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AMBER ALERT Carlie Trent 8 years old

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UPDATE: Investigators determined two people photographed in Missouri were not missing Rogersville 9-year-old Carlie Trent and her non-custodial uncle, Gary Simpson.

Thursday, the Cooper County Sheriff's Office issued an Amber Alert when they received a tip that Trent and Simpson were near Otterville, Mo.

Mid-Missouri NBC affiliate KOMU reported the Cooper County Sheriff's Office confirmed the two people in a photo taken in a canoe on the Lamie River are not 9-year-old Carlie and her uncle. Cooper County investigators spoke with the people in the photograph and said they are residents of Stover


In a conference that converged late Monday night, DeVine sent a message directly to the Uncle Gary Simpson.

“Come home. There is nothing you’ve done that can’t be fixed. Your family wants to see Carlie. So bring Carlie home,” DeVine said.


Update: Lauderdale authorities locate missing woman and children They are Bailey Wilson, 9, Alivia Wilson, 7, and Zoey Wilson, 5.

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on June 14, 2014 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

 Update: Lauderdale authorities locate missing woman and children

FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT)- Lauderdale County investigators have located a missing woman and her three children.


According to investigators, Ashlee Wilson, 28, was missing since Thursday, June 12. Wilson’s three children were also missing. They are Bailey Wilson, 9, Alivia Wilson, 7, and Zoey Wilson, 5.


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Deputies say phone calls and text messages to Wilson’s phone went unanswered.


An investigator with the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office reported Wilson and her children to be located and safe Monday.


Wilson contacted a family member and was able to meet up. The children are currently in the custody of their grandparents.


Thank you to everyone who shared this story on social media.



Sheriff’s deputies searching for missing woman and her three children

Deputies say phone calls and text messages to Wilson’s phone have gone unanswered. She is driving a white, 2006 Hyunda.

Ashlee Wilson, 28, hasn’t been seen since Thursday, June 12 around 8:00 a.m. Wilson’s three children are also missing. They are Bailey Wilson, 9, Alivia Wilson, 7, and Zoey Wilson, 5.




Thomas Estevis 8 years old Laredo Texas Unknown Date last seen on July 1, 2008

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on June 13, 2014 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


LAREDO, TEXAS (LPD) – The Laredo Police Department is conducting an ongoing investigation of a missing child. The case is complex and has occurred over several years.

The Laredo Police Juvenile Enforcement Team has under taken the investigation which has led them to various different cities throughout Texas.

The missing child has not been found and the investigation needs the community’s assistance in bringing in any information and possibly a known location where this child can be found.

The case history: In 2005, Roberto Estevis and his common law wife, Maria Alejandrina Valverde had 6 children. The oldest child, a female, is from Maria’s previous relationship. The 6 children were removed by CPS due to drug usage by both parents. In Feb. 2006, a seventh child, Thomas Estevis, D.O.B. 02-20-06, was born to the couple and at the hospital the baby tested cocaine positive and was immediately removed from his parents as well at that time.

After passing mandatory requirements and various home visits in Dec. 2007, all 7 children were reunited with Maria and Roberto.

In Nov. 2010, Roberto was arrested for DUI with one of his children in the vehicle. The police went to his residence to notify Maria Valverde and have her take custody of the child that was with Roberto at the time of his arrest. The police found Maria Valverde was under the influence of narcotics.

CPS was called to the location immediately and they removed the 6 children who were present in the home at that time. Thomas was the only child not present at the home.

According to his parents, Thomas was sent to live with a relative in Georgia. So at this time CPS took custody of Thomas on paper. In Dec. 2010, CPS was awarded Temporary Managing Conservator of all the children, including Thomas and the question of Thomas’ location was brought up again.

Both parents, Roberto and Maria, claimed that Thomas was still with a relative in Georgia which was never verified. In Jan. 2011, Maria Valverde passed away.

In October 2011 CPS petitions the court to dismiss the Temporary Managing Conservator of Thomas Estevis since the child had never been in their possession.

In Nov. 2011, CPS filed a missing child case with the Laredo Police Department. Since some considerable time had elapsed since anyone had actually seen Thomas, the investigation was extremely difficult and led to various possibilities.

