AMBERT ALERT: Search Continues for Missing 10 Year Old Jessica Ridgeway … Is there a Connection to Arvada school Students Who Saw Man in a Dark Sedan Trying to Lure Kids Closer to his Vehicle
An AMBER ALERT has been issued for missing 10 year old Jessica Ridgeway. She has been missing since Friday, October 5, 2012 when she left to walk to Witt Elementary School in Westminster, Colo.. Jessica Ridgeway left her home at 8:30 AM to walk to Chelsea Park where she would meet up with her friends and then walk to school together as she did every day.
HAVE YOU SEEN JESSICA RIDGEWAY?
The search continues for missing 10 year old Jessica Ridgeway. The VIDEO below is from Channel 9News. Massive numbers of citizens show up to help search for missing Jessica; however, there appears to be no clues or tips of information as to what happened to Jessica Ridgeway. It is as if she just vanished.
One has to wonder whether there is a connection to the story that was reported three weeks prior of students at an Arvada school that saw a man in a dark sedan trying to lure kids closer to his vehicle?
Three weeks ago, students at an Arvada school saw a man in a dark sedan trying to lure kids closer to his vehicle. JeffCo schools sent letters out to all of its schools – including Witt Elementary – where Jessica attends school. Police are looking into whether there’s a connection.
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Anyone with information can call Westminster police at 303-658-4360
AMBER ALERT Issued for Missing 10 Year Old Jessica Ridgeway of Westminster, CO Last Seen Leaving her Home Walk to School at 8:30 AM Friday, 10/5/2012 (VIDEO)
An AMBER ALERT has been issued for 10 year old Jessica Ridgeway who is missing in Westminster, CO . Jessica Ridgeway was last seen at approximately 8:30 AM Friday, October 5, leaving her home walking to school. She never made it to school. According to Westminster police spokesman investigator Trevor Materasso, Jessica’s mom gets home about 7:30 am and gets her her daughter ready for school. At 8:30 am she sends her off and Jessica walks to a local park where she meets classmates. They then as a group walk to school. However, on Friday Jessica never made it to Chelsea Park, and the group walked to school without her. Making matters even more tragic, the reporting of Jessica Ridgeway missing was delayed as the school called her home to report her absent, but her mother sleeps during the day, and didn’t get the message until 4 p.m. That’s when she called police to report her missing.
Jessica Ridgeway was last seen in the area of 107th Ave. and Moore St. in Westminster.
AMBER ALERT – JESSICA RIDGEWAY
She’s 4’10”, 80 lbs with blue eyes and blonde, shoulder length hair. She was wearing Blue jeans, a black puffy jacket with pink lining, purple eyeglasses and black boots with pom-poms.
Westminster police say Jessica was last seen leaving her home to walk to school at 8:30 a.m. Friday. She never made it to school.
According to police, Jessica’s father lives out of state and have already made contact with him. They have no reason to believe the father or anyone in the family was involved in Jessica’s disappearance. Police are asking that is anyone who wants to help with the search to meet officers first at the Westview Recreation Center at 108th and Oak St.
Anyone with information can call Westminster police at 303-658-4360
VIDEO from News9: Jessica usually walks three blocks from Morris Street to Chelsea Park where she would meets up with a large group of friends before walking 1.3 miles to school. In that three block radius, she disappeared.
Dozens of police, firefighters and volunteers were searching a neighborhood in Westminster, Colo., on Saturday after a 10-year-old girl vanished Friday morning on her way to school.
Teams searched overnight and continued Saturday, using search dogs as well as going door-to-door around the neighborhood in Westminster, a suburb of Denver.
UPDATE II: From ABC News, FBI involved in the search.
Police are searching vast areas of terrain including fields and lakes. Bad weather kept search helicopters grounded, but about 150 volunteers turned out to help.
Police and FBI agents are stopping and searching cars, handing out fliers, trying to spread the word and generate leads. Officers are also going door-to-door handing fliers to neighbors.
