Above: Jesse Kaslov in 1998 (left) and an age-progressed image to 18, circa 2014 (right)
Jesse Robert Kaslov
Last seen in South River, New Jersey on January 20, 1998
Vital statistics: White (Romani) male. Born on December 16, 1996. Brown hair, brown eyes. His nickname is "Jessy." Was one at the time.
Circumstances: He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Christina Mitchell. A photo and vital statistics for her are posted below. Jesse's parents have been married and divorced under Romani, sometimes referred to as "Gypsy" laws. Many Romani live in an isolated manner, not registering births or interacting with much of society. His father, Ronnie Kaslov was allowed to see his son until Mitchell vanished with him. Ronnie has gotten custody of Jesse in courts. A felony warrant for abduction was issued for her on January 20, 2012. Ronnie claims he is being discriminated against because of his ethnic background. Other family of Mitchell say they do not know her or Jesse's whereabouts, and due to their lifestyle they would be hard to track. Police have questioned Kaslov's paternity, and say it is difficult to file charges because there is no record of a marriage. They may be in the company of an adult male and adult female and may be in the Philidelphia, Pennsylvania area. They may be traveling in a white 1990 Ford Mustang convertible with New Jersey license plates.
Above: Christina Mitchell in 1998
Vital statistics: White (Romani) female. Born on June 19, 1971. Brown hair, brown eyes. She may walk with a slight limp and she may dye her hair another color. She uses the aliases "Tammy White" and "Christina Ryan." Was twenty-six at the time.
If you have any information as to Jesse's whereabouts, please contact the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office at 732-745-3300. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Charley Project
The Doe Network
New Jersey State Police
NamUs National Missing Persons Data System
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