62 Year Old Hiker Miyuki Harwood Found Alive after Missing For 9 Days in Fresno County Wilderness


62 year old Miyuki Harwood of Orangevale, California has been found alive by search crews after missing for 9 days in the Fresno County wilderness. Miyuki Harwood was found Saturday injured, suffering broken bones, but alive. Harwood, who was found in a remote, rocky area, where she crawled down from where she was injured to a creek, takinh 2 days, and she was able to drink from the creek with the water filter. Harwood had become separated from a group of hikers on a Sierra Club outing on Aug. 20, prompting a massive search. As per the LA Times, Members of the Fresno County sheriff’s search-and-rescue team found Harwood on Saturday morning in an area east of Courtwright Reservoir after she heard rescuers in the area and blew a whistle to get their attention. She was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Fresno, where she was listed in stable condition.

Miyuki Harwood

A hiker is recovering in the hospital after surviving in the Fresno County wilderness for nine days.

Miyuki Harwood, 62, of Orangevale went missing after getting separated from a hiking group in remote Fresno County. Since Aug. 20, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office says they spent thousands of hours searching for her. Search and rescue teams located her at about 9 a.m. Saturday.

“She heard voices, and she grabbed a whistle that she had with her and blew her whistle, and that alerted the rescuers on the ground to be able to find her,” California Highway Patrol paramedic Rusty Hotchkiss said.

A CHP helicopter flew Harwood to Community Regional Medical Center in Downtown Fresno on Saturday.

16 Year Old Marley McKenna Spindler Missing Since 8/20/15 from Myrtle Beach, SC (Update: Found Safe)(Update: Charged with Filing a False Police Report)

16 year old Marley McKenna Spindler has been missing since August 20, 2015 when she was last seen leaving a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina restaurant. According to reports, Marley was seen leaving a Chick-fil-A in Myrtle Beach around 7:30 a.m. on the day she went missing in a 2002 silver Ford Escape with South Carolina tag KFI-776. She has not been seen or heard from since.

Marley McKenna Spindler missing

Police are looking for a 16-year-old girl who was last seen leaving a Myrtle Beach, S.C., restaurant on Aug. 20, reports CBS affiliate WBTW.

Marley McKenna Spindler was last seen at a Chick-fil-A in Myrtle Beach around 7:30 a.m. on the day she went missing.

The teen was driving a 2002 silver Ford Escape with South Carolina tag KFI-776, according to police.

Horry County Police Lt. Raul Denis said information received by authorities indicates Spindler is likely alone and there is no evidence of foul play at this time.

The flyer describes the 16-year-old as standing 5 feet 8 inches, weighing approximately 100 pounds with light brown hair and hazel eyes. Spindler was last seen wearing long blue jeans, a white flowery tank top and gold sandals, with a cross-body style purser, a Vera Bradley book bag and Vera Bradley lunchbox, according to the flyer.

Face Book - Help find Marley Mckenna Spindler.

UPDATE I: Marley was last heard from at 8:42 a.m.

According to police, Marley was last heard from at 8:42 a.m. that Thursday morning in a group text with her friends. Her aunt told Dateline NBC the teen sent the group a cryptic text saying someone was following her. “They all thought she was joking, and didn’t think that much of it,” said Long. “They are also teenagers and didn’t want to tattle on their friend if she was cutting school. They didn’t think anything bad had happened. But now we’re all scared.”

That afternoon, when his daughter missed her routine check-in call, Jay Spindler called Marley’s cellphone, which was answered by a clerk at the Ocean Reef Resort saying the phone had been found earlier that day in their parking lot.

UPDATE II: FBI Joins Hunt for Missing South Carolina Teen.

The FBI has joined the hunt for missing South Carolina teen Marley McKenna Spindler, who disappeared last week on her first day of school.

“The FBI has offered their help,” Lt. Raul Denis of the Horry County Police Department tells PEOPLE. “We will welcome any help we can get. We want to find her safe and soon.”

If anyone has any information related to Spindler’s disappearance is asked to contact the Horry County Police Department or call the Tip Line at 843-915-8477 (843-915-TIPS).

UPDATE III: Missing Teen Marley McKenna Spindler Found Safe.

Missing South Carolina teen Marley McKenna Spindler has been found safe in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, according to the Horry County Police Department.

The teen was found safe at approximately noon Wednesday by the Mt. Pleasant Police Department and will soon be reunited with her family.

UPDATE IV: Mt. Pleasant Police file charge in case of missing 16-year-old Marley Spindler.

Mount Pleasant Police have confirmed that a “filing false police report” charge has been filed in connection with the case of Marley McKenna Spindler, the 16-year-old who went missing last Thursday, and was found in Mount Pleasant on Wednesday.

