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It’s been a week since 16-year-old Keely Rodney disappeared from a party Tahoe National Forest It’s early morning Aug. 6, and investigators are still searching for Rodney and his car
Law enforcement agencies have received more than 1,000 tips related to Rodney’s disappearance as of Saturday morning and are following up on leads, although there is still no sign of Rodney or his vehicle, a silver Honda CRV, since he apparently left a party at the family campground in Truckee, Calif., on 6 August around 12:30 am.
“Searchers across the state continue their search on the ground, in the air and in the water – we only have information on Keeley’s last known location before she went missing,” the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post Saturday. “Detectives from local, state and federal agencies follow up on leads and conduct interviews.”
Members of the public assisted in the search near the campground on Saturday morning. On Saturday from 1 pm to 4 pm PT, the Placer County community is hosting an event called “Country for Keely” at Truckee Regional Park, which will include music and a fundraiser for Rodney’s family.
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“Gratefully, we honor and love the support of our amazing teenagers and communities who have been on the front lines of this crisis since day one,” a flyer for the event reads. “Team Kiley strong. Wear white in solidarity. Let’s bring our girl home.”
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Authorities said Friday that some parents may be telling their children who attended the Aug. 6 campground party not to talk to authorities but stressed that the only purpose of sharing information with investigators is to find Rodney, rather than reprimand the children for their activities that night. of the party
Rodney was last seen at a 300-person, end-of-summer high school party that stretched from Friday night into early Saturday. Police said he last spoke to friends and family shortly after midnight on Aug. 6, and that his phone was turned off around 12:33 p.m.
The 16-year-old was caught on surveillance footage wearing a black bodysuit and Dickies pants just hours before she disappeared.
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California, Nevada and federal law enforcement officials have since conducted search efforts. Dive teams entered Prosser Creek Reservoir Wednesday to search closer to shore for signs of Rodney or his car.
Rodney is described as 5-foot-7 and about 118 pounds. She has blonde hair and hazel eyes. He has a tattoo of the number “17” on his ribs. She has a nose ring and a few other piercings. He drives a Silver 2013 Honda CRV With California license plate 8YUR127. It has a small ram’s head sticker on the rear window, below the rear wiper blade
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Anyone with information is asked to call Placer County Sheriff’s OfficeIts dedicated tip line is at 530-581-6320. Callers can remain anonymous. Anyone with photos and videos that could help investigate Rodney’s disappearance can submit them to authorities here.
The family is offering a $50,000 reward for Kiley’s return.
Fox News’ Michael Ruiz contributed to this report.