Yavapai County Teenage Probationer Goes Missing, Possibly In Phoenix

Rylee Krueger, age 16, ran away sometime after 9 pm on May 10, 2018.

On May 11, 2018, around 6:00 p.m., Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a runaway juvenile investigation in the 3000 block of N State Route 89, Prescott. The father of Rylee Krueger, age 16, reported his daughter ran away sometime after 9:00 pm on May 10, 2018.

Rylee is on active probation and had 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. Rylee 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 in Paulden in the 25000 block of Robin Drive where an apparent 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.

A warrant with nationwide extradition authorization has been issued for her arrest.

Members of the public, who have any information regarding Rylee’s location, is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 928-771-3260 – refer to case 18-017035.