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Monday, October 20, 2014

Christopher Bernards: Missing from Oregon since September

Christopher Bernards from Oregon.  His car ran out of gas in cottage Grove and he was seen walking at mile marker 164 on I-5. 

Topher was wearing a hoodie, baseball cap, jeans and carrying a water bottle.

Angie Bernarnds, Topher's sister posted, "Please if anyone has seen or heard from my brother Topher Bernards he has been missing since Sept 8. His car was found on or about the 10th in Roseburg. He has yet to contact any family or friends... and there is a missing person report filed. I will start my own search if that has not been done but in the meantime, please keep your eyes and ears out and pray if you would be so kind. Thank you for your support."

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Connor Trapatsos: Teen last seen at College of Saint Rose in Albany

Connor W. Trapatsos, 17,  who goes by the nickname, Trapper, from Fairport and a student at the College of Saint Rose in Albany is missing.

The college release stated that Connor was last seen by his roommate on Wednesday morning. Video surveillance showed Connor leaving Brubacher Hall at 10 a.m. Wednesday. He was wearing blue shorts, a white T-shirt and black hooded sweatshirt with the words "Pilot 21" on the back and blue Nike running shows and carrying a dark-colored backpack.
 
Connor had not gone to his classes for about two weeks and just stayed in his room, said his roommate, until that day when he suddenly left, leaving everything behind.  Everyone is concerned about his well-being.    

If you have seen Connor or knows where he is please call the University at Albany Police at 518-442-3130 or Saint Rose Security at 518-454-5187.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Elizabeth Sullivan: Missing from San DIego

Elizabeth Sullivan, 31, the mother of two daughters and a Navy wife went missing on Oct. 13. 

Elizabeth was last heard from a text message she sent on Oct. 13.  Her phone has been off since. 

Nathan Caracter, a friend told 10 News that Elizabeth and her husband, Matthew have been having marital troubles. No mention if Matthew was out to sea or not, but he has talked with the police, and had been stationed at Balboa Hospital.

The car that Elizabeth drives was found in the garage of her home. 

Sullivan is 5’3” tall, 130 pounds with dark hair and brown eyes. 

If you have any information, please call the San Diego Police Dept. at 619-531-2327.
problems.   Matthew has talked with the police and is stationed at Balboa. 

Sarah Curtis: Missing from Columbus

Sarah Liberty Curtis, 15, has been missing from Columbus, Ohio since April 2014.  The family believes that she may have gone across the country with a boyfriend the family did not know about.  Sarah's best friend told the family that his name was Luke and he lived in Clintonville and New York. 

Family have found two phone numbers from New York in her journal.    The best friend also told the family that Luke had bought Sarah a phone so she could call him. 

This concerns the family as the person may have represented himself to Sarah as someone that he was not.



Sarah is 5'1" tall, thin with brown hair although she may have dyed it blonde.  She has blue/green eyes and was last seen on 4/24/15 in Columbus.

If you have any information please call the Columbus Police at 614-645-4810 or leave an anonymous tip here.

Help Find Sarah Curtis Facebook page.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Jamie Metzger: Missing from Allentown

Jamie Metzger, 37,  from Allentown, PA, has been missing since April.  She was reported missing in September to the police.  No one has heard from her since April and they want to check on her well-being.  If you have any information on her or know where she may be, please call the Allentown Police Dept.
Allentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April. Thirty-eight-year-old Jamie Metzger has not been seen nor heard from since April 12th. Police said they were notified of the disappearance in September. Quick Clicks State representative candidate releases jobs plan Allentown man pleads guilty to assault on elderly woman Condenada por la muerte de su hijo. FUTBOL: Brasil es campeón por tercer año consecutivo del Lehigh Valley Spanish Soccer League Allentown woman sentenced in toddler son's death Metzger is 5'7" tall. Police had

Read more from WFMZ.com at: http://www.wfmz.com/news/Missing-Persons/police-looking-for-missing-allentown-woman/29110300
Connect with us! Facebook/69WFMZ or @69Newsllentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April. Thirty-eight-year-old Jamie Metzger has not been seen nor heard from since April 12th. Police said they were notified of the disappearance in September.
Allentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April. Thirty-eight-year-old Jamie Metzger has not been seen nor heard from since April 12th. Police said they were notified of the disappearance in September. Quick Clicks State representative candidate releases jobs plan Allentown man pleads guilty to assault on elderly woman Condenada por la muerte de su hijo. FUTBOL: Brasil es campeón por tercer año consecutivo del Lehigh Valley Spanish Soccer League Allentown woman sentenced in toddler son's death Metzger is 5'7" tall. Police had

Read more from WFMZ.com at: http://www.wfmz.com/news/Missing-Persons/police-looking-for-missing-allentown-woman/29110300
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Robert Baber: Missing from Houston

Robert Baber, 48, is missing from Houston.  He was last seen on Oct. 13, 2014 in the 1700 block of Post Oak around 5:30 p.m. 

