UPDATE: New Hanover County teen missing after skipping school returns home

Reese Cole Bledsoe

UPDATE, Thursday: Reese Cole Bledsoe, 15, is safe and has returned home to his family, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office. —- NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing 15-year-old boy. Reese Cole Bledsoe was last seen at about 7:30 a.m. leaving school […]

North Carolina teen missing more than 5 years, Rachel Owens, found living in Ohio

Rachel Natacha Owens has been missing since May 2011.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Missing teenager Rachel Natacha Owens was found safe Friday in Columbus, Ohio. An initial investigation has revealed Owens, who went missing more than five years ago, went to “great lengths” on her own accord to stay hidden, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office “Sheriff John Ingram, along with investigators from the […]

Detectives search for missing student last seen at New Hanover High School

Cassie Garrett went missing from New Hanover High School on Monday. (Courtesy photo.)

UPDATED, Dec. 7, 10:46 a.m.: Cassie Marie Garrett has been located and returned to her home. NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Sheriff’s detectives are seeking assistance from the public in locating 16-year-old Cassie Marie Garrett, a missing New Hanover High School Student. Cassie was last seen at the high school, located at 1307 Market St. on […]

Deputies search for boy, 16, who went missing over Thanksgiving weekend

Jordan Lewis

UPDATE: Thursday, Dec. 1 Jordan Anthony Lewis has been located and returned him home to his family. — NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are searching for 16-year-old Jordan Anthony Lewis, a teen who went missing over the Thanksgiving weekend. Lewis was last seen at a home in the […]

Silver Alert issued for Southport teen, missing for a week

Gabrielle Grace Ryman

SOUTHPORT — A Silver Alert has been issued for Gabrielle Grace Ryman, a Southport teenager who has been missing for a week. Gabrielle, 15, was last seen at her residence in the 400 block of W. West Street in Southport at about 12:30 p.m.  Oct. 11, according to the Southport Police Department. The Silver Alert […]

UPDATE: Police find missing Wilmington teen last seen in the area of the Pine Valley Golf Course

Brenda Faith Cannady

UPDATE: 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30 Wilmington police have found 16-year-old Brenda Faith Cannady safe and unharmed. —- WILMINGTON — Police are searching for missing 16-year-old Brenda Faith Cannady, who was last seen on Saturday. Brenda was last seen in the area of the Pine Valley Golf Course on Sept. 24, according to Wilmington Police […]

Wilmington police search for missing 15-year-old girl

Samaria Holmes was last seen by her family on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of the Wilmington Police Department.)

Updated at 9:40 a.m.: Wilmington Police announced this morning that Samaria has been located. WILMINGTON — Police are searching for 15-year-old Samaria Holmes, who was last seen by her family on Thursday, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. Samaria was last seen in the area of Sun Aire Court in Wilmington. She did not […]

UPDATE: Missing Boiling Spring Lakes teen found, reunited with family

Wallace and Walker

UPDATE: Saturday, Aug. 13 — Angel Walker turned herself in to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office at about 10:45 p.m. Friday, according to the Boiling Spring Lakes Police Chief Brad Shirley. Police say she has been reunited with her family and is in good health. Police are still searching for 21-year-old Dustin Tyler Wallace, who […]