Alyssa Wood, the 14-year-old missing girl from Mount Vernon, Ohio has been located in Jackson County, Ohio. She was taken into custody by officers from the Jackson Police Department. She is expected to be returned to Knox County within the next couple of days.
As part of the investigation, 38-year-old Dustin N. Theophilus, from Columbus, Ohio has been arrested on charges of interfering with custody. Detectives received information that Theophilus helped facilitate the disappearance of the juvenile. Mr. Theophilus is known to the girl’s family. The case remains under investigation and more charges are expected.