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Missing Calaveras County teen returns home

Mikaiyla Dawn Hodges
Mikaiyla Dawn Hodges California Highway Patrol

A 17-year-old Calaveras County girl who was the subject of an endangered missing person alert has returned and is safe with her parents, according to the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office.

The alert for Mikaiyla Dawn Hodges was issued Wednesday afternoon by the California Highway Patrol on behalf of the Sheriff’s Office. Hodges was reported missing shortly before 8:30 p.m. Monday and was believed to be with 37-year-old Michael Stewart, a Yuba County resident who wanted by the California Department of Corrections for a parole violation, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.

Hodges had been in contact with family and friends but would not disclose her whereabouts, the news release said.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy