Press Release: Located Missing Juvenile, Attica Township

Lapeer County Sheriff EmblemOn Sunday 03-22-2015 at 7:20 AM, Sgt. Nesbit responded to 5424 Hunters Creek Road in Attica Township for a runaway juvenile. The missing juvenile was MADISON SAWVEL age 15 who resides at 5133 Lum Road in Attica.   SAWVEL ran away from her grandmother’s residence on Hunters Creek Road in Attica during an overnight visit.

BEN GORING age 14 is a previous boyfriend of SAWVEL’S that resided at 5424 Bowers Road in Attica.   GORING previously made comments regarding SAWVEL that were concerning.

On Monday 03-23-2015, a second search warrant was executed at GORING’S residence of 5424 Bowers Road in Attica.   It was learned that GORING was incarcerated today at a Genesee County Detention facility (unrelated status offense- Probation Officer is Steve Smith with Lapeer County) according to GORING’S father.

GORING’S father was cooperative and informed deputies about a tree house behind the residence. SAWVEL was located within the tree house (welfare was fine- stated took off on her will).

SAWVEL was returned to her parents.


Jason G. Parks

Detective Sergeant

Direct Line:   810-245-1381