Information is being sought in connection with the abduction of 15-year-old Ailene Mariz Lander from Dothan, Alabama. On September 17, 2012, at approximately 1 p.m., Ailene Lander was taken from Southeast Alabama Medical Center by her stepfather, Charles “Dean” Partin. They were last seen leaving in a blue 1994 Mercury Villager minivan with Alabama tag 34B26K3 or 38D18W2. Lander and Partin are now believed to be accompanied by Lander’s mother, Julie Bethke, and her five siblings. Charles Partin and Julie Bethke are Ailene Lander’s non-custodial parents.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact the FBI’s tip line at 1-800-CALL FBI (1-800-225-5324), your local FBI office, or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.