Robert's white 2002 pickup truck with Texas plates AB39812 is also missing.

Robert is 6'1" tall, 210 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes, he was wearing a short sleeve tan shirt and khaki pants and brown shoes.

If you see him, please contact the Houston Missing Persons Unit at 713-731-5223.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Robert RJ Guzman: Missing from California Found

Update;  RJ has reported that his son has been found.

Previous story:  Robert RJ Guzman from Whittier, Calif. has been missing since Oct. 9.  He told his dad via a txt message that he was at school but his father learned later he never arrived.

Robert if 5'4" tall, 112 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes.  He has a scar on his left eyelid and small moles on his right cheek and right side of his chin.  If you see him, please call the Whittier Police at 562-567-9200,

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Dustin Boeck: Missing from Wisconsin


***NEWS RELEASE***
October 9, 2014

"We are seeking any information pertaining to the whereabouts of Dustin A. Boeck, age 30, of South Wayne, WI. Mr. Boeck was last seen on Friday, October 3, 2014 leaving a residence in the Village of South Wayne at approx. 10:00 P.M. Boeck is 5' 10" and 170 pounds.

Boeck is not a subject of any criminal investigation. Rather, he is being sought concerning a check of his welfare. 



Dustin is 5'10" tall, 170 pounds.

If anyone has any information about Mr. Boeck, we ask that they contact my office at (608) 776-4870. A photo of Boeck is available with this News Release.
Scott E. Pedley, Sheriff"



Misty Upham: Missing from Washington Found

UPDATE 10/19/14 - Misty's death has been ruled a homicide.

UPDATE:  10/16/14 -  The body of Misty Upham was found at the bottom of a ravine near the White River by volunteers led by her uncle Robert Upham, “The main thing her family wants people to know is that the Auburn Police Department would not cooperate in looking for Misty,” Tracy Rector a friend told Deadline. “There’s a long history of police harassment and friction between the police and the Muckleshoot community here, and her family feels they dropped the ball and Misty perhaps would have been found if the police had taken it seriously.”

Previous story:  Misty Upham, 32, who was born in Montana and grew up in Seattle, was last seen Oct. 6.  Misty who played a housekeeper in the movie August Osage County, was last seen walking by herself from an apartment in Auburn, Wash. The Police received a suicide call from that apartment, but when the police arrived no one was at the apartment.

Auburn Police Commander Steve Stocker said there has been suicide call to the same apartment four time in the last year.  The family told Stocker that she has been on medication for mental health issues.

Upham received an nomination for her supporting role in the movie, Frozen River, playing the part of Lila Littlewolf.  She was cast as Tina Walsh in the yet unreleased movie, Crawlspace.

Charles Upham, Misty's dad has released a statement.  For many of missing loved ones the most sobering part is realizing that many times you are on your own to find your missing loved one.  It is not like in the movies where the police force puts out APB's and police cars are racing up and down the street looking for one person, it is more like the family being asked hours of questions, told not to worry and then sit and wait for something to happen.  Heaven forbid that the missing person goes missing in a town where there is little training, where there is no SAR dogs, where there is an opinion that a missing person will come back when they are ready.

Because of this many people are found days, weeks and even years later, at the bottom of a cliff, or even sitting up with their back to a tree where they died from exposure after being completely lost in the woods.

Some communities take it upon themselves to start searching and this is what is going on with the case of Misty.  But, unfortunately, time is lost between the reporting of a person gone and the effort put into getting a group together to start looking.  

I believe we need the final call on the status of a missing person to be made by a third party that has years of experience and not the local police department.  Letting one person make a judgement call on a missing person is a mistake.  Too many times the call to not look, or wait is clouded by a police department that is understaffed and overworked or just plain uneducated on how to deal with missing person cases. 


Official Press Release from Charles Upham:

