are asking for the public’s help locating two young Las Cruces brothers who
were taken by their father and have not been seen since Oct. 8.
young boys are Maverick Ransom, 3, and his 4-year-old brother Orion Ransom. The
two boys were last seen Oct. 8 with their father, 52-year-old Clarence Michael
Ransom, when he picked them up from a Las Cruces daycare center. Police have
reason to believe Clarence Michael Ransom may have traveled to Ciudad Juarez,
Mexico, the same day and returned to the United States the following day. It’s not
known if he took his two sons with him and their whereabouts are unknown.
Michael Ransom, who is a non-registered sex offender and goes by the name
Michael Ransom, is 5-feet-11-inchces tall and weighs approximately 195 pounds.
He was last seen driving a silver 2013 Toyota Camry with temporary tags. His
last known address is an apartment at 2250 E. Missouri Ave. in Las Cruces.
and Orion are both about 3-feet-6-inches tall and each weigh approximately 30
and his estranged wife share custody of their sons. However, on Oct. 8, Ransom
retrieved the two boys from the daycare center they attend and gave no
notification of his intentions to travel with the children.
nationwide warrant has been issued for Ransom’s arrest. The warrant charges
Ransom with failure to register as a sex offender and non-compliance with a
with information on the whereabouts of Maverick and Orion Ransom, or Clarence
Michael Ransom, is asked to call police immediately at (575) 526-0795. Persons
outside of Las Cruces with information on their whereabouts can also contact
their local police department or simply dial 911.