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Missing Woman Prompts Search Of Tuttle Cove; Authorities Request Assistance

A missing St. George woman prompted a police search of Tuttle Cove on Monday at Tuttle Creek Lake. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Jane Peterson, 56, who was reported missing on Sunday.

Her 1999 Toyota Tacoma was found at Tuttle Cove at Tuttle Creek Lake. The Sheriff’s Department began searching the area around the cove with dogs, and called in the Riley County Police Department for assistance and the use of a helicopter.

Riley County Police Information Officer Matthew Droge says Peterson is not suspected of committing any crimes, and is no threat to the public.

Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat requests that any information on Jane Peterson’s location be shared with his office by calling 785-457-3353 or your local law enforcement agency.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.