2 Abducted Jesse Ray Schmidt Children Found Outside Motel In Kilgore, Texas? Dakota Conert still missing – CONAN Daily
Jesse ray schmidt, 32, from Texas, USA, was arrested by the Kilgore Police Department. He was charged with kidnapping, aggravated kidnapping and continued sexual abuse of a child.
Schmidt lived with the family of Desman Wells, 11, and Ashlynn Wells, 10. The two children were last seen in Rusk, Cherokee County, TX at 1:15 PM on August 30, 2021 and an Amber Alert was issued later.
It is still unclear why Schmidt took Desman and Ashlynn away that day. At approximately 10:35 a.m. on August 31, 2021, Kilgore Police Department officers Joey Johnston and Joey Chitwood found the two children with Schmidt outside the Motel 6 in Kilgore.
Desman and Ashlynn were placed in Child protection services custody, but were subsequently released. Schmidt was booked in the Cherokee County Jail and his bond was set at $ 500,000.
“I would like to thank the Criminal Investigations Division of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, the Texas Rangers, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the US Marshalls, the Kilgore Police Department, as well as many other agencies who have helped investigation, “Cherokee County Sheriff Brent Dickson declared. “I want to thank the many citizens who called with tips. This case is still active pending further investigation.
In other news, the Kilgore Police Department is looking for Dakota Concert, 18, from Kilgore. Between 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. on August 30, 2021, she left her apartment in Kilgore in a pickup with an unknown description and since that time her friends and family have had no contact with her.
Conert was last seen wearing a gray zip-up shirt and shorts. If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact Kilgore Police Department Detective Joshua Sims at 903-218-6907 or email [email protected] and if you want to submit a tip anonymously, text KILGORE and your tip to 847411 (tip411).