Real Name: Seth William Arathorne
Nicknames: No known nicknames
Location: Vandalia, Ohio
Date: April 22, 1994
Date of Birth: 1992
Marital Status: Single
Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blond hair. He has a cleft pallet.
Details: Two-year-old Seth Arathorne is the son of Joyce Johnson and Garth Arathorne. Joyce filed for divorce in 1993 and Seth began living with her in Vandalia, Ohio. On April 22, 1994, Garth picked his son up for a regular visit and never returned. This occurred just two days after their divorce was finalized. The two were last seen at an airport customs station in Toronto, Canada. Joyce fears that her son is in danger while he is with his father.
Suspects: Garth Arathorne
Extra Notes: The case was featured as a part of a Special Bulletin in the November 10, 1995 episode.
Results: Solved. Viewers tips led authorities to the Bahamas where Garth was arrested one day after the broadcast. He was flown to Florida to face child abduction charges. Seth was found safe and reunited with his mother.
- Missing (July 1995 Daytona Daily News)
- Stolen child found
- Man held in child theft
- Man Who Fled To Bahamas Charged With Child-stealing