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Tipster befriended teacher before calling authorities, rescuing kidnapped teen - WJLA;

Tipster befriended teacher before calling authorities, rescuing kidnapped teen - WJLA

WJLATipster befriended teacher before calling authorities, rescuing kidnapped teenWJLASpeaking to KDRV, Griffin Barry - a Tennessee student living in California - said he recognized Tad Cummins. "I was like that girl wont look at me or whatever and we are so far out here and someone showed me a picture and I was like that is definitely ...and more »

Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins: 'I'm glad this is over' - WKBW-TV;

Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins: 'I'm glad this is over' - WKBW-TV

WKBW-TVTennessee teacher Tad Cummins: 'I'm glad this is over'WKBW-TVCopyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or ...and more »

How A Cabin Caretaker Helped Capture Tennessee's Most Wanted Man - WFMY News 2;

How A Cabin Caretaker Helped Capture Tennessee's Most Wanted Man - WFMY News 2

WFMY News 2How A Cabin Caretaker Helped Capture Tennessee's Most Wanted ManWFMY News 2April 20, 2017: A cabin caretaker called in a tip to the TBI that led authorities to find Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas. Natalie Neysa Alund and Stacey Barchenger , The Tennessean , WUSA 6:43 AM. EDT April 21, 2017. Tad Cummins. Photo courtesy ...and more »

Teacher accused of kidnapping student due in court - KRIS Corpus Christi News;

Teacher accused of kidnapping student due in court - KRIS Corpus Christi News

KRIS Corpus Christi NewsTeacher accused of kidnapping student due in courtKRIS Corpus Christi NewsThe Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping one of his students, will be in a California court Friday. Tad Cummins, 50, and his 15-year-old student were found in California Thursday. Cummins was arrested after the caretaker of a rental cabin compound ...and more »

Missing Tennessee student found with teacher in California - SFGate;

Missing Tennessee student found with teacher in California - SFGate

SFGateMissing Tennessee student found with teacher in CaliforniaSFGateCOLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — After being missing for more than a month, a 15-year-old Tennessee girl was found near a cabin in a remote part of northern California and the 50-year-old teacher accused of kidnapping her was arrested, authorities said.and more »

'I'm glad this is over': Tenn. teacher accused of abducting girl nabbed in Calif. - STLtoday.com

'I'm glad this is over': Tenn. teacher accused of abducting girl nabbed in Calif.STLtoday.comAfter five weeks on the run, a Tennessee teacher who kidnapped and fled with his 15-year-old student was arrested Thursday deep in the mountains of northern California, authorities said. "I'm glad this is over," 50-year-old Tad Cummins said after his ...and more »

Who Is Tad Cummins? Facts About Ex-Teacher Who Allegedly Kidnapped Student Elizabeth Thomas - International Business Times;

Who Is Tad Cummins? Facts About Ex-Teacher Who Allegedly Kidnapped Student Elizabeth Thomas - International Business Times

International Business TimesWho Is Tad Cummins? Facts About Ex-Teacher Who Allegedly Kidnapped Student Elizabeth ThomasInternational Business TimesTad Cummins, an ex-teacher in Tennessee and accused kidnapper of his 15-year-old student Elizabeth Thomas, was arrested Wednesday — more than a month after the pair disappeared, according to law enforcement officials. Cummins had a warrant ...and more »

Missing former Tennessee teacher and teenage student found after five weeks - Blasting News;

Missing former Tennessee teacher and teenage student found after five weeks - Blasting News

Blasting NewsMissing former Tennessee teacher and teenage student found after five weeksBlasting NewsTad Cummins was arrested and faces charges of sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. Share on Facebook. Are you an influencer? Missing Tennessee teacher and teenage student found - Photo: Blasting News Library - abc7.and more »

After A Monthlong Search, Student Found Safe, Teacher Arrested - CBS Sacramento;

After A Monthlong Search, Student Found Safe, Teacher Arrested - CBS Sacramento

CBS SacramentoAfter A Monthlong Search, Student Found Safe, Teacher ArrestedCBS SacramentoSISKIYOU COUNTY (CBS13) — A nationwide manhunt came to an end in Northern California Thursday. After a month of searching, authorities arrested the Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student, with the help of a good Samaritan.and more »

Nashville man who befriended AMBER Alert subject, suspect helped in arrest in CA - WZTV;

Nashville man who befriended AMBER Alert subject, suspect helped in arrest in CA - WZTV

WZTVNashville man who befriended AMBER Alert subject, suspect helped in arrest in CAWZTVCECILVILLE, Calif. (WZTV) — Siskiyou County deputies said a Cecilville man who befriended Tennessee AMBER Alert suspect Tad Cummins and subject Elizabeth Thomas assisted in Cummins' arrest on Thursday. Authorities said they received a tip about 9 ...and more »

