Earlier this month authorities launched a new campaign to try and find out what happened to Jacob Wetterling. Wetterling was abducted while riding bikes with his brother and friend 25 years ago Wednesday. And while his disappearance remains a mystery, his case has led to changes that now help other missing children.
Patty Wetterling said there’s likely to be tears, and laughter. Her son Jacob was 11 years old when he was abducted by an armed man wearing a mask.
A new effort is being launched to find Jacob Wetterling as the 25-year anniversary of his abduction approaches. Authorities said six new billboards have been put up in locations near the area where he went missing.
Twenty-five-years after he was abducted, authorities are launching a billboard campaign to get the public’s help in finding Jacob Wetterling. Jacob was biking with his brother and a friend on Oct. 22, 1989, when they were stopped by a masked gunman on a St. Joseph road. The other boys were told to run, but Jacob was taken. He was 11.
A 34-year-old man awaits extradition to Minnesota after he was sentenced in Las Vegas to five years’ probation for keeping his ex-girlfriend against her will at a motel in the Nevada resort city of Mesquite.
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a father and son from Paynesville to see if they might be connected to the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Delbert and Tim Huber are in prison for the 2011 murder of Tim Larson, an Albertville teacher who the Hubers shot in dispute over $50.
The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating whether two men in prison for murder may have been involved with the abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Delbert and Tim Huber of Paynesville – who are father and son – murdered Albertville teacher Tim Larson in a dispute over $50 in 2011.
The search continues for the nearly 300 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram almost a month ago in Nigeria. Dr. Kehinde Odusote said her reaction to the news at first was disbelief. “Nobody expected that wanting to have an education would lead young girls to find themselves in this situation,” Odusote said.
The suspect in a kidnapping case was arrested in downtown Los Angeles Thursday, April 17 after attempting to evade police officers. Jesus Ramirez, 31, is charged with four counts of kidnapping and one count of aggravated robbery in the first degree.
Police say the missing 8-month-old boy, believed to be abducted from his home on Wednesday, has been found safe and the suspect is in custody.
The lawyer for an Indiana mother whose in-laws reportedly abducted her son nearly 20 years ago is refuting claims that she was homeless and living in her car at the time.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has issued a crime alert after a female was abducted in Appleton, Minn.
The Jacob Wetterling Resource Center is asking people to leave their porch lights on to honor the St. Joseph boy abducted 23 years ago.
Authorities are asking the public’s help in finding a 6-month-old baby who was abducted from foster care by his mother, a non-custodial parent.
A man who is suspected in the abduction of a Pope County woman is still at large and was spotted in another vehicle Saturday, according to authorities.