"I would like to clarify circumstances regarding Misty's disappearance. In my opinion the media has spun an inaccurate perspective. So far articles read: Actress stressed over money and career, Father fears suicide. Police reports suggest the Misty packed her bags and left to on her own. The truth is Misty is not stressed over money or career. Her career is going great. As her father I do not fear she committed suicide. I feel that she has been hurt by accident or someone has put her in harms way. I didn't
appreciate the press release from Auburn PD that she simply packed a bag and left. Now they have the general public thinking that Misty just decided to leave home for awhile. Misty left in a psychotic state of mind with the clothes she had on and her
shoulder bag. All if her clothes and other belonging are still here. This is the first time in 32 years we have lost contact with her and she stopped contact with everyone. This raises a serious red flag for me but apparently law enforcement officials disagree. I
guess high profile individuals disappear without a trace every day of the week around here. Some of the people that met her or worked with her for a few months are weighing in with their own conclusions and people are accepting it as the gospel.They don't really know her. TMZ called her sister try to get a story and the first thing
they ask is "do you think she is dead?, did she commit suicide?" How insensitive can you be at a time like this. We are heart broken and very frightening that we may never see her again. We are not getting much rest and everyday we have to look at her belonging, the food she cooked still in the fridge, her pets and unanswered social media post just waiting for her to come back and resume where she left off. I invited the media to cover the story for one purpose only, to help get the word out that she is missing and
let people know we need help in finding her. We, her family, have limited resources and we tried to start a fund campaign to generate financial help. We are finding out that process of finding a missing person is both costly and time consuming. But some have ridiculed us for using this tragic event for profit so we pulled the online request. If I had the money I would have hired a private investigator, organize a search team and search dogs on the day she disappeared. Now we have to write another press release and share personal information that Misty would like to keep personal. Here are the facts:  Misty has suffered from mental illness most of her life. With the help of her
medical team and family support she is able to manage it well. She is not a nut case. She is an advocate and supporter for several organizations such as: PETA, Domestic Worker's Rights, Women's Rights, LGBT Community and she is a proponent of economic development and self-determination among Native American communities. Her professional accomplishments are a testament to her business sophistication and intellect. When I, her father, suffered a stroke earlier this year Misty moved to Seattle with both her parents to help manage after care and be close to family. We are planning to return to Los Angeles, after I complete my post-stroke treatment, sometime after the new year. When Misty left California state her medical team stopped her treatment and told her to re-establish treatment and medication in
Washington State. This has not been a smooth transition. She cannot get her meds here and was give alternative medication that wasn't effective enough to deal with her bipolar anxiety disorder. She started to slip into bouts of depression and panic attacks. She tried to compensate by drinking wine to combat the anxiety and I believe that these meds mixed with alcohol would cause psychotic behavior episodes. She would always recover and not remember what happened. She would sometimes threaten to take her own life but would never go through with any if the threats. She has several scars on her wrists where she cut but never enough to cause death or serious
injury. Misty believes that suicide is a sin and in her darker moments she would tell me "Dad, I would never take my own life. But sometimes when I get depressed I feel that death would be better than life. My greatest fear is that you and mom will die before me and I will be all alone in this world. I don't know how I could face that. I pray that God will take me peacefully in my sleep one day before you and mom take the journey." Misty has developed a phobia of throwing up. She gets panic attacks whenever she
feel nausa. She never wants to be left alone over this, even for a few minutes. She tells me that she wants to overcome this and become independent again. But this unusual fear keeps her close to home and in constant contact with her parents.  Now we have lost contact. Since her disappearance she has not made contact with any of her family, friends or business constituents. We have requested help from the Muckleshoot tribe for search teams but they do not have funding for that. We are
petitioning Auburn PD to implement the ENDANGERED MISSING PERSONS PLAN. This will allow law enforcement to search for her and bring her intomedical care when they find her. But they feel she does not fit the profile at this time. The detective on the case assured our family that Auburn PD is doing everything they can to find Misty. But then they release a press statement and say they are not looking for her. These mixed messages are confusing. I think Misty may have walked into nearby woods and got hurt and can't reach help or I think she may have had an encounter with someone who may have caused her harm. I believe she would contact us if she could. I feel that if she is found soon she may have a chance to survive. But time is slipping away.

Message to Misty:

Misty, if you can see this message, we love you and your family will continue to search for you until you are found. Come home please. We thank all her concerned friends
and family for all the kind words, prayers and suggestions.

Misty was last wearing a purple sweater, black t-shirt, grey sweatpants, silver tennis shoes. She has cut her hair short. She has cut scars on both arms and a birth mark on the back near her neck. She was carrying a white cell phone and a California ID."

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Brandi Smith missing from Georgia

Brandi Elaine Smith, 29,  has not been heard from since Sept. 25th.  She went missing around the Peachford Hospital area in Atlanta.  

Brandi is about 5 ft. 4 inches tall about 90 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.  The family is worried because she has a medical condition. 

If you have seen her or have any info please contact Chamblee. Ga. police dept.(770) 986-5015.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Kayelyn Louder: Utah woman last seen out in the rain


Kayelyn Louder, 30, has been missing from Murray, Utah since Sept. 27. 

A surveillance video shows her leaving her condo on Saturday evening. 

It was raining and she took nothing with her, but her keys and she had no shoes on.  Her car was found parked.  No one can understand why she would leave her home and go outside in the rain with no shoes and no purse and cell phone. 

Her family is worried about her.  Kayelyn normally calls them daily but they have not heard from her since that Saturday. 

Kayelyn lived at the condo with a roommate and her dog and her cat.  Her roommate called the family because she had not heard from Kayelyn. 

