According to TBI, authorities rescued Elizabeth Thomas and arrested Tad Cummins after the pair were found at a commune in Cecilville, California on Thursday.
The TBI says 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, the teen at the center of an Amber Alert that has drawn nationwide attention, was found safe in Northern California on Thursday morning.
NEWS ALERT: Tad Cummins is under arrest and Elizabeth Thomas has been safely recovered in Northern California.
On the morning the pair went missing, the affidavit says Cummins lied to his wife, telling her he had a job interview and needed to borrow her auto, the 2015 Nissan Rogue.
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Law enforcement in secluded Siskiyou County, near the Shasta-Trinity National Forest three hours northwest of Redding, Calif. near the OR border, confirmed to multiple outlets that Cummins' Nissan Rogue was discovered there late Wednesday night without a license plate.
"I feel a little amusing because there were all kinds of indications that there was something a little amusing going on never occurred to me that she was 15 year old, they said she was 22, I thought...yeah", said Peter LaughingWolf.
The caller said Cummins had taken up residence in Cecilville, about two hours from the nearest police station. He added that when Thomas wanted to share something she would whisper stuff in Cummins ear and then Cummins would repeat it.
The statement continued, "Thanks go to all who have kept the message of finding Elizabeth Thomas and working on her safe return as top-of-mind throughout the nation". She reported Cummins had taken out a $4,500 loan the week before, but the money was missing along with two guns, clothes and toiletries, records show. Once investigators confirmed the hotel guest was Cummins, a witness told them he had asked for directions to Wal-Mart, court records state.
The federal warrant against Tad Cummins charges him with transporting a minor across state lines with the intent of engaging in sexual activity. That tip showed Cummins got a room in Guymon, Oklahoma, March 16 and 17.
During the course of the investigation, detectives also learned from Cummins' wife that he had refilled his Cialis prescription three days before disappearing. Authorities had a hard time getting to the cabin, as there was snow on the ground, TBI officials have said. In Tennessee, Cummins is being charged with felony kidnapping and misdemeanor having sexual contact with a minor.
Siskiyou County deputies searched the area and found a silver Nissan Rogue parked outside the cabin, TBI spokesman Josh DeVine said. The charge carries a minimum 10-year sentence. An attorney for the family later told PEOPLE that Cummins allegedly "groomed" Thomas before they both vanished.
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