UPDATE II: Here is a list of the present registered sex offenders in Westminster, CO. One has to potentially suspect a sex offender in such a missing persons case as the little 10 year old had a daily routine to school that any predator could have stalked.
UPDATE III: Search area from Google maps.
Amber Alert for Two Tennessee Siblings, 9 Year Old Chloie Leverette & 7 year Old Gage Daniel after First Believed Dead in Fire, Now Thought to be Missing
Did Chloie Leverette and seven year old Gage Daniel die in the fire at their home, or are they missing?
Nine year old Chloie Leverette and seven year old Gage Daniel missing after house fire. An AMBER ALERT has been issues for 9 Year Old Chloie Leverette & 7 year old Gage Daniel after first believed dead in fire.
Chloie Leverette and Gage Daniel were first thought to have been killed when a fire destroyed the Unionville, TN at the at 730 Kingdom Road home where the children lived with their grandparents Molli and Leon McClaran on September 23, 2012. Sadly, the grand parents were killed in the fire; however, there was no remains found of the two siblings. Investigators found no trace of Chloie or Gage. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The children had lived with their grand parents for the past 5 years. The children lived with the grand parents as one of the bio dads was deceased; however, their other bio parents had extensive criminal histories. The children have not been seen since before the fire Sunday night.
Authorities in Tennessee have issued a statewide Amber Alert for two young siblings who have missing since their grandparent’s home was destroyed by a fire. We don’t know where they are,” Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Kristin Helm told WSMV-TV. “We don’t have any indication that they’re in another state.” Authorities issued the alert late Friday evening after investigators spent a fifth day trying to determine if there were any remains of the children in the fire debris. The children, identified as Chloie Leverette, 9, and Gage Daniel, 7, were living with their grandparents at the house that burned Sunday night and early Monday.
From WSMV, The TBI have issued a statewide Amber Alert after 9-year-old Chloie Leverette and her half-brother, 7-year-old Gage Daniel were not found after investigators sifted through the ashes.
Authorities said they don’t believe 9-year-old Chloie Leverette and her half-brother, 7-year-old Gage Daniel, died in a fire that incinerated their home Sunday night, but there is also no indication where or when they could have gone.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an Amber Alert for the children Friday evening after previously issuing an endangered child alert on Wednesday.
Crews spent five days sifting through ashes by hand at the burned home of the children’s step-grandparents, Leon McClaran, 72, and 70-year-old Molly McClaran, who died in the fire.
The TBI said they’re working on a lot of leads in the case, but that has not yielded any results. All of the interviews they’ve conducted indicate the two missing children were actually in the house at the time of the fire.
But, state bomb and arson investigators had said Wednesday that the children were not victims of the fire and their whereabouts remain unknown at this time.
Chloie is described as a white female, approximately 4’8″ and 75 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Gage is described as a white male, approximately 4′ and 75 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.
If you have any information concerning the current whereabouts of Chloie and Gage, please contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.
UPDATE I: Christopher Daniel, Gage’s father says he thinks the two children did not die in the fire.
“I don’t know what to think. I don’t know what to think,” Christopher Daniel, Gage’s father, told The Associated Press Saturday. “They don’t think that they burned up in the fire, the way I took it they don’t.”
UPDATE II: Anthropologists from the University of Tennessee and Middle Tennessee State University have been brought in to assist Investigation.
Anthropologists from the University of Tennessee and Middle Tennessee State University have been brought in to assist State Bomb and Arson investigators as well as the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the TBI.
The siblings were last seen by a neighbor around 6:30 p.m. Sunday night near their home. Investigators said the fire started three hours later.
NewsChannel 5 learned Chloie showed up for school last Friday, but Gage did not.
TBI officials also said they have questioned the children’s mother, and they believe she doesn’t have the children or know where they are.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol flew over the area Wednesday with a helicopter using infrared cameras to search for the bodies. Investigators used cadaver dogs to search the home Tuesday.