Sally Estabrook: Missing while camping in San Diego

The search for a missing San Diego woman with Alzheimer's enters the 5th day. 

Sally Estabrook, 75, from Bonsal, was last seen about 4 p.m. at a campground in Julian in San Diego County.  Sally's husband noticed she was gone when he returned from a shower and couldn't find her.

Although there has been many volunteers looking for her, including her son-in-law, Dave Mustaine, the frontman of the band Megadeth, she has not been located.

According to KFMB, Mustaine flew in from Tennessee to “help find his mother-in-law.

”As you can imagine, they are pretty distraught,” says Mustaine. “My wife, she’s very, very upset. I think with her having Alzheimer’s, it complicates it so much. I’m just asking anybody that may have been out here for the Apple Festival; anybody saw anything, just please call 911,” said Mustaine
According to KFMB, Mustaine flew in from Tennessee to “help find his mother-in-law.” As you can imagine, they [Mustaine's family] are pretty distraught,” says Mustaine. “My wife; she’s very, very upset. I think with her having Alzheimer’s, it complicates it so much. I’m just asking anybody that may have been out here for the Apple Festival; anybody saw anything, just please call 911.”

Read More: Dave Mustaine Flies to Cali to Find Missing Mother-in-Law | http://loudwire.com/megadeth-dave-mustaine-help-find-missing-mother-in-law/?trackback=tsmclip

According to KFMB, Mustaine flew in from Tennessee to “help find his mother-in-law.” As you can imagine, they [Mustaine's family] are pretty distraught,” says Mustaine. “My wife; she’s very, very upset. I think with her having Alzheimer’s, it complicates it so much. I’m just asking anybody that may have been out here for the Apple Festival; anybody saw anything, just please call 911.”

Read More: Dave Mustaine Flies to Cali to Find Missing Mother-in-Law | http://loudwire.com/megadeth-dave-mustaine-help-find-missing-mother-in-law/?trackback=tsmclip

Authorities have asked the public to keep an eye out for her and asked local merchants near the Pinezanita RV Park and Campground to call if they have surveillance video cameras so the police can come look at them and see if they show her walking through the area.
Sally has Alzheimer's and is very quiet and she may or may not respond if you call to her.

She is 5 feet 4 inches tall, about 145 pounds, blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a teal top and white, Capri pants.
If you see Sally, please call the sheriff's department at (858) 565-5200.




Friday, October 3, 2014

Nicolle Foran-Bristol: Missing from New York Found

UPDATE:  10/5/14









  Nicolle Foran-Bristol's mother, Karen Foran, said from her home Saturday afternoon that her daughter has been safe. Manlius police also confirmed she had been found.


Nicolle Foran-Bristol, 30, from Manlius, N.Y. has been missing since Monday. 

Nicolle left her home she shares with her parents and 2-year-old son on 8252 E. Seneca Turnpike around 9 p.m. to go to a friends party.  She never returned home.

Her parents said that she has never done that before and would not be gone for that long, let alone not call.

There was some activity on Nicolle's Facebook page when her profile picture changed around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday. 

The family has checked with Jason Bristol, their son-in-law but he says he has not heard from her.

Nicolle is 5'4" tall, 135 pounds with dark hair and brown eyes.
If you have any information , please call the Manlius police at 315-766-6747.

Jennifer Klos: Woman missing from Santee Found

Jennifer was found in Santee Friday night.
Jennifer Klos, 27, missing from San Diego County.  Maybe in the Lakeside, Santee or El Cajon area.  She left her home at the 9300 block of Creekside Court in Santee at 7:30 a.m. Friday to go to school at the St. Madeleine Sophie's Center in El Cajon and she never made it. 

Amber Alert: Two-year-old Jeremiah Hughes from North Carolina Found

Jeremiah was safe and is with authorities Friday night
The Sampson County Sheriff`s Office says the Amber Alert has been cancelled in North Carolina as they believe the Alison and Jeremiah may be in Georgia.  No further info.

Previous story:  An Amber Alert out of Sampson County in North Carolina for a missing 2-year-old taken by his mother from the home where he was being taken care of.

Alison Naylor Robinson, 39,  took Jeremiah Hughes after she forced her way into a home in Clinton and took the boy.

The family taking care of Jeremiah said Robinson tried to run him down with her car as she took off, according to WYFF News.  

Robinson has prior mental health treatment and allegations under investigation, and because of that Jeremiah is considered to be in danger.


Robinson is 5'8" tall, 225 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. 

Jeremiah is 3 feet tall, 60 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes.  He was wearing a long-sleeved shirt with brown sleeves and a picture of a pirate on the front and maybe blue swim trunks.


They could be traveling in a brown 2001 Buick Century with SC plates KHX-728. Please keep a look out for the car on the streets and parked.
Vehicle looks similar to this one.

