Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

March 30, 2014

State police find runaway female; arrest teenage male

By BILL ARCHER
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEWELL — A Mercer County teenager was arrested Sunday on charges of concealing a juvenile female runaway from McDowell County and providing false information to state police.

Steven McKinney, 18, of Bluewell, was arrested on felony charges of concealing a minor, obstruction and providing false information to the West Virginia State Police, according to a preliminary report filed by Trooper B.R. Wood, of the Princeton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police.

McKinney is currently being held in Southern Regional Jail in Beaver.

The 17-year-old female had been reported as missing by the Paul Miller Shelter after failing to return home after school on Thursday.

For more on this story read Monday's Daily Telegraph.