The fire was very intense and quickly collapsed the walls of the house. Firefighters spent several hours battling the flames overnight Sunday and early Monday, but they were hindered because the house sat far back from the road and was not near a hydrant.
AMBER ALERT Issues for Missing 12 Year Old Abigail Faith Lefevers Last Seen Newport, North Carolina … investigators Seeking 38 Year Old Registered Sex Offender Timothy Howard Newman
An AMBER ALERThas been issued for 12 year old Abigail Faith Lefevers in North Carolina. She disappeared from her father’s home sometime between 10 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 a.m. Monday on McNeil Road in Newport, North Carolina. It is believed that Abigail is traveling with a registered sex offender in a 1998 Chrysler Sebring, painted red with a black top, and a N.C. license tag of AKT-6534.
12 Year Old Abigail Faith Lefevers
Officials with the State Law Enforcement Division have issued an AMBER Alert for a missing child from North Carolina.
According to SLED, 12-year-old Abigail Faith Lefevers was last seen on McNeil Road in Newport, North Carolina.
Lefevers is described as 5’4″ tall and weighing 90 pounds with brown shoulder-length hair.
Deputies say Lefevers disappeared from her father’s home sometime between 10 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 a.m. Monday.
Investigators are also looking for 38 year old, registered sex offender, Timothy Howard Newman. Reports say that the pair is traveling in a 1998 red Chrysler Sebring with the North Carolina license plate number AKT 6534.
SLED investigators are also seeking 38-year-old Timothy Howard Newman. The National Sex Offender Registry has identified Newman as a registered sex offender.
Newman was released from prison last year after spending more than six years behind bars for three counts of sex offenses by a substitute parent or guardian.
Investigators say Newman has been talking to Lefevers for the last few weeks, but it’s unclear right now how they communicated and how Newman was able.
Anyone with information about either of these people should call the Carteret County, N.C. Sheriff’s Office at (252) 504-4800.
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Amber Alert Issued For Missing 16 Year Old Eunice Serrato Missing Since 7/28/12 in San Ardo, Monterey County, CA
A statewide Amber Alert has been issued Sunday, July 29 for missing 16 year old Eunice Serrato. As reported at KSBY, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 62000 block of Railroad Avenue in San Ardo on Saturday when a homeowner discovered two dead males inside the home, Hector Reyes and Daniel Fraga. Eunice Serrato was also missing. She was allegedly kidnapped by two men Saturday night at 9:45 pm. Serrato was taken by a father and son reported to be 19 year-old Juan Manuel Salazar and 39 year-old Juan Salazar Sr. They were driving They could be driving a blue Chevrolet Tahoe with California license plate number 6W54124. Authorities believe the men may be taking Serrato to Mexico.
Juan Manuel Salazar Jr. (L), Eunice Serrato, Juan Salazar Sr.
Eunice Serrato description:
Serrato is Hispanic, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 130 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink jacket, blue jeans and sandals.
Eunice has three tattoos: “3/10/10″ on right right middle finger, “Love” on her back, and “Vellen” on upper right leg.
Suspect number one is 19 year old Juan Manuel Salazar Jr., 5’8″, 150 pounds, with brown hair, brown eyes, and possibly wearing eye glasses. Police say he may also have a gun shot wound and should be considered armed.
Suspect number two is Juan Manuel Salazar Sr. Who is a 39 year old Hispanic, 5’8″, 150 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to call Detective Brett Speirs at 831-755-3805 or the TIP line at 888-833-4847.
UPDATE I: 21-year-old Rogelio Aviles could be traveling with Eunice Serrato and her suspected abductor, 19-year-old Juan Manual Salazar Jr.
Amber Alert Issued for Missing 3 Year Old Ark City, Kansas Boy Anthony Hernandez … Abducted by Father Francisco Lopez-Campos During Supervision (Amber Alert Canceled, Boy Found Safe)
KANSAS AMBER ALERT ISSUED FOR 3 YEAR OLD ANTHONY HERNANDEZ.
