On July 7, 2020 Morganton Public Safety took a report of a runaway juvenile. Further investigation revealed an additional runaway juvenile. Through the cooperative efforts of the Burke County Emergency Communications Center, Houston County Sheriff’s Office (Georgia), and Morganton Public Safety Officers, the two juveniles were safely located by Houston County Sheriff’s Deputies in Georgia. Bryan Luis Inocencio Febres, 30 years old, of Morganton and Michael Angelo-Linares Rodriguez, 21 years old, of Morganton have been charged by Morganton Public Safety with N.C.G.S 14-41, Felony Abduction of Children, and are currently awaiting extradition back to North Carolina. Further charges are pending in this case.