State and local police in Virginia and Maryland are continuing their search for an Accomack County man wanted for abducting an 18-year-old woman early Wednesday (June 12) morning near the state line.
A Virginia Critically Missing Adult Alert was activated for Vermelle Tontrese Moore (updated name), 18, who was most recently residing in Accomack County. “She was safely located in Maryland shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday (June 12),” a spokesperson for the state police reported.
The search continues for Jerry A. Satchell, 20, of Horntown. Satchell is wanted on charges of abduction, felony destruction of property, and felony assault. Satchell is accused of forcing Moore into a dark green 1993 Ford F-150 pickup truck and fleeing. The incident occurred at 3 a.m.
Satchell was described as a black male with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5’11 and weighs 185 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black-and-white checkered shirt, dark pants, and a red hat. The green, Ford pickup truck he was driving was also located Wednesday afternoon in Accomack County.
The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Chesapeake Field Office is being assisted by the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, and other police from Maryland.
Anyone with information about Satchell is asked to call 911 or the Virginia State Police at 757-424-6800 or #77 on a cell (in Virginia) or email at [email protected]
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