UPDATE: Missing Erlanger Teen, Toddler Found

Posted On May 11, 2012

Maggie Cullom

Update posted Friday, May 11 at 7:33 a.m.:


A missing teen and her baby from Erlanger have been found alive.


Maggie Cullom, 16, and her 18-month-old son had been reported missing from her foster home last week.


Cullom and her son were found in Covington Thursday afternoon.


Police are still investigating.




Original story posted Thursday, May 10 at 7:40 a.m.:


(Erlanger, Ky.) – A critical missing juvenile alert has been issued for a missing Erlanger teen and her 18-month-old son.


Erlanger Police are asking the public for help in finding Maggie Cullom, 16, and her son, Dakota.


Cullom left her foster home last Thursday afternoon, May 3 with her child. Cullom was described as depressed and possibly suicidal when she left and did not take clothing or food for herself or Dakota.


Investigators believe Cullom may have been picked up at her residence by an unknown friend.


She may be in the Covington or Latonia areas.


Maggie Cullom is described as a female white, approximately 5’04” tall, thin build, brown hair and eyes. She was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a gray and yellow striped long sleeve shirt, and black Converse tennis shoes.


Dakota is described as a toddler with blonde hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a dark green shirt, and black Nike tennis shoes.


Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Erlanger Police Department at (859) 727-2424.