Two Sisters Missing Since 4/11/15: Leslie Roy & Lee Marie Wright Found Safe in the Upper Peninsula near Crisp Point, MI on Lake Superior … Survived on Girl Scout Cookies & Snow Water
FOUND SAFE AFTER MISSING NEARLY A WEEK …
Leslie Roy and Lee Marie Wright, two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska had been missing for nearly two weeks since April 11, 2015 in Michigan have been found alive in the Upper Peninsula. The two sisters checked out of a motel in Ishpeming on April 11 after visiting relatives and had planned to spend that night in Mackinaw City, a three-hour drive, but didn’t arrive. According to the police, their vehicle became stuck near Crisp Point on Lake Superior, in a remote area of Luce County. The two stayed with the vehicle, which was eventually spotted by a search helicopter Friday afternoon. Roy and Wright were found about 2:20 p.m. EDT while State Police were conducting an air search in a remote area of northern Luce County near Crisp Point on Lake Superior.
State police Sgt. Brent Rosten describes Leslie Roy and Lee Marie Wright as a “little weak” but “alive and well.”
Police say their vehicle became stuck near Crisp Point on Lake Superior, in a remote area of Luce County. There is a lighthouse there. The sisters stayed with the vehicle, which was spotted Friday by a helicopter.
Roy and Wright have been missing since April 11 when they checked out of a motel in Ishpeming after visiting relatives. They had planned to spend that night in Mackinaw City, a three-hour drive to Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Sgt. Kevin Dowling of the Michigan State Police said the women were “alive and well and in good condition.’’
The pair survived on cheese puffs and eight boxes of Girl Scout cookies, as well as snow for water, according to the Grand Rapids Press.
Leslie Roy, 52, of Valley and Lee Wright, 56, of Depew, Oklahoma, checked out of an Ishpeming motel April 11, ate breakfast and then bought gas for their 2010 white Ford Explorer.
16 year old Olivia Freas has been missing since Monday, April 20, 2015 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Warren County sheriff office said they received a call Monday morning that 16-year-old Olivia Freas went missing from 1710 Greathouse Road. Authorities believe she may be in danger. Olivia Freas is described as a white female, 5’5″ tall, 120 pounds with collar-length auburn-colored hair and she was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black combat boots.
Deputies say 16-year-old Olivia Freas of Bowling Green was reported missing on Monday morning.
Freas was last seen wearing a black hoodie-style sweatshirt and black combat-style boots. She is a student at Greenwood High School.
Police say information they’ve received during the investigation leads them to believe Freas could be in danger, but they won’t elaborate.
UPDATE I: Missing Teen Olivia Freas Located.
20 Year Old University of Colorado Student Berry Tyler Allen Missing Since 4/14/15 in Boulder, CO (Update: Found Safe)
20 year old Berry Tyler Allen, a University of Colorado student, has been missing since April 14, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado. Tyler was reported missing by his parents on Saturday; however, he has not been seen on Thursday, April 11 and last heard from on April 16 when he sent a text message to his friends, according to Boulder police spokeswoman Kim Kobel.
Berry Tyler Allen was reported missing by his parents Saturday. He was last seen April 11 and texted with friends Thursday. He has not been seen or heard from since. He doesn’t own a vehicle or a bicycle.
Allen is described as a 140-pound white man with blond hair and blue eyes.
Allen goes by “Tyler,” and was last heard from on Thursday, April 16, at 1:57 p.m. in a text message to one of his roommates: “Oh, I’m alright, spent one night with a friend and one all nighter at [Norlin] library.” That text explained his whereabouts on Tuesday and Wednesday, and was traced by Allen’s phone service provider to the area around Folsom Field on the CU campus. He was last seen by roommates on Tuesday the 14th, according to his parents.
Allen’s parents, Berry and Sheryl Allen, said that he swiped his Buff Onecard into Macky Auditorium’s main entrance on Sunday, April 12th, but did not get in; he does not have access to the building on his card. Allen is in CU’s University Choir and has a class in Mackey. He attended choir practice on the night of April 13, according to his parents.
