Alleged Kidnapper Added to Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List


May 9, 2012

A man wanted for allegedly kidnapping a mother and her three daughters is the newest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.


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Mollie Halpern: A man wanted for allegedly kidnapping a mother and her three daughters, is the newest addition to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Adam Christopher Mayes is accused of taking Jo Ann Bain and her children, who are all under the age of 14, from a Tennessee town last month.

Aaron T. Ford: Adam Mayes was considered a family friend. Nevertheless, he is a dangerous individual.

Halpern: I’m Mollie Halpern of the Bureau, and this is Wanted by the FBI. Jo Ann and her oldest daughter were found dead at a Mississippi home connected to Adam Mayes. We believe Mayes still has the youngest two daughters. Special Agent in Charge of the Memphis Division Aaron Ford…

Ford: We are frantically searching for Alexandria and Kyliyah Bain. And since there has already been violence in this case, we’re very concerned for the safety of Alexandria and Kyliyah.

Halpern: Recent surveillance video shows Mayes changed his appearance.

Ford: He might have changed the appearance of Alexandria and Kyliyah, whether it’s cutting the hair or making them look like boys.

Halpern: The FBI is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading directly to Mayes arrest. Visit www.fbi.gov for more details.

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