Jul 28, 2014

'Missing' Rosemont Boy Safe at Home

Middle school student had been staying with another family member for roughly a week before returning home.

'Missing' Rosemont Boy Safe at Home

A 13-year-old Rosemont boy reported missing last week is now safe at home, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. 

Jeffrey Briggs, aka Devionne Dorsey, an Albert Einstein Middle School student, was with another family member and came back home Wednesday night, said Det. Sophia McBeth-Childs, who handles a majority of the missing persons cases. 

"I just lectured him, actually," McBeth-Childs said. "It's not a good idea for a boy to decide he's going to stay someplace and not tell anybody, but they do it all the time.

"By the grace of God, sometimes nothing happens," she said. "Occasionally something bad happens, but not with him, he's fine." 

The boy was not considered an "at-risk" missing person, McBeth-Childs said, and therefore wasn't a high-priority among the missing persons cases. 

There have been 151 missing persons cases reported in Sacramento County in September, she said, and around 190 in August, many of which are considered "at-risk." 

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