Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Saturday, January 03, 2009

01-02-09 UPDATE - Endangered Runaway Located

01-02-09 UPDATE - Endangered Runaway Located
(BPD was assisting police in Baker City police in this case. And since it's still under investigation, please refer any further questions to Detective Jay Lohner with the Baker City Police Department at (541) 523-6415)
   Boise, Jan. 3, 2008, 10:48 a.m. - Early this morning, Boise Police located a missing 12 year old girl who had been considered an endangered runaway from Oregon.
   A lead developed by investigating officers led them to an address in Garden City. The girl appeared to be physically unhurt. Boise Police immediately contacted authorities in Baker City, Oregon. Officers took the child to juvenile detention. At this time she is still in Boise has not yet returned home. Those arrangements are being made by police in Baker City.
   Boise Police also located the 18 year old who was suspected to be with the girl. They were NOT found together. At this time, no charges relating to the runaway girl are pending against the teen. The case remains under investigation.
Original Release:
Boise January 2nd, 2009 - Boise Police are assisting Baker City Oregon officers to help find a missing 12 year old girl who may be endangered.

What happened: Officers from Oregon tell Boise Police that on 12/30/08 a 12 year old girl ran away from her home in Baker City Oregon and traveled to the Boise area with a sibling. That sibling has since been returned to Oregon, but the 12 year old girl is still missing. Officers have reason to believe she may now be in the company of an 18 year old man she met two days ago. They where last seen on New Years day at a hotel on State Street. Due to the girls young age officers believe she may be in danger.

Missing: Elizabeth Quigley, 12 years old of Baker City Oregon

What to do: Anyone with information about this girls whereabouts is urged to call Boise Police at 377-6790 or contact Detective Jay Lohner with the Baker City Police Department at (541) 523-6415.


Release Prepared By: 

Charles McClure 

Boise Police Public Information