Jeremiah was taken from Robinson's home by social services.

If you have any information about the abduction, call the Sampson County Sheriff's Office at (919) 592-4141, (910) 260-0170

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Sabrina Allen: Missing girl to see father again after 12 years

The last time Greg Allen saw his little girl Sabrina, she was 4-years-old.  After a 12-year search, Sabrina will be returning to him as a 17-year-old young lady.

Sabrina was tracked down in Mexico by a private investigator who has been searching for her as long as her father.  Although they had some knowledge that Sabrina was living in Mexico with her mother Dara that took her during a court appointed visitation, every time they got close Dara moved.

But on Tuesday, they followed up on another tip that turned out to be good and found Dara and Sabrina, that now goes by the name of Faith, in an apartment outside Mexico City.

Dara in an attempt to keep Sabrina hidden did not allow her to go to school and convinced her to hide by telling her that her father was a bad person.

Even though Sabrina will receive the care she will need to adjust to becoming acquainted with her father, it may be a long time, if ever that she will be able to completely comprehend that her mom had lied to her over the years.

When my own brothers and sisters who went missing at the ages of 3 and 4 by their father were found over 10 years later, they were not happy nor in a hurry to become reacquainted with their mother.  They had been told their whole life that she had left them, not the other way around, and that she did not care for them at all.  Even though they were told that she never stopped looking for them and hired a private investigator to keep searching for them, they did not trust what they were being told, and in fact wrote angry, mean letters to her, repeating the lies that their father had told them over the years.  It was though they could not comprehend that their father had done anything wrong and everyone else was falsely accusing him.  The bond they had with their father and his extended family could not be broken, and they wanted to hang onto it so badly, they hung on to the lies that he told them, to the point they refused to even meet their mother and kept their allegiance to their father until a Judge stepped in and forced them to visit her.

Even when they started their own families and completely understood what their father had done, they still continued their relationship with him and favored being in that family unit.  As far as I know they never blamed their father for abducting them, but spent most of their young lives blaming their mother for abandoning them.  The fact that it was never her choice, didn't matter. 

Back them, the abducted parent was not arrested and the father continued his life as though he never did anything wrong, and never realizing the damage he had done to his own children.

I am sure that Dora will probably have the same attitude, and if anyone is expecting an apology, it will never happen.  I guess you already have to be off your rocker to abduct your own child in the first place.  The minute a parent names themselves as the perfect parent and justifies themselves as the only parent worthy enough to raise their child, is the first sign of an unstable mind and of someone that really is NOT the best parent for the child. 

I hope Sabrina can process everything that has happened to her and grow into a strong young woman that realizes what her mother did, does not define her, and really, truly has nothing to do with her, but has everything to do with her mother sacrificing her own child's well-being over her own self-centered beliefs. 

Maybe if Sabrina knows that no matter what she did or was or acting, would not have changed a thing, she can find the first step to freedom from the mental captivity she suffered through for so long.

Do you know who this woman is found in the Snake River


Do you know who this woman is?

This unidentified woman, who is thought to be between 45-50 years old was found in Twin Falls County, Idaho on Sept. 9, 2014.

The Twin Falls authorities have ruled out two people as not being her:

Mardell Carmickle from Washington and Amiee Huff from Oklahoma

Her body was found floating in the Snake River, and she was wearing black clothing and a man's size 11 tennis shoe.  She is described as having brown hair and hazel eyes.  No tattoos were listed.

If you believe you know who this woman is, please contact Dennis Chambers of the Twin Falls County Coroner's Office at 208-733-7610 ext 24.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Beverly Carter: Missing realtor from Arkansas


UPDATE:  A man has been arrested and then Beverly's body was found in a shallow grave.  Click here to read more.

UPDATE:  Click here to read the update about a man seen in the driveway and text messages received by Beverly's husband after she went missing.

Previous story:  Beverly Lownes Carter, 49, of Pulaski County Arkansas who is a real estate agent for Crye Leike Realtors was last seen on Thursday, Sept 25 around 5:30 p.m.

Beverly had gone to show a house on 14202 Old River Drive is Scott and she never returned home.

Around 9 p.m. after not being able to reach his wife, Carl Carter, drove to the location looking for her and found her car and her belongings inside.  He also found the front door of the house she was showing wide open.  The lock that is usually put on a home that is for sale was not located. 

The police have roped off the home and declared it a crime scene as they investigate what has happened to Beverly. 

Colleagues of Beverly's have joined together to pass our fliers and search for her.  Beverly is ranked as the No. 3 selling agent in Arkansas and holds a number of certifications and specialization titles.

Beverly was last seen wearing a black sleeveless shirt and red shorts.

If you have any information on he whereabouts, please call the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office at 501-340-6963.