Allen is a communications major who transferred to CU in January from Clemson University in South Carolina. He is a second-year student and lives off campus.
Correction: The trail search is meeting tomorrow at 9:30 at the base of the chitaqua trail not 8:30 as previously posted. Thank you all so much for your concern and hope you can join in. We all pray that Tyler will be found safe and well. ?#?FindTylerNow?
UPDATE II: Search continues for missing CU student.
“We got a phone call last Saturday from his roommates that he hasn’t been seen in quite a while,” Sheryl Allen said. “It’s a call no parent wants to hear. It’s a call no one wants to ever receive.”
“He took his guitar, his laptop and a backpack. That is all that is missing from his room, no clothes,” she said. “We’re concerned. He meant to go somewhere temporarily and something happened.”
The Allens have been putting flyers up on buildings around campus. They are following his class schedule and talking to his classmates. They have created a Facebook page called “Find Tyler Now.”
Kim Kobel is the spokesperson for the Boulder Police Department. She says that detectives are working every possibility, but they do need more leads.
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On Wednesday, there will be an organized search focusing on a popular hiking trail at Chautauqua park.
The Allens flew in from Chicago on Monday, six days after their son was last seen.
Allen attended a choir class April 14 but hasn’t been seen since. On Thursday, he texted his roommates to tell them he had stayed at a friends place and pulled an all-nighter at the library. That was the last anyone heard from Allen. But while canvasing Tuesday, the Allens got their first potential break.
Boulder police ask anyone with information on Allen’s whereabouts to contact Detective Sarah Cantu at 303-441-4328. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776.
UPDATE IV: Berry Tyler Allen Found Safe.
A CU Boulder student who was reported missing over a week ago has been found and is safe, according to reports from his family.
Allen’s family told FOX31 Denver sister station WGN that the 20-year-old had been found on Sunday morning. A Facebook post to the page of a group dedicated to searching for Allen echoed the good news.
Missing Since 3/30/15 … 51 Year Old Iona Costello & Her 14 Year Old Daughter Emily Costello Found Safe in New York City (Update: Bizarre, Hiding Because She’s Afraid Her Ex-con Stepson)
OK, THIS ONE SOUNDS A BIT BIZARRE …
51 year old Iona Costello and her 14 year old daughter Emily Costello who had been missing since March 30, 2015 after they had traveled from Greenport, Long Island to NYC to attend some shows and museums have been found safe. The Long Island mother and her daughter had been missing for 3 weeks, including the 14 year old not showing up from school and the prestigious and pricey Ross School in Southampton, LI. Iona Costello and Emily were found safe and unharmed inside an Upper West Side hotel. According to reports, someone at the hotel spotted the Costellos and tipped off police. A statement from Southold police said “no further investigation” was needed. Hmm, something might be needed because this is far from normal behavior.
A Long Island mother and daughter missing since March 30 have been found safe in New York City’s Upper West Side neighborhood, authorities told ABC News.
Iona Costello and her 14-year-old daughter Emily went missing after leaving Greenport, Long Island, for a trip to New York City.
Family members said the mother and daughter were supposed to spend a week in Manhattan, watching some shows in the theater district. The mother and daughter were recognized Sunday by a front desk manager at the hotel where they were staying, authorities said.
Well this is bizarre … I figured some how this missing person case was a result of the on-going fight over the will of Iona Costello’s deceased husband.
The Long Island mom who sparked a scare when she disappeared with her daughter in Manhattan is still in hiding because she’s afraid her ex-con stepson will come after her, sources told The Post on Thursday.
Iona Costello, 51, won’t return to her Southold farm out of fear of stepson George Costello Jr., who along with his siblings is fighting her for their late father’s fortune, sources said.
