Harley Dilly: Missing teen possibly had cops called on him months before disappearance

Since 2016, authorities were reportedly called five times to the home of an Ohio teen who has not been seen or heard from since late last month.

The Port Clinton News Herald reported that the two most recent calls cited an “unruly juvenile.” The latest call, which occurred on September 20, reportedly mentioned an “unruly” 14-year-old, presumably referring to Harley Dilly.

Dilly reportedly disappeared on the morning of December 20 while walking to school. A surveillance still appears to show Dilly in an area between his home on East 5th Street and the Port Clinton high and middle school campus between 6 and 7 a.m. on the day he vanished.

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Dilly’s father reported him missing at around midnight on December 21. The teen had recently broken his phone, possibly explaining why his family was not concerned about not hearing from him until hours later.

The News Herald reported that Dilly’s mother placed four of the five 911 calls which have been placed since 2016. The three calls which did not refer to an “unruly juvenile” reportedly mentioned  a “custody dispute,” “civil complaint,” or a “disturbance.”

The other call reportedly involving a juvenile occurred on January 12, 2017. Dispatch records stated that things “calmed down” after responding officers spoke with the juvenile and the mother.

Authorities have declined to reveal whether they are treating Dilly as a runaway or a victim of foul play. They have also refused to say whether he was being bullied at school, or if he was diagnosed with any mental or behavioral issues.

Police said that they have found nothing suspicious at Dilly’s home. Investigators reportedly searched his sister’s home, which is located in a different state, and found no sign of the missing teen.

Authorities advised against approaching Dilly if he is spotted, as he “does not warm up to people” easily. Anyone with information regarding Harley Dilly’s whereabouts should call Port Clinton police at 419-734-3121.

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[Featured image: Harley Dilly/Port Clinton Police Department]