Adelle Burns: Teen missing from Mississippi


Adelle Burns, 14, is missing from Tallahassee, Miss.  Adelle attended cob Middle School and when her mother went to wake her up at their Katherine Spped Court home on Aug. 26, Adelle was not in her bed. 

Authorities has labeled her a runaway, and her mother, Glenna Phillips, told the Tallahassee Democrat they had to take a lot of it into their own hands because little has been done to search for her.

"Somebody is helping her.  A 14-year-old cannot run away and survive on her own without money or anything."

What Glenna is saying is very true and whoever that person is, is breaking the law.  So you would think that if the authorities won't go looking for Adelle they would at least be looking for the individual that is breaking the law.

Contrary to what Glenna said, the Leon County Sheriff's Office says they are actively investigating her whereabouts and are concerned for her safety.  James McQuaig, the PIO for LCSO said they have served search warrants, court orders and subpoenas "among friends, family members and the community as well as lie detector tests and forensic analysis," in this case.

Adelle is 5'3" tall with brown hair and brown eyes.  She was last seen wearing shorts and a t-shirt. 

Monday, September 15, 2014

Hannah E Graham: University student missing from Virginia




UPDATE:  10/19/14 - Remains have been found on Old Lynchburg Road in Charlottesville.  The location of the body was behind a vacant home found by a small search team led by Sgt. Dale Terry that decided to leave the Walnut Creek Park area and search at a location where Jesse Matthew's grew up.  Police Chief Tim Longo wiped away tears during a press conference when he announced the discovery of the remains. 

UPDATE:  10/2/14 -  Jesse Matthew who has been charged with the kidnapping Hannah was seen on a video surveillance with Hannah before she went missing.  Further investigation has found that Matthew was also accused of two assaults in Oct. 2002.  A woman accused Matthew of raping her on campus, but later declined to press charges.  Then in 2003, Matthew was accused of a sexual assault on campus, but Matthew left the school and no further info was found on this case.  Tuesday, Virginia State Police said they have found forensic evidence linking Matthew and Morgan Harrington, 20, a Virginia Tech student who disappeared in 2009.  Her body was found a year later. 

UPDATE:  9/26/14 -Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said Wednesday that  Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., 32,is in custody in Galveston and charged with abduction with intent to defile in the case of Hannah. The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office said Matthew was located on the beach in Gilchrist on the Bolivar Peninsula around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Deputies received a call about a suspicious person camping in a tent on the beach. A deputy responded and ran the license plate of the suspicious person’s vehicle, and it came back "hot".

UPDATE 9/19/14 - A search warrant has been issued at the Hessian Hills apartment located off Barracks Road in Albemarle County. Police are executing two search warrants, one on the car and one on an apartment that the authorities believe was the last place that Hannah was seen. Because the information in the search warrant was sealed there is no further information at this time.

The Charlottesville Police Dept. have been exemplary in their search for Hannah.

UPDATE: 9/18/14 - The police have released four videos now.  One showing a man following Hannah for a brief time and another showing a man putting his arms around her.  Click here to read full story.

Previous story:  Hannah Elizabeth Graham, 18, from the University of Virginia has been reported missing on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.  She was last seen late Friday night.
Hannah Elizabeth Graham, who has been reported missing from UVA in Charlottesville where she is a student. (Courtesy Charlottesville PD)
Hannah Elizabeth Graham, a student at the college, is described as a white female, 18 years old. She is approximately 5'11" with a skinny build. She has blue eyes, light brown hair and has freckles.  She sent a text to friends at about 1:20 a.m. on September 13, according to a report on newsplex.com.

Charlottesville Police Department Press Release:
On Sunday September 14th at 4:34 pm, the Charlottesville Police Department received a call of a missing 18-year-old female UVA student. Hannah Elizabeth Graham was last seen Friday night/Saturday morning between midnight and 1 a.m.

On Sunday, her friends and family realized that none of them had seen or had contact with her since Friday night and a call was placed to the Emergency Communications Center by her friends, reporting her missing. The Charlottesville Police Department in turn notified the University of Virginia Police Department of the report.

Charlottesville Police detectives responded immediately and have been working to find Hannah since learning of her disappearance. A search using a bloodhound was conducted Sunday evening, but that search did not turn up anything useful.

If anyone has any information or has seen Hannah anytime from Friday night to the present, please call the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Scott Vogan: Missing from Indiana


Scott Vogan is missing from Fort Wayne, IN.  He was last seen 8/28/2014 driving a white 2013 Infinity with temporary Indiana paper license plate.

On the Help Us Find Scott Vogan Facebook page it states:


"Scott has had an extremely rough time the past few years and two weeks ago he hopped in the car and left. Normally, he stays with a friend, or relative for a couple days and comes home, or at the least remains in contact via cell phone with the family. We have been helping his wife to sort through this and work with local PD to locate Scott, but it hasn't been fruitful.

