3-year-old missing out of Yakima County, possibly in danger

Faith missing

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. — A 3-year-old girl is missing and possibly in danger after she was taken by a parent who does not have custody over her, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said Faith Hegge has been with her mother, 33-year-old Melissa Hegge, since Feb. 1.

Melissa has a history of drug abuse and may be homeless. She also has an active warrant for her arrest. Deputies said she has disobeyed a court order restraining her from physical contact with Faith.

Deputies do not know if Melissa has access to a vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 509-574-2500 ext. 0. Reference case number 20C02957.