Four Teens Missing From Georgetown Lake After One Threatened Suicide

The Montana Department of Justice has issued a Missing/Endangered Person Advisory for four male teenagers from Anacando. This advisory came at the request of Butte Silver Bow Law Enforcement, as reported by KTVB.

The four teens left the Georgetown Lake area on Monday evening after one of the boys threatened suicide.

According to NBC News, the teens are reportedly driving a maroon 2000 Dodge pick-up with a Montana license plate number of 130398A. The teen boys are believed to be heading toward a cabin in the Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho, vicinity.

The advisory, as per KTVB, describes the four teens as follows.

“Austin Lee, a white 15 year old male, 6 feet tall, 190 lbs with blue eyes and brown hair”

“Adam Reighard, a white 17 year old male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 115 lbs with hazel eyes and blonde hair”

“Hunter Velock, a white 15 year old male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 145 lbs with blue eyes and blonde hair”

“Taran Bennett, a white 16 year old male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 140 lbs with blue eyes and blonde hair”

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KRTV describes the criteria for a Missing and Endangered Persons Advisory, which is separate from an AMBER alert.

“Is the person missing under unexplained, involuntary or suspicious circumstances?”

“Is the person believed to be in danger because of age, health, mental or physical disability, or environmental or weather conditions; to be in the company of a potentially dangerous person; or is there some other factor that may put the person in peril?”

“Is there information that could assist the public in the safe recovery of the missing person?”

The missing male teens fit the criteria for the MEPA. Anyone who sees the teens or has any information as to their location is asked to please call Butte Silver Bow Law Enforcement at 406-497-1130 or 911.

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