Missing Pittsfield Teen Found In Arizona

Jun 13, 2014

Zackary Lawrence, 14, of Pittsfield was found Thursday in Chandler, AZ.
Credit Pittsfield Police Department

A missing Pittsfield teenager will soon be returning home after being found in Arizona.

Pittsfield Police say 14-year-old Zachary Lawrence was found in Chandler, Arizona Thursday. 47-year-old Bradley David Cooper of Chandler has been arrested on various charges. Lawrence went missing from his Francis Avenue home the night of June 6. He was reported missing Tuesday.

The Berkshire Eagle reports Cooper allegedly met Lawrence online posing as a 16-year-old, calling himself Trent Thompson, and arranged to meet the 14-year-old in Pittsfield. Once picking Lawrence up June 6, Cooper allegedly drove them back to his Arizona home.

Pittsfield police say the investigation is ongoing and it’s unclear if Cooper will face charges in Massachusetts.