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Three missing Aloha teens found safe


Three missing Aloha-area teens are back home after searches by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 18800 block of Southwest Mobile Lane in Aloha on Friday, July 26, after sisters Catlin and Harlie Screws were reported missing. Catlin Screws, 15, was listed as a runaway; Harlie Screws, 18, is an adult.

Detectives were concerned the sisters might be in the company of two older men, according to a sheriff’s office press release. But on July 28, both young women returned home, and their father arrived from Texas to take custody of them.

Meanwhile, at 11:30 p.m. July 26, deputies were notified that 14-year-old Shai Jackson, 7330 S.W. 204th Ave. in Aloha, was missing. His father reported he’d last seen Shai, a developmentally-disabled youth, at home around 3 p.m.

Deputies notified business owners in the surrounding area and TriMet to be on the lookout for Shai and patrolled the area throughout the day. He was located at Patti’s Restaurant on Southwest Yamhill Street in Portland around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, and released to his father.