Every possible lead in this investigation has been followed up and verified. This case has led detectives across multiple jurisdictions throughout the State. The investigation has also included notification of Thomas to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children by Laredo Police.

Included in this release is computer generated age progression images of what Thomas might look like today.

If anyone has any information about this case they are asked to contact Laredo Police at 795-2800, Crime Stoppers at 727-TIPS, or Text a tip to- tip411 (847411) Keyword; Laredo.

All calls will remain anonymous.


Source Article from http://www.kgns.tv/home/headlines/Laredo-Police-need-community-assistance-in-missing-child-case-263071961.html




Lisa (Reimer) Maas Woodford,Ontario July 17th ,1988

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on June 13, 2014 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)


At the time of her disappearance Lisa was 22 yrs old, 96 pounds with Dark Blonde Shoulder length hair. She was 5 months pregnant.

 The day before her disappearance, Lisa moved back home in Owen Sound. 


Lisa was last seen leaving a house party in Woodford, Ontario. Although she arrived at the party with a girlfriend and male acquaintance, her girlfriend stayed behind when Lisa left. The male acquaintance left with Lisa. According to his statement, he drove Lisa back to her car and she left for home

. The "male companion" told police that he saw Maas climb into her green 1976 Plymouth Fury and drive away at about 4:30 a.m that day

Two days after her disappearance, Lisa's green 1976 Plymouth Fury was found on a blind road running through a farmer's property. The car had been stuck in the mud and there were indications that attempts were made to dislodge the car.

Police have never said who that companion was and declined to do so for this story.

In the days and weeks following her disappearance, the OPP conducted a number of searches of the area. During one of the searches, Lisa's driver's licence was found along a roadway. It is likely that it had been tossed from a moving car. It was located on top of tall grass.

Over the two decades since her disappearance, many searches have been conducted. No trace of Lisa has been found.


Lisa's rings


                                                                Open and closed friendship ring


If you have any information that you think might be of interest in this case, Please Contact Any OPP Detachment, or Crime Stoppers @ 1-800-222-TIPS





Ivy Warhul 14 North Port, FL May 27, 2014

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She may be in the company of a male juvenile. They may be traveling to Saint Augustine, Florida in a silver and blue 2006 Honda Element. When Ivy was last seen, she had brown highlights in her hair.



North Port Police Department (Florida) 1-941-429-7300



Tiffany N Scott Warhul

I just wanted to clarify a few questions that are being asked. Yes Ivy and Ronnie are dating, Nothing was said about splitting them up. We recently found out, that they were being bullied and singled out because of their relationship in school. We do know that it was feared that they would be separated, which was unfounded. Honestly this was an extreme shock to all of us. They are very good kids and honor roll students. We are in the dark just as much as you. What we know is that these two kids should be at home sleeping in their beds! Home safe and with their families. Regardless of how they left, these two are still MISSING. Our main concern is finding them and bringing them home safely. We thank you all for your continued Shares, Help, Prayers and kind words!!

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Missing teens spotted in Palm Coast, search continues

Date: June 12, 2014

Police are searching for two missing teens who have been spotted repeatedly in the Palm Coast area.

The teens — 14-year-old Ivy Warhul and 16-year-old Ronnie Sousa — were last seen at the intersection of Interstate 95 and U.S. 1, volunteer searcher and Palm Coast resident Dawn Dicey said in an email to the Palm Coast Observer.

The teens left North Port Tuesday, May 27 in a silver and blue 2006 Honda Element with the tag number DBW3S, according to a missing persons flyer, and have been gone since.


Ivy Warhul is 5’2” feet tall, weighs 85 pounds and has brown eyes, light brown hair and braces. Ronnie Sousa is 5’11” feet tall, weighs 220 pounds, and has dark brown hair and a scar on his right calf.


Anyone who sees the teens should call the North Port Police Department at 941-429-7300

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Please watch the first interview with Jaycee Dugard-heartbreaking-it is so wrong that a child had to endure what Jaycee did.