His wife has asked that I post this in the hopes that it goes viral and someone, somewhere knows where Scott is. We are all praying for his safe return. Please post and repost this message. Please share with news sites. Please pray to God for his safety and that God will hold this family tight in his arms while this unfolds.

Scott's white 2013 Infinity still has the dealer temporary paper license plate on it. He was last seen in the vicinity of the Meijer store at IN Hwy 37 and I-469.



Scott, we are praying for your health and safe return. Come home, brother, your family and friends need you."

If you have any information about Scott or see him or his car, please leave a tip here or take a photo of what you see and let us know.  Sometimes a car is easier to spot than a person, so if you see a car that you think is Scott's, take a photo and pass on where you saw it.  You can also go to the Help Us Find Scott Vogan Facebook page and leave a message.

Javion Johnson: Amber Alert for 5-year-old boy from Oklahoma Found


Photo of man who took car, but no photo of Javion, yet.
UPDATE:  9/14/14 -
Officials tell FOX23 that Javoin was found safe.  It appears he was never in the car in the first place.  WTH?


Police say the child was never in the vehicle and they are questioning the person who made the initial report.

Previous story:  An Amber Alert has been activated in Tulsa for a missing 5-year-old boy.

Javion Johnson was inside a car when it was stolen from a convenience store on 33rd and Yale about 9:05 p.m. on Saturday night. 

The person who stole the car was wearing a ball cap and flannel shirt with a tattoo on the right side of his neck. 

Please keep a look out for a purplish-blue 1990 Chevrolet Suburban with Oklahoma license plate number 656-DXR.

Javion was wearing black, brown and red shirt and blue jeans. 

Robert and Marian Gleason: Missing from Ohio Found

UPDATE 9/13/14 - Robert and Marian have been found deceased.  Their truck was discovered after neighbors went to see why a dog kept barking and running down an embankment.  They found the Gleason inside their truck that had traveled the road between two houses across the street from their house.  The truck ended up going down a hill and veered around some trees and slid down more till stopping in the gully. 

Police Lt. Barry Walker said it's unclear whether the couple died immediately, or if a medical condition may have precipitated the crash. The coroner is investigating to determine the cause of death.

Previous story:  Robert and Marian Gleason from West Chester, Ohio are missing. 

Robert, 85, and Marian, 86, were reported missing on Tuesday, Sept. 9.  They were last seen at a cardiologist appointment at 11a.m.  They were to meet with their daughter but they never showed up.

They are driving a red 1997 GMC pickup truck with Ohio license plates BD30HS.



The police are going to look through traffic cameras on I-42 to see if they can spot the truck.  A search has been organized and they plan on continuing.

If you see the couple, but most importantly if you see the truck please call the police at 513-777-2231.  They may have gotten lost and could be on a side road or stuck somewhere.  If you live in the area they would have traveled please check your property. 

Friday, September 12, 2014

Tanya Gonzalez: Missing from Miami Found

UPDATE:    Roy Ruz Blanco a former boyfriend of Tanyon died at Lower Keys Medical Center on Stock Island shortly after 4 p.m., not long after deputies chased him, his mother, Marta Blanco-Mendoza, and their dog, into the woods.  Marta swallowed a handful of pills and Blanco stabbed himself in the stomach, said the Sheriff Dept, reports the Miami Herald. 

They were found by someone who spotted them under a bridge.  The police believe they had been living there.


Tanya's car was found and police found a decomposed body in the truck.  The body was later identified as belonging to Tanya.

UPDATE 9/15/14 - More has come out about this story:

Robert Gonzalez, Tanya's father talked with CBS Miami and said Tanya had just moved into a new apartment after breaking up with Roy Blanco, her live-in boyfriend of five years.  Gonzalez said that Blanco was controlling and was trying to come in between Tanya and her family and was watching her cell phone and trying to stop Tanya from going anywhere.  Tanya had moved on and was dating someone else.

“She felt nothing for him no more,” said Gonzalez. “She told her mother, she told me, she told him."  Robert said there were repercussions for her actions because, Blanco "went ballistic."

Her family believes Blanco was stalking her when she went missing.  Strangely, Blanco was found off the coast of Key West when the boat he rented ran out of glass.  Evidently he rented the boat around the time Tanya went missing, and took his mother and two dogs with him.  The family says Blanco never returned the rental boat and was later found off the coast of Key West when he ran out of gas.

Previous story:  Tanya Gonzalez, 28, from Miami was last seen Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.  She went shopping with her aunt in Midtown Miami and they both left in separate cars.  Tanya has not been seen since and her cell phone is off.

Tanya has not called her family nor has she shown up at work. 

