014 8:17:16 PM PDT · by gop4lyf · 86 replies
    I live in Mesquite, TX. At this moment (10:15 pm) there are two police helicopters circling my neighborhood. One of them is blaring out a message about a missing 11year old girl.
  • The search for Relisha continues

    03/26/2014 11:44:23 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 17 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 25, 2014 | Mike Debonis
    <p>With 8-year-old Relisha Rudd missing almost a month now, police issued new photos Monday of Relisha and the man suspected of abducting her, 51-year-old janitor Kahlil Tatum.</p>
  • Please Help - Caleb Jacoby, Jeff Jacoby's son, is missing

    01/07/2014 4:20:02 PM PST · by BoomerBabe · 110 replies
    ,The Republican ^ | 01/07/2014 | Shira Schoenberg
    Caleb Jacoby of Brookline, MA has been missing since yesterday afternoon. He is 16 years old, and many of you have read, met or heard of Caleb's father, Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby. Jeff is a great friend of CAMERA and of Israel. Jeff and his wife Laura, and Caleb need our help now. If you think you have seen Caleb or have any idea of his whereabouts please contact the Brookline Police immediately at (617) 730-2222. Caleb's photo is below, along with a link to a flyer.
  • New search for first missing child pictured on milk carton

    04/19/2012 2:33:35 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/19/2012 | CNN
    [Updated at 2:37 p.m. ET] Investigators began jackhammering into the basement of a commercial building in Lower Manhattan on Thursday as part of a search for a 6-year-old boy who disappeared in May 1979 on his way to a bus stop in New York City. "We're looking for human remains, clothing or other personal effects," New York Police Department spokesman Paul Browne said. "It's a very painstaking process." Etan Patz's disappearance, considered a high-profile cold case, prompted authorities to splash the child's image on the sides of milk cartons in hopes of gathering more information. It is thought to be...
  • AP NewsBreak: Cops say drugs on missing girl's mom

    11/16/2011 8:42:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 22 replies
    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - A court official is recommending substance abuse treatment and home detention for the mother of a missing toddler while she awaits trial on welfare fraud. Federal records show pretrial services officer Brian Kilgore wants the court to intervene in the case of 29-year-old Lena Lunsford, who was caught with synthetic drugs called bath salts. Lunsford's 3-year-old daughter Aliayah (uh-LEE-uh) vanished from her Lewis County home Sept. 24 and hasn't been found. Her mother has since been indicted on multiple counts of welfare fraud but is free on supervised release. Kilgore's petition says Lunsford is unwilling to...
  • Robert Wood, Jr. found alive

    10/28/2011 12:00:40 PM PDT · by P8riot · 23 replies
    NBC-12 ^ | 10/28/2011 | NBC-12 Alert
    HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - NBC12 has just learned that missing eight-year-old Robert Wood, Jr. has been found alive. Sources on the scene say Wood was discovered just west of the quarry. Wood has been taken to a local hospital, but we haven't confirmed which one at this time. This is a developing story. Keep refreshing this page for the latest information.
  • Baby Lisa's Parents Are Avoiding Our Questions, Say Police As FAA Halts Flights Near Search

    10/19/2011 6:53:00 AM PDT · by truthkeeper · 121 replies
    UK Mail Online ^ | October 18, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    The high-powered New York lawyer hired by an anonymous donor to represent the parents of missing baby Lisa Irwin gave an interview this morning, alongside the family's private investigator, to tout the couple's innocence in spite of recent claims that the mother may have been blackout drunk on the night of the 10-month-old's disappearance. Federal aviation officials have also stepped into the search, by temporarily restricting flights that go over a wooded area near the Missouri couple's home, where authorities are now searching for the fourth time in hope of clues.
  • Missing Missouri girl's parents say they are cooperating

    10/07/2011 1:31:50 AM PDT · by AnAmericanAbroad · 87 replies · 1+ views
    Seattle PI ^ | October 07, 2011 | Maria Fisher
    The parents of a missing 10-month-old Missouri girl planned to make a public statement Friday after police announced that the couple had stopped talking with detectives investigating the baby's disappearance. Jeremy Irwin and Deborah Bradley didn't speak to the media Thursday night after a police news conference accusing them of no longer cooperating, but relatives read a statement insisting they never had stopped. The family said the couple would have more to say Friday.
  • Missing 9-year-old B'klyn boy found dead: sources

