Heroes

Quick Action Stops Abduction — Leads to Arrest

By Louis T. Corsaletti Woodinville, WA — Perry Ford knew something obviously was wrong when he saw a man dragging a kicking and  screaming teenager across a Safeway parking lot. But he didn't know that his subsequent actions would result…

Child abduction team performs miracle for Mom

RUBÉN ROSARIO Its official name is the Parental Abduction Child Recovery Team, but perhaps Kidnap Busters is a better fit after this week. With the help of St. Paul cops and others, a week-old Minnesota-based group of private investigators, lawyers,…

Social worker helps find missing girl

Anna Kaplan Statesville Record and Landmark Sunday, March 19, 2006 Etolia Terry knows how to tell when something’s wrong with her young clients. As an outreach worker with homeless children, she is required, by law, to alert the police if…

Detective honored for ‘alert’ response

By Suzanne Smalley, Globe Staff  |  December 8, 2005 Detective Eliezer Gonzalez of the Boston police knew he didn’t have much time to find an ill, missing 19-day-old infant, the subject of the city’s first Amber Alert. Leading the search…

2 honored for aiding in arrest

Josh Kelley The Arizona Republic Nov. 9, 2005 12:00 AM The Gilbert Police Department has commended Terri Tobey and Beth Navarro for providing information leading to the arrest of a man suspected of trying to abduct children near two elementary…

Nephew turns in fugitive uncle

Texas man accused of killing stepson, kidnapping his wife By Fernando Quintero, Rocky Mountain News September 30, 2005 The nephew of a Texas man accused of killing his stepson and kidnapping his wife turned him in to Aurora police Wednesday…