GLADEWATER (KYTX) -- A Gladewater teenager is missing tonight after police say she stole her mother's car last week and drove out of state.

According to Gladewater Police's Facebook page, 17-year-old Mary Katlyn Flowers was reported as a runaway and a suspect in an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after taking her mother's car without consent on June 26, 2015. The vehicle was recovered in New Mexico and it has been confirmed that Mary was last seen at a Hampton Inn located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 28, 2015.

A warrant for Flowers' arrest has been issued by an Upshur County Judge for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle (felony). It is believed Mary may be in route to the state of California.

If you have any information in this case please contact Gladewater Police Detective Roxanne Warren (903) 845-2166 or make an anonymous tip through Upshur County Crime Stoppers at (903) 843-3131 or submit a web tip at

Recommended for you