Anchorage, AK – The U.S. Marshals Service
reports the recovery of the 400th missing child under Operation Pickup, a
collaborative program involving the National Center for Missing and
Exploited Children (NCMEC), USMS and state/local law enforcement that
targets fugitives who are believed to be in the company of a missing child.
Under Operation Pickup, the U.S. Marshals Service in Northern Texas and
Alaska assisted the Amarillo Police Department in Texas in locating fugitive
Micki Brogdon who allegedly abducted her son in November 2011. Brogdon was
wanted by the Amarillo Police Department in Texas for Interference with
Child Custody and the child was reported missing.
The USMS nationwide investigation revealed that Brogdon traveled from Texas
to South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington and Alaska prior to her arrest.
On Monday, December 10, 2012, the Alaska USMS requested assistance from the
Sitka Police Department which resulted in the arrest of Brogdon. The missing
child was recovered and placed into the custody of the State of Alaska,
Office of Children’s Services pending being reunited with his father.
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012, Brogdon will appear before the court in
Sitka, Alaska; pending her extradition based off the Texas warrants.
The U.S. Marshals Service would like to thank the Sitka Police Department
and National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) for their
assistance which led to Brogdon’s arrest and the recovery of the missing
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