At about noon on Wednesday, Mt. Pleasant police pulled over a silver Ford SUV near the Ravenel Bridge, according to a heavily-redacted police report. The vehicle description and plates matched the vehicle that 16-year-old Spindler allegedly drove off in when she went missing from the Myrtle Beach area on Thursday, August 20.

Police then took the subject to the Mt. Pleasant Police Department, and detectives from the Horry County Police Department arrived to conduct an interview. During the interview, she told detectives that she had been kidnapped and sexually assaulted during the time she had been reported as missing.

Detectives searched the subject’s SUV for evidence of the assault, and a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner conducted an exam in the hopes of collecting forensic evidence of the alleged assault suspect’s identity.

While taking the subject back to the police department from the hospital, a Mt. Pleasant officer continued to discuss what happened to the subject, and realized that there was an inconsistency in her story: she originally said she was alone with the sexual assault suspect, but at one point said the suspect drove “us” down Highway 17. The subject then said she would be honest about everything.

Horry County Police again interviewed the subject. Once they got out of the interview room, they advised Mt. Pleasant Police that the subject had fabricated the entire story.

It was determined that the subject is going to be charged with filing a false police report, the report states.

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44 Year Old Special Olympic Athlete from Albania Andi Gusmari Missing Since 8/1/15 in Los Angeles, CA (Update: Found Safe)

44 year old Special Olympic Athlete from Albania, Andi Gusmari, has been missing since Saturday, August 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Gusmari was last seen Saturday night around 8:30 PM attending a festival at the University of Southern California with his coach and the rest of the Albanian delegation. Gusmari has a speech impediment and does not speak English, but will respond to his first name.

Andi Gusmari

Click HERE or on PIC to watch VIDEO via NBC-Los Angeles

Andi Gusmari was attending a festival at the University of Southern California with his coach and the rest of the Albanian delegation when he disappeared at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday night.

He was described as a white male, standing around 5 feet 9 inches tall, 180-190 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red polo shirt with “Albania” on the back, black pants with white stripes down each side and white athletic shoes.

UPDATE I: Special Olympics Athlete Found Hundreds of Miles From Los Angeles, CA.

Missing Albanian Special Olympics athlete found safe in Hayward.

A 44-year-old Special Olympics athlete from Albania who had been missing since Saturday was found safe in Northern California.

Andi Gusmari of Albania was found in Hayward. Los Angeles police said he is in good condition.

Hayward police said Gusmari walked into a police station early Monday morning. Officials said he seemed OK but confused.

If anyone has any with information on his whereabouts, please contact the Special Olympics Command Post at (323) 441-1180 or the Los Angeles Police Department at (877) ASK-LAPD.

2 Year Old Isaac Lucero Missing Since 7/23/15 in Lakewood, CO Has Been Found Safe

2 year old Isaac Lucero had been missing since Thursday, July 23, 2015 in in Lakewood, Colorado. His mother from the area of West Alameda Avenue and South Newland Street had reported him missing around 1:30 p.m.  The child was lasts seen leaving the residence’s backyard through a gate. Isaac was last seen wearing an orange shirt, tan cargo shorts and black Timberland boots.

Thankfully, the little boy has been found safe!

Isaac Lucero

Issac Lucero (Pic via Lakewood Police)

Police in Lakewood say a 2-year-old boy who was reported missing Thursday afternoon has been found safe.

Isaac Lucero was reported missing by his mother from the area of West Alameda Avenue and South Newland Street around 1:30 p.m. Just after 6 p.m., police announced that he had been found. He was in good condition.

Investigators are interviewing family members to determine what, if any charges will be filed. The children remain in the custody of their parents.

17 Year Old Lindsay Cait King Missing Since 7/18/15 in Darlington County, SC (Update: Found Safe)

17 year old Lindsay Cait King has been missing since July 18, 2015 in Darlington County, South Carolina. The police are asking for the public’s help to locate the missing teen who is a diabetic and does not have any of her medication.  She was last seen at 2 p.m. Saturday at her address in Lamar.

Lindsay Cait King

Police say she is 5’10” tall and weighs approximately 110 lbs. She has short blonde hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen at her address in Lamar at 2:00 pm on July 18th. She left driving a white in color 2005 Chevrolet 3500 pickup bearing tag #P340869.

Police say she is a diabetic and does not have any of her medication.

If anyone has seen or if you know the whereabouts of Lindsay King contact your local law enforcement agency or the DCSO at 843-398-4501

UPDATE I: Pee Dee area teen girl, boyfriend located in New York.

The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office says that the Lamar teenager who was reported missing, along with her boyfriend, was found safe in New York Monday afternoon.