Crinimal complaint against Tad Cummins details AMBER Alert timeline - WZTV;

Crinimal complaint against Tad Cummins details AMBER Alert timeline - WZTV

WZTVCrinimal complaint against Tad Cummins details AMBER Alert timelineWZTVProsecutors filed a federal complaint Thursday in the case against accused kidnapper Tad Cummins who was missing with his former Maury County student Elizabeth Thomas. Cummins and Thomas were located safe in northern California Thursday morning ...and more »

Teacher faces federal charge in student case - WSAW;

Teacher faces federal charge in student case - WSAW

WSAWTeacher faces federal charge in student caseWSAWNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- An acting U.S. attorney in Tennessee says the teacher who is accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student has been charged with taking a minor across state lines to have sex. Acting U.S. Attorney Jack Smith announced the ...and more »

Family, friends 'overjoyed' Elizabeth Thomas found safe - WBIR-TV;

Family, friends 'overjoyed' Elizabeth Thomas found safe - WBIR-TV

WBIR-TVFamily, friends 'overjoyed' Elizabeth Thomas found safeWBIR-TVApril 20, 2017: Friends and family in Columbia, Tennessee are thrilled to hear Elizabeth Thomas has been found and is coming home. Madison Wade, WBIR 11:47 PM. EDT April 20, 2017. (Photo: Erickson, Melissa, WBIR). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN ...and more »

Man who lent cabin to kidnapper says he called authorities - KRCRTV.COM;

Man who lent cabin to kidnapper says he called authorities - KRCRTV.COM

KRCRTV.COMMan who lent cabin to kidnapper says he called authoritiesKRCRTV.COMCECILEVILLE, Calif. - The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office got the tip last night at 9 p.m. when a Cecileville man told them that he saw a car matching that of Tad Cummins' was spotted in the area. When deputies arrived they saw the silver Nissan Rogue ...and more »

Friends and family are ecstatic that Elizabeth Thomas has been found safe - whnt.com;

Friends and family are ecstatic that Elizabeth Thomas has been found safe - whnt.com

whnt.comFriends and family are ecstatic that Elizabeth Thomas has been found safewhnt.comCOLUMBIA, Tenn. – While the entire Columbia community has struggled through this process, Elizabeth Thomas' kidnapping hit her family and friends the hardest. Now that the sun has set in Columbia, it`s hard to see the green bows that can be found all ...and more »

What happened during Elizabeth Thomas' disappearance - The Tennessean;

What happened during Elizabeth Thomas' disappearance - The Tennessean

The TennesseanWhat happened during Elizabeth Thomas' disappearanceThe TennesseanElizabeth Thomas' disappearance came several weeks after a student reported seeing an kiss between Tad Cummins and the teenage girl. On March 13, authorities issued an Amber Alert for Elizabeth of Columbia, Tenn., after her parents reported her ...and more »

Cabin caretaker called in tip about Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas - WBIR-TV;

Cabin caretaker called in tip about Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas - WBIR-TV

WBIR-TVCabin caretaker called in tip about Tad Cummins and Elizabeth ThomasWBIR-TVApril 20, 2017: A cabin caretaker called in a tip to the TBI that led authorities to find Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas. KOBI , WBIR 11:26 PM. EDT April 20, 2017. The cabin where Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas were found in Northern California.and more »

Missing teen found in cabin, teacher arrested - NEWS.com.au;

Missing teen found in cabin, teacher arrested - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auMissing teen found in cabin, teacher arrestedNEWS.com.auA 15-YEAR-OLD Tennessee girl has been rescued near a cabin in a remote part of northern California, more than a month after her 50-year-old teacher kidnapped her and set off a nationwide manhunt. Health sciences teacher Tad Cummins surrendered to ...and more »

Timeline of search for Elizabeth Thomas, Tad Cummins - WATE 6 On Your Side;

Timeline of search for Elizabeth Thomas, Tad Cummins - WATE 6 On Your Side

WATE 6 On Your SideTimeline of search for Elizabeth Thomas, Tad CumminsWATE 6 On Your Side(WKRN) – After being missing for 38 days, missing 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas of Maury County and her former teacher, Tad Cummins were found at a commune in California on Thursday, April 20, after the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation received a tip.and more »

NEW DETAILS: Siskiyou Sheriff's Office reveals how they captured suspected kidnapper Tad Cummins, found ... - whnt.com;

NEW DETAILS: Siskiyou Sheriff's Office reveals how they captured suspected kidnapper Tad Cummins, found ... - whnt.com

whnt.comNEW DETAILS: Siskiyou Sheriff's Office reveals how they captured suspected kidnapper Tad Cummins, found ...whnt.comSISKIYOU COUNTY, Cali. – Thursday, the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office revealed more information about how they captured Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas. They explained the office got a tip that a vehicle matching the description of suspected ...and more »