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8-month-old girl missing; parents, grandparents arrested during investigation – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

REYNOLDS STATION, KY – According to our CBS affiliates, WLKY TV and WFIE TV, five people have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of an 8-month-old baby in Kentucky.

On June 6, Kentucky State Police opened an investigation into the disappearance of Miya Tucker Rudd from Reynolds Station.

Police believe Miya was last seen in the care of her parents, Cage C. Rudd, 30, and Tesla Tucker, 29, both of Reynolds Station.

According to Kentucky State Police, police were unable to find Miya during a search warrant and welfare check

Police arrested Cage and Tesla on June 6. They are in custody at the Daviess County Detention Center in Owensboro.

According to Kentucky State Police, Telsa, Miya’s mother, and Cage, Miya’s father, face preliminary charges of drug possession and abandonment of a minor.

On June 7, they received additional charges, including several counts related to drug trafficking and possession, as well as child abuse.

According to both stations, police arrested Ricky Smith (56), Billie Rudd Smith (49) and Timothy Roach (37).

Ricky, Miya’s grandfather, is a convicted felon and faces charges including child abuse, drug dealing and weapons possession. He is in custody at the Daviess County Detention Center.

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Billie, Miya’s grandmother, was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence.

Both stations reported that police arrested 37-year-old Timothy Roach of Owensboro on June 9 after he allegedly threw non-prescription suboxone under a car at the Smith residence.

Roach faces drug possession charges. Information about Roach’s connection to the family was not immediately available.

Billie and Roach are in custody at the Ohio County Detention Center.

The police are still looking for Miya. She has brown hair and green eyes.

On June 11, state police used sniffer dogs to search for Miya, WFIE-TV reported.

If you have any information about a missing child, please contact Kentucky State Police at (270) 826-3312.