Mother and Aunt of Missing Boy Charged With Murder | NBC Los Angeles

The mother and aunt of a 6-year-old boy who has been missing for two weeks in Apple Valley have been charged with murder according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department records.

Jackee Raquel Contreras, 29, was arrested Thursday for neglect and willful cruelty to a child. Earlier that day, investigators ratcheted up a search near the area where the boy was last seen.

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Family Distraught in Search for Missing 6-Year-Old in Apple Valley | NBC Los Angeles

Investigators ratcheted up a search Friday near the area where a 6-year-old has been missing for two weeks in Apple Valley.

Duke Flores, described as 3-foot 10-inches tall with brown eyes and brown hair, was last seen in the area of Pawnee Road and Cherokee Avenue, Apple Valley police said.

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CA – Growing mystery. Search for missing Merced mother of 8 leaves more questions than answers | MERCED SUN-STAR

It’s been about two weeks since a Merced mother of eight went missing near the California-Arizona border, and her husband said Monday the family is “consumed” by the mystery.

Ermelinda Alvarado last spoke with her husband, Jose Alvarado, over the phone on April 10, he said. He was in Texas on a trip. A few days later, according to Merced police, a car rented to her was found near Blythe, which is close to the border.

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CA – Family Offers $3000 Reward for Information on Missing Man | Redheaded Blackbelt

The family of Troy Wigington announce the establishment of a Reward for firsthand knowledge of his whereabouts and safe return or any resulting arrest and conviction of those responsible for his disappearance.

Troy was reported missing on December 14, 2018. Wigington is described as a white male, 6’3”, 230 lbs., brown hair with goatee, and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, blue jeans, and black shoes.

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AMBER Alert for Calif. Teen Believed to Be with 2 Murder Suspects | People

Police in California have issued a plea to the public for help in their continuing search for a missing 15-year-old girl.

On Thursday, an AMBER Alert was issued in Los Angeles for Alora Benitez, who was last seen with her mother and an adult male.

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CA – Have you seen this girl? Santa Maria Police looking for missing teen | Santa Maria Times

The Santa Maria Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in locating 14-year-old Maria Cendejas Campa, who is believed to be traveling to the Los Angeles area with a male known only as Juan.

Campa was last seen wearing a black jacket and sweatpants, a department spokesman said.

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Search for missing Modesto teen with Bay Area ties | abc7

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Have you seen this girl?

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for your help in finding Guadalupe Salgado.

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