Police in North Port, Florida received two 911 calls connected to the home of fugitive Brian Laundrie’s parents on September 10 — the day before his fiancée, Gabby Petito, 22, was reported missing.
The were both ‘public service’ calls, with the first placed just before 4pm and the second around 6.30pm, according to police logs provided to DailyMail.com.
It is unclear who called 911 or what those calls entailed as the logs have been partially redacted. However, both calls have been given the brief description of ‘problem settled’.
Officers also received three calls connected to the residence on September 11, the day Petito’s mother filed a missing persons’ report for the 22-year-old.
Those incidents were listed as ‘follow up/investigation’ and ‘agency assist.’
Response to the calls was described as ‘problem settled,’ ‘no police action needed’ and ‘report submitted’.
Police received two ‘public service’ 911 calls connected to Brian Laundrie’s parents’ North Port, Florida home the day before Gabby Petito was reported missing (Pictured: Police at the Laundrie family home on September 24)
Police tape is seen outside the Laundrie family home on September 22
At least 46 emergency calls were made in connection to the residence for various reasons between September 10 and September 27 including ‘missing person,’ ‘disturbance,’ ‘follow up/investigation,’ ‘agency assist,’ ‘special detail,’ ‘patrol check’ and ‘public service’.
The provided records indicate that officers most recently received a call connected to the home on Monday at 5.10pm, with calls placed earlier in the day at 8.06am, 8.28am, 1.29pm, 2.45pm and 4.13pm.
North Port police visited the home on September 14, 15 and 16, as well as twice on September 17.
Laundrie’s parents reported him missing on September 17, saying they hadn’t seen him since the 14.
A nationwide manhunt is underway for 23-year-old Laundrie, who is a person of interest in Petito’s homicide.
TV reality star Dog the Bounty Hunter — real name Duane Chapman, 68 — has also launched a search for Laundrie, focusing his attentions on the Florida coastline and creeks surrounding Fort De Soto Park.
Dog and his team recovered a can of Monster Energy Ultra Gold which appeared to have been freshly drunk at a makeshift campsite deep in the woods at Shell Island along the coastline Wednesday, Fox News reported.
North Port officers respond to the scene of a protest outside of the Laundrie home on September 17 after residents call the police on protesters that kept shouting ‘Where’s Gabby?’
Officers were called to the Laundrie family home in North Port, Florida on September 24
However, the team did not find solid evidence suggesting that Laundrie is in the woods on Egmont Key — which is located just southwest of Fort De Soto park.
His spokesperson said Dog is likely not searching on Thursday, but will be following up with leads from his temporary headquarters in the Sarasota area.
‘This has been a very different search,’ Dog said in a statement released late Wednesday night.
‘Social media has enabled us to do this alongside everyone out there. America is along for the journey with us and I’m ready to do more!’
He believes it is probable that Laundrie is hiding somewhere in the 1,136 acre Fort De Soto Park area — which is made up of five interconnected islands.
‘This would be and could be a perfect spot for him to hide, not too many people out here, but there’s a lot of environmental things that we’re gonna fight,’ Dog said in a video posted to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon.
TV reality star Dog the Bounty Hunter (pictured searching for Laundrie on Shell Island on September 29) launched a search for Laundrie, focusing his attentions on the Florida coastline and creeks surrounding Fort De Soto Park
Dog the Bounty Hunter and his team recovered a can of Monster Energy Ultra Gold which appeared to have been freshly drunk at a makeshift campsite deep in the woods at Shell Island along the coastline Wednesday
Dog believes it is probable that Laundrie is hiding somewhere in the 1,136 acre Fort De Soto Park area — which is made up of five interconnected islands
Monday night, the reality star revealed that Laundrie’s parents spent the night in the campsite from September 1 to 3, staying in spot number 1.
They returned again with Laundrie to stay on spot 15 from September 6 to 8, and left without him, Dog claimed. Records did not show the Laundrie family staying at the park from September 1 to 3.
The family’s attorney, Steven Bertolino, confirmed all three Laundrie family members went camping at the park from September 6, leaving together the next day – September 7.
‘They all left the park,’ Bertolino said, according to Fox 13.
