Kristian Perez was reported missing by his mother on Saturday when he didn't return home following his prom in Orofino. According to the Spokesman-Review, police found Perez's broken cellphone, tuxedo jacket, and one shoe near the car of a relative who had driven Perez to the dance.
Police believed there was the possibility of foul play, KLEW reports. Police dogs followed Perez's scent to a parking lot near the prom but lost it there.
Police found Perez shortly before 1am Tuesday at a house a few miles from the prom after receiving a tip. Authorities say he was fine and voluntarily staying with a 26-year-old man named Tyson Imel.
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Perez was arrested and is facing the possibility of probation in connection with his runaway charge. Idaho is one of nine states where running away from home is a crime.
Imel may also face charges. Orofino's police chief says the department spent "a lot of man-hours" searching for Perez, and they're "disappointed" he didn't reach out to his family once he realized they were looking for him.
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