All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘amber alert’

Missing Amish Girls Being Sought in New York

Police are currently asking for any and all assistance in a missing children case in Oswegatchie, New York, a town in upstate New York only 10 miles from the Canadian border. The two young girls – Fannie Miller, age 12, and Delila Miller, age 7, were last seen at 7:20 pm Wednesday afternoon. The two were sent by their parents …

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Skylar Neese Stabbed by ‘Best Friends’

On July 6, 2012, 16-year-old Star City, West Virginia high school student Skylar Neese was stabbed to death by best friends Shelia Eddy and Rachel Shoaf. After Neese went missing, authorities initially concluded that the teen had likely overdosed on heroin at a party, people around her panicked, and her body was hidden. Though, after a six month investigation, Shoaf …

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Amber Alert Called Off In Virginia- Boy Found Safe

An Amber Alert that was issued on Saturday, July 12 by the Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse was called off on Sunday after 15-year-old Dustin Wade Shaver was found safe. The alert was issued at 11:30 p.m. on Saturday and was later canceled on Sunday morning at 8:20 a.m. when the authorities found Dustin in Benson, North …

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Amber Alerts: Do They Save Lives?

In 1996, nine-year-old Amber Hagerman was abducted while riding her bicycle in Arlington, Texas. Her body was found four days later in a storm drainage ditch. Her murder has never been solved. In the years that followed, Amber’s family and friends worked tirelessly, not only to try to find her murderer, but to help ensure that such a thing never …

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Amber Alert in Virginia Called Off

An Amber Alert issued Saturday by the Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse for an abduction of a teenager has been called off. Fifteen-year-old Dustin Wade Shaver was found safe by authorities at approximately 7:15 a.m. Sunday. Virginia State Police noted that the teen was found in North Carolina. The original alert read: The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office …

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Amber Alert Canceled, Boy Found Safe

The Amber Alert that was issued for 15-year-old Dustin Wade Shaver in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, has been suspended. The boy was found safe and his biological mother, Denise Michelle Shaver, 39, and her companions, Kevin Scott Parrish, 24, and Kayla Hoy, have been charged with his abduction. The Amber Alert was issued at 11:30 p.m. Saturday and was canceled Sunday …

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Relisha Rudd Search Still On After Suspect’s Body Found

Relisha Rudd, an 8-year old girl from the Washington, D.C. area who went missing on March 1, is still the focus of an intense search after the body of her suspected kidnapper was found. 51-year old Kahlil Tatum was a janitor at the homeless shelter where Rudd was staying with her family and reportedly had permission to take her out …

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Relisha Rudd Search Turns Up Man’s Body

While searching the target area of Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens in Washington D.C. for missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd, authorities came across a corpse that has been tentatively identified as that of Khalil Tatum, the man suspected of kidnapping the child in early March. At a Monday evening press conference, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier thanked volunteers who have helped …

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Amber Alert: Relisha Rudd Missing; Homicide Linked To Case

The amber alert for 8-year-old Relisha Tenau Rudd increased in urgency after D.C. police have located vehicles related to the search. Upon finding the body of a woman connected to the case at an Oxon Hill motel room, authorities issued a regional alert. It was reported that Andrea Denise Tatum’s death was a homicide and it was learned she was …

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Amber Alert Sends Fear Into Community After Woman Found Dead

An Amber Alert in Dundalk, Maryland has residents concerned after a woman was found dead at the child’s home. The victim has not been identified yet and details are not being disclosed as the investigation is ongoing, but the missing child is identified as 11-year old Caitlyn Marie Virts. Authorities believe she may be with her father, Timothy Virts, who …

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Hailey Owens’ Body Found, Suspect Was School Employee

Hailey Owens, the 10-year old girl who went missing while walking near her home in Springfield, Missouri on Tuesday afternoon, was found lifeless in a vehicle belonging to a public school employee late Tuesday night. Craig Wood has been arrested and charged with first degree murder after police tracked his vehicle–a gold Ford Ranger, which was described by a witness–to …

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Natalie Calvo Rescued by Local Woman, Hours After Abduction

Amber Alert stories often don’t get instant happy endings. However, in Antioch, California, one did. Natalie Calvo, 7-years old, was found at a marina near the Antioch police station on Friday night, the┬ásame night she went missing. A man followed Natalie Calvo and her mother home from a Walmart trip. While Calvo’s mother unloaded groceries from the car, the perpetrator …

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