An AMBER ALERT has been issued by Ark City police for missing 3 year old Anthony Hernandez in Kansas. At approximately 11:30 pm. Saturday, June 30 that the 3-year old boy was allegedly abducted by force by the boy’s father, Anthony Lopez, following an altercation during a supervised visitation. Hernandez was last seen at 600 S 6th ST Arkansas City, KS 67005. Anthony Hernandez is believed to be with 33 year old Francisco Lopez. The father is described as a white male, about 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. He has brown eyes and a bald head. Lopez drives a 2003 white Chevrolet Cavalier that has an Oklahoma license plate of 336 HPW.
Anthony Hernandez description:
- 3 year old white male
- 2-feet, 5 inches tall
- weighs 38 pounds
- brown hair and hazel colored eyes
- last seen wearing a yellow tank top, black shorts with yellow stripes and yellow SpongeBob SquarePants Crocs.
If anyone has any information about the missing 3 year old child, please call 911 or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-KS-CRIME (1-800-572-7463.)
UPDATE I: The suspect’s vehicle has been located but was found empty.
The suspect’s vehicle has been located but was found empty. A crime scene and perimeter has been set up and local law enforcement officers, trained trackers, and the K-9 Unit are currently in search of the suspect and the child, who may be on foot in the Ark City area. Local highways are also being monitored.
UPDATE II: Father is considered armed and dangerous … suspected gang member from Yonkers, N.Y
Trackers, a K-9 unit and law enforcement officers are currently searching for the suspect and child. Local highways also are being monitored.
Lopez-Campos is a suspected gang member from Yonkers, N.Y. and has taken the child there previously.
UPDATE III: The Amber Alert has been canceled for Anthony Hernandez, the boy has been found safe.
Amber Alert Issued in Florida and Georgia for Missing 12 year Old Megan Williams (UPDATE: Found Safe in N. Florida. 30 Year Old Dana Broberg Detained, Charges Pending)
An AMBER ALERT was issued for missing 12 year old Megan Williams statewide in Florida and Georgia. Megan Williams was last seen at 10:45 pm on Saturday in the 7600 block of NW 18th Court in Margate, FL. She was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans. Authorities believe Megan Williams was likely abducted by a man she met over the Internet and could be traveling in a silver Chevrolet Malibu toward Texas.
Description of Megan Williams:
- light brown hair and brown eyes
- 5′ 1″ tall and weighs approximately 85 pounds
- last see wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 12-year-old girl from Margate that was last seen at 10:45 p.m. Saturday in the 7600 block of NW 18th Court in Margate, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
The missing child alert has been issued statewide in Florida and Georgia.
Megan Williams was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and possibly jean pants, officials said.
Louisiana police are on the looking for missing Megan Williams. Florida law enforcement officials believe Megan Williams may be traveling through Louisiana in the company of an unidentified man driving a silver Chevrolet Malibu.
If anyone has any information with regards to missing 12 year old Megan Williams, please contact police at (954) 972-7111.
UPDATE I: Megan Williams Found Safe.
A 12-year-old Margate girl who was reported missing was found unharmed in Walton County, in the vehicle of a 30-year-old Texas man, Margate police reported.
Megan Williams was found in the vehicle of Dana Broberg, 30, of San Antonio. Broberg was stopped by sheriff’s deputies in Walton County in north Florida. Officials say they believe he may have been heading back to Texas.
Broberg is being detained and charges are pending, police said. The incident is still under investigation.
Tennessee Missing Mom Jo Ann Bain & 3 Missing Daughters (Adrienne Bain, Alexandria Bain, Kyliyah Bain) May Be In ‘Extreme Danger’ Last Seen April 27, 2012 (Suspect: Adam Christopher Mayes) (Update: Two Bodies Found, Joe Ann Bain Listed as Suspect)
An AMBER ALERT has been issued after determining that 31 year old Jo Ann Bain and her three daughters could be in extreme danger. Jo Ann Bain and her three daughters, Adrienne, 14; Alexandria, 12; and Kyliyah, 8, have been missing since April 27, 2012. They are believed to have been kidnapped and abducted. Tennessee has also issued an AMBER ALERT as well. Police believe that the Tennessee mom and her three daughters are with 35 year old Adam Christopher Mayes of Guntown, MS.
