http://www.reformer.com/ci_18875201?source=most_viewedTeen still missing; no new leads
By JOSH STILTS / Reformer Staff
Posted: 09/12/2011 03:00:00 AM EDT
Updated: 09/12/2011 07:46:12 AM EDT
Monday September 12, 2011-BRATTLEBORO -- It has been more than two weeks with no new concrete leads and friends and family are left asking, "Where is Marble Arvidson?"
Arvidson, 17, of Brattleboro, a tall, athletic, lanky teen with shoulder-length light brown hair, was last seen Aug. 27, at his home along Marlboro Road in West Brattleboro answering the door for an unknown male, by one of his roommates sometime around 1 p.m.
He had left a note indicating he was going out for a short walk and would be back about 2:15 p.m., in time to meet his girlfriend by 4. Arvidson never returned.
The search for the missing teen has been led by his aunt, Command Sgt. Maj. Trish Kittredge, who was given leave on short notice by the
Marble Ace Arvidson
Massachusetts Army National Guard.
The family is now offering a $1,000 reward for any information that leads to finding Arvidson, Kittredge said.
On Sept. 17 and 18, if Arvidson is still missing and nothing has been found to give the police, family or friends a clue where to look, Kittredge said she'll bring in specially trained dogs, people on horseback, ATVs, and organize a large, 50 or so person search party to scour certain areas they think he could have gone.
Sigrid Arvidson, Marble's mother, said all she wants to do is embrace her son.
"We know he's hurting, scared. We know he wants to be found," she said.
Det. Paul Beebe said police agencies are still actively looking for Arvidson and are still treating his disappearance as a missing persons case.
"He's not a runaway," Beebe said. "He's a missing person and we're actively investigating every avenue we can."
Until he's found, Kittredge said, the search parties will continue to be orchestrated out of the Chelsea Royal Diner parking lot and volunteers will go door-to-door asking anyone if they've seen Arvidson and if they have, what the last time was.
A website, findmarble.org has been setup as a way to keep people informed about how the search is going and if any new leads have been given, Kittredge said.Anyone with information is urged to contact Trish Kittredge at 413-478-1669, the Brattleboro Police at 802-257-7946.
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