Teen Hero Chris Garcia On Rescue Of 5-Year-Old Abduction Victim: ‘My Mom Always Said To Help People’

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lancaster County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lancaster County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When Chris Garcia was younger, he wanted to be a police officer or an FBI agent.

“It’s really cool to crack cases and be a good person,” said Chris, who accomplished both feats July 11 when he helped save a 5-year-old girl after she was abducted from outside her grandmother’s home in Lancaster Township.

Now the 13-year-old has career aspirations that include being a pro football player or a mechanical engineer.

But he will always be a good person, thanks to his upbringing.

Read more: http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/874775_Teen-hero-Chris-Garcia-on-rescue-of-5-year-old-abduction-victim—My-mom-always-said-to-help-people-.html#ixzz2Zn78iZIZ

Lancaster Teen Temar Boggs Hailed As A Hero In 5-Year-Old’s Abduction

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lancaster County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lancaster County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Temar Boggs had a feeling he’d find the 5-year-old girl who was abducted Thursday in Lancaster Township.

He was right.

Boggs, a McCaskey freshman who lives in Gable Park Woods, had been hanging out with a friend at nearby Lancaster Arms apartments and helping move a couch when a man came by asking if they’d seen a missing girl.

They hadn’t, Boggs said, so they went to watch TV.

Read more: http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/872026_Lancaster-teen-Temar-Boggs-hailed-as-a-hero-in-5-year-old-s-abduction.html#ixzz2Z8QWS7e5

West Pottsgrove Home Invasion Leads To Murder

Location of Lower Pottsgrove Township in Montg...

Location of Lower Pottsgrove Township in Montgomery County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

LOWER POTTSGROVE  TOWNSHIP— A man was abducted from his home at gunpoint and later died in Lower Pottsgrove on the side of  on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

According to a release from the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Kareem Ali Borowy, 19, was taken from his home on the 1200 block of Manatawny Street by “multiple suspects with handguns” in broad daylight around 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

The gunmen allegedly demanded money before taking Borowy.

“Investigators have determined that Borowy was targeted for this robbery and it now appears this was not a random act,” the release said.

Read more:   http://www.pottsmerc.com/article/20130506/NEWS01/130509617/west-pottsgrove-home-invasion-leads-to-murder#full_story

Pittsburgh Scores High Marks From Abduction Cast Member And Producer

Great article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the filming of Abduction, which opens in theaters today.  The movie filmed in Greater Pittsburgh for 51 days and stars Taylor Lautner from Twilight.  The movie includes scenes from around Pittsburgh and even Fiddle’s Diner in Brownsville, Fayette County.  The Pittsburgh area is becoming an increasingly popular location for Hollywood film makers along with other areas of Pennsylvania.

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Missing Child Alert. Have you seen Cameron Willis in Pottstown?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Cameron WillisThe Office of Children’s Issues at the Department of State and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are involved in searching for Cameron Willis.

The child’s mother contacted the Pottstown Herald Newspaper for assistance in finding her missing daughter. It is alleged that her Father has abducted her and is currently in the Pottstown, Pa area.

Per the mother, Officer Lawrence Hanna at Upper Pottsgrove Police, has been investigating after a lead that Cameron had been recently attending a preschool in the area.

Cameron’s father, the alleged abductor, is a horse trainer and farrier, he has been advertising horse services from Pottstown.

Cameron may be going by the nick name: Cammy.  She may also be using the alias last name: Knipper.

If you have seen this child or know of any information please contact authorities or email us at: editor@pottstownherald.com

All information is held in the strictest of confidence.

Cameron’s information:

DOB: July 31, 2006

Missing: November 23, 2008

Age Now: 3

Sex: Female

Race: White/Caucasian

Hair: Blonde

Eyes: Blue

Height 3′1″

Weight: 30lbs

All information was accurate as of abduction date, her appearance may be changed now.