Search On In Everett For Possible Teen Sex Trafficking Victims Missing From Snohomish

February 5, 2015

Everett, Police Blotter

UPDATE Sunday Feb. 8th 1:53pm: Here is an additional update from SCSO. The girls are safe but not with their families…
Snohomish, Washington – On Saturday evening the two missing teen girls from Snohomish have been located safe. Their recovery was a joint effort between the FBI, Tacoma PD and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. They were removed to a safe location where they will receive the support they need. The girls were located together. No arrests have been made.
Due to the complexity of the investigation and necessary coordination between the agencies there are no further details available at this time. Details as to how they were recovered, whereabouts, and activity will not be released at this time. To protect the privacy of the victims as they are minors and the integrity of the investigation, this is all that will be discussed at this time. Updates will be provided when they become available.

UPDATE Sunday Feb 8th, Here’s the latest from SCSO:
The two missing teenage girls have been located safe in Tacoma. The two teens (Samantha ELDREDGE and Keyanna MONSON) missing since January 28 from the city of Snohomish are now home safe with their families. The girls were located in Tacoma by Tacoma PD.

The details as to where and how they were located are not available at this time. Likewise the girl’s activity from their time of disappearance to recovery and details surrounding the recovery are still developing.

Original Post:
We received this bulletin from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon…

Keyanna

Keyanna Monson

Samantha

Samantha Eldredge

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating two 16-year-old Snohomish girls who are considered missing and endangered. Keyanna Monson and Samantha Eldredge voluntarily left their homes on January 28th and may or may not be together. Investigators believe that the girls may be frequenting hotels in the Puget Sound region and fear they may be victims of sex trafficking.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Monson or Eldredge is asked to call 911 immediately, or contact the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at (425-388-3845).

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