UPDATE 4/24/08 – Chicago police say they have seen surveillance video showing Benito Casanova and the three children at a convenience store in Arkansas.Â Police say they now believe Casanova has taken the kids to Mexico, where they “are being taken care of”.
Fernando, Karla, and Oscar Casanova
Chicago, IL – Three Chicago children are missing, and their mother is dead. An Amber Alert has been issued for Fernando Casanova, 11; Karla Casanova, 7, and Oscar Casanova, 6. According to the Amber Alert, the three siblings were abducted from Yates Elementary School on Friday about 2:30 p.m., right after school let out. Their mother Sophia Garcia, 30, was found dead at noon Monday with a plastic bag over her head. Her children have not been seen since they were taken from the school over three days ago. …Continue Reading
Springfield, MO – The 7-year-old was playing in a bedroom of a family member’s home Saturday night. It was late. She was allowed to watch movies and play, because it was a weekend. Her grandmother and several friends and relatives were playing cards in the living room. After recent flooding rains, it was a pretty night, and the windows to the house in north Springfield were open. By Sunday morning, the little girl’s life would be permanently altered. …Continue Reading
St. Augustine, FL – At 3:00 Sunday morning, Kenneth Bernard Silas woke up an eleven-year-old girl in a Jacksonville home.Â He told her that she needed to put on a black dress and a necklace and come with him, or he would kill her aunts.Â The child complied, and was driven to an abandoned house in St. Augustine, where Silas, 31, told the child that she needed to “be a prostitute” for him. …Continue Reading
Tucson, Arizona - Around 11a.m. Sunday, 56-year-old John Drust, a registered sex offender, made his way into the cafeteria of Santa Cruz Catholic Church where he had decided to satisfy a hunger of a much different type than the other occupants. This was in the form of a 4-year-old little girl. Pushing the girl’s 7-year-old brother out of the way, Drust picked up the girl and started heading for the exit. Luckily, the incident was seen by others, including the girl’s father and he was stopped before he could get outside. Has was apprehended until the police arrived and he did not resist.…Continue Reading
Looks as if she was abducted last night by a past boyfriend. Her are the quick and dirty details:
BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa. — Amber, 16, had been trying to break things off with her boyfriend, Timothy Mock II, 20. They had even gone as far as filing a restraining order against him. When Crystal’s mother returned home Thursday evening, she found things in the home in disarray, a window broken out of the back door, and Crystal was nowhere to be found.…Continue Reading
Salt Lake City, UT – On Monday afternoon, seven-year-old Hser Nay Moo (pronounced Sen Na Moo) got in a fight with her 10-year-old brother. She stalked out of the family’s apartment, and her father asked Hser where she was going. She tossed her head, but didn’t answer. Her father watched her walk south for a few minutes and decided to give Hser, a bright but shy little girl who was learning English, time to cool off. Hser Nay Moo never made it home. …Continue Reading
NEW BRITAIN, Conn – Back in 1998, Leslie Williams, 31, was convicted of assaulting a 5-year-old girl. After being denied parole in March of 2006, he was finally released on March 4th of this year after serving 8-years in the medium-security Osborne Correctional Institution. On Monday, Williams invaded a home, shot two women meeting for coffee and abducted one of them who later turned up dead.…Continue Reading
Homestead, FL – The Amber Alert hit the airwaves and internet on Sunday night. Two little girls had gone missing from their Homestead apartment. Vanessa Rivas, 3, and Frida Gonzalez, 6, were nowhere to be found. The suspect was a man staying in the family’s home, known only as “Juan”. On Monday, “Juan” and the children were found near a Hialeah Gardens elementary school after being spotted by a woman who had seen the Amber Alert. …Continue Reading
Spc. Ivette Davila,Â Sgt. Timothy Miller, Sgt. Randi Miller
Fort Lewis, WAÂ -Â Spc. Ivette Gonzalez Davila, 22, has issues with rejection.Â And on Saturday night, she proved it. Â Davila broke into the home of Sgt. Timothy Miller and his wife, Sgt. Randi Miller, both Army medics and veterans of the war in Iraq.Â Â Davila shot Randi Miller, 25, while she was in bed, killing her. Â Then she went into the bathroom where Tim Miller was taking a shower, ambushed and shot him to death as well.Â On her way out of the house, Davila took Randi Miller’s purse, and the Millers’ six month old baby girl, Kassidy. Â …Continue Reading
Medford, Oregon - He’s not a very good kidnapper, either. Faboo, 37, lured a minor girl off of Myspace, drove an hour or so to California to meet her, and then let her keep her cell phone. When the girl realized that the boy she was hooking up with looked like Amber Alert Man, she whipped out the phone and started texting her friends, who alerted police. …Continue Reading
UPDATE – 2/21/08 – Madison Kerr has been found safe in Tennessee and has been hospitalized for minor injuries suffered in two car accidents while her father was trying to flee.
Hall County, Georgia – Madison Kerr, 4, is missing. Her father, Jerry Jones, 51, took off with the little girl on Friday and the pair has not been seen since. It’d be easy to let this one go as a non-custodial parental abduction except for one thing: Jerry Jones has a warrant out for child molestation. Jones allegedly fondled four 8 and 9 year old Gainsville Elementary students. He was out of jail on conditional bond, which bars him from being alone with his daughter. …Continue Reading
Lynchburg, VA and Atlanta, GA -Â Joy Angelique Madden had been missing since August 2003, when she was thirteen months old.Â Â Now five, she was found last week in the Lynchburg, VA home of her maternal grandparents, David Lee Duncan, 50, and his wife, Sharon “Sandra” Duncan, 46.Â Â They had been moving around to stay under the radar after abducting Joy four years ago.Â Â Six other children under 12 were found in the home.Â …Continue Reading
He was found Thursday evening and is now safe. No other information is available at this time.
