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Michelle Gardner-Quinn, UVM Student Missing … Search in Burlington, VT

Michelle Gardner-Quinn, a 21-year-old University of Vermont senior has been missing since Michelle Gardner-Quinn3Saturday. Michelle Gardner-Quinn was reported missing when  she failed to show for dinner with her parents. Police do not want to jump to conclusions but some think she may have been a victim of foul play.

She was last seen heading home from a night on the town, and college officials and fellow students alike worried she may have been a victim of foul play.

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Michelle Gardner-Quinn went out Friday with a group of friends to celebrate one’s 21st birthday at several downtown bars. She parted with the group about 2:15 a.m. to walk back up the hill toward campus, accompanied by a person her friends described as “a random guy.”

She hasn’t been seen since. Michelle Gardner-Quinn2


  • 5-foot-8 inches tall
  • 135 pounds
  • with shoulder-length brown hair
  • a pierced nose.
  • When last seen, she was wearing a gray coat, a green cardigan sweater and a light blue T-shirt.
  • Items listed that Michelle had , a gray Benetton pea coat with toggle clasps, jeans, a light-blue shirt, green button-up cardigan sweater and a black Puma purse with white straps.

Burlington Police Department Web site     Current details of case

The disappearance occurred during Parent’s Weekend.

“She’s out of place with no logical explanation for being out of place,” said police Detective Kim Edwards. “At this point we do not believe she left on her own free will.”

Police said there was concern Gardner-Quinn may have fallen prey to a man who tried to lure a woman into his car at about the same time she was last seen, about three-quarters of a mile away.

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October 9th, 2006 at 09:21pm Posted by | abduction, Michelle Gardner-Quinn, Missing, Missing Adult, Missing College Student, Pictures | 17 comments

15-year-old Chad Hultgren of New Carlisle, IN is Missing (Update: Found deceased)

15-year-old Chad Hultgren of New Carlisle, IN has been missing since Saturday night. His Chad Hultgrenparents state that they expected him to come home and that running away would be out of his character. Chad Hultgren is a sophomore at New Prairie High School.


  • Hultgren is a sophomore
  • brown hair
  • brown eyes
  • He also wears glasses
  • was last seen in an orange T-shirt and blue jeans. (South Bend Tribune)

His friends and family helped search for him yesterday walking in wooded areas.

Two days since her son, Chad, went missing, Sandy Colpitts does not know where else to look. “Yesterday, we got out with friends and walked all the trails, saw nothing,” she said.

Colpitts is referring to the wooded area behind the families home, a place where Chad enjoyed walking. “He was entered as a missing person yesterday,” she cried.

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October 9th, 2006 at 08:51pm Posted by | Found Deceased, Missing, Missing Teen | 4 comments

The National Sexual Predator Information Center Fundraiser with Beth Twitty, Tim Miller & Rick Segall

The National Sexual Predator Information Center will be having a fundraiser on Thursday, October 12, 2006. All are welcome to attend. The event will take place at the Ritz Charles in Overland Park, KS from 7:00 – 9:30 CT. Beth Twitty and Rick Segall of America’s Most Wanted will be speaking. Also in attendance will be Tim Miller of Texas EquuSearch.

Kevin Black will be providing the entertainment.

Our Oct. 12th Banquet features speakers Beth Holloway Twitty (mother of Natalee Holloway) and Rick Segall of America’s Most Wanted. Seat and table sponsorships available now at $125 per person or $1,250 per table. Corporate sponsorships available as well. For further information call 1-866-755-1133. All donations are tax deductible.

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October 9th, 2006 at 04:22pm Posted by | child welfare, sex offender, The National Sexual Predator Information Center | no comments

The Search for Steven Adams Continues, Missing Since December 13, 2004, from Northeastern State University

Steven Adams has been missing since December 13, 2004, from Northeastern State StephenMAdamsUniversity in Tahlequah, OK. The then 26 year old was last seen when he took a final exam. After 2 years the search continues for Steven Adams.

The search for Steven Adams will resume Monday.

The family of Steven Adams say sonar teams will continue to scan Lake Tenkiller for his body. His father says it is the same teams that helped search for Natalee Holloway in Aruba. (KOTV 6)

There have been no recent leads in this case. From the original stories regarding the missing Steven Adams he was described and the events were as follows:

Adams is described as a Native American male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 200 pounds. He usually wears a full beard, police said, and drives a white 1995 GMC pickup with Oklahoma license plate number SCQ-714.

Glory said there are no suspects in the case, but that the TPD is still seeking the identity of a man who may have information about Adams’ disappearance. The man is described as a white male between 40 and 50 years of age, medium build with brown hair and a mustache.

The man was seen sitting in a dark-colored Ford Ranger pickup truck outside the Dollar General store in Tahlequah. The store is next to Adams’ apartment

Tip leads to search for missing man

Four boats with sonar equipment are being used along with a search dog.

Several old vehicles have been found in approximately 30 feet of water, but none related to the Adams case. (KTEN)

October 9th, 2006 at 11:12am Posted by | Missing, Missing Adult, Missing College Student | no comments

Juan Miguel Medrano Arrested for Holding Step teenage daughter captive

Juan Miguel Medrano has been arrested found hiding in a closet of a relatives Brownsville trailer. Medrano was being sought for the unlawful restraint and abandonment of his 14 year old step daughter.

Juan Miguel Medrano

BROWNSVILLE – Brownsville police arrested a man wanted for holding holding his 14-year-old stepdaughter captive for a month and a half.

They’d been searching for Juan Miguel Medrano for the past week.

He’s scheduled to be arraigned Monday morning on several charges, including aggravated sexual assault of a child and unlawful restraint. (News Channel 5)

UPDATE (10/10/06): Captive’s stepfather held without bond

October 10, 2006 — Bond has been denied for Juan Miguel Medrano Jr., a fugitive accused of holding his teenage stepdaughter captive for 45 days in his travel-trailer home on Thomas Street.

A disheveled Medrano, 54, appeared Monday morning before Brownsville Municipal Judge Phil A. Bellamy who arraigned him on one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child, one count of unlawful restraint/endangerment and one count of child abandonment. (Brownsville Herald)

October 9th, 2006 at 12:51am Posted by | abduction, arrested, child welfare, Exploited, kidnapped, sexual assault | no comments