    07/13/2011 5:04:32 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 167 replies
    The dismembered body of a missing 9-year-old Hasidic boy was found at two locations in Brooklyn and police this morning arrested a suspect in the slaying -- who had the child's severed feet in his freezer, sources told The Post.
  • 9-year-old Brooklyn boy, Leibby Kletzky, missing after leaving day camp, $100,000 reward offered

    07/12/2011 7:11:31 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 23 replies
    The NY Daily News ^ | July 12, 2011 | Jake Pearson, Simone Weichselbaum and Lukas I. Alpert
    A frantic, full-scale search kicked into high gear Tuesday for a missing boy who disappeared after leaving a Brooklyn day camp. Leibby Kletzky, 9, was last seen at his school, Yeshiva Boyan in Borough Park, around 5 p.m. Monday after coming back from a field trip, cops said. The Orthodox Jewish boy was supposed to meet his mother soon after but never showed up. There were conflicting reports that a surveillance camera captured images of the boy walking at the corner of 13th Ave. and 50th St. Volunteers have scoured the neighborhood since, but the boy remains missing. "Right now,...
  • Missing 9-year-old girl last seen near Medical Center [Found]

    12/31/2010 8:14:22 AM PST · by Immerito · 6 replies ^ | December 31, 2010 | KENS 5 Staff
    Parents of a little girl who disappeared Wednesday are hoping you can help find her.
  • Missing 13 yr old girl - Emily Wicks

    12/20/2010 10:43:17 AM PST · by jackspyder · 6 replies · 1+ views ^ | December 20, 2010 | Réne Girard
    One of the great things about the internet is how fast information can travel between friends, relatives, and strangers - especially when a situation is dire. When someone has a need, we can quickly respond with a few clicks of the keyboard to make things happen right away. That is hopefully the case with you, whoever you are, who happens to read this article today. ... "This girl goes to our church. Her name is Emily Wicks, she's 13 and has been missing since Dec 13th. It is believed that she had been trafficked! Please keep her and her family...
  • Hope persists in American town for three young brothers, missing since Thursday

    11/29/2010 9:37:56 PM PST · by Immerito · 10 replies
    The Australian ^ | November 30, 2010 | Gina Damron and Eric D. Lawrence
    Just because three Michigan brothers haven't been found alive yet doesn't mean hope is lost, the president of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said today. Ernie Allen, president of the organisation based in Alexandria, Virginia, said the children still can be found. "What we know is that time is the enemy,'' Allen said. "The good news in this case is that response was swift.'' Allen said most of the 800,000 children reported missing each year in the US are recovered safely - even in abduction cases, where 60 percent of children are found alive. But if children...
  • Police Search for Missing Michigan Brothers

    11/28/2010 8:32:40 PM PST · by Immerito · 12 replies
    AOL News ^ | November 28, 2010 | Unknown
    (Nov. 28) -- Residents of a tiny Michigan town kept searching and praying today for three young brothers missing since Friday, when their dad turned up at hospital after a failed suicide attempt and told police he left the boys with a woman to return to their mother. Police in Morenci, Mich., said they've been unable to confirm much of the information that 39-year-old John Skelton provided about the woman and they fear the children are in "extreme danger." Authorities issued an Amber alert for 9-year-old Andrew, 7-year-old Alexander and 5-year-old Tanner Skelton on Friday . On Sunday, searchers focused...
  • MISSING 13 year old girl Des Moines, Iowa

    11/10/2010 10:19:02 AM PST · by suzy02 · 9 replies
    A 13 year old female is missing, in Des Moines, Iowa. She has not been seen since Friday Morning. Pleast take a look at her picture, and help watch for her. Thank you. A Facebook page has been set up here: MISSING 13 YEAR OLD GIRL Tiffany Speck, last seen November 5th around 8:30 am on the corner of South Union and Kirkwood on the Southside of Des Moines, IA. She was wearing a black sweatshirt with a McKee School logo on the left shoulder, jeans and grey sweater boots. Tiff is 5’ 2”, 145 lbs., brown eyes, and...
  • Police Record Alleged Murder-for-Hire Talk with Terri Horman (stepmother of missing OR boy)

