UPDATED: Missing teenagers found

Tony Saldarriagga and Reese Fitzgerald have been missing since Wednesday evening, July 16, 2021 | Photo courtesy of Kristen Saldariagga, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — The Heber City Police Department posted a Facebook notice to be on the lookout for two teenagers, Reese Fitzgerald and Tony Saldarriagga, who have been missing since Wednesday night. They were subsequently reported found Friday evening and reunited with their families. 

Update 6 p.m., The Police Department reported that the teenagers were found just before 6 p.m. Friday.

While they were missing, both families expressed worry about the couple’s safety and just want them to come home.

Heather Fitzgerald, Reese’s mother, told St. George News that Reese has a cousin in St. George who was actively looking for the couple. 

Kristen Saldarriagga, Tony’s mother, told St. George News that the couple was seen and confirmed to have been at a casino in Mesquite and then a little over 24 hours ago were known to be in Las Vegas.

Both parents were asking police and citizens to be on the lookout and hoped that the 16-year-olds would come home.

Both teenagers had their cellphones turned off, and according to the Facebook post posted by the Police Department, the couple was in a 2004 Chevy Cavalier with Utah license plate number 8L3YB. 

Anyone with information was asked to contact Heber City Police at 435-654-1411.

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