After asking for the public’s help in locating 17-year-old Lindsay Cait King who is from the Lamar area of Darlington County, Sheriff Byrd reports King and her boyfriend were located in Buffalo, New York Monday afternoon. Both are safe.

Search for Missing 17 Year Old Rebecca Arthur from Connecticut Who flew to Morocco to see Facebook Friend Sima El Adala (Update: Found Safe)


17 year old Rebecca Arthur of Clinton, CT is missing after she boarded a plane from JFK International Airport on Monday and flew to Casablanca, Morocco. Her plan was to travel to Morocco to see a Facebook friend, Sima El Adala. If that is his real name. According to accounts, her parents were unaware of her Facebook relationship with this individual or her plans to fly to Morocco.  However, the two have been in a relationship since Feb. 18, 2015, according to Facebook profile that match the pair’s names and photos.

Rebecca Arthur_Clinton Police Dept

Rebecca is described as a white female, approximately 5′ tall, 150lbs, with blue eyes, and blonde hair with red highlights and was last seen wearing black yoga pants, black sleeveless shirt, and pink, blue, and white Nike brand sneakers. Rebecca had a red suit case. Rebecca arrived in Morocco on July 7.  Police say Rebecca Arthur’s mother dropped her off Monday at the Delta Airlines terminal under the impression that the Clinton teen was flying to California to visit a friend. Instead police say the blond, blue-eyed girl boarded an international flight with about $25 in her pocket to the North African city which was most recently given a high-crime rating by the U.S. Department of State. According to Clinton Police spokesman Sgt. Jeremiah Dunn,  “The daughter had no intent of going to California.”

The FBI, Homeland Security Department and the U.S. Consulate in Morocco are all aiding in the investigation.

Authorities are searching for a Connecticut teenager who traveled to Morocco this week to see a Facebook friend.

The Clinton Police Department is investigating a missing persons report involving 17-year old Rebecca Arthur.

According to investigators, Rebecca was dropped off at the Delta Airlines terminal of JFK International Airport on Monday.

Police say that she flew to Casa Blanco, Morocco to see her Facebook friend, Sima El Adala, arriving on Tuesday.

Her parents were unaware of her plans or the details of the Facebook relationship.

Rebecca Arthur_Profile

A note to all parents, check your kids FACEBOOK page!!! How do you not know your kid is in a relationship, check out Rebecca Arthur’s FB page… Hmm, who is the guy on your page?

Facebook page: Sima El Adala


UPDATE I: Missing Clinton Teen Flew to Morocco … Authorities say they think the person claiming to be El Adala paid for Arthur’s plane ticket.

Police say Arthur flew to Morocco to meet a Facebook friend named Simo El Adala. A Facebook profile for El Adala features photos of Arthur and lists her as in a relationship with the girl. El Adala’s profile states that he lives in Uruguay.

Authorities say they think the person claiming to be El Adala paid for Arthur’s plane ticket, which likely topped $1,000. Dunn said investigators worried El Adala is not who his online persona claims to be.

“We don’t know that he’s a real person,” Dunn said. “That’s our concern.”

Sima El Adala Sima El Adala

Picture: Left: Rebecca Arthur  -  Right: a pic of who is presumed to me Sima El Adala

Anyone with information is asked to contact Clinton Police at 860-669-0451.

UPDATE II:  Rebecca Arthur: Missing teen who ran off to Morocco with online boyfriend found safe and well.

A missing teenage girl who ran off to Morocco to be with her internet boyfriend has been found and is said to be on her way back home to America.

Rebecca Arthur, 17, was located in a seaside resort near Casablanca with Simo Al Adala and his family, safe, and authorities are believed to be arranging for her to return to her native Connecticut.

Missing Tennessee Teen, 14 Year Old Hayleigh Wilson Found with 41 Year Old Sex Offender Benjamin Shook Found in Smyth County, VA

The search is finally over for missing Tennessee teen, 14 year old Hayleigh Wilson.

The AMBER ALERT for missing 14 year old Haleigh Wilson has been canceled. 14 year old Hayleigh Wilson and sex offender, 41-year-old Benjamin Shook, have been located by the U.S. Marshal Service in Smyth County, Virginia Tuesday morning. Both have been taken to the sheriffs office in Marion. Hayleigh Wilson has been missing since June 22, 2015 when she took her father’s 2004 Ford Explorer and drove off to pick up Benjamin Shook. The 41 year old Shook has a long criminal history, including sexual battery and exploitation. He served 10 years in prison and was released in September 2014. According to the police, Shook was registered once as a sex offender, but did not update his info.

A news conference will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with further updates.