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on July 8, 2011 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)
Please watch the first interview with Jaycee Dugard-heartbreaking-it is so wrong that a child had to endure what Jaycee did. Please watch this and realize that there are children and adults out there just like Jaycee. They need our help-they need to be fo...und-they are waiting to be saved from their life of torture. Please share pictures,albums again and again .Every moment counts -do not let a child or adult suffer another moment because we were too busy in our lives, to take a second look around us or to click on share. God Bless http://abcnews.go.com/US/jayce​e_dugard/jaycee-dugard-intervi​ew-tips-report-missing-child-p​rotect/story?id=14031582See More

Teekah Lewis: Police release car description in 1999 WA missing toddler case

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Teekah Lewis: Police release car description in 1999 WA missing toddler caseTeekah Lewis missing since 1999, police issue photos, description of car possibly involved in her disappearance


Teekah Lewis: Police release car description in 1999 WA missing toddler case


Teekah: Disappeared from bowling alley 


Mom plans vigil for missing Teekah Lewis January 23, 2014



It’s been 15 years since someone snatched Teekah Lewis mere feet from where her family was bowling, but her mother hasn’t stopped fighting to bring her home.

Teekah was 21/2 when she disappeared Jan. 23, 1999, from the now-defunct New Frontier Lanes on Center Street in Tacoma. Though police have continued to work the case over the years, they are no closer to figuring out what happened to the little brown-eyed girl with an infectious smile.

Her mother, Theresa Lewis, believes her daughter is still alive. She will hold the annual candlelight vigil Thursday night in the place she last saw Teekah to remind the community that her daughter remains missing.

“I’m the only person out here who’s going to bring her home,” said Lewis, who is studying to become a private investigator so she can help find missing children. “I have to do it for Teekah. We need to know what happened that night, who took her, what happened to her.”

The child was last seen about 10:15 p.m. at the bowling alley. Wearing a green Tweety Bird sweatshirt and white sweatpants, she was playing near the “Cruisin’ World” arcade game while relatives bowled nearby. No one heard her call out or saw her being abducted.

Relatives searched for her for 10 to 15 minutes and then notified an off-duty police officer working that night at the bowling alley. She has not been seen since.

Over the years, police have followed up on more than 700 tips in Teekah’s case. None has panned out. DNA showed a girl found dead in Kansas City in 2001 was not the missing child, nor was a girl found living near Dallas in 2006.

Detective Lindsey Wade, who took over the case in 2007, said she’s spoken with law enforcement agencies in Florida, Kansas, Colorado and California following up on leads.

“There’s been a lot of tips that have been followed up,” she said. “We’ve done everything we can do at this point to try and come up with more information.”

Teekah has been featured on several true crime television shows. Detectives reviewed dozens of old kidnapping and child luring cases to search for similarities to Teekah’s case. Wade researched registered owners of blue Pontiac Grand Ams after a woman said she saw one speeding away from the bowling alley right after Teekah’s disappearance.

When a man told Lewis in 2010 he’d a vision of where Teekah was buried, police dug up an 8-by-12-foot area of Native Gardens in Point Defiance Park.

Police used cadaver dogs and a forensic team to search a sex offender’s home in July 2012 because of comments he made during interviews.

In 2013, Wade wrote reports on 13 new tips she checked into. One seemed especially promising for a time. A friend of Lewis told police about a young girl living in California who bore several similarities to Teekah, but it wasn’t her.

“All I want is my daughter home,” Lewis said.

Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/01/23/3007362/mom-plans-vigil-for-missing-teekah.html#storylink=cpy



Runaway searches follow need: police

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on July 4, 2011 at 10:04 AM Comments comments (0)

Special to the Courier & Press Lt. Wayne Wargel of the Evansville Police Department doesn't remember anything to the scale of 12-year-old Josh Miller's runaway occurring here in his three decades on the force.

Like Miller, a Pike County runaway, children go missing in Evansville. Unlike Miller, they usually turn up quickly.

"Any time a missing-person report is filed, we believe the person who has filed the report and we're going to look for that person," Wargel said.

The search for Miller ended Saturday after a nine-day search. The boy was found hiding beneath his home. Volunteers as well as Ohio Valley Search and Rescue teams and the FBI worked together in the search. Miller is considered a habitual runaway.

