Posts tagged: runaways
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is currently looking for two female juveniles that are considered endangered runaways due to their age. Charity M. Jordan, 14 (left), and Tina L. Jewell, 15 (right), both of Coeur d’Alene, are friends and are possibly together. Both were reported by their parents to have left their residences in early this morning. Both girls have runaway together twice in the past year. Charity Jordan is 5’6, 140 pounds, with hazel eyes and brown hair. Tina Jewell is 5’2, 104 pounds, with hazel eyes and blonde hair. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Jordan and Jewell are asked to contact Coeur d’Alene Police at 769-2320.
JeanieS: I don’t know if times have changes, but when my youngest ran away (age 14), the police said it would be on the bottom of their priority list and that when they found him, they would ASK him if he wanted to go home. If the answer was NO, they would leave him alone. On the other hand, his running away was some sort of weird fad or phase - ironically, he always called me and let me know where he was. He “ran away” when he was six. I packed a lunch for him and told him, good luck, and he made it to outside the kitchen door, where I watched the top of his head for about an hour, when he came back inside, after eating his lunch, and said running away wasn’t all it was cracked up to be
Question: Did your kids ever “run away” from home?
- Update (via KHQrightnow Twitter): KHQ has learned that a man has been arrested in the Coeur d’Alene endangered runaways case. KHQ Reporter Mike Perry is in Coeur d’Alene gathering more information on the suspect.
The two female
runaways have been located in an apartment at
Question: Do you think police officers get frustrated when they’re looking for runaways? After all, it seems that the runaways don’t want to be at home. And will take off again. It almost seems like a catch-and-release situation.