Family Abduction

An abduction that didn’t happen

Steve had never actually threatened to steal the children, but I had a bad scare about a month earlier. When I picked up the children at their daycare, Melissa and Jennifer told me they had seen their dad that day.…

Innocent Victims: In the crossfire of custodial battles

Custodial Interference, also known as Family Abduction, is the kind of crime that  leaves scars on one of the world?s most precious beings–our children…the innocent. Often individuals believe that an abducted child must be safe and loved if he/she is…

Just out of reach

Tom waited for over two hours to pick up his daughter Libby from a scheduled visit with her mother. He finally made a phone call, hoping to discover what was causing the delay, and found that Rachel, his ex-wife, unexpectedly…

Together Again

By Kerry Haglund Mariah Washington, nine,  got off an airplane in Amarillo chattering with her mother about her first flying experience — the television screens, the peanuts, the plugged ears. Mariah is back in the Texas Panhandle after a five…

Missing Girl Found

Kara Fullmer A child who’s been missing from Beaumont, Mississippi for more than two months was found in Topeka Wednesday. Police say 2-year old Gwyneth Van Vleck had been abducted by her father Simon Van Vleck back in October. There…

Missing children recovered in Louisiana

By First Coast News Staff JACKSONVILLE, FL — The mystery of two missing children that had the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the FBI looking for help on the First Coast is over. Ovila Gallant-Cyr, 8, and his 11-year-old brother,…

Child Abducted from Ketchum Rescued

Lily Snyder found in Costa Rica jungle hut By DANA DUGAN Express Staff Writer In a rescue mission straight out of a Hollywood movie, 5-year-old Lily June Snyder, who disappeared from Ketchum almost two years ago, was rescued at dawn…