Had he run away in Evansville, Miller would be right on the EPD's age cutoff for how a juvenile missing person search is handled. If a child 12 and under is reported missing to the EPD, the search begins immediately regardless of the person's past.

"We look everywhere we can possibly look until we've exhausted every last possibility," Wargel said.

If older than 12, the search size depends on circumstances. For missing people with a history of running away, law enforcement could consider a lesser search — usually one that hits typical locations where the person has run to in the past, Wargel said.

All missing people, regardless of age and circumstances, are added to the National Crime Information Center, Wargel said.

There are now six missing children in Evansville, typically comprised of juveniles upset with their home situations, said Sgt. Paul Kirby of the EPD. Of the 156 missing juvenile cases this year, he said only four have gone unsolved.

Jim Schroeder, a child psychologist at the St. Mary's Center for Children, said there are typically two reasons for a juvenile to run away: if they don't have a good outlet to deal with issues at home, or if they're not aware that it's inappropriate to leave the home.

"We've had kids before who just feel like they can't reach out — that they're alone and feel like they can't ask for help from people in the house," Schroeder said. "A lot of these kids, especially with developmental conditions, don't necessarily think about consequences or others' reactions to what they do. Their mind might be really focused on going somewhere they really like or enjoy."

Kirby said that when the missing children are found, investigators determine whether they ran away for a reason, such as drug or domestic abuse in the home, or because of delinquency on behalf of the juvenile.

All runaways have technically committed a crime, so a minor who leaves the house without parents' permission can be charged with a status offense.

"The only reason it's against the law is because of their age," said Wargel, who compared a status offense to underage drinking. "If there's a pattern with a child running away, then we will charge them with leaving home and send them to juvenile court."

At St. Mary's, Schroeder said he sees many juveniles who don't follow through with threats to run away. And when they do run away, that doesn't always mean the same thing.

"Sometimes people instantly think, 'Oh, there must be something horrible going on in this home environment.' Sometimes that's true," he said. "But there may be concerns about abuse or neglect or a really difficult situation at home, because we also see kids that run away who feel depressed or alienated."

Pike County Sheriff Jeremy Britton said he expects to continue to question both Josh Miller and his parents but at this time he doesn't expect charges to be filed. He is working with the state's Child Protective Services "to do what's best for the child."


Mineral Wells,Texas One year later: The search for Shonda continues

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on July 3, 2011 at 9:29 PM Comments comments (0)


MINERAL WELLS — Family and friends of missing teen Shonda Townsend gathered Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of her disappearance.

The 19-year old single mom went missing last year on July 4 after leaving the home of a friend on U.S. 180 in Mineral Wells.

On Sunday afternoon, family and friends got together near a billboard bearing Townsend's photo, where they prayed and released balloons to signify her year-long absence.

"Through the year that has passed since then, our faith has not ceased," one participant said.

Investigators, however, say they have very few leads in the case.


Found!!!Sacramento,California Police Search for Missing 11-Year-Old Sacramento Boy Baruwk Ross.

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on July 3, 2011 at 12:19 PM Comments comments (0)

SACRAMENTO, Calif -- Police in Sacramento said an 11-year-old who was reported missing, was found safe Sunday morning.


Authorities said Baruwk Ross, was reported missing Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Northgate area of Sacramento.


His mother, Kim Bordeaux, reported that he was last seen in the 2200 block of Northview Drive near West El Camino Avenue and the Northgate Shopping Center.


The family alerted the Sacramento Police Department and searched for Baruwk throughout the day.


Police said the boy was found safe at his aunt's house on Sunday morning.

Read more: http://www.kcra.com/news/28434251/detail.html#ixzz1R4Ll3VtL

Chicago,Illinois Suicidal teen girl missing Maday Martinez, 18

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on July 3, 2011 at 11:49 AM Comments comments (0)

Maday Martinez

Chicago Police are looking for a suicidal teen girl who was last seen Saturday.

Maday Martinez, 18, is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and a medium brown complexion, according to a missing persons alert.

She has scars on her arms and legs.

Martinez was last seen wearing a long-sleeve pink and black pajama top and pajama bottoms with green hospital slippers, the alert said.