    07/07/2010 3:22:06 PM PDT · by Justaham · 1 replies
    People Magazine ^ | 7-7-10 | Eunice Oh
    The landscaper who claims Kyron Horman's stepmother offered him "a large sum of money" to kill her husband recently went back to Terri Moulton Horman at the request of police, according to a local report. Wearing a body wire and accompanied by an undercover officer during a June 26 meeting, the landscaper told Horman he wanted $10,000 or he'd go to authorities with the alleged murder-for-hire plot, The Oregonian reports. Horman, the stepmother of missing Oregon boy Kyron Horman who has come under police scrutiny, cut off the conversation fairly quickly, sources tell the paper.
  • Search for Kyron Horman: Parents Name Friend of Terri Horman as Second Possible Accomplice

    07/23/2010 10:30:19 AM PDT · by Anti-Hillary · 17 replies · 1+ views
    ABC/GMA ^ | 7-23-10 | MIKE von FREMD and SARAH NETTER
    Police investigating the disappearance of Oregon second-grader Kyron Hormanwant to talk to a friend of Kyron's stepmother about the case, but she is apparently refusing to cooperate. New information suggests Terri's friend DeDe Spicher is involved in the case.A statement released overnight by the little boy's father and biological mother focuses on DeDe Spicher, a close friend of Horman's estranged wife, Terri Horman, who is under intense scrutiny by police and the community. Spicher was identified by law enforcement as a confidante of Terri Horman and, according to her estranged husband and Kyron's father, Kaine Horman, she's not cooperating with...
  • Suspected child abductor kills himself&#8206; (Alisa Meier - Louisiana, Missouri)

    Suspected child abductor kills himself ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- St. Louis County Police confirm for KMOX News that the person of interest in the Alisa Maier child abduction case shot and killed himself as he was approached by police in Lincoln County on Highway D. A police spokesman tells KMOX that they have also located a car matching the description of the suspect's vehicle but police are stopping short of calling him the abductor The 4-year old Louisiana, Mo. girl was found wandering around a parking lot of a car wash in Old Town Fenton last night, after someone...
  • Cops Search For Missing Portland Second Grader

    06/07/2010 1:14:13 PM PDT · by MarMema · 53 replies · 147+ views
    Americas Most Wanted ^ | 6-6-2010 | Americas Most Wanted
    Authorities in Multnomah County, Ore. say the last reported sighting of Kyron Horman was walking down the hall of Skyline Elementary School on June 4, 2010. Kyron and his stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman, had come to school that morning to attend a science fair. At around 8:45 a.m., Kyron left his stepmom and headed to class. However, cops say, the second grader never made it. When Kyron didn't show up at his school bus stop later that afternoon, his parents called the school. Kyron was nowhere to be found. Over the course of the next few days, air units, canine...
  • Tip Leads Police to Missing Georgia Girl

    03/04/2010 10:46:32 AM PST · by Ben Mugged · 28 replies · 1,773+ views
    Fox News ^ | 4 March 2010 | Ed Barnes
    A 14-year-old Georgia girl who had been missing for more than a week was found Wednesday night when police raided a house in a community not far from her home. Amber Graham of Aragon, Ga., was found in a house in the nearby town of Rockmart. Police, using a search warrant based on a tip, arrested the occupants of the home: Stacie Fennell and her 15-year-old son, who was identified as the girl's boyfriend. Authorities said Amber was unharmed. Fennell and the boy, who was not named because he is a juvenile, have been charged with obstruction of justice, hindering...
  • Finding Somer Thompson's Killer: Mom Vows Justice

    10/23/2009 8:06:50 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 28 replies · 1,077+ views ^ | 10/23/09 | SARAH NETTER, RUSSELL GOLDMAN and EMILY FRIEDMAN
    "We'll get you," Diena Thompson said today on "Good Morning America." "And, hopefully, justice will be served."
  • UPDATE: Thousands turn out to help search for Sarah [kidnapped 11 year old]

