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Location: Meadow Lakes - Wasilla
Type: Contributing to Delinquency of a Minor

Dispatch Text:

On 11/25/19, while investigating the whereabouts of a runaway juvenile, AST made contact with Lua Smith, 40 yoa of Houston along with a male juvenile.  During the course of the contact it was discovered both were using a vehicle belonging to the first missing juvenile.  This juvenile provided a false name to AST then fled the area on foot.  The male was positively identified as S.V., a different habitual runaway.  Smith facilitated the juvenile providing a false name to AST to aid him remaining at large from his guardian.  Smith was charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, a Class A Misdemeanor.  S.V. was contacted nearby by AST and taken into custody on a court ordered juvenile detainment hold.  S.V. then provided AST information leading to the discovery of the original missing juvenile who was located safe.

Posted on 11/26/2019 12:25:07 PM by DPS\bwjohnson

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