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18-month-old sex trafficking victim found in Baton Rouge in national …

An 18-month-old child was rescued in Baton Rouge and the child’s mother was arrested as part of an FBI-led sex trafficking sweep that recovered 84 children and netted 120 trafficking suspects nationwide, the FBI New Orleans Division said Wednesday (Oct. 18).

A total of four suspected traffickers were arrested in Louisiana as part of Operation Cross Country XI, a crackdown that ran from Thursday through Sunday and focused on human trafficking of minors.

Nationally, the youngest victim recovered during the operation was three months old, the FBI said. The average age of recovered trafficking victims was 15.

The 18-month-old victim in Baton Rouge was recovered after the child showed up to a meeting with an undercover agent posing as a customer, according to the FBI New Orleans Division. The child’s mother was arrested, and the child was turned over to the state Department of Children and Family Services. The mother was not named

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18-month-old sex trafficking victim found in Baton Rouge in national sweep: FBI

An 18-month-old child was rescued in Baton Rouge and the child’s mother was arrested as part of an FBI-led sex trafficking sweep that recovered 84 children and netted 120 trafficking suspects nationwide, the FBI New Orleans Division said Wednesday (Oct. 18).

A total of four suspected traffickers were arrested in Louisiana as part of Operation Cross Country XI, a crackdown that ran from Thursday through Sunday and focused on human trafficking of minors.

Nationally, the youngest victim recovered during the operation was three months old, the FBI said. The average age of recovered trafficking victims was 15.

The 18-month-old victim in Baton Rouge was recovered after the child showed up to a meeting with an undercover agent posing as a customer, according to the FBI New Orleans Division. The child’s mother was arrested, and the child was turned over to the state Department of Children and Family Services. The mother was not named

Read more at: http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2017/10/post_440.html

Alleged Air Force Deserter Found 40 Years Later Living Under a New Name in Florida — with a Wife and Kids

A Florida man is facing a desertion charge after he was found allegedly living under another name more than 40 years after he vanished from his post at a North Dakota Air Force base, PEOPLE confirms.

Jeffrey Michels, 64, was arrested on Thursday and charged with military desertion, according to a spokeswoman with the Seminole County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office.

Michels was handed over to the U.S. Air Force that same day, the spokeswoman says. He remains in custody.

On July 6, 1977, Michels failed to report to the Minot Air Force Base in northwest North Dakota, McClatchy reports, citing the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System.

In the ensuing decades, he allegedly changed his name to Jeffrey Lantz, got married, had children and started a construction business in Florida.

Michels, originally from Ohio, was recently found living in Sanford, Florida, with his wife and four children, according to local

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/air-force-deserter-found-florida-new-name/

Missing Airman Found 40 Years Later in Florida – People

A Florida man is facing a desertion charge after he was found allegedly living under another name more than 40 years after he vanished from his post at a North Dakota Air Force base, PEOPLE confirms.

Jeffrey Michels, 64, was arrested on Thursday and charged with military desertion, according to a spokeswoman with the Seminole County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office.

Michels was handed over to the U.S. Air Force that same day, the spokeswoman says. He remains in custody.

On July 6, 1977, Michels failed to report to the Minot Air Force Base in northwest North Dakota, McClatchy reports, citing the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System.

In the ensuing decades, he allegedly changed his name to Jeffrey Lantz, got married, had children and started a construction business in Florida.

Michels, originally from Ohio, was recently found living in Sanford, Florida, with his wife and four children, according to local

Read more at: http://people.com/crime/air-force-deserter-found-florida-new-name/

National agency still trying to identify John Doe found in Shady 40 years ago

Sketch from the case file of the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)

By Angie A. Gambill

The Tomahawk was contacted recently by the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) requesting information about a body that was found in 1977 in Johnson County. Forty years later the middle-age male remains unidentified. We are reaching out to our readers that lived in the area during this time that might have information helpful to the investigation.
Articles that appeared in The Tomahawk in December of 1977 recount a gruesome tale of some two dozen elderly men living in the abandoned buildings and grounds of the property known as the Shady Mountain Orchard. Many of the men were disabled, some had skin diseases that required hospitalization, and most appeared malnourished and in general poor health.
According to the men interviewed by authorities at the time,

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Missing 58-year-old found dead in Greens Bayou, family says – KTRK

Authorities believe a body found floating in Greens Bayou is that of a man reported missing over the weekend, according to family members.

