Kidnapped East Texas Girl Heading Towards Border

SHELBY COUNTY (KYTX)- Saturday, June 21 Shelby County Sheriff Department received a call regarding Briseida Echeverria,15, Center was kidnapped by Pedro Cefrino, 28, Center. 

The call came in at 8:50 p.m. and a deputy was dispatched and arrived at the house on CR 3754 at 9:50 p.m.

Echeverria's father reported the kidnapping after he discovered his daughter went missing after Cefrino asked his permission to date his daughter. The father did not grant permission and realized his daughter and Cefrino had been communicating and dating without his knowledge. 

Echeverria's cell phone was taken away by her father and left at the family's house during the kidnapping.

Sheriff DJ Dickerson has been tracking Cefrino's phone to the Mexico border and contacted Border Patrol and FBI for assistance. 

If there is any information on Echeverria's and Cefrino's location please contact Shelby County Sheriff at 936-598-5601


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