State Police locate missing 14-year-old runaway with the assistance of Good Samaritans

Major Robert M. Nuzzo
Troop K Commander


On January 19, 2017, Dakaia Andrew of Beekman, was located in the Village of Rhinebeck. 

A member of the State Police who was on patrol in the Village of Rhinebeck was approached by two Rhinebeck men who recognized Dakaia from the State Police Facebook posting.  The Good Samaritans led police to the 14-year-old runaway who has since been reunited with his family. 

The State Police would like to thank all members of the public who assisted with this investigation.