Austin, TX - Adrian was sitting in the car with his mom and his sister, ready to head off to school when he was abducted. Three Hispanic men, described as in their late teens wearing white-hooded sweatshirts with orange flames, ran up to their vehicle, pulled Adrian out of the car, put him in a four-door Jetta with dark-tinted windows. Police said the suspects were strangers, but they do not think the act was random.…Continue Reading
Â UPDATE:Â Seth Guerrero has been found safe in Denton, Texas, and Andrew Guerrero has been arrested.Â Guerrero checked into a Motel 6 in Denton under his own name.Â Â We’ll take some good news around here once in awhile.
Kansas City, KS - There are urgent Amber Alerts in Kansas, and Texas today for three year old Seth Guerrero of Kansas City. Seth was discovered missing on Sunday when his mother and one-year-old half-sister were found shot to death in their Kansas City home. Seth’s non-custodial father, Andrew Anthony Guerrero, is believed to have killed his estranged wife and her daughter and is the primary suspect in Seth’s disappearance. …Continue Reading
UPDATE 10/17/08 – Yesterday, Christopher Mikels and Douglas Mandichak were indicted by a Camden County grand jury for the first-degree murder of Felicia Mikels, 17, on January 18.Â Mikels, who was Felicia’s uncle and lived in the same house with her, is the alleged father of Felicia’s child.Â Â The baby, Miciana, who was six weeks old, was found unharmed on a stranger’s lawn January 19.Â Felicia’s body was found in Pennsauken Creek in Maple Shade on May 2. Both men remain held on $750,000 and $1 million bonds respectively.
Pennsauken, N.J., January 21, 2008 – When Felicia Mikels, 17, didn’t come home on Friday night, her family was worried. It wasn’t like Felicia to stay gone, and she’d left the house on foot with her five-week-old baby Miciana in her stroller. By early Saturday morning, they were frantic and contacted police to file a missing persons report.
Saturday morning in neighboring Cherry Hill, a man was driving to work when he saw a Winnie The Pooh carseat on the front lawn.…Continue Reading
Update 11/26/2008 – It is being reported that a possible arrest has been made. More details at bottom of article.
Reno, Nev – I am late getting this story up because of a dentist appointment. Please, don’t worry about me or attempt to send me flowers and well-wishes, as it wasn’t MY dentist appointment. Anyway, after partying at the Sands Regency Hotel Casino earlier in the night, Brianna Denison, 19, ended up at a friends house to spend the night on their couch. The friend gave Denison a blanket and pillow before going upstairs to bed. When the friend came downstairs later that day, Brianna was missing. There was a blood stain the size of a silver dollar on her pillow. Her purse, shoes and cell phone were still there.…Continue Reading
Seattle - And he would have gotten away with it too, if not for that meddling fiancee. Steven Lorenzo J. Leonard, 23, has a long criminal record that includes theft, animal cruelty, and escape from custody. He’s listed as a “transient”. And yet this guy apparently holds some Morbid-like sway over the ladies, living at homes of various women who describe themselves as his “fiancees”. Things were going pretty well for Leonard and his fiancees until one of them got mad, got even, and turned him in to a missing child’s family.
LaSalle County, Illinois - If you mess with their boyfriends, Tabitha Smiley, Cassidy Neff and Alyssa Walzer will jack you up without hesitation. Smiley, 18, and Neff and Walzer, both 17, are accused of kidnapping, torturing and embarrassing the crap out of another teenager last month over a dispute involving a boy. So of course all three accused girls have Myspaces. I linked them for you above, because I’m nice like that.
Last December 3rd, the Hellcat Three pulled up next to the 18 year old alleged victim as she walked home from school. Tabitha, who looks like she could handle herself and a few others, was driving. Cassidy and Alyssa allegedly got out, shoved the victim into the back of the van, and beat the holy living hell out of her.…Continue Reading
A woman’s body was found in a shallow grave on Saturday afternoon. A press conference was give Sunday morning declaring that the body found was indeed that of Denise Lee. Holding their infant son, Denise Lee’s husband Nathaniel proclaimed his love for his dead soul mate and thanked the city for it’s support.
Rowan Ford, 9, was last seen by her mother, Colleen Spears, as she was getting ready for bed around 8:30 p.m. Friday. Colleen then left for her job at a Wal-Mart store. Rowan’s stepfather, David Spears, left the home with two male friends around 10:45 p.m. David Spears told investigators that he looked in on the girl in her bedroom before leaving, and she was sleeping.
David returns home at around midnight, but does not check on the girl. He calls his mother at around 1 a.m. so that he could borrow her car. She brings him the car and waits in the house watching TV until her son to got back around 7 a.m.
Spears gets home around 9 a.m. and is not greeted by her daughter like she normally is and wakes up David and asks him about Rowan. He states that he doesn’t know where she is and has not seen her, but that she had possibly woke him up in the middle of the night stating she was going to see a friend.…Continue Reading