Amber Alert Issued for 9 Year Old Brianna Christine Elise Crane Missing Since 3/7/15 in Salon, Iowa … Abducted by 48 Year Old Stepfather Kenneth Eugene Johns (Found Safe, Amber Alert Cancelled, Arrest Made)
An AMBER ALERT has been issued for missing 9 year old Brianna Christine Elise Crane by the Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. Brianna Crane was abducted Saturday afternoon from her home in Solon, Iowa by her stepfather, 48-year-old Kenneth Eugene Johns. He is believed to possibly be armed and dangerous and driving a rental car, a 2014 dark gray Ford Focus, Gray, 4 door with Iowa license plate #CKJ484. DPS spokesman Alex Murphy stated Johns is believed to live in the Johnson County area, possibly Coralville. Kenneth Eugene Johns is considered armed and dangerous and has a previous felony conviction.
According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, Johns was paroled on Dec. 9, 2013. In 2006, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for controlled substance violation, assault while participating in a felony and other charges. That case was in Polk County, as was a 2000 conviction for interference with official acts causing serious injury.
UPDATE I: Amber Alert for kidnapped 9-year-old.
Authorities searching for a convicted felon who is suspected of abducting his stepdaughter from Solon this afternoon.
According to an Amber Alert issued by the Department of Public Safety and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, 48-year-old Kenneth Eugene Johns is accused of abducting Brianna Christine Elise Crane, 9, of Solon.
Brianna is white, 4 feet tall, 85 pounds, with blondish-brown hair and hazel eyes. Police said she was last seen wearing a plaid coat with a furry hood, blue jeans and black high tops. She is hearing impaired, authorities said.
Johns is white, 6 feet tall, 210 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. He is clean shaven and was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, black hat, blue jeans and gray shoes.
“We do believe he is armed and dangerous; that could be a risk to our public or officers or both,” said DPS spokesman Alex Murphy. “We’re trying to play it safe.”
Police said they’re looking for a 2014 Gray Ford Focus sedan with an unknown license plate.
- Brianna Crane is from Solon, IA. She’s 9-years-old, 4 feet tall and about 85 pounds. She’s also hearing impaired. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and black high tops.
- Kenneth Eugene Johns. Johns is a 48 year old man, 6 feet tall and 210 pounds. He is clean shaven and was last seen wearing a red hooded sweat shirt, black hat, bluejeans and gray shoes.
Authorities have searched two homes in Johnson County in connection with a convicted felon who is suspected of abducting his stepdaughter from Solon this afternoon.
Law enforcement searched two locations in Johnson County connected with the case: one in Coralville and another in Iowa City. Coralville Police Chief Barry Bedford said the home checked by his officers was where Johns was believed to have stayed at one time and a vehicle matching the description of what Johns is driving was seen in the area. Bedford said the car turned out to belong to someone else and Johns was not found at that location.
Police in Iowa City followed up with an acquaintance of Johns’, but he was not found there either. Authorities said they had no specific reason to suspect Johns was in Iowa City.
If you have any information regarding Brianna’s whereabouts, you are asked to call the Johnson County Sheriffs Office at 515-443-3014 or dial 911.
UPDATE III: Missing Girl Found, Suspect in Amber Alert Arrested.
The suspect in Saturday’s Amber Alert has been arrested in Davenport.
The Amber Alert was cancelled after the girl was located early Sunday morning. Officials said she was in good health when she was dropped off to police by a third party.
Johns, 48, was taken into custody without incident at about 9:30 a.m. at a home in Davenport.
11 year old Anthony Sosa has been missing since Thursday morning, March 5, 2015 in Schertz, Texas. According to police deputies, the boy was last seen at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Hillbrook Road heading towards Schaefer Road. According to Anthony Sosa’s mother, the boy ran off following an argument and has not been seen or heard from since. Sosa left his home wearing green pajamas with dinosaurs on them and was not wearing shoes or a jacket. The 11 year old boy is said to have medical condition and the temperatures in Texas dipped into the 30′s on Thursday.
The search began after a woman flagged down a Bexar County deputy around 8:15 a.m. and told them her son had run away from home following an argument, said deputies.
