AMBER alerts canceled, two girls located safely in Kentucky, Collier County officials say
8:40 PM, May 12, 2013
5:12 AM, May 13, 2013
UPDATE: According to the Collier County Sheriff's Office, the AMBER alert for Megan Morris and Tatiana Rosado has been canceled, because they are safe and have been located in Kentucky with the help of federal and state law enforcement authorities.
The girls were found in the company of Ivan Eugene Coleman, 22, of Missouri.
This continues to be an active investigation.
GOLDEN GATE, Fla. - Authorities in Collier County have issued dual AMBER Alerts for two teen girls who may be with a Missouri man one of the girls apparently met online.
According to Collier County Sheriff's spokesperson Michelle Batten, Tatiana Rosado, 15, and Megan Morris, 14, were last seen around 3:30 p.m. Saturday leaving Rosado's home on Tropicana Boulevard to take her dog for a walk.
"The girls and the dog never returned," Batten said. She said detectives learned Rosado had been in contact online with a 22-year-old Missouri man, Ivan Eugene Coleman. Detectives believe the two girls may be in Coleman's company.
The Golden Gate, Fla. girls may be traveling in a gray 1994 Pontiac Grand Am four-door passenger car with Missouri license plate number MA2V8A.
"Rosado's dog, a small mixed breed terrier, may be with them," Batten said.
Detectives said Rosado is described as white, 5 feet 3 inches tall and 130 pounds with brown eyes and blond hair that is shaved on the left side. She was last seen wearing a gray long-sleeve hooded T-shirt, and blue jeans with one leg cut off at the knee.
Detectives said Morris is described as white, 5 feet 3 inches tall and 85 pounds with brown shoulder-length hair and hazel eyes. A clothing description was not available.
Coleman is described as white, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes and possible facial hair.
Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff's Office at 239.252.9300, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.780.TIPS (8477).
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