Family Abduction

Police: Missing girl found after nine years

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A girl reported missing in California nine years ago has been found in central Ohio, living under an assumed name with her mother, authorities said. Licking County prosecutors said a woman recognized the girl’s picture from…

Abducted Child Reunited With Mom

A happy reunion Friday morning in Texas as the 3-year-old Spokane girl, allegedly abducted by her father, is picked up by her mother and grandfather. Although the father, Shawn Rainey, did not have legal custody the father picked up the…

Missing SR 2-year-old found; father jailed

Limousine driver’s call to San Bruno police leads to arrest after picking up pair walking barefoot in rain By Michael Marie If you don’t believe Christmas is the season for miracles, William Ball of Bridgewater might tell you otherwise. Ball,…

Mother finds daughter after 23 years

By JO ANN BOBBY GILBERT 12/9/2003 ISLE OF PALMS–A parental abduction case that started more than three years ago in California and spanned the country ended here today after police arrested the mother and took custody of the child, said…

Man accused of hiding child denied bond

Wednesday, November 12, 2003 Advertiser Staff and News Services A man accused of leaving Florida with his daughter and hiding out in Hawaii for five years was denied bond after he pleaded not guilty in a court hearing yesterday in…

Girl, Missing For 5 Years, Back In Florida

Girl’s Father Faces Kidnapping Charge POSTED: 3:06 p.m. EST November 5, 2003 MIAMI — An 11-year-old Delray Beach girl returned to Florida Wednesday after what authorities said was a five-year parental kidnapping ordeal. Angeline Bryan-Hoercher was allegedly kidnapped back in…

Judge: Return abducted girl to Mexico

By bfinley@denverpost.com Bruce Finley, Denver Post International Affairs Writer Wednesday, August 13, 2003 – A federal judge in Denver has decided to send home a girl whose father kidnapped her in Mexico and drove to Colorado – backing up an…