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Tad Cummins arrested, Elizabeth Thomas safe

22 April 2017, 01:18 | Terri Saunders

The news of Elizabeth Thomas' safe return is wonderful news for our community, and now, we can begin healing as a community, school district and as families touched by the AMBER alert. Authorities are actively investigating an incident involving the vehicle.

Cummins wife contacted investigators the next day, the affidavit says.

The arrest comes after authorities in Siskiyou County, California, confirmed to News 2 Cummins' Nissan Rogue was found there late Wednesday night. They confirmed through the VIN number that it belonged to Cummins, Devine said.

April 20: Cummins and Thomas found in Siskiyou County, an area that borders the OR state line.

Cummins and Thomas were reported missing on March 13 from Culleoka, a Tennessee community about 60 miles south of Nashville. But the girl has not been able to speak with her family yet because she is in "too remote" of a location to do so, Thomas family attorney Jason Whatley said.

Last month, the two gained national attention after an AMBER alert was issued for the 15-year-old Tennessee girl and her 50-year-old Maury County Schools health teacher. Cummins and Thomas left town after they were caught kissing.

Cummins was sacked from the school on March 14, a day after they went missing.

Police previously said they have warrants charging the teacher with sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping.

The girl walked out behind him and was later turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for additional questioning and a forensic exam, authorities said.

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At a news conference in Nashville, Jack Smith, acting US attorney for central Tennessee, said his office would add a federal charge against Cummins, for transportation of a minor across state lines for sexual intercourse. Cummins had been suspended after a student reported seeing them kissing in a classroom.

During the course of the investigation, detectives also learned from Cummins' wife that he had refilled his Cialis prescription three days before disappearing.

The report recommended that the girl be taken out of Cummins' class and that he be reprimanded to uphold his professional responsibility.

Acting U.S. Attorney Jack Smith said his office had also filed a federal charge of transportation of a minor across state lines for criminal sexual intercourse.

The former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old student was arrested Thursday at a northern California commune. An Amber Alert was issued on March 14.

The Cecilville cabin is located in Siskiyou County, the fifth-largest by area in California and is 10 times the size of Maury County.

Cummins and Thomas were found about 2,500 miles from where they were last seen in Tennessee. My goal in life is to one day write a Batman screenplay.

A New Jersey native & Rutgers University graduate who firmly believes it's better to be lucky than good.



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