    12/25/2009 10:51:16 AM PST · by freespirited · 17 replies · 1,001+ views
    WGMD ^ | 12/25/09
    Over 3,000 people turned out at Perdue Stadium early this morning to help search for Sarah Foxwell. Police say they have enough people – and that they don’t need any more people to help in the search. However if you do still want to help – what is needed is bottled water for the search teams already out and those at the command post. Water can be dropped off at Perdue Stadium. Police say there was no forced entry in the home. Sarah and her sister live with their aunt, who is their legal guardian. 30 year old Thomas Leggs...
  • Police now searching for body of missing NC girl

    11/16/2009 7:56:51 AM PST · by freespirited · 28 replies · 1,405+ views
    WRAL ^ | 11/15/09 | ALYSIA PATTERSON
    SANFORD, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina say they are now searching for the body of a missing 5-year-old girl. Fayetteville Police spokeswoman Theresa Chance said Monday officers are searching along a central North Carolina highway based on "reliable information" that indicated the body of Shaniya Davis may have been dumped there. About 200 searchers fanned across several miles southeast of Sanford. Some walked along roads, ravines and fields while others drove on four-wheelers. Davis has been missing since Nov. 10. Her mother, 25-year-old Antoinette Davis, has been charged with human trafficking and felony child abuse. Police have also charged...
  • Original Boy on the Milk Carton Still Missing After 30 Years (Etan Patz)

    05/15/2009 12:17:51 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 42 replies · 1,820+ views
    Digital Journal: Crime ^ | 05/15/2009 | Raymond Bochman
    Etan Patz, the first missing child pictured on a milk carton, has been gone for 30 long years but has not been forgotten. Six year old Etan Patz went missing on May 25, 1979. It was the Friday before Memorial Day. He disappeared from his Soho, New York neighborhood while on his way to school. He insisted on being able to walk to the bus stop by himself just like all the other kids. Etan's parents were not keen on the idea. But, after arguing the point with Etan, his parents finally relented, and let him walk alone to the...
  • VANITY-MY SON IS MISSING [Good news update @ #120!]

    02/26/2009 5:53:35 AM PST · by waxer1 · 126 replies · 3,404+ views
    self | February 26, 2009 | Waxer1
    February 26, 2009 My son Joshua James Culbertson boarded a Greyhound Bus Schedule Number 1683 in Indianapolis Indiana on February 22, 2009 bound for Eureka California, Humboldt County. He was due to arrive last night at 9:30 pm in Eureka. He never made it. Joshua is a person with schizophrenia and according to his father in Indiana he was deteriorating mentally. Why in the blazes did he put him on the bus in that condition I will never know. Joshua may be confused and upset and may lash out to himself or others. He may have gotten off the bus...
  • Officials Search for Kansas Boy Who Disappeared in 1999 (weird story)

    01/07/2009 12:09:28 PM PST · by DemforBush · 4 replies · 1,094+ views
    AP via Fox News ^ | 1/07/09 | n/a
    WICHITA, Kan. — No one claims to know what happened that summer in 1999 when 11-year-old Adam Herrman disappeared from the mobile home park where he lived with his adoptive parents....
  • Warrant sought to search Fla. toddler's home

    12/11/2008 1:30:52 PM PST · by freespirited · 46 replies · 1,710+ views
    Google/AP ^ | 12/11/08
    Authorities say they are seeking a search warrant for the Orlando home of a missing 3-year-old girl after a small child's remains were found nearby. Orange County sheriff's spokesman Carlos Padilla said Thursday that investigators cordoned off the home belonging to the grandparents of Caylee Anthony, who often stayed at the home with her mother.
  • 'Remains appear to be Caylee' Anthony, says searcher