Police say 14-year-old Hayleigh Wilson and 41-year-old Benjamin Shook were located by the U.S. Marshal Service in Smyth County Tuesday morning.

The teen went missing from her home back in June. Local, state and federal officers helped in the search which spanned over several counties in Southwest Virginia – on the ground and in the air.

Both Wilson and Shook have been taken to the Smyth County Sheriff’s Office located in Marion, Virginia.

Hayleigh Wilson_and Benjamin Shook_Source TBI

Maybe this time the authorities can lock this SOB away for good and get this child predator off the streets. Obviously he is not going to stop his child raping ways and does not even bother to update his status as a sex offender. What ever little good that does. Enough is enough, this perv has been given enough chances. We might also want to look into what troubled life that this 14 year old girl has who thought running off with a 41 year old man was a good idea.

15 Year Old Katie Golden Missing Since 6/25/15 in Tampa, FL (South Tampa Girl Returned Home to her Family)

15 year old Katie Golden has been missing since June 25, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. Katie was last seen at 11 PM on June 25 at her home. She was reported missing the following morning. The authorities believe she run away from home. Katie is described as  4’11″, 95-pounds with blond hair and blue eyes.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: Case 1250584.

Katie Golden_missing

Pic – Facebook

Katie Golden, age 15, was last seen at 11 p.m. on June 25 at her home in Tampa. Her parents reported her missing the next morning, according to Tampa Police Department Detective Christopher Smith, who says a case has been opened.

Smith said that it appears as though Golden intentionally left on her own sometime the evening of June 25. Smith did not know if she was with anyone when she left.  “You never know with juveniles,” Smith said. Golden’s family has created a Facebook page with the hope it will help bring her home. They also passed out flyers on Monday evening.

Katie Golden is 4 ft, 11 inches tall, she weighs 90 lbs and has blue eyes and blonde hair.

Facebook: Help bring home Katie.

If you have information about her whereabouts call Tampa Police at (813) 231-6130 regarding case number 15-365946 or call private investigator Ed Busquet at 888-854-8936.

UPDATE I: Runaway girl returns home safe to her parents.

A 15-year-old South Tampa girl came home to her family Thursday night after being missing for more than a week.

Katie Golden went missing the night of June 25, and is believed to have run away from home, Tampa police said.

Her parents set up a Facebook page titled “Help Bring Home Katie”, and around 8:30 p.m. posted that he had returned home “with the help of PI Monica Rodriguez, Tampa PD and a huge amount of favors and love from family and friends.”

17 Year Old Mikayla Allen-Collins Missing Since 6/14/5 in Loveland, CO (Update: Missing Loveland Teenager Located)

17 year old Mikayla Allen-Collins has been missing since June 14, 2015 in Loveland, Colorado.

Mikayla Allen-Collins_missing

Mikayla Allen-Collins, who is 5-foot-3 with blue eyes and blonde hair, has been missing since June 14. Loveland Police believe that she might still be in the area, but released no further information.

According to the Help Find Mikayla Allen-Collins Now page on Facebook, the teenager was “known to be in Windsor with Jennifer Gray and James Hanson near 1st and Main.” It is unclear who those people are and what relation they have to Allen-Collins.

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call Loveland Police at 970-667-2151.

UPDATE I: Missing Loveland teenager located.

Loveland police has located Mikayla Allen-Collins, the 17-year-old Loveland girl who had been missing since June 14. Because Allen-Collens is a minor, police would not comment on the circumstances of her disappearance Tuesday afternoon.

14 Year Old Savannah Swartz Missing Since 6/14/15 from Bellbrook, OH (Update: Missing Bellbrook Teen Found in Illinois)

14 year old Savannah Swartz has been missing since Sunday, June 14, 2015 in Bellbrook, Ohio. Savannah was last seen at a family gathering Sunday on Brookwood Drive in Bellbrook. The police are asking for the public’s help in locating the missing teen.

Savannah Swartz

She is 5 foot 4 inches tall, about 150 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, denim shorts with holes in one leg, black-and-white boots and bracelets. According to police, she has two piercings in her lower lip.

If you see this girl or know where she is, you are asked to call Bellbrook police at 937-848-8484.

UPDATE I: Missing Bellbrook teen found in Illinois.

A 14-year-old reported missing from Bellbrook on June 14 has been found safe in Illinois.

According to a news release from the Quincy Police Department, Savannah Swartz was located Wednesday afternoon. Police received reports last week that Swartz had been spotted on the city.

Quincy Police Lt. Dina Dreyer tells NBC affiliate WGEM that Swartz was at a home with friends she met since running away from Ohio. Investigators are still trying to determine why she went to Quincy.

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