[UPDATE: Located, Suspect Arrested] Missing Child Alert Sent Out By Lakeport Police
A 15-year-old girl is missing from Lakeport. She was last seen yesterday evening. Halle Miller is “at risk for being victimized or exploited, says the Lakeport Police Department’s Facebook page. Here’s their post on the missing girl:
….[The] Fifteen year old female was last seen 1730 hours at her resident on Forrest Drive, Lakeport. She is at risk for being victimized or exploited. Halle has prior history of running away.
She is 5’-6” tall 147 pounds, with shoulder length brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a grey hooded knee length jacket and grey paratrooper type boots. She was carrying a multi colored paisley back pack. She may have a cell phone with her that does not have service but may be able to access the internet with WiFi or call 911.
IF LOCATED, NOTIFY OFFICER EASTHAM OR SGT GARY BASOR AT THE LAKEPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT
(707)263-5491 EX 23 OR THE SGT DESK AT (707) 263 9656
UPDATE 6:25 p.m.: From the Lakeport Police Department:
Lakeport Police officers continued follow-up investigation in an effort to locate this missing juvenile. At approximately 2:30 PM officers developed a lead from a business in the City of Lakeport which lead them to a residence in the 600 block of N. Forbes St.
Upon arrival, officers were advised by an adult male subject that Miller was not in the residence. However they conducted a search of the residence and located Miller.
The male subject, Robert Andres Juarez-Karns 21 of Lakeport was arrested on felony charges of child concealment and misdemeanor charges of contributing to a minor and resisting/delaying/or obstructing peace officers in the performance of their duty. Juarez-Karns was transported to the Lake County Correctional Facility where he was booked.
This investigation is ongoing.
Suspect photo not currently available. We thank the members of the public who provided numerous leads to assist in locating Miller.