“Until she feels safe, she doesn’t want her or her daughter to come back,” said a close relative of Costello’s who spoke to the frightened mom Thursday. “She said, ‘I’m not looking over my shoulder all the time.’ It’s an awful situation.”
George Costello Jr. did time for felony fraud in 2013 and is now in jail in Florida for contempt of court after a fight with his fiancée.
But his stepmom, who has a restraining order against him, knows it’s only a matter of time before he gets out, relatives said.
51 Year Old Iona Costello & Her 14 Year Old Daughter Emily Costello Missing Since 3/30/15 in Manhattan, NY (Update: Found Safe)
51 year old Iona Costello and her 14 year old daughter, Emily Costello, have been missing since March 30, 2015 after they traveled to Manhattan, NYC and never returned. Iona and Emily are from Greenport where she owns a farm on the North Fork. A family member Jane Costello said that Iona and Emily went to New York City to see some shows and parked their car in a garage on 3/30/2015. Surveillance video captured Costello and Emily walking out of the Midtown parking garage. Iona Costello and Emily Costello were reported missing on Tuesday, after Emily was absent from school following the spring break. Southold Police said Iona Costello is 5-foot-10, 120 pounds and blonde and her daughter is 5-foot-8, 110 pounds.
According to further reports, calls to their cellphones have gone unanswered and there has been no activity on the mother’s credit cards.
Facebook: Emily Costello (left) – Iona Costello (rt)
An East End farm owner and her 14-year-old daughter vanished in Manhattan last month after what relatives thought was going to be a short visit to see a few shows.
Cops are looking for Iona Costello, 51, a well-known equestrian from Greenport, and her daughter, Emily, a student at the posh Ross School in East Hampton.
They haven’t been seen since March 30, said Diana Malcolmson, the mother of Iona.
Relatives filed a missing-persons report when Emily didn’t return to school on Tuesday.
Police found their car in a parking garage on 42nd Street Wednesday night, and they appeared happy in surveillance video, Malcolmson said.
UPDATE I: Cops have no leads on missing Long Island mother and daughter after they vanished in New York City.
Could this be a possible reason for the two’s disappearance. According to reports, Emily is Iona Costello’s only child.
“The first thing we look for in these types of investigations is telephone calls, emails and credit card use,” Southold Town Police Chief Martin Flatley told the Daily News.
“We have nothing.”
“We’ve heard different theories from different people,” Flatley added. “It’s all speculation at this point.”
Costello, who runs a horse farm in the quaint seaside town on the tip of the North Fork, has been “under a lot of stress” fueled by a legal battle over her dead husband’s will, a family member told The News.
Costello was married to George Costello Sr., a construction manager who died of a heart attack on Dec. 28, 2012.
The will signed by the thrice-married George Costello, 63, who co-owned Costello Marine Contracting, which builds docks and bulkheads, left everything to Iona and Emily.
The will is being contested by four children from his previous marriages, records show.
“She can’t sell anything. She can’t do anything because everything is in court,” the family member said of Iona. “She’s been under a lot of pressure.”
Still, the relative said family members have no clue what might be behind the Costellos’ disappearance.
“I don’t know if she’s having a nervous breakdown. I don’t know if somebody has kidnapped them,” the relative said.
“We have no idea. The family is berserk.”
The Costello family has asked anyone with information to call the Southold Town Police Department at 631-765-2600.
UPDATE I: Found Safe in NYC.
Amber Alert issued for Missing 5 Year Old Aubrey Madison Johnson Abducted by 21 Year Old Rique Griffin in Bowling Green, KY (Update: Found Safe)
AMBER ALERT ISSUED IN BOWLING GREEN, KY …
An Amber Alert has been issued for missing 5 year old Aubrey Madison Johnson who was abducted by 21 year old Rique Griffin in Bowling Green, Kentucky. According to police, the mother and child were with the suspect and got into a fight this morning, Thursday, April 16, while traveling down Morgantown Road. The suspect, Rique Griffin, then assaulted the mother and abducted the child. The altercation reportedly occurred around 2:30 a.m. The vehicle Griffin is driving is described as a silver Ford Expedition SUV; however, no plate number was available.
