Update: A Native American woman from Spokane who was kidnapped by her boyfriend has been located.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday night that Korrine Peterson was found by Idaho State Police.
John James Monday, the man suspected of taking Peterson against her will is now behind bars in the Lake County Detention Center. He was arrested by Polson police officers on Wednesday.
A Missing Endangered Person Advisory (MEPA) has been issued for a Native American woman from Spokane, Washington, who reported to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office in Montana Monday, that she had been kidnapped.
Korrine Peterson, 20, called the Sheriff’s office saying she had been taken her against her will and was being abused by her boyfriend, John Monday, 34.
Authorities pinged her cell phone in the Polson area, then it was powered off.
The Sheriff’s office conducted an extensive search of county roads in those areas but were not able to locate them.
According to the MEPA they are travelling in a gray 2012 Jeep Liberty. Last location was on Highway 200, possibly headed for Highway 135 South. It is believed they are headed back to the Spokane Washington area. The vehicle may have Washington or Idaho plates.
Monday, is described as white, 5’7″ tall, weighs 190 lbs, with brown hair and hazel eyes.
Peterson is 5’6″ tall, weighs 180 lbs, with brown hair and hazel eyes.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Lake County Sheriff at 406 883-7301.