6 Year Old Jenise Paulette Wright Missing in Bremerton, WA … Last Seen 10 PM Saturday Night 8/2/14, Not Reported Missing Until 10 PM 8/3/14 … Missing Person Case with “Suspicious Circumstances”(Update: Found Deceased)
Six year old Jenise Paulette Wright has was reported missing Sunday night at 10 PM on August 3, 2014 in Bremerton, Washington; however, had not been seen since 10 PM on Saturday night. She had last been seen by members of the family when she went to bed at her home in the 1400 block of Northeast Steele Creek Drive in East Bremerton. Jenise is is a mixed race of Caucasian and Filipino, 3 feet tall, weighs 45 pounds and has black hair. The search for Jenise began at about 1:30 a.m. Monday with deputies and volunteers in and around the Steele Creek Mobile Home Park. Searchers who were looking for Jenise Paulette Wright, including two tracking canines and a cadaver dog, Kitsap County Deputy Scott Wilson stated that Child Protective Services took an 8-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl from the home Monday morning. Authorities are calling the little girl’s disappearance a missing person case with “suspicious circumstances.” Hmm, how do you not know where your six year old child is for 24 hours in this day and age?
Deputies and volunteers searched Monday for a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her Washington home and wasn’t reported missing for a day, while state child welfare workers removed two other children from the residence.
Child Protective Services took an 8-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl from the home Monday morning, Kitsap County Deputy Scott Wilson said.
Meanwhile, three dozen searchers were looking for Jenise Paulette Wright, including two tracking canines and a cadaver dog, he said.
Jenise was last seen Saturday night when she went to bed. Her family noticed her missing Sunday morning but didn’t become worried and call for help until that night because she had left the home on previous occasions and wandered around the neighborhood.
The missing girl’s parents have agreed to take a polygraph test.
The parents of a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her Washington home and wasn’t reported missing for a day have agreed to take lie detector tests and allow a search of the home, a sheriff’s spokesman said Monday.
Both the home search and lie detector tests were in progress late Monday, Kitsap County Deputy Scott Wilson said. He said he doubted he would be able to discuss results.
The little girl’s disappearance was being called a missing person case with “suspicious circumstances,” Wilson said. Most missing children would have surfaced by now, he said.
Investigators, who now include the FBI and detectives from nearby police agencies and the Washington State Patrol, are “looking at the entire spectrum of possibilities: has the child sustained an accident? Has the child been abducted? Has the child come to harm?” Wilson said.
The FBI has resources “that we can only dream about — investigative tools, personnel that specialize in child abduction,” Wilson said. “We’re not calling it an abduction, but why not get those resources early on, examine all the possibilities.”
Jenise Paulette Wright : Pic- NBC News
According to her family, Jenise has left their home on previous occasions and wandered around the neighborhood with siblings or friends, but checks in every few hours. When the family awakened Sunday morning and she wasn’t in the house, they assumed she was somewhere in the neighborhood.
“She is a social butterfly, she’s the youngest, she’s a spoiled little brat, and she’s the princess of the household and she gets her way most times than the others and the older ones can’t stand it,” said the girl’s father, Jim Wright.
Police said the family became concerned when they hadn’t heard from Jenise by 8:30 p.m. Jim Wright said when she didn’t show up for dinner, he organized a search and began going door to door in the mobile home park. When they couldn’t find her, they called 911 at 9:55 p.m. on Sunday, call records show.
As dog teams scoured the Washington state mobile home park where she lived, police searched cars and checked identification at the entrance to the community. But on Tuesday the entrance was closed completely to non-residents and the FBI stepped in to take over the search.
“This is heartwrenching. Our hearts just go out for this little girl, and were going to do everything we can to find her,” Kitsap County Steve Boyer told reporters Tuesday. “We’re going to hope for the very best.”
Investigators are going door to door, asking to search every trailer and out-building in the mobile home park, and were halfway done with the sweep by Tuesday afternoon. They said they would request search warrants for all who don’t comply voluntarily.
UPDATE II: James Wright, Father of Missing 6 Year Old Jenise Paulette Wright, Previously Charged with Molesting his Then 8 year-Old Stepdaughter.
Anyone with information about the girl’s location is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office via the Kitsap County Central Communications at 360-308-5400.