Missing 11-year-old found with abductor

21 February, 2018, 08:09 | Author: Carmen Reese
  • WFTS Assignment Desk

The Orange County Sheriff says the girl thought she was interacting with someone her own age from IL - as did her parents.

On Sunday, Alice Johnson's dad noticed she was gone when he tried to wake up her for church.

Byrns first made contact with the child through an online video game platform.

Her phone was being tracked by the Orange County Sheriff's Office and was traveling north with Byrns.

At around 4 p.m. Bibb Sheriff's Deputies were contacted by Resident Agent in Charge Andy Smith, of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and Florida officers tracked her cellphone to pinpoint the 11-year-old to Macon, where police found her with a 24-year-old man at a Holiday Inn, reported WESH-TV. Sheriff Demings said he believes that Bryns is a child predator and hopes justice will prevail in this case.

The FBI, Orange County Sheriff and Bibb County Sheriff in Georgia worked on the case.

More news: Speaker receives letter of resignation from SA President Zuma

"You really need to know who it is your children are communicating with and you really need to monitor their dialogues", said Demings.

Demings says Johnson was persuaded to leave her home in Orlando and meet with Byrns.

Byrns is now being held for the F.B.I.at the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center.

The girl has been reunited with her family, officials said.

"She's lucky to be alive, she's lucky the circumstances are not any worse than they are", police said.

At Monday's press conference, he said Byrns is NOT a registered sex offender, but there could be other victims. "He may be charged with additional charges".



Virgin Hyperloop One Sets Out Plan to Link Indian Ports
The loop will be able to ferry about 150 million passengers each year due to the easier access to the airport gates. According to officials, this is cheaper than other forms of high-speed on-ground travel.

Donald Trump not cleared by Russian Federation investigation: Schiff
When I easily won the Electoral College, the whole game changed and the Russian excuse became the narrative of the Dems. Trump repeatedly rejected the assertions by US intelligence agencies that Russian Federation was behind the hacking.

Lavrov Warned About US Plans for Syria
The statement appears to confirm media reports last week that said scores of Russian mercenaries were being treated at Russian military hospitals.

Chicken shortage forces KFC branches in the UK to shut temporarily
A number of outlets in Ireland and the United Kingdom were forced to close because of a shortage of the Colonel's favourite. DHL revealed that shipments had been "incomplete or delayed" due to "operational issues".

Windows Phone 7 and 8.0 devices will no longer receive push notifications
Once the company halts push notifications, live tiles and the Find My Phone feature will not work. Although bug fixes related to security would still be offered for some more time.

Burnout Paradise Remastered Confirmed For PS4 And Xbox One!
Instead of indivual racing tracks that were a cornerstone of previous entries in the franchise, Paradise featured an open-world. Unless of course you have EA Access for the Xbox One , in which case you can play the game from March 9.

Red Sox sign JD Martinez after long pursuit
His salary is $20 million each year from 2018-22 and would be $13 million annually from 2023-25 if he doesn't terminate the deal. He also doesn't have much to provide in the outfield, posting a awful -7.7 UZR previous year .

Police confirm 18 killed, 22 wounded in multiple bomb blast in Borno
Victims with minor injuries were taken to local hospitals, the PM News reported citing the State Emergency Management Agency. About 17 persons have been killed while 50 injured following multiple explosions that hit Borno State, North-east Nigeria .

Kushner Requests More Intel Than Any Non-NSC Employee at White House
Sanders following his testimony acknowledged that she couldn't say "with 100-percent certainty" that officials including Mr. There was reportedly growing concern in the White House that the administration's sluggish response in forcing out Mr.

Heidi Renae Todd, 4, found in Alabama
Because authorities could not be sure of the circumstances of Heidi's disappearance, they could not issue an Amber Alert. Tecklenburg said 4-year-old Heidi Todd was rescued from an abductor in Riverside , Alabama, Wednesday afternoon.