HOOVER, Ala. – Carlee Russell Googled the film “Taken” earlier than disappearing on July 13 together with a slew of different search phrases main up-to-the-minute the place she instructed a 911 operator that she noticed a toddler strolling alongside a busy interstate.
Russell, 25, went lacking on July 13 after telling a 911 operator at round 9:24 p.m. that she noticed a 3 to 4-year-old toddler in a diaper alongside the aspect of Interstate 459 South close to Birmingham, Alabama, in accordance with the Hoover Police Division.
After the 911 name, Russell referred to as a relative and stopped speaking however the line “remained open,” in accordance with police. She returned dwelling at round 10:45 p.m. on July 15 and was taken to a neighborhood hospital earlier than being launched.
Throughout a press convention on Wednesday, Hoover Police Capt. Keith Czeskleba mentioned that Russell took a “dark-colored bathrobe, a roll of bathroom paper” and different objects that belonged to her employer, the Woodhouse Spa Birmingham on July 13 at round 8:20 p.m.
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Carlee Russell Googled the film “Taken” earlier than disappearing on July 13 together with a slew of different searches main up-to-the-minute the place she instructed a 911 operator that she noticed a toddler strolling alongside a busy interstate. (Dana Mixer for Fox Information Digital and Hoover Police Division)
Afterward, Russell ordered meals from Taziki’s Mediterranean Café and picked it up at their Colonnade location in Birmingham earlier than going to Goal, the place she purchased some granola bars and Cheez-Its. She remained within the parking zone till 9:21 p.m.
Varied private belongings similar to Russell’s purse and Apple Watch have been discovered contained in the automobile, together with the Taziki’s order. Her mobile phone was positioned close to the automobile. The objects she purchased from Goal weren’t discovered contained in the automobile.
The police chief additionally mentioned that Russell searched “do you must pay for an Amber Alert” on July 11 at 7:30 a.m. On July 13 at 1:03 a.m., Russell searched “the way to take cash from a register with out being caught.”
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Hoover, Alabama police are reviewing site visitors digital camera video from I-459 that exhibits Carlee Russell’s automobile, seen driving slowly within the emergency lane with warning lights, pull over earlier than she went lacking July 13. (Courtesy: Hoover Police Division / TCA)
Russell additionally looked for the film “Taken” on July 13 at 12:10 p.m., he mentioned. “Taken” is a film a couple of retired CIA agent who travels round Europe to avoid wasting his daughter who was kidnapped whereas on a visit to Paris, in accordance with IMDB.
Czeskleba mentioned it is “extremely uncommon” for somebody who will get kidnapped to have looked for the film “Taken” simply hours earlier than.
At 2:35 a.m. on July 13, she looked for a one-way bus ticket from Birmingham to Nashville with the departure date being July 13.
She additionally allegedly used a piece laptop to seek for the “most age of an Amber Alert.”
Czeskleba mentioned that the U.S. Secret Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and U.S. Marshals assisted within the investigation. He mentioned that officers are nonetheless working to account for Russell’s whereabouts through the 49 hours she was lacking.
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Alabama girl Carlee Russell is seen in a photograph launched by the Hoover Police Division. (Hoover Police Division)
Surveillance video obtained by detectives exhibits that Russell was seen strolling down the sidewalk in her neighborhood earlier than arriving at her dad or mum’s home on July 15.
Adam Sabes is a author for Fox Information Digital. Story suggestions might be despatched to [email protected] and on Twitter @asabes10.