    12/11/2008 10:22:02 AM PST · by freespirited · 122 replies · 4,340+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 12/11/08 | Walter Pacheco, Bianca Prieto and Sarah Lundy
    EquuSearch's leader said sheriff's office investigator thinks the remains found today belong to missing toddler Caylee Marie Anthony. Tim Miller, the founder and director of EquuSearch, said the remains "appear to be Caylee, but with any case, we have to wait until a positive ID is made." "It looks like finally it's over with," Miller said. Orange County deputies said a utility worker found the remains of a young child this morning in the area of S. Chickasaw Trail and Suburban Drive -- less than 1/4 mile from the Anthonys' home on Hopespring Drive. Spokesman Jim Solomons of the Orange...
  • Casey Anthony Freed From Jail For Third Time

    09/16/2008 11:31:34 AM PDT · by freespirited · 35 replies · 259+ views
    Local 6 News ^ | 9/16/08
    The mother of missing Caylee Anthony was released from jail Tuesday for the third time in recent weeks as a national search for her daughter continues. Casey Anthony and her attorney, Jose Baez, left jail after 1 p.m., following behind two men dressed in black. They jumped in a vehicle and drove to the woman's home in Orange County. Anthony did not answer reporters' questions during the walk out of jail. Orange County sheriff's deputies took Anthony into custody Monday as she visited the jail to meet with her case manager about other charges. Detectives have said lab tests show...
  • Recordings of Casey Anthony interviews released

    09/12/2008 10:54:11 AM PDT · by freespirited · 4 replies · 226+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 9/12/08 | Willoughby Mariano and Walter Pacheco
          The Orange County Sheriff's Office today released the audio recordings of interviews conducted between Casey Anthony and investigators on July 16 - the day the 22-year-old mother was arrested. Listen to the two interviews: Interview 1 (19 minutes, 18Mb mp3) | Interview 2 (1 hour, 4 minutes, 56 Mb mp3) Thursday passed much as days typically do on Hopespring Drive, thanks to the infamous case of missing 3-year-old Caylee Anthony. Protesters angry at her mother, Casey, who faces a child-neglect charge, ate fast food on the sidewalk and smoked cigarettes outside her home in east Orange County....
  • Theory Suggests Caylee Anthony Drowned In Family Pool

    08/09/2008 2:48:09 PM PDT · by freespirited · 52 replies · 4,842+ views
    wftv ^ | 8/8/08
    Eyewitness News got details Friday of a working theory held by investigators that little Caylee may have drowned in the family swimming pool. A source close to the investigation revealed only to Channel 9 a working theory of the crime involving Caylee drowning and what may have happened next. The source said some investigators believe a flurry of phone calls from Casey to her parents on June 16 could be an indication that whatever happened to Caylee happened that day. On that day, Casey and Caylee were last seen together by Caylee's grandfather George at the Anthony family home where...
  • Lots of talk, then silence in Caylee Anthony case

    07/28/2008 3:03:37 PM PDT · by freespirited · 31 replies · 213+ views
    ABC Action News ^ | 7/28/08 | Cary Williams
    After a weekend filled with talk, things have gone silent again in the case of 2-year-old Caylee Anthony, who has been missing since early June. Caylee's mother, Casey Anthony, remains jailed. She's charged with child neglect and lying to authorities after her mother reported the toddler missing. Today, Casey's brother Lee literally ran from reporters after visiting Casey at the Orange County Jail. They wanted know know more about claims he made to the media over the weekend that his sister gave him the names of friends who know Caylee's alleged baby sitter, Zenaida Gonzalez. "Two particular people that introduced...
  • Source Of Decomposition Smells In Yard, Car Possibly Moved In Missing Girl Mystery, Detectives Say

    07/23/2008 2:19:07 PM PDT · by freespirited · 12 replies · 363+ views
    Similar human decomposition smells found in a yard and a car during a search for a missing Orlando girl indicate the source may have been moved, investigators said Wednesday. A search for Caylee Anthony, 2, continued Wednesday despite questions about whether the girl is still alive. Last week, cadaver dogs searched the Orange County back yard of Cindy and George Anthony for signs of their missing granddaughter, who was not reported missing for five weeks. During the search, cadaver dogs found the smell of human decomposition in the yard, Local 6 learned. The dogs also hit on the same smell...
  • Girl Missing 5 Weeks Never Reported Lost; Mother Says Doing Own Search

