Stories tagged with: Runaway

April 13, 2013 - 9:50am
2 years 3 weeks ago

The Amber Alert issued on Saturday morning has been canceled and it appears the girl made up the story.

Officials say Elizabeth Oakes, 17, "was found safe and the Amber Alert has been canceled."

According to Lt. Chris Phipps, Oakes made up the story because she got into a fight with her mother late last night. Lt. Phipps says that Oakes has been taken to the Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Center and will be charged with falsification, inducing panic and...

June 7, 2010 - 2:56pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office says a missing 16-year-old boy has been found safe. Detective Fred Curry says Bradley Robinson, who was reported as a runaway, was spotted this morning around 11:00 in the Putnam Avenue area. Detective Curry says after an extensive search Bradley was found in the woods west of Woodlawn Avenue.

December 28, 2009 - 6:01pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

The 23-year-old man who ran away with a teenager in September was sentenced today in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

Mike Wutzler II received a one-year prison sentence from Judge Kelly Cottrill.

Wutzler was sentenced on two felony counts of interference with custody.

In September, Wutzler and 14-year-old Zanesville High School student Christina Ford ran away to South Carolina without her parents knowledge, setting off a search for the teen that lasted several days.

September 25, 2009 - 12:38pm
5 years 31 weeks ago

The search is over for a 14-year-old Zanesville High School student who didn't return home after school on Tuesday.

According to Detective Randy Ritchason, Christina Ford and 22-year-old Michael Wutzler the second turned themselves in at the Zanesville Police Department Thursday night.

Ritchason says the two had traveled to South Carolina

"We had an idea of where they were heading. When...

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