She may be in the area of Kelly or McKinley Park, the alert said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wentworth Area Special Victims Unit at (312) 747-8385


Found!!!! Janesville,Wisconsin Jade has been found!!!!

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on July 2, 2011 at 11:11 PM Comments comments (0)

From Candy -Jades Mom

Jade has been found no further details at this time... Thanks for all that got the message out there and thanks Mary-Anne Fenton

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Jade Howell 16 missing since June 25th,2011

We have a 16 year old girl named Jade Howell missing from Janesville,Wisconsin.
Jade's family is extremely worried and needs our help to find their daughter.

Jade has seizure disorder and is bipolar and needs her meds.

Jade went to a carnival
on Friday night June 24th,2011 and never returned home.She has not been in contact with
friends or family . Please help find Jade ,she may be in danger.

If you see Jade or have any information on her whereabouts please call the
Janesville Police Depatment at 608-757-2244

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Found!!!! NAMPA, Idaho -Missing boy found 2-year-old boy.Oscar Hernandez Lopez

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on July 2, 2011 at 9:53 PM Comments comments (0)

NAMPA, Idaho -- Nampa Police said they have located a missing Nampa boy.

Police located and returned 12-year-old Oscar Hernandez Lopez to his parents Saturday evening.

The boy had left their home early Saturday morning.

Nampa Police wanted to thank the public for their help in locating the runaway.

Police asking for help to locate missing boyNAMPA, Idaho -- Nampa Police are asking for the public's help to find a missing 12-year-old boy.

At 10 a.m. Saturday, Oscar Hernandez Lopez left his residence on Bingham in the west side of Nampa near the intersection of Midland Boulevard and Blaine. He is believed to be a runaway and has clothing with him in a bag or a backpack.

Oscar is 4' 11" and weighs 100 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black T-shirt and dark jean shorts with black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information that will assist in the location of Oscar Hernandez is asked to call Nampa Police dispatch center at 465-2257.


Found!!!!! S. Side teen with autism Taz Clardy

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on July 2, 2011 at 7:47 AM Comments comments (0)

Police this afternoon located an 18-year-old man with autism who had been reported missing from the South Side.

Officials did not release additional information about where he was found.


Amber Alert issued for missing infant Michigan

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on June 29, 2011 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

April 3 2014 Baby Kate's mother sobs on the stand as she clutches daughter's clothes while testifying at ex's hearing to see if he'll be charged with 4-month-old's murder


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Amber Alert issued for missing infant

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) – An Amber Alert has been issued as the Ludington Police Department searches for a missing child believed to be in extreme danger.

Police say the child, named Katherine Shelbie-Elizabeth Phillips, was last seen in the 900 block of E. Tinkham in Ludington around 1:15 pm Wednesday. The child is described as four and a half months old, two feet tall weighing twelve pounds with blue eyes and no hair.

The child was last seen wearing pink shorts, and a matching pink tank top with black and pink flowers.

Ludington Police believe the child was abducted by Sean Michael Phillips.

Phillips is described as being 21 years old, standing five feet nine inches tall, weighing 180 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. Police say they have found Phillips, but Katherine is still missing.

Anyone with information is asked to immediately call 911 or contact the Ludington Police Department at 231-843-3425.



The Ludington Police Department is investigating an incident of an endangered missing child from 922 E. Tinkham, Ludington, MI. The child was last seen at 13:15 pm on 06/29/2011 and is believed to be in extreme danger.


The Ludington Police Department says the child was allegedly abducted by Sean Michael Phillips. Sean has been located along with the suspected vehicle.

The child, Katherine Phillips, is still missing at this time. She is described as being four and a half months old, two feet tall weighing twelve pounds with blue eyes and no hair.

If you have any information about this alert please call 911 or the Mason-Oceana Dispatch at 231-869-5858.

Found!!!!!!Columbus Ohio Missing Boy, 12, yr old Cydale BelcherLast Seen At Columbus Library

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on June 29, 2011 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (0)
Cydale Belcher

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- UPDATE: Police have canceled the missing alert for Cydale Belcher. They say he was picked up by patrol officers Friday. He was taken to Franklin County Children's Services where his identity will be verified.


