AMBER Alert issued for Louisville teen

Published: Jun. 16, 2011 at 10:06 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2011 at 10:07 PM EDT
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Posted by Charles Gazaway - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An AMBER alert has been issued for a teen who police believe may be with Joshua Gouker, the stepfather of murder victim Trey Zwicker, who was found dead last month. Gouker is the biological father of the missing teen, Joshua Young.

Gouker was supposed to be in a Floyd County, Indiana courtroom on a change of plea hearing in a 2000 theft case, but Gouker was a no-show. The judge issued a bench warrant for Gouker. If Floyd County deputies find him, Gouker will be arrested.

The subject of the AMBER alert, 15-year-old Joshua Young, is about 5' 5", weights 125 pounds, has blonde hair and blue eyes. Young was last seen wearing a black pants and back Jordan shoes. The color and type of shirt he had on is not known.

He was last seen on the night of June 14 around 7 p.m. in the Algonquin Parkway area.

Joshua Gouker is 5' 8", weights 200 pounds. He has a medium build, a tattoo under left eye of a tear drop, a tattoo of devil horns at the hair line on his forehead,  a tattoo of a unknown word and the word "Honkey" on unknown arm from elbow to wrist.

No information about a vehicle the two might be traveling in was given.

If you have any information, call police.

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