36-year-old Jonathan Bowles, arrested with regards to the abduction of 15-year-old Idaho girl
The Officers of Spokane County made an arrest, after an amber alert was issued for 15-year-old Idaho girl, Dixon who was reportedly deceived by an armed man, 36-year-old Jonathan Bowles, from Starbuck, WA. Officers have reportedly cancelled the amber alert as the teenager has been recovered, and Bowles arrested.
What happened to Dixon?
Deputies said Bowles had, “cultivated a relationship with Dixon, and convinced her to go along with any story to evade capture.” This became a failed plan after she was reported missing and police acted quickly on the report, and she was found safely in Washington state on Tuesday, in Spokane County. They were believed to be traveling in a maroon 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, which was stolen overnight in Pomeroy.
The missing 15-year-old Lewiston girl, Lillian R. Dixon, is safe, and the suspect, 36-year-old Jonathan Bowles, has been arrested, according to Washington State Patrol.
— Walla Walla Union-Bulletin (@ubnews) December 8, 2021
Officers issued an amber alert because of Bowles reputation, as he is a registered sex offender and a felon, according to Lewiston police. He also had a gone as at the time he left with Dixon.
“He has active warrants for his arrest out of Garfield County in Washington for rape of a child, sexual exploitation of a child and failing to register as a sex offender.” Says q13fox.com
“Dixon is from Lewiston, Idaho, but she was believed to be in the rural area of Columbia County near Starbuck or Waitsburg, Wash.”