A 12-year-old boy disappears from the Downtown main library Tuesday evening, and Columbus police told NBC4 he may be with friends.

Cydale Belcher was seen last at the main branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., around 6:28 p.m. Tuesday.

He may be with friends.

Cydale is a black male with black hair and brown eyes.

He is 4 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 75 pounds.

He had on a plaid shirt and shorts.

If you have any information, call Detective David Copeland at 614-645-4624.


Australia Police seek missing Coast boy 16 yr old Taylor Harrison

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on June 29, 2011 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (0)

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been reported missing from his home in the Mudgeeraba area.

Police are seeking public assistance in locating Taylor Harrison, who was last seen by family at his residence in Tolga Road, Bonogin around 7.45am on Tuesday.

Police believe Taylor travelled by public transport to Mt Gravatt Central on Tuesday afternoon. However, his movements since then are unknown and he has not been in contact with family or friends since.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 184cm tall, of a solid build with blue eyes and dark hair.

Taylor was last seen wearing a dark-blue polo shirt with a Burleigh Beach Tourist park logo on the chest, black knee-length shorts and grey and white skate shoes.

Anyone with information which could assist police should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or www.crimestoppers.com.au


Dakota County ,Minnesota Authorities Seek Woman Who Absconded with Son

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A missing Hastings woman accused of absconding with her autistic son and illegally keeping him from his father is being sought by authorities across Dakota County and elsewhere in Minnesota.

Wendi Lee Bartell-Dimm, 44, was supposed to turn over her 5-year-old son, Timber, to his father this month for a court-ordered three-month visit. The child’s father, Danny Dimm, who lives in Lillooet, British Columbia, traveled to Hastings in early June to collect the boy.

But when Dimm arrived, neither his ex-wife nor his son were anywhere to be found – and at this point, nobody knows where they are, including members of her family, from whom she is estranged.

“I don’t know where she is,” Dimm said last week. “But I know where she isn’t.”

Bartell-Dimm is officially charged in Minnesota with depriving another of parental rights, a felony, which carries a maximum penalty of two years in prison and a $4,000 fine. According to Dimm, it’s not the first time she’s defied court orders and refused to allow her son to spend time with his father.

But the bigger issue, according to Dimm and his attorney, Theresa Gerlach of Hastings, is the safety of the child, whom his father describes as a slightly autistic boy who requires regular therapy.

“The last contact I had with him was on a webcam on June 5,” Dimm said last week. “He was at a different location, not his mother’s house – I was told it was his grandmother’s house. And to the best of my knowledge, she disappeared shortly after that.”

Dimm describes his ex-wife as a recluse, and says his son is being raised the same way. He says Bartell-Dimm neglects the child’s diet, and that she has neglected his dental care to the point where he had 12 caps on his teeth by the time he was 4.

Adding to the complexity of the case is the fact that court proceedings have been held in two different countries. Even though Dimm has the law on his side on both sides of the border, it doesn’t help authorities track down his son.

“It’s incredibly complicated; I’ve had to hire two lawyers, one in the states and one in Canada,” Dimm said. “She’s been getting pro bono lawyers from the get-go, so I feel like I’m fighting the resources of both the state of Minnesota and the province of British Columbia.

“I’ve been fighting this from day one, but I don’t have a choice. When he’s with me, every day I can see the lights coming on in his eyes more and more, but he won’t be able to reach any kind of potential under the care he’s being given by his mother.”

Dimm’s attorney agrees that until he is returned to his father, Timber’s safety is at risk.

“Everyone involved in this case has serious concerns that this woman is so desperate that she will hurt this child in order to prevent him from being taken away from her,” she said this week.

Indeed, Dakota County District Judge Jerome Abrams voiced his own concerns in a June 15 hearing in Hastings, attended by Dimm, Gerlach and an attorney for Bartell-Dimm – but not Bartell-Dimm herself.

The judge pointed out that Bartell-Dimm continues to defy orders issued by courts in both the United States and Canada, and that he is at a loss to know what is motivating her.

