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UPDATE: Missing teens located in Bluewell

UPDATE: Two teenagers who went missing one week ago have been found.

Dakota and Ricky were found in the Bluewell area of Mercer County, according to Major Harold Heatley with the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office.

The two 14-year-old boys went missing in the Springville area of Tazewell County on January 22.


(WVVA) The search continues for two missing juveniles in Tazewell County.

Dakota , 14, and Ricky , 14, were last seen on January 22.

There are reports the boys were planning to do some off-road activities near the Virginia/ West Virginia line in the Pocahontas or Boissevain areas.

NAME: Dakota (pictured on the right)
AGE: 14
HEIGHT: 5’5″

Dakota may be wearing a black hoodie, jeans, and black tennis shoes.

NAME: Ricky (pictured on the left)
AGE: 14
HEIGHT: 5’11″

If you have any information on their whereabouts, call the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office at 276-988-0645, 276-988-0704, or 911.

Paul Hess

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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