Deputies said the boy was last seen wearing green pajamas with dinosaurs on them, no shoes and no jacket. The boy is described as a Hispanic male with brown hair and brown eyes, standing approximately 4 feet tall and weighing 60 lbs.
With the cold temperatures and 11 year old Anthony Sosa reportedly leaving home with no coat or shoes, one would think that authorities would have to look in every house, outbuilding, shed, barn, abandoned car in the area. How far could he have gotten on foot?
Bexar County sheriff’s deputies and their K-9 units assisted in the search. San Antonio police searched for Anthony using their Eagle helicopter.
“With the weather out here and the fact that he did leave with no shoes and no jacket, it’s obviously complicating the search because of the time frame,” Correu said. “Anybody in these conditions can only remain out here so long.”
Alamo Area Search and Rescue, the Heidi Search Center, College Station Search Dog Network and Travis County Search and Rescue were also called in to use specially-trained dogs to track the boy’s scent.
Thursday afternoon, the Texas Game Warden joined the search efforts using their dogs and helicopter. The San Antonio Fire Department also contributed resources.
All-terrain vehicles were also brought in to help comb the area.
Much of the area surrounding Anthony’s home is covered in brush and trees.
The Red Cross also arrived at the scene to provide relief to first responders.
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Schertz PD and the San Antonio Police Department launched its helicopter to help with search efforts. If you spot Anthony, call 911. Or If you see Anthony, call the Schertz Police Department at 210-619-1200.
Missing for 20 hours, Anthony Sosa, 11, survived the coldest weather yet this yearbeneath a 10-by-12-inch heating duct under a neighbor’s house.
Silvas said he and an officer had lights when they searched where Anthony was hiding, but didn’t see the boy hidden by the ductwork.
“I heard everything, but I wasn’t brave enough to get out from my hiding spot,” Anthony said.
AMBER ALERT (Endangered Child Alert) Issued in Tennessee for Missing 9 Year Old Christopher King Ponce Abducted by William Allen Borck (Also known as William Stanley King) on 2/27/15
An Amber alert, Endangered Child Alert, has been issued by the Clarksville, TN police department for Middle Tennessee for missing 9 year old Christopher King Ponce, who was abducted by William Allen Borck. Christopher King Ponce was kidnapped by William Allen Borck, also known as William Stanley King, after a custody hearing held on February 27, 2015 in which Borck lost custody of Christopher. Following the hearing, police say that he drove to the child’s school and checked him out of class. Also, according to authorities, Borck has a history of being armed and should be approached with caution. William Allen Borck/William Stanley King is currently wanted for custodial interference and filing a false police report.
It would appear that William Allen Borck/William Stanley King is the estranged husband of the child’s mother, Yenny Ponce, and the boy’s stepfather.
Left to right, Christopher King-Ponce & William Allen Borck, also known as William Stanley King
Christopher is a Hispanic male, 5 feet tall and weighs approximately 80 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue, black and white coat, blue jeans, a hooded gray sweatshirt with red, blue and orange writing and tan shoes with red shoe laces. Christopher also wears glasses.
56-year-old William Allen Borck may be driving either a red pick-up truck with a camper or a red 1986 Toyota SUV Disabled TN Tag DD-1841. He stands 5’8″ tall, weighing 130 pounds with graying dark brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seeing wearing a black suit jacket, black dress pants and a black tie. He is currently wanted for Custodial Interference and Filing a False Police Report.
UPDATE I: According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), it is believed they may be traveling from Tennessee to Mexico.
The mother of an abducted boy is pleading for her son’s safe return.
Yenny Ponce, who spoke to News 2 via Skype Monday, says her estranged husband took her 9-year-old Christopher King-Ponce and fled.
His mother told News 2 she planned on taking Christopher home with her to South Carolina after the hearing, but she never go the chance.
“When he heard the judge’s decision, he just ran out of court and went to the school right away to take Chris,” Ponce said. “He doesn’t really want Chris. He just wants to hurt me.”
She added, “I just want my son back.” (VIDEO)
Police have reason to believe the suspect might be taking Christopher from Tennessee to Mexico.
Yenny Ponce drove nearly 600 miles from South Carolina to Clarksville to persuade a judge to give back her 9-year-old son after the boy’s stepfather won temporary custody by making allegations she was trying to prostitute the boy.