Bowling Green police say the mother and child were with the suspect and got into an altercation this morning while traveling down Morgantown Road. The suspect then reportedly assaulted the mother and took the child.
The vehicle is described as a Ford Explorer SUV, but no vehicle color or plate number was available.
The suspect is a black male, Rique Griffin, age 21 with black hair, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds. He has a Mohawk style haircut with dreads, a scar over his right eye that is a vein, a tattoo on the neck and “ATL” tattoos on both arms.
The child, Aubrey Johnson is a black female 2 feet 5 inches tall, with black hair, brown eyes, weighing 35 pounds. She has a chipped front tooth, a scar on her left thigh and both ears pierced. She was last seen wearing a button-down jean shirt, jeans with white flowers, no shoes and a lime green bow in her hair with a ponytail.
If anyone sees the missing girl, Aubrey Johnson, or suspect, Rique Griffin, please call Bowling Green Police at 270-393-4000 or 911.
The Amber Alert for 5-year-old Aubrey Madison Johnson has been canceled. Bowling Green police found the girl and she is safe.
16 year old Madison Leigh Humphrey has been missing since Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Hartselle, Alabama. She was last seen Saturday at her home in Hartselle. Madison Leigh Humphrey is described as 5’5” tall, 125lbs, brown eyes and black hair. Authorities believe that she is in the Morgan or Madison county area.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Madison Leigh Humphrey, please call the Hartselle Police Department at 256-773-6534.
UPDATE I: Missing Hartselle teenager found safe.
A Hartselle teen missing since Saturday has been found safe and returned home, the Hartselle Police Department says.
14 yer old Nia McKay has been missing since Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Wayland, Massachusetts. According to the police, Nia McKay went for a walk at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and did not return home. Nia is 5’6″ and was last seen wearing a blue dress and a black sweatshirt.
“We felt it important to alert parents so that you can be prepared to discuss this disappearance should your children hear of it on the news, or alternately, should they know Nia personally. If your child does know anything which might be relevant to this situation, please call the Wayland Police. We will remain in contact with the police, let you know of any further developments and continue to hope that all will turn out well. We’re sending out this message in the spirit of alerting, but not alarming, the community,” he wrote.
If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Nia McKay, please contact the Wayland Police Department at 508-358-4721.
UPDATE I: Missing Wayland teen found safe on Sunday.
Police said McKay was found safe on Sunday, but did not provide information about where McKay was found or where she had been.
16 year old Daija Diaz has been missing since Thursday, April 9, 2015 in East Haven, Connecticut. Daija was last seen on Thursday afternoon at 4 PM near Messina Drive (MAP) as she told her mother he was going to the Dunkin’ Donuts down the street, and would be right back. she has not been heard from or seen since. The police say they can not issue a Silver Alert until after she’s been missing for more than 24 hours.
Daija Diaz was last seen near Messina Drive around 4:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon. She told her mom she was going to the Dunkin’ Donuts down the street, and would be right back. She has not been seen since.
Neighbors said they spotted Diaz crossing the street near her home, but that was the last time anyone remembers seeing her. According to the Diaz family, East Haven police showed staff at the Dunkin’ Donuts a photo of Daija, but the workers said she never came in.
If you think you’ve seen 16-year-old Daija Diaz, you’re asked to call East Haven police at 203-468-3820.
Great news, missing teen found.
A Silver Alert was issued for Daija Diaz, who is a junior at East Haven High School, on Friday morning. Her family said she was last seen entering a Dunkin Donuts in town and after purchasing a coffee, she got into a dark SUV.
On Friday, just before 5 p.m., the teen was found at the police station where she had been dropped off.
It is possible she was staying with family.