    07/17/2008 9:49:21 AM PDT · by the_devils_advocate_666 · 24 replies · 193+ views
    Local 6 ^ | July 16, 2008 | Anon
    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- A woman accused of not reporting her daughter missing for five weeks refused to answer a judge's question of where her daughter was in a bizarre missing person case that continues to frustrate investigators. Casey Anthony, 22, was taken into custody Wednesday after her daughter's grandparents called Orange County sheriff's deputies over concerns about the well-being of Caylee Marie Anthony, 2. Detectives said when they contacted Casey Anthony it was determined that she apparently never told anyone that Caylee has been missing for more than a month. Thursday, Judge John Jordan asked Anthony where her daughter...
  • 11/8 Update on Missing Child (Rowan Ford, age 9, SW MO)

    11/08/2007 6:59:29 PM PST · by Luke Skyfreeper · 3 replies · 243+ views
    Neosho Daily News ^ | Nov 8, 2007 | Todd G. Higdon
    UPDATE: Sheriff holds another press conference Thursday afternoon on missing person case By Todd G. HigdonDaily News Staff Writer In the sixth day of the search for missing Rowan Ford, 9 of Stella, Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland informed the media at 3 p.m., Thursday, that Ford has not been found. "We have covered a lot of ground, followed up a lot of leads," said Copeland. "From day one, we were in assistance with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Today, they offered assistance with another 25 personnel." That brings personnel to 75 outside agency agents and officers. Law enforcements personnel...
  • Copeland suspects foul play in child's disappearance [Update post 145-Girl's body found]

    11/07/2007 11:31:44 AM PST · by Luke Skyfreeper · 601 replies · 709+ views
    Neosho Daily News (MO) ^ | Monday, Nov 5, 2007 | John Ford
    Copeland suspects foul play in child's disappearance By John Ford / Daily News Managing EditorPublished: Monday, November 5, 2007 4:34 PM CSTE-mail this story | Print this page Rowan Ford, 9, has been missing from her home in Stella since Friday evening. If you have any information about her, please call the Newton County Sheriff's Office at 451-8300 or 451-4242. COURTESY PHOTO Foul play is suspected in the disappearance of a 9-year-old Stella girl who has been missing from her home since late Friday night. Rowan Ford, 9, was reported missing at 6:50 p.m. Saturday by her mother and step-father...
  • Investigators Find Bone Fragments Believed to Be From Body of Ohio Foster Child

    09/07/2006 2:50:08 PM PDT · by BykrBayb · 9 replies · 610+ views
    FoxNews ^ | September 7, 2006
    CINCINNATI — Investigators recovered 18 bone fragments near an old chimney where investigators believe the body of a developmentally disabled 3-year-old foster child was burned, a county coroner said Thursday. The boy's foster parents, charged with killing him, pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder. The bone fragments were from a child 2 to 4 years old, said Dr. O'dell Owens, the Hamilton County coroner. Each was less than inch long and found in soil in rural Brown County, east of Cincinnati. "The DNA that is being processed came from a small piece of tissue that was found," Owens said. Authorities...
  • Destiny Norton's Body Found (5-yr old in Utah)

    07/24/2006 11:54:44 PM PDT · by Choose Ye This Day · 29 replies · 3,304+ views
    Deseret News ^ | July 25, 2006 | Paul Foy
    Salt Lake City police officers have found the body of missing 5-year-old Destiny Norton in the basement of a home in her neighborhood and have arrested the man living there, police Chief Chris Burbank announced. The body was found at 8:30 p.m. Monday, Burbank said The man being held for investigation of homicide was identified as Craig Roger Gregerson. Earlier Monday, police had issued a sketch of a man seen driving a black Dodge pickup with a girl who looked like 5-year-old Destiny Norton. Burbank told a news conference Monday night that the leads on Gregerson and on the man...
  • Identity thief purloined name of missing child - Use of 'Kevin Collins' lands him in prison

