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16-year-old female runaway probationer found

Male suspect arrested again for hindering prosecution in case

Rylee Krueger and Hunter Tingey

Rylee Krueger and Hunter Tingey

A 16-year-old probationer who reportedly ran away from her home in the 3000 block of N. Highway 89 in Prescott on May 10 has been found.

Detectives located the girl, Rylee Krueger, on Saturday, July 7, at the home of 19-year-old Hunter Tingey in the 25000 block of N. Robin Drive, Paulden. She was taken into custody.

Tingey was also arrested for the second time regarding his involvement in hindering prosecution and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. He was first arrested on June 14 during the investigation into Krueger’s disappearance. Detectives determined he had aided in hiding Krueger from authorities after leaving h er Prescott home and then helped arrange transportation to get her out of the area.

Tingey was booked into the Yavapai County jail in Camp Verde on July 7 and released the next day pending court.