“I just want their child returned, and frankly, I’m very concerned at this point,” Abrams said. “ … I’m just very concerned that she might take extreme measures, [and] those extreme measures may include matters that would cause harm to their child.”

Abrams noted that the last time Bartell-Dimm refused to turn her son over to his father – in 2010 – she was living in a car and was picked up “almost inadvertently” by authorities in Douglas County.

Bartell-Dimm’s latest attorney, Lori Michael of Apple Valley, told the judge in mid-June that she’s also lost contact with her client, whom she believes feels that “everything has failed her, so she’s doing what she thinks is right.”

Michael told the judge she is confident that Bartell-Dimm’s family has no idea where she and Timber are. Bartell-Dimm’s mother told Michael via e-mail that the family has “made it perfectly clear to her … that they were not going to support any illegal activity should she do this again.”

Gerlach said Bartell-Dimm is essentially indigent, with no job and no means to take care of Timber.

“Wendi has limited financial resources,” Gerlach said. “Thus, although she is unlikely to be in Hastings, she is most likely in one of the surrounding towns in Dakota County or elsewhere in the state.

“With gas prices as high as they are, and no family support, I would be surprised if she could get too far.”

Gerlach said Bartell-Dimm is a frequent customer at garage sales and dollar stores, and often tries to get money from family service organizations.

Anyone who sees Bartell-Dimm or Timber is asked to contact the Dakota County sheriff’s office or their local police.

Building: Law Enforcement Center
Address: 1580 Highway 55
Hastings MN 55033-2343
Phone: 651-438-4700
651-438-4709 (Fax)
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Found!!!!! Update: Missing teen located McPherson,Kansas looking for missing girl Jaymie Stieben

Posted by A Million People for the Missing on June 28, 2011 at 8:48 PM Comments comments (0)

Jaymie Stieben, reported missing Tuesday by the McPherson Police Department has been located. The McPherson teen was reported found by Salina Police Department.


McPHERSON, Kansas -- Police in McPherson are asking for the publics help to find a missing teen.

Jaymie Stieben was reported missing by her parents Sunday.

She went for a walk that afternoon and hasn't been seen since.

Officers say she has a history of meeting people on the internet and then meeting up with them in person.

She's 5' 4" 200 lbs and has a lip piercing.

If you have seen her, you are asked to call McPherson Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-http://www.ksn.com/news/local/story/Police-in-McPherson-looking-for-missing-girl/9yPZsRZt1kOwz9Ocw-UMUg.cspx241-8118.

Photo of missing McPherson girl Jamie Stieben

Parents of missing McPherson girl speak out

McPherson police are asking for the public's help to find 15-year-old Jaymie Stieben.

The teen's parents tell police Stieben went for a walk on Sunday around 4 o'clock in the afternoon. When she didn't return home by midnight, her parents called 911.

Jaymie is described as a white female, 5'4 tall, 200 lbs., brown hair, blue eyes. She has a lip piercing with a silver stud. She was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt with green Tinkerbell pajama bottoms and flip flops.

Police say Jaymie has a history of befriending people on the internet and meeting up with them.

Anyone with information about Jaymie's whereabouts is asked to contact the McPherson Police Department, McPherson Crimestoppers at 1-800-241-8118.

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Found!!!!!!! Update: Missing Maine Township Teen Found Cook County,Illinois Issues Missing Teen Alert Nomin Enkhsaikhan, 15

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Update: Missing Maine Township Teen Found

Update: A Maine Township teen who has been missing since early Sunday morning has been found. Nomin Enkhsaikhan, 15, was reunited with her parents this morning. Police are continuing to investigate her disappearance.



A Maine Township teen has been reported missing by the Cook County Sheriff's Department. Nomin Enkhsaikhan, 15, was last seen by her parents Sunday morning around 10 a.m. with a group of friends. The group returned home that evening, but Enkhsaikhan did not and has not been heard from since.

Enkhsaikhan is 5'6, 170 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. She is Asian American. Police believe that she is not in immediate danger and may be heading Southwest from Chicago, possibly accompanied by a man in his late teens or early 20's.

If you have any information, please contact the Cook County Sheriff's Police - Investigations Section at (708) 865-4896 immediately.