According to Texas EquuSearch, 58-year-old Mario Garduno suffered from dementia and Parkinson’s disease, as well as partial blindness and diabetes. The search organization also said Garduno had severe memory issues.

He was last seen on Saturday in east Houston, and authorities pulled his body from the bayou around 10 a.m. Monday.

Family members said Garduno was found not far from his apartment complex.

It’s not clear how Garduno died.

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Missing 58-year-old found dead in Greens Bayou, family says … – KTRK

Authorities believe a body found floating in Greens Bayou is that of a man reported missing over the weekend, according to family members.

According to Texas EquuSearch, 58-year-old Mario Garduno suffered from dementia and Parkinson’s disease, as well as partial blindness and diabetes. The search organization also said Garduno had severe memory issues.

He was last seen on Saturday in east Houston, and authorities pulled his body from the bayou around 10 a.m. Monday.

Family members said Garduno was found not far from his apartment complex.

It’s not clear how Garduno died.

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Read more at: http://abc13.com/missing-man-found-dead-in-greens-bayou/2537697/

Body of missing woman found in Temecula

TEMECULA, Calif. – Foul play is suspected in the death of a 30-year-old woman who was missing for two weeks before being found dead, police said Friday.

Alexandria Nicole Smith

The body of Alexandria Nicole Smith was found in a remote wooded area about noon on Thursday. National City police detectives got leads in the missing person case that led them to the location just off Pala Road in Temecula, police Lt. Graham Young said.

Smith lived with her family in National City and was last seen on the evening of Oct. 2, Graham said.

Graham said the cause of death remains under investigation, and homicide is suspected.

He added that there are several people of interest in the case, but no arrests have been made.

Read more at: http://fox5sandiego.com/2017/10/13/police-find-body-while-searching-for-missing-person/

Body of missing woman found in Temecula | fox5sandiego.com

TEMECULA, Calif. – Foul play is suspected in the death of a 30-year-old woman who was missing for two weeks before being found dead, police said Friday.

Alexandria Nicole Smith

The body of Alexandria Nicole Smith was found in a remote wooded area about noon on Thursday. National City police detectives got leads in the missing person case that led them to the location just off Pala Road in Temecula, police Lt. Graham Young said.

Smith lived with her family in National City and was last seen on the evening of Oct. 2, Graham said.

Graham said the cause of death remains under investigation, and homicide is suspected.

He added that there are several people of interest in the case, but no arrests have been made.

Read more at: http://fox5sandiego.com/2017/10/13/police-find-body-while-searching-for-missing-person/

This teacher bailed him out of jail, and then vanished. Police found him with her car

Cathryn Gorospe’s roommate told police that she knew something was wrong when Gorospe didn’t come home over the weekend.

It wasn’t like Gorospe, a 44-year-old kindergarten teacher in Glendale, Ariz., to be gone for so long without making arrangements for her dog, the roommate said.

When the roommate last saw Gorospe, Oct. 6, Gorospe said she was headed to Flagstaff to post bond for Charlie Malzahn, 27, who was being held at the Coconino County Jail. Gorospe’s plan was to grab dinner with Malzahn once he was out of jail, and then to drive back to Phoenix, according to police.

But she never made it back, and was reported missing by her roommate on Oct. 8 — two days after bailing Malzahn out on Oct. 6 in Flagstaff.

So far, police have only been able to track down Malzahn, who was arrested on Monday. With him, he had the white Toyota RAV4 that

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