AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: Missing Beckley Girl Found, Accused Kidnapper Arrested


BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) — Beckley Police cancelled an Amber Alert this afternoon for 16-year-old Jaddah Rodgers.

They found her in the town of Raleigh in Raleigh County.

Investigators also arrested Lawrence Edward Asbury III for kidnapping.

They say he grabbed Rodgers around 6 o’clock last night at the Walgreens on Robert C. Byrd Drive in Beckley.

Tyler Barker

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