Teen runaway found
Montesano, WA – The search for a juvenile runaway ended on Wednesday after the teen was found.
The Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office released a request for information Wednesday on 15-year-old Jacques Kowacki.
The teen had been last seen Wednesday morning around 8 am walking south on Highway 101 from the Humptulips Grocery.
They said that Jacques was youth at risk with a history of “assaultive behavior” and is currently in the care and custody of Rights of Passage Northwest Wilderness Therapy of Shelton, WA. He had been seen last wearing a black fleece NorthFace pullover with a “Right of Passage” logo.
Concerns were that Jacques may be attempting to get back to Florida, where his mother currently resides.
The search was called off just after 9 pm on Wednesday after the teen was located.
Chief Criminal Deputy Brad Johansson thanked the public for their assistance.