A Pennsylvania man with a criminal history was arrested in the case of a missing Amish teenage girl who disappeared in June, authorities said.
Justo Smoker, 34, was charged Friday with felony kidnapping and misdemeanor false imprisonment as investigators search for 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos in East Lampeter Township, officials said in a news release
Stoltzfoos' father told officials that his daughter went missing on the evening of June 21 when she didn't return home from a youth group, the release added.
The report said he was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the crimes, but he only served just over 12 years. In the crimes, Smoker and his brother, Victor, were accused of using a pellet gun to rob four businesses in the summer of 2006.
The FBI is now offering a reward of $10,000 for information leading the teens' whereabouts.
“East Lampeter Township police is being assisted by multiple agencies, to include the FBI, Pennsylvania State Police and Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office,” authorities said in a statement.