    02/10/2006 10:30:35 AM PST · by SmithL · 8 replies · 557+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/10/6 | Jim Herron Zamora
    Behzad Mofrad stole the wrong name. Of all the identities he could have chosen to steal, he chose that of Kevin Andrew Collins, a child abducted from a San Francisco street corner 22 years ago today. The name meant nothing to Mofrad, who had no idea Collins' abduction drew national attention and the boy was among the first whose picture would appear on milk cartons across the country. "He really made a serious error in choosing this name," said Thomas Depenbrock, regional special agent in charge of the State Department's Diplomatic Security Service, which investigates passport fraud. Mofrad, a 40-year-old...
  • Another! Amber Alert Osceola Co., Kissimmee FL - Baby Kidnapped

    07/24/2005 5:04:58 AM PDT · by CitizenM · 24 replies · 1,872+ views
    Orlando Sentinal ^ | July 24, 2005 | AP
    Sierra Turner-James, who turns 3 next month, was taken early Sunday by Michael James, police said. The 2-foot-5, 60-pound Sierra was last seen on Dorado Drive in Kissimmee and is believed to be in danger, authorities said. She was last seen wearing a pink T-shirt and a pink skirt. Michael James, whose relationship to the child wasn't immediately announced, is 5-foot-9 and 190 pounds. From the Kissimmee Police Dept. News Release: ….The suspect, identified as 28 year old Michael Ruben James, allegedly broke into the apartment through a kitchen window. The noise of the breaking glass alerted an adult male...
  • Amber Alert - Missing Girl 8 years old, Nevada

    07/23/2005 12:04:51 PM PDT · by CitizenM · 87 replies · 3,374+ views ^ | July 23, 2005
    Amber Alert Issued for 8 Year old Nevada Girl Posted: Saturday July 23, 2005 10:06 AM CT The Lion county Sheriff's office and the state of Nevada issued the Amber Alert after the child was abducted Friday. Lydia Bethany-Rose Rupp 8 year old female. She's 4 feet 9 inches tall, 85 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. The suspect is Aguerro, Fernando P. (AKA Gonzales, Fernando) who is a Hispanic male approximately 48 years of age. He is 6 foot 1 inch tall and 175 pounds. He has black and gray hair and brown eyes. He's slim build with...
  • AMBER ALERT-Tennessee-Charles Dillon Johnson

    07/17/2005 8:57:25 PM PDT · by trussell · 90 replies · 2,022+ views
    CODE AMBER ^ | Sunday July 17, 2005 6:41 PM | CODE AMBER
    Amber Alert Issued for 6 Year Old Tennessee Boy Posted: Sunday July 17 6:41 PM CT The Carter County Sheriff's Office and the state of Tennessee issued the Amber Alert on Sunday afternoon after the child was last seen in the intersection of Oliver Hollow And Highway 321 on Saturday afternoon about 5 PM. Charles Dillon Johnson, 6 years old. He was last seen wearing an orange Tennessee Vols, orange sweatpants and no shoes. He has silver caps on his front teeth. He is 4 feet tall and weighs 50 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He...
  • Human remains found in Idaho (Dylan Groene)

    07/04/2005 2:03:28 PM PDT · by kcvl · 164 replies · 6,986+ views
    Per Fox News...
  • Massive search for missing 5-year-old Floyd, Iowa girl (Update: Child reported found dead )

    07/02/2005 6:20:13 PM PDT · by Keith in Iowa · 110 replies · 3,745+ views
    Globe ^ | July 2, 2005 | Deb Nicklay
    FLOYD, IA — A massive search resumed on Saturday for 5-year-old Evelyn Miller. Ten investigators from the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation were interviewing anyone connected with the small child, including those living in her apartment building, said Sheriff Rick Lynch. "We need to rule everyone out," he said at noon Saturday. "Right now, we have no clue what happened to her." More than 100 volunteers from all over northeast and north central Iowa searched the corn and soybean fields surrounding the apartment building, located two miles south of Floyd. Search planes and even horses from Osage were being utilized....
  • Utah Boy Disappears From Camp (Same location another boy went missing last year)