If you see her or her vehicle  (searching to see what it is), please call 911.  
Tanya's car looks like this


Alberto has given us more information as posted:  "She drives a blue BMW 335i. She is now believed to be driving a white 2001 mercury wagon. She has two large dogs and is believe to be with her ex boyfriend and his mother."  Thanks, Alberto.  Keep us posted.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Colton Brandt Turner: 2-year-old missing, mother last seen him in July Found



UPDATE:  Colton's body has been found.  The police will not say if he was found buried in some sort of container.

“We are not going to go into the investigative details of what brought us to where we’re at,” Cedar Park Police Chief Sean Mannix said. “We still have search warrants to run.”

 UPDATE:  The police are in a wooded area in Southeast Austin Friday morning after receiving what they called a "strong" lead into the case.

They plan to do "excavation of the site…"

I believe the police thought it was a custody situation and didn't want to get involved. 

This is the law in Texas:

  1. The parent, spouse, or guardian must contact a law enforcement agency and file a missing person report. The missing person must be entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) files by the law enforcement agency.
  2. A "Missing Persons Clearinghouse MP-3 Report Form" must be signed, completed and returned to the MPCH. (Forms can be obtained from the MPCH or online at Downloadable Forms).
  3. A current, original photograph must be received by the MPCH. (NOTE: Do not write on the back of the photo.)
  4. In case of parental abductions, a copy of the custody order stating that the reporting parent has custody must be received by MPCH. 
  5. The parent, spouse, guardian or investigating officer must notify MPCH immediately of the location or return of the missing person.
 
Was it number 4 that kept the police from moving forward in this investigation?  This is why the police should NOT be making a call on whether they should search for someone or not and the decision should go to the police chief or a trained MP board to decide. This board will also help assure that all the steps are being done by law to search for the person including putting their information into NCIC. Because the police wouldn't do a missing person report, then other agencies were stone-walled to help the dad. Things have GOT TO CHANGE.

Photo given to Brandon a few days ago
of Colton
Photo given to Brandon a few days
ago of Colton
Brandon Pelfrey, Colton's dad is searching
for his son.
Police are searching for a missing Williamson County boy who has been missing since Wednesday evening.

Police were called to a Cedar Park home in Texas to check on Colton Brandt Turner, 2, and his mother Meghan Work, 20. 

The police found  Meghan outside the home, but no sign of the boy.  Work told the police she was homeless and been sleeping in her car with her son, and that she last saw Colton in July.

“Not knowing where the child is.  The mother not knowing who has the child, where the child is, what the welfare of the child is.  That’s what make us believe that he is in danger,” the Cedar Park Assistant Police Chief Mike Harmon told KVUE news.

Colton’s father , Brandon Pelfrey, has been searching for him since May.  He contacted the police but was told it was not an emergency.  It wasn’t until he received photos of his son with cuts and bruises from an unnamed source, that the police began to go look for him. 

Tabatha Dawdy that identified herself as Brandon’s cousin posted on Facebook,  “Three weeks ago he begged Bertram PD to make a report when they said it wasn't an emergency Brandon spent the next few weeks trying to persuade them that it was. He called the center for missing and exploited children and without a report fro the police they wouldn't help. He's spent the last week chasing whatever lead he could and all this morning g running g down everyone he and she knew for help or info.

Investigators narrowed down through talking with other people that no one has seen Colton since July.

Authorities stated that Work was known by Child Protective Services, but did not say much more than that.  She will be charged with endangering and abandoning a child. 


Meagan with Colton

Meagan posted on her Facebook page that she works as a waitress at Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill and went to Leander High School.  She wrote on the About : 
About Meagan
"My name is Meagan; DUH! :))
I have a absolutly perfect an beautiful son named Colton Brandt Pelfrey.I would do anything for him in a heartbeat, there's not on person that comes before him!
I love few and trust fewer.
Fuck the haterz, and girls 
I'm country, i have lived my life on the safe side an i'm ready to strat livin on the edge!
I like campin, fishin, partyin an barrel racin.
I'm startin fresh on life an the people in it, today is a new day an i want nothing to do with the past.
I dont smoke cigs, i lowered on my weed a lil.. still workin on that part and i will defintly drink if you give me a beer an a sober driver 
I loovvee country boys who know how to take care of a country girl.
Screw prince charming i want a man in wrangler jeans, cowboy boots an a cowboy hat.
Country music an camo is my life! 
Talk shit about my son, an your ass is mine! I like a lil scuffle. (; I'm a great friend but a real bad enemy. Get to know me. "
Colton has blond hair and green eyes and is 3-feet-tall.  He may have a black and purple blanket with him.  Think back if you have seen a boy that looks like Colton or maybe someone is taking care of a child that they did not have a few months before. 

If you have any information about him, please call 911.

http://www.kvue.com/story/news/local/2014/09/11/two-year-old-cedar-park-boy-missing/15474501/

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