Scottdale woman charged with taking vehicle, underage boyfriend to New Mexico
Charges have been filed against a Scottdale woman who allegedly stole her grandmother's vehicle and illegally took her 15-year-old boyfriend to New Mexico.
Cassie Anne Teaters, 19, of 400 Market St., 3rd Floor, was charged with theft with unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, interference with custody of children, concealment of whereabouts of a child and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
According to an affidavit of probable cause, Scottdale Police responded to a call from Susan Teaters concerning her missing 2008 Suzuki Forenza sedan as well as her granddaughter, Cassie Teaters, on Jan. 20.
Cassie Teaters was supposed to start her shift at the Mt. Pleasant Wal-Mart on that day, but didn't show up for work.
Police stated that her brother, Tyler Teaters, received a text message from an unknown number reading, “I am leaving and won't be back for a few years.”
Tyler Teaters informed police his sister was around at 4 a.m. the day she went missing.
Police then contacted Cassie Teater's boyfriend's mother. The mother reportedly told police her 15-year-old son was not home and she did not know of his whereabouts.
After police attempted to locate Teaters, they entered the 15-year-old male in the National Crime Information Center database as a missing juvenile.
At 3:15 a.m. Jan. 25, Scottdale Police were contacted by the Santa Rosa Police Department in New Mexico after they discovered Teaters and the missing juvenile sleeping in the stolen vehicle outside of a McDonald's parking lot after hours.
A preliminary hearing for Teaters will be scheduled at a later date before District Judge Charles Moore.
The male juvenile has been removed as missing from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
Mark Hofmann is a staff writer with Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-626-3539 or email@example.com.
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