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Four Americans missing in Iraq after convoy attacked

Five people in Iraq, including four Americans, were taken hostage in southern Iraq when a civilian truck convoy was hijacked just after crossing the Kuwaiti border.

“The convoy was seized near Safwan yesterday,” one source told Reuters in Basra, the main city in southern Iraq. An Austrian and nine Iraqis were also abducted by the gunmen but some of the Iraqis had already been released, he added.

The family of one American security contractor told a U.S. newspaper that U.S. officials said he had been captured. (Reuters)

Four Americans Kidnapped in Iraq, Austrian Civilian Killed

The five men work for The Crescent Security Group, which provide security for military, civilian, and diplomatice convoys in Iraq (The Jawa Report)

Go to the Jawa Report for updates … UPDATE: Now reports of two Americans freed.

Spc. Ahmed K. Altaie is still hostage in Iraq. Other American hostages in Iraq still missing.
Dean Sadek
Aban Elias
Jeffrey Ake

November 17th, 2006 at 03:46pm Posted by | abduction, Hostage, Missing, Missing Adult | no comments

Craig Roger Gregerson in Court Waives Prelim Hearing Rights in Murder of Destiny Norton

20 year old Craig Roger Gregerson waived his preliminary hearing rights today in the murder case of 5 year old Destiny Norton. Gregerson will be back in court on November 27, 2006 for an arraignment on a capital murder charges.

The neighbor accused of suffocating 5-year-old Destiny Norton and then sexually assaulting her body waived his right Friday to a preliminary hearing on the evidence against him.

Craig Roger Gregerson, 20, will return Nov. 27 for an arraignment on a capital murder charge and child kidnapping in the July 16 abduction of the girl from her backyard. Prosecutors said they haven’t made a decision on seeking the death penalty.

Both defense lawyers and the family of Destiny Norton did not speak to the media following the hearing.

Destiny’s mother Rachael showed up, but declined to talk to reporters. Rachael’s mother was also there to get her first view of Gregerson. Family friends attended, along with a contingent of Bikers Against Child Abuse. (KSL)

November 17th, 2006 at 02:42pm Posted by | child welfare, Court Hearing, Destiny Norton | no comments

Police Search for Missing Jessica Brown, 18, and 13-month-old Deon Lambert in Washington, DC

Jessica Brown, 18, and 13 month old Deon Lambert have been missing since Sunday, November 12, 2006 in Washington, DC area. Jessica Brown and Deon Lambert were last seen in the 1600 block of 18th Street in Southeast.

Police said that on Sunday, the mother of 13-month-old Deon Lambert gave permission to Jessica Brown, 18, to take her son to a local store.

But the pair never returned. (NBC4)


  • Brown is described as black with a medium complexion
  • brown eyes
  • about 5 feet six inches tall
  • 130 pounds
  • She was last seen wearing blue pants, a blue shirt and blue jacket.

  • Lambert is described as black with a medium complexion
  • brown eyes
  • about 2 feet 9 inches tall
  • 23 pounds
  • He was last seen wearing blue pants, a blue shirt and a multicolored jacket

Anyone with any information, please call police at 202-727-9099.

November 17th, 2006 at 09:46am Posted by | abduction, Missing, Missing Children, Missing Teen, Uncategorized | one comment