38 Year Old John Joseph Grady Missing Since 4/3/15 in Aruba … Helicopter Search for Missing Delray, FL Man, Maybe They Will Find Natalee Holloway Too (Update: Found Alive 60 miles off of Aruba)
US tourist John Grady is missing in Aruba …
The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that 38 year old John Grady has been missing since Friday, April 3, 2015 in Aruba. According to reports, John Grady from Delray Beach, Florida went out with a kite-board instructor near Hadicurari Beach on the Northwest side of Aruba on Friday at noon and hasn’t been seen since. He was vacationing with his girlfriend, Danielle. A Coast Guard spokesman said Saturday afternoon, A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter helped Aruba authorities in searching for John Grady.
The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that a Delray Beach man is missing in Aruba.
John Grady lives in Delray Beach and was vacationing in Aruba with his girlfriend.
His family says John went out with a kiteboard instructor near Haricurari Beach on Friday at noon and hasn’t been seen since then.
The Coast Guard is sending a helicopter to help in the search for Grady.
Hmm, you all know where Hadicurari Beach is, this area of Aruba is, it is right by the Fisherman’s Huts. You better watch out Aruba, maybe while searching for John Grady, they may just find Natalee Holloway as well by accident.
Hadicurari Beach – Aruba
Hadicurari Beach in Aruba also known as Fisherman’s Huts, is a rocky strip out past the Marriott Aruba Resort, where windsurfers slice the water and the aeronautics of colorful kite-surf crescents punctuate the horizon. Once home to the island’s fishermen, it is a popular spot in Aruba for surfing enthusiasts and the venue for sporting events in Aruba throughout the year.
Pic – SM: Aruba – Fisherman’s Hut
UPDATE II: Delray Beach man vanishes off coast of Aruba.
On Friday, Grady went missing off the coast of Aruba after a morning of an instructional kite-boarding session with another person, John’s girlfriend wrote in an email.
She said the two were last seen on Hadicurari Beach by other kite-boarders.
The last time she said she had contact with Grady was at 8:15 a.m. Friday
John’s uncle, Patrick Repper, said Grady had gone out on a 10-foot boat. Repper said Grady is the adventurous type.
ORANJESTAD – Riba diabierna 3 di april 2015, personal di Strand Politie a haya un yamada pa mas o menos 7:45pm di un turista femenino bisando cu su amigo, e turista masculino John Joseph Grady, a sali for di 9:00am pa bay tuma les di “kite surfing” for di Fernando Dulce, cu ta doño di e negoshi “Extreme Winds”. Segun declaracion di e pareha, e dama D.W., nan mester a topa bek na Ritz Carlton Hotel pa 12:00pm pero John Grady no a aparece. E pareha a purba varios biaha di tuma contacto cu John Grady pero te na e ora menciona e no a aparece y no tabata contesta su celular. Polisnan di Strand Politie a pidi e señora pa pasa personalmente pa haci un noticificacion oficial. Pa mas o menos 8:15pm e dama D.W. a presenta y a confirma e notificacion. E no tabata sigur si John Grady y Fernando Dulce tabata riba lama ainda of lo por tabata na tera.
UPDATE IV: Below are VIDEOS of kite-baording in Aruba of some first timers, not that of missing John Grady. You can see the area where it is down, look how calm the water is. Come on man, really … YOU CANT FIND HIM? Honestly, how difficult could it be to find some one in calm seas? It is the equivalent of someone falling down on water skis. You would have a better shot of running into some one else kite-boarding, paddle-boarding, para-sailing, wake-boarding or swimming than not being found.
KITE-BOARDING IN ARUBA
Kiteboarding in Aruba, March 2012
WHAT? John Grady’s uncle, who says his nephew was found alive 60 miles off of Aruba, 37 miles from Colombia. 60 miles away from Aruba?
Newschannel 5 has spoken to John Grady’s uncle, who says his nephew was found alive 60 miles off of Aruba, 37 miles from Colombia. He says he is unsure about when Grady will return to the U.S.