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AMBER Alert canceled, 14-year-old Casper girl found in Arizona

James Martin, and a pickup similar to the vehicle they are believed to be traveling in. (composite photo)

NOTE: On Dec. 30, 2022, the identity of the girl was removed from the story in light of sexual abuse charged filed in Natrona County Circuit Court.

CASPER, Wyo. — A 14-year-old Casper resident who had been reported missing Wednesday, has been found in Arizona. Her guardians and family members have been notified.

She had been traveling with family acquaintance James Warren Martin, 36, who is now in custody.

“The Casper Police Department would like to thank our community, the countless number of law enforcement agencies and the countless citizens who played an active role in ensuring a safe and peaceful resolution to his incident,” Casper Police department lieutenant Jeff Bullard said in a statement.