RUSK COUNTY -- A juvenile female from Rusk County was located along with an adult male after authorities received a report of her being missing from her residence this morning, according to a press release from the Rusk County Sheriff's Office.   

(Press Release) — On the morning of 08/18/2019 the Rusk County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a female juvenile that was missing from her residence.

After an investigation, it was found that the juvenile female had been communicating with an adult male subject via Snap Chat. The juvenile female then left with an adult male subject. Its was believed that they were enroute to Florida.

After further investigation by the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Barron County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI), US Department of Justice Criminal Investigations and the Illinois State Police the juvenile and adult male were located and detained.

The juvenile female subject will be transported back to Rusk County. The male subject will face charges in the State of Illinois for possession of a loaded firearm in the vehicle, before being brought back to Rusk County to face charges.

Investigation into the matter is ongoing.

Per Jeffery S Wallace, Rusk County Sheriff


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