FBI press release: Arrest in 2007 kidnapping of Oklahoma girl
August 7, 2009
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – James E. Finch, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Oklahoma, announced the arrest of Terrance Lynn McGuire related to the January 18, 2007 kidnaping of a 10 year-old girl from Texhoma, Oklahoma.
At approximately 6:30 p.m. on January 18, 2007, an unidentified individual lured a 10 year-old girl into a vehicle in Texhoma, Oklahoma.
During the early afternoon on January 19, 2007, the suspect drove to a convenience store in Clovis, New Mexico, where he released the victim. She notified store employees who immediately called authorities.
Based on a recent tip provided to the FBI, Terrance Lynn McGuire, 27, of Canyon, Texas, was identified as the suspect in the kidnaping. McGuire was charged per a sealed Criminal Complaint filed on August 5, 2009, in the Western District of Oklahoma. McGuire was charged with violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1201(a)(1), Kidnaping.
McGuire was arrested without incident at approximately 8:30 a.m. this morning in Canyon, Texas, by the FBI and Canyon Police Department.
The investigation is being conducted by the FBI, Texas County Sheriff’s Office, Texhoma Police Department, Texas County District Attorney’s Office, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Guymon Police Department, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, and Clovis Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Oklahoma.