Austintown PD looking for runaway

De'vonte Jackson runaway
Above: De'Vonte Jackson

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Austintown Police Department announced Monday it is looking for juvenile runaway De’Vonte Jackson and wants the help of the public in tracking him down, according to a press release.

Anyone with information on Jackson can contact the Austintown Police Department at 330-799-9721.

Anyone who houses a runaway can be charged with interference with custody.

Jackson is 16, weighs about 135 pounds and stands at 5’7” in addition to having a mustache, goatee, a scar on the left side of his head above the ear and scars on both legs.

Austintown PD also announced Jackson was missing on July 7. According to police, Jackson was found and returned to his home between July 7 and Monday.

Gina Burger was a runaway known to Austintown Police before workers found her body in a Mercer Co. landfill in late June.

Prosecutors have since charged Ricki Williams with stabbing and killing Burger.

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