2 people arrested after missing Iowa teen found in Parma

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Updated: Jan. 18, 2019 at 7:23 AM EST
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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael C. O'Malley said two people were arrested after a missing Iowa teen was found in Parma.

Arrest of Stephen Davis and Laurie Metot

21-year-old Stephen Davis and 49-year-old Laurie Metot were arrested yesterday in Parma, OH after a missing child from Iowa was found in their residence.

Posted by The Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force on Thursday, January 17, 2019

The 16-year-old girl was reported missing on Jan. 5.

Investigators said she was last seen on Jan. 4 by her grandparents in Colesburg, IA.

Her grandparents told investigators they found a note, in the note the granddaughter said she was moving to California.

During the investigation authorities said officers believed she was taken to Parma.

On Jan. 16 authorities were able to find the missing 16-year-old girl.

Two people were charged with one count of interference during the investigation:

  • 21-year-old Steven Davis 
  • 49-year-old Laurie Metot, she is the mother of Davis

The girl is now safe and sound with her family.

Davis and Metot are being held in the Cuyahoga County jail on a $50,000 bond.

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