Eight-month-old Miya Tucker is currently missing, and the Kentucky State Police are seeking assistance from the public to locate her. The KSP initiated a missing child investigation subsequent to the execution of a search warrant and welfare check after family members reported her missing for a month.

Miya's parents, Tesla Tucker and Cage Rudd, were apprehended last week on multiple charges including drug-related offenses, criminal abuse of a minor, abandonment of a minor, and involvement in organized crime.

Troopers arrested and charged the mother of the missing child, Tesla Tucker, 29 of Reynolds Station with Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Fentanyl); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Abandonment of a Minor. She is lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center in Owensboro. - KSP

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Cage C. Rudd, 30 of Reynolds Station was also arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Fentanyl); Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Abandonment of a Minor. He is also lodged in Daviess County Detention Center in Owensboro. - KSP

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Over the weekend, Miya's grandfather, Ricky Smith, was also arrested on similar charges, while Miya's grandmother, Billie Smith, faced a domestic violence warrant.

Miya's parents are scheduled to appear in Ohio County District Court in Hartford on Monday. According to a report by 14 News, the Kentucky State Police mentioned that they were uncooperative.

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The article goes on to say that concerned neighbors residing near the location where police conducted the welfare check have been searching the wooded areas surrounding the residence in hopes of finding Miya. While they remain optimistic that the authorities will locate Miya safely, they acknowledge the slim chances of such an outcome.

Miya is described as having green eyes and brown hair, and she was last seen under the care of her parents. Kentucky State Police urge anyone with information about the missing child to contact the post at 270.826.3312.

We will bring you updates as they become available.

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