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Runaway teen located, lodged


Karrigan Joann Mewhorter, 16, of 425 Union St., Lakeview, who previously was reported missing, was located early this morning by deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office.

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Her father, Kenneth Mewhorter had reported Saturday evening that Karrigan spent the night at a friend’s house Friday evening, and then was refusing to come home.

This morning, deputies received a suspicious vehicle report in the area of the ballpark along Lake Street in Lakeview. They found Karrigan in a vehicle at that location about 3:15 a.m.

Joshua Place, 22, of South Vienna, also was in the vehicle. He was arrested for contributing to the delinquency of a minor and was transported to the Logan County Jail.

Karrigan was charged with disorderly conduct and was transported to the Logan County Juvenile Detention Center.

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