Archive for August 15th, 2006

Match game

Authorities were still searching today for a sex offender who allegedly kidnapped the 15-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son of his live-in girlfriend in Avon, authorities say. Police believe Pedro Mata Rodriguez took two of his girlfriend’s children on Friday. They believe he planned to take Jose Cerrato, 11, and Jessica Garcia, 15, to either Texas or his native Mexico.

A few days ago, I wrote about a possible alleged sexual offender who was last seen accompanying a teenage boy.

There is very little news regarding the disappearance of Christian Hall, a 15-year-old Flour Bluff, Texas boy who hasn’t been seen since leaving on a boat trip back in November. Christian Hall and 39-year old David Andrews set sail for Key West, Florida on a 54-foot yacht, back on November 24th.

Police are investigating the case as a runaway/welfare concern. If he was a sexual offender, would it make a difference in the manner in which the case was investigated?

The alleged abduction of a 15-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother is more recent. Will there be more coverage because they are in the company of a convicted sex offender?


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