Authorities in SW IA search for teen involved in accident


January 11th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in southwest Iowa’s Fremont County and the surrounding area, are asking for the public’s help in finding a teenager from Tabor, who was officially reported missing this morning, in a state-wide report issued by the Iowa Department of Public Safety. Officials say 16-year-old Devon C. Powers.  It’s believed that Powers, who was reported missing to local authorities on Tuesday, was last seen two days ago at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, where  he had sought treatment for an injury he suffered in an auto accident.

Powers was described as being a white male, about 5-feet 9-inches tall, with red hair and blue eyes. The DPS was not able to provide of photo of the teen. Anyone with information concerning his location, should call the Fremont County Sheriff’s office or the missing person’s clearinghouse at 800-346-5507.