According to the Tennessee Amber Alert, information has been developed during the investigation that the children may be in extreme danger. Warrants for kidnapping are being issued for Adam Mayes. He has an additional warrant on file for false report with full extradition and is believed to be carrying a firearm.
From top left, clockwise: Jo Ann Bain, Adrienne Bain, Alexandria Bain and Kyliyah Bain, all of Hardeman County, Tenn. Authorities say all four have been abducted by a man last seen in Guntown. (Mississippi Bureau of Investigation)
Mississippi police have issued an Amber Alert after new details have led them to determine a missing Tennessee mother and her three daughters were abducted and could be in extreme danger.
Jo Ann Bain and her daughters Adrienne, 14; Alexandria, 12; and Kyliyah, 8; have been missing since April 27. They were last seen leaving their home in Whiteville, which is located between Jackson and Memphis, on the morning of their disappearance.
Police said they have reason to believe the missing mother and her three daughters are with Adam Christopher Mayes, 35, of Guntown, Miss.
Jo Ann Bain’s abandoned Dodge Durango was found on a country road less than three miles from her home, the three girls have been registered with the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children.
Authorities have begun to issue kidnapping warrants for Adam Mayes, who is considered armed and extremely dangerous. Mayes was last seen in Guntown, Mississippi on Tuesday May 1, 2012. They may be going to Arizona or Mississippi.
Mayes was last seen in Guntown, but has a Highway 9 address in Union County.
The mother has been identified as Jo Ann Bain, a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. She’s 5′ 3″ tall and weighs 130 lbs. Her three children are Adrienne, Alexandria and Kyliyah Bain. Adrienne has brown hair and brown eyes, stands 5′ 4″ tall and weighs 129 lbs. Alexandria has brown hair and hazel eyes, stands 5 feet tall and weighs 105 lbs. Kyliyah has blonde hair and brown eyes, stands 4 feet tall and weighs 57 lbs. All four are from Hardeman County, Tenn., according to authorities.
Adam Christopher Mayes is said to be a person of interest. Description of suspect Adam Christopher Mayes.
Mayes has brown hair and blue eyes, stands 6′ 3″ tall and weighs 175 lbs. Law enforcement says Mayes has already altered his appearance by modifying his hair. They say he may also have cut the hair of the children and dyed it an unknown color.
The scenario to this case is a bit convoluted. Jo Ann had posted on FACEBOOK that the family was moving back to Tucson, AZ a few days prior their their disappearance. Jo Ann is married to Gary Bain, they are not seperated. They have been married for about 11 years and Kyliyah is their child. Adrienna and Alexandria are Jo Ann’s daughters from a previous marriage to Mark Johnson. Then there is so-called family friend and POI, Adam Christopher Mayes.
Deputies revealed that Bain’s husband was the adoptive father of two of the girls and biological father to one. The entire family was planning a move to Arizona last weekend; exactly when Jo Ann, Adrienne, Alexandria, and Kyliyah disappeared.
“One of the children has asthma and they say it’s better for the child out there as far as the atmosphere and lack of humidity,” added Sheriff Doolen.
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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation at (601) 987-1353 or 1-800-TBI-FIND.
UPDATE I: FBI says they have found two bodies during the search for three West Tennessee girls. According to reports the bodies found are in connection with the case of missing Jo Ann Bain and her three missing daughters. The bodies were found at the home of Adam Mayes in Guntown, MS. Also, Joe Ann Bain also has been listed as a suspect in the case and removed from the Amber Alert.
FBI officials say they have found two bodies during the search for three West Tennessee girls who have been missing since last month.