She won back custody Friday after police said an investigation proved the stepfather was the one who posted an ad on Craigslist in an attempt to frame her.
But as Ponce of Bluffton, South Carolina, waited for the papers to be processed at the Montgomery County Courts Center, her estranged husband was racing to the boy’s school, Byrns Darden Elementary. By the time she arrived to be reunited with her child Friday afternoon, both he and his stepfather were gone.
If you have seen the child, suspect or vehicle, please contact the Clarksville Police Department at 931-648-0656 or TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND
18 Year Old Anjelica “AJ” Hadsell Missing Since 3/2/15 in Norfolk, VA (Update: Possible Sighting at VCU in Richmond)
18 year old Anjelica “AJ” Hadsell has been missing since Tuesday, March 2, 2015 in Norfolk, Virginia. She was last seen around 5:30 a.m. at her parent’s home in the Tarrallton Area of Norfolk. Her parents reported her missing around 9:15 that evening. Norfolk police said detectives have no indication of foul play; however, they are still looking for the missing 18 year old.
A missing Norfolk teenager may have been spotted on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, police said Thursday.
They stress the sighting of 18-year-old Anjelica “AJ” Hadsell Wednesday on the Richmond campus has not been confirmed.
She was last heard from via text Tuesday morning around 5:30 a.m. Her parents reported her missing around 9:15 that night.
Her mother, Jennifer Hadsell is desperate to find her daughter. The Longwood University freshman was home for Spring Break.
Police say there is no indication of any foul play at this point, but they are actively searching for her. Her mom says something just doesn’t seem right.
“The conversation in my opinion was kind of off. I can’t be 100 percent sure I know that was my daughter I was texting. I know how she talks and I know the type of things she says,” said Hadsell.
The search for a missing Longwood college student is now entering its second week. Angelica “AJ” Hadsell, 18, was last seen at her family’s home in Norfolk. The teen had traveled to Norfolk for spring break.
Hadell may have been spotted on the Virginia Commonwealth University Monroe Park campus last Wednesday, a day after police said the teen was last seen at her parents Norfolk home. It is not confirmed that Hadell was actually on campus.
If anyone has any information as to the whereabouts of Anjelica Hadsell, or who have seen her in the last 24 hours, are encouraged to call Norfolk Police Detectives at 757-664-7026 or the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
32 year old Kimberly Rouland has been missing since February 9, 2015 in Arcadia, New York. Rouland is described as approximately 5-foot-4, about 140 pounds, with red hair and blue eyes. According to authorities, Kimberly Rouland was last seen walking from the trailer park where she lived in the Wayne County town of Arcadia, 25 mile southeast of Rochester. The police say that the mother of three disappeared under suspicious conditions. Her husband, 38 year old Thomas Rouland, has provided “no assistance” to the police after reporting her missing. That is never a good sign.
Authorities say Kimberly Rouland was last seen walking from the trailer park where she lived in the Wayne County town of Arcadia, 25 mile southeast of Rochester.
State police and other law enforcement agencies resumed searching Tuesday morning in wooded areas and apple orchards outside the neighboring village of Newark. Local media report Rouland’s estranged husband told police he last saw her on Feb. 9.
Troopers say the mother of three disappeared under suspicious conditions. Searches by multiple law enforcement agencies and interviews with neighbors and relatives have so far turned up no sign of Rouland.
More than 80 officers and a dozen K-9 dogs from multiple agencies have begun a new, “massive” search for a woman who went missing last month.
State police, Newark, N.Y. police, the state Department of Envionmental Conservation and members of Cayuga County Search and Rescue began the upgraded search for 32-year-old Kimberly Rouland this morning, WHEC in Rochester reported.
Their search will focus on three particular spots near her home at the Forest County Trailer Park on Fairville-Maple Ridge Road, which includes wooded areas and apple orchards. Her estranged husband, Thomas Rouland, told police she told him she had to take “care of some personal business” and “she would be right back,” the Greece Post reported.
If anyone has any information regarding Kimberly Rouland, please contact either state police in Lyons at 315-946-3040, state police in Canandaigua at 585-398-4100 or the Wayne County 911 Center at 315-946-9711.