YCSO Seeking whereabouts of runaway teen, could be in Phoenix

PRESCOTT – On May 11, around 6 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a runaway juvenile investigation in Prescott.

Rylee Krueger, who is 16-years-old, was reported missing by her father. He said Rylee ran away sometime after 9 p.m. on May 10. She is on active probation and removed her GPS device before leaving. The GPS unit was found in her bedroom.

Rylee was last seen wearing blue jeans with holes in the fabric, white tennis shoes and a long-sleeved top. She has been despondent in the past and there is concern for her welfare. She also has several adult male friends she continues to associate with, which causes additional concern for her guardians.

Deputies checked a location where an apparent a boyfriend of Rylee’s resides. Deputies confirmed Rylee and just been there and left on foot with her boyfriend after hearing deputies were searching for her.

The next day, deputies were able to speak with the boyfriend who claimed she had since left the area headed for Phoenix, possibly in a red Honda Civic. Deputies continue to follow-up with leads in this case. A probation warrant for Rylee is in progress. Rylee also has family in the Verde Valley area.

Family and friends simply want to make sure Rylee is safe and encourage to her to make contact or return home.

If you have any information regarding Rylee’s location, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 928-771-3260 – refer to case 18-017035.

Citizens can contact the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office with information or questions at 928-771-3260 or the YCSO website: www.ycsoaz.gov.