Investigators found the bodies while executing a search warrant in Guntown, MS, Friday. The FBI hasn’t released the victims’ causes of death or their identities.
UPDATE II: Mother Jo Ann Bain taken off the Amber Alert after authorities find bodies at one of the residences of suspect Adam Christopher Mayes.
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AMBER ALERT Cancelled, Two Missing NJ Girls, Emma & Sophia Trapp Found Safe … Father Anthony Trapp Dead of Apparent Suicide
The AMBER ALERT for missing Emma & Sophia Trapp has been cancelled, the two girls have been found safe.
Two new Jersey missing girls, 5 year old Emma Trapp and her 20 month old sister Sophia have been found safe in a motel in Orange County, NY. However, the girls’ father, Anthony Trapp, was found dead of an apparent suicide inside one of the motel’s rooms. Anthony Trapp was a suspect in the stabbing death of his estranged wife in his NJ home in Old Bridge, NJ. The AMBER Alert was announced after Anthony Trapp kidnapped the two girls and took off in his ex-wife’s car.
Pic: Old Bridge N.J. police department shows Sophia, left, and Emma Trapp
Investigators say Emma Trapp, 5, and her 20-month-old sister Sophia were found unharmed at a motel near Bear Mountain in Orange County.
The kids are in the custody right now of the New York State police. Old Bridge police officers and officers, investigators from the Middlesex County prosecutors office are up there right now as well as I understand the FBI,” said Captain Robert Weiss of the Old Bridge Police Department.
37 year old Heather Trapp was found dead in her ex-husbands home, murdered by Anthony Trapp. Heather Trapp had gone to her ex-husband’s residence to pick up the children who were visiting their father. She would be later found dead later that night at his residence later that night.
Amber Alert Issued for Missing Child William McQuain in Germantown, MD … Mother Jane McQuain Found Murdered Inside Home (UPDATE: Body of William McQuain Found)
Maryland State Police have issued an AMBER ALERT for 11 year old William McQuain who was last seen in Germantown, Maryland on September 30. The boy’s mother, 51 year old Jane McQuain, was found murdered inside her home at the 13100 block of Briarcliff Terrace about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Germantown, MD. Investigators said the death was caused by blunt force trauma, and is being called a homicide. Police believe that William McQuain has been abducted.
William McQuain, described as a light-skinned African American, is five feet tall, 85 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
Authorities say the boy was last seen at his home on the 13100 block of Briarcliff Terrace in Germantown. Investigators believe the boy may be with his mother’s 2011 black Honda CRV with MD plate number 5AG9405, which is also missing from the scene.
News accounts make no mention of the boys father or if there were any boyfriends. Police have made no mention of who they think might have abducted William McQuain.
If anyone has any information regarding missing William McQuain Sparks, please call either 911 or Montgomery County Police at 301-279-8000.
UPDATE I: Curtis Lopez, the husband of murdered Jane McQuain was arrested and taken into custody around 9:30 a.m. Thursday. He was charged with first degree murder; however, 11 year old William McQuain is still missing.
The husband of a slain woman was arrested in North Carolina on Thursday and charged with first-degree murder, but police said they were still searching for her missing 11-year-old son.
Curtis Lopez, 45, was taken into custody around 9:30 a.m. Thursday as he was leaving an EconoLodge in Charlotte, N.C. The arrest came after Jane McQuain was found dead in the bedroom of her condominium on Wednesday night in Germantown, about 30 miles northwest of Washington.
UPDATE I: Sadly the body of missing 11 year old William McQuain has been found. Curtis Lopez, who already has been charged in the killing of Jane McQuain, is also thee “prime suspect” in William’s death. Look for another first-degree murder charge for him as well in the death of William McQuain.
The body was found Tuesday morning by in a wooded area of the westbound shoulder off Route 121 near Route 355 in the Clarksburg area.
“This is not the ending we were hoping for, everyone involved in this held on to a shred of hope that we would find William alive,” said police spokesman Capt. Paul Starks.