Ohio Reports ‘Extraordinary Surge’ In Missing Children This Year | Eastern North Carolina Now

    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Zach Jewell.

    More than 1,000 children have been reported missing in Ohio this year in what officials have described as an "extraordinary surge" in disappearing minors. The majority of the 1,072 children reported missing in the state this year have safely returned home, but officials, parents, and community leaders are concerned about the disturbing rise in reports.

    In September alone, more than 45 kids have been reported missing in the Cleveland-Akron area, adding to the 35 missing children reported in August, according to News 5 Cleveland. Newburgh Heights Police Chief John Majoy - who is also president of Cleveland Missing, a group dedicated to finding missing children - warned in May about the increase in missing children, saying that he worried some of the missing kids have been victimized by human trafficking or gang activity.

    "For some reason, in 2023, we've seen a lot more than we normally see, which is troubling in part because we don't know what's going on with some of these kids - whether they're being trafficked or whether they're involved in gang activity or drugs," Majoy told Fox News.

    While many of the children reported missing in recent weeks have been found safe, some still have not been seen or heard from. Keshaun Williams, 15, has been missing for more than 90 days as volunteers for Cleveland Missing continue to canvass the area where Williams was last seen. Camryn Golias, 17; Teonnah Thompkins, 17; Maurice Hamrick, 14; Honesty Howell, 16; Elijah Hill, 16; and 14-year-old Gideon Hefner were all reported missing within days of each other and haven't been seen for a week or longer.

    "There's just not enough police officers in the streets to do this as law enforcement," Majoy told 5 News Cleveland. "The public is our greatest asset. We can't do this without the public."

    Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said the data on missing minors is often inconsistent and unreliable as Cleveland police have admitted to being slow to update reports. Yost added that the state government has to "rely on our local partners that we don't control."


    "I am fearful of all kinds of things that fall through the cracks that include missing children," the attorney general said. "I rely on the tenacity of a worried parent more than I do a harried bureaucrat whose job it is to put data into a computer."

    Last year, Ohio reported more than double the number of missing children as states with similar populations, such as Michigan and North Carolina, The Daily Mail reported. In 2022, 425 children were reported missing in Michigan, 470 minors disappeared in North Carolina, and 1,455 children were reported missing in Ohio.

    "We have so many missing children, we want to prevent this from happening, so we need to buckle down," said mother of four Breana Brown, who started an organization to boost support and awareness for missing children. "This is not a matter we should take lightly, not at all."

Should the Institutionalized Corruption of the Biden /Harris Administration, in this separate instance the Open Border Policy of our Sovereign Southern Border, be not only tolerated, but sanctioned by the raising of local spending by local politicians to pay for these now visible and known effects of rampant, and out-of-control Illegal Immigration?
  Yes, it is a kind thing to do, and a way that our county, our state can aid in this tremendous effort toward local federal foreign aid; and now, thankfully, in great abundance.
  No, our Constitutional Republic WILL NOT continue to exist, as our United States of America, if we do not control our sovereign borders, to protect our citizens, to keep them solvent and safe.
  I only consider what is topical and popular since my friends, too, only care to do the same.
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In light of continued developments, primarily since 2008, there exists in these United States a Legal System which operates on a proved Two Tiered approach to justice rendered, which primarily benefits Democratic Elites and Woke Ideological Virtue Signalers, representing their co-dependent wards, to the expressed exclusion of normal hardworking American citizens: What is your suggestion in remedying this widespread injustice and, if not corrected, its existential outcome for our Constitutional Republic?
  Complete overhaul of the Department of Justice and their enforcers - the FBI - to reflect a far more honest justice system to keep patriots remaining calm.
  Disband the FBI, and request that congress investigate all unethical and non patriotic practices to partially right the wrongs of a distrusted and politically weaponized "Department of Justice."
  Continue with the current system since the two tiered justice system has been so remarkably beneficial to Democratic Socialist political hegemony; chronic distrust in institutions notwithstanding.
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Considering what real news is available for all to witness, and in great specificity, should one pursue what is true outside of the channeled realm of the corrupt corporate /legacy media, and: Is Institutionalized Corruption real, and is it a hindrance to sustaining our Constitutional Republic now, and for future generations of American citizens?
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