    06/19/2005 5:41:47 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 91 replies · 2,350+ views
    Fox News ^ | Saturday, June 18, 2005 | Associated Press
    PARK CITY, Utah — Search and rescue crews are looking for an 11-year-old boy who hasn't been seen since last night at a Summit County (search) scout camp. Few details are available. The Summit County Sheriff's office says the search is still going on this morning. The boy was last seen yesterday at the camp near the east fork of the Bear Lake River (search). The sprawling, eastern Utah county includes the rugged Uinta Mountains, where 12-year-old Boy Scout Garrett Bardsley (search) was lost last summer.
  • Kidnapped girl and suspected abductor found in Arkansas

    06/10/2005 12:16:14 PM PDT · by trussell · 30 replies · 2,030+ views
    KUSA-TV ^ | 6/10/2005 | Dan Viens Web Producer
    Kidnapped girl and suspected abductor found in Arkansas Dan Viens Web Producer Created: 6/10/2005 8:36 AM MDT - Updated: 6/10/2005 11:10 AM MDT CLARK COUNTY, Ark. - A girl kidnapped in Michigan and her suspected abductor were found in Clark County Arkansas Friday. Authorities believed they may have been heading to Colorado. Fourteen-year-old Nicole Poddig is now with authorities in Arkansas. Her suspected abductor, 28-year-old Jamie Channer, has been taken into custody. Law enforcement officials say Poddig was taken at gunpoint from Michigan by Channer. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation put out an alert Friday that they may be headed...
  • New Amber Alert - Bradenton, FL

    04/26/2005 9:23:59 AM PDT · by CitizenM · 41 replies · 1,266+ views
    Fox News | April 26, 2005
    Story just breaking: Amber Alert is for: Margarita Lopez, 12 yrs. old. Suspect is an acquaintance of the guardian of the girl. Family are not US citizens and are from Mexico. Florida police have a description of the car. Suspect is a man named "Perez" who might be trying to return to Mexico, also not a US citizen. Feeling is that she might be in danger; authorities do not believe the child left willingly as she did not know the suspect.
  • Missing...SARAH MICHELLE LUNDE...Florida

    04/15/2005 1:07:34 AM PDT · by trussell · 20 replies · 2,071+ views
    Missing person ping.MISSINGSARAH MICHELLE LUNDE    Missing from her home Sunday.  She is 13 yrs. old. 5' 2''.  Brown hair. Hazel eyes. 170 lbs. Sarah has a green half cast on her left hand/forearm. If you have any information on where Sarah is, please call the Hillsborough Co. Sheriff @ 813-247-8200 or call 911! To volunteer in her search, please call 813-247-0455. Come home soon, Sarah, you are missed! Florida FReepers please be especially alert. Blessings,trussell  If you want on/off my missing person ping list, please let me know. All requests happily honored.
  • AS PLEAS GO OUT, HUNT FOR CITRUS GIRL GOES ON (Most Wanted to air Jessica Lunsford case tonight)

    02/26/2005 6:36:54 AM PST · by varina davis · 68 replies · 2,313+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | Feb. 26, 2005 | St. Petersburg Times
    CRYSTAL RIVER - Too weary to walk, the father and grandparents of a missing 9-year-old girl drove the 50 yards from their home to a bank of microphones and TV cameras. "I really ... I really need as much help as I can right now," Mark Lunsford said between sobs. "I need my daughter home." Jessica Marie Lunsford was reported missing Thursday morning. She was still missing when Lunsford, 41, and his parents addressed the media for the first time at 9 a.m. Friday. And she was still missing long after darkness fell and well-wishers held candles and prayed. For...

    02/24/2005 7:05:20 AM PST · by CitizenM · 81 replies · 3,068+ views ^ | Feb. 24, 2005
    Homosassa Florida USA Team Amber Alert--A missing child alert has just been issued regarding a missing child in Homosassa FL. the citrus county sheriff's office and the florida department of law enforcement are looking for jessica lunsford who was last seen wearing a pink nightgown and white shorts. the child was last seen in the area of south sonata drive and is believed to be in danger.A missing child alert has been issued for 9 year old Jesssica Lunsford she is a white female height 4'11 weight 70 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. If you have any information...