Two months ago Laundrie and Gabby Petitio visited the same park and posted photos hiking and showing them relaxing on the beach. They also posted this photo behind bars
Gabby (right) and Brian (left) are pictured at the campsite during the young couple’s visit together two months ago
Timeline of missing Gabby Petito’s case
- July 2: Gabby Petito and her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie left Blue Point, New York for a cross-country road trip
- August 12: Police in Moab, Utah respond to a domestic incident involving the couple
- Aug. 21: Petito’s father, Joseph Petito, has his last FaceTime video call with his daughter who was in Salt Lake City, Utah
- Aug. 24: Petito is last seen at a hotel in Salt Lake City with Laundrie
- Aug. 25: Petito makes final call to her mother, Nicole Schmidt, saying she was in Grand Teton National Park
- Aug. 25 or 26: The couple chats with the owner of a shop called ‘Rustic Row’ in Victor, Utah for about 20 minutes
- Aug. 27: Video of Petito’s van was taken by blogger Jenn Bethune, of Red White & Bethune, around 6.30 pm at the Spread Creek Campground; Petito’s mom receives an ‘odd text’ from her phone. This is the last contact from her phone
- Aug. 29: The day that Wisconsin TikToker Miranda Baker claimed that she and her boyfriend were approached by Laundrie at Grand Teton National Park and asked them for a ride at 5.30pm
- Aug. 30: Mrs Schmidt receives the last text from Petito: ‘No service in Yosemite’
- Aug. 31: Laundrie’s mother Roberta cancels a camping trip for 2 to Fort De Soto campsite for Sept. 1-3
- Sept. 1: Laundrie returns to his parents’ home in North Port, Florida in the van without Petito
- Sept. 4: Laundrie purchased a new cell phone from a North Port AT&T store. The FBI is currently in possession of the device
- Sept. 6-8: Laundrie and his parents visit Fort De Soto campsite in Florida, records show. The family’s lawyer says they stayed only from Sept. 6-7
- Sept. 10: The Laundries’ neighbor Karyn Roberts says she saw Laundrie at the family home
- Sept. 11: Petito’s mom reports Petito missing to authorities in New York; Petito and Laundrie’s van is impounded by police in Florida that same day but authorities are denied entry to their home to speak with Laundrie
- Sept. 12: Grand Teton National Park rangers search for Petito
- Sept. 14: Laundrie issues a statement about Petito’s disappearance through his lawyer
- Sept. 14: Laundrie reportedly bought a burner phone from an AT&T store in his hometown of North Port, Florida
- Sept. 15: Laundrie is officially named a person of interest in Petito’s case
- Sept. 17: Laundrie family attorney confirms his whereabouts are unknown and that his parents last saw him Sept. 14
- Sept. 18: North Port police and the FBI start searching the Carlton Reserve in Sarasota County for missing Brian Laundrie
- Sept. 19: Bethune realizes she has video of Petito’s van around 12am and submits the FBI with the footage 10 minutes later; Officials find a body near Grand Teton National Park that matches Petito’s description
- Sept. 21: Coroner confirms remains found in Grand Tetons belong to Petito. Her death is ruled a homicide but her cause of death is still under investigation
- Sept. 20 – 22: FBI and North Port police continue search for Laundrie in Carton Reserve
- Sept. 22: Neighbors say they saw the Laundrie family pack up their detached camper on the day Gabby was reported missing. DailyMail.com photos show the camper was back in the driveway two days later, on September 13
- Sept. 23: FBI issues an arrest warrant for Laundrie for ‘use of unauthorized access device’. He is accused of fraudulently using a Capitol One Bank debit card that was not his between August 30 and September 1 to spend $1,000. A probe is launched into the police handling of the Utah police incident on Aug. 12. Laundrie’s parents visit their attorney in Orlando
- Sept. 25: Dog the Bounty Hunter joins the search for Laundrie
- Sept. 26: A funeral is held for Petito in Holbrook, New York, and her family launch a charity to help parents find missing children
- Sept. 27: Manhunt for Laundrie in the Carlton Reserve is scaled back after 10 day search does not find him. Dog the Bounty Hunter says Laundrie and his parents stayed at Fort De Soto Park from September 1-3 and September 6-8 – and that on the later visit only the parents left
- Sept. 28: Laundrie’s mom is accused of using a burner phone to contact her son
- Sept. 29: Documents reveal Laundrie’s mom canceled a reservation for the Fort De Soto Park campsite for two from September 1 to 3 and booked for three from September 6 to 8. FBI seizes surveillance footage from site. FBI investigates lead Laundrie bought a burner phone on September 14. Also, Dog the Bounty Hunter searches the area near Fort De Soto for Laundrie, flying a banner above the search site that reads: ‘Aloha Brian Laundrie’. His team found a recovered a can of Monster Energy Ultra Gold which appeared to have been freshly drunk at a makeshift campsite deep in the woods at Shell Island along the coastline
Bertolino gave the confirmation after initially saying of Dog’s allegations: ‘I will no longer give that dog credibility or dignify his false claims with the time of my reply.’
If Dog’s claims that Laundrie’s parents left without him are accurate, the 23-year-old could have had a nine-day head-start on law enforcement before his dad, Christopher, and mom, Roberta, told police he had vanished.
This would also mean that the Laundries hid from authorities for almost a week that he was not at the family home as cops were denied access to enter the property due to Laundrie’s first amendment rights.
Laundrie was named a person of interest in the homicide of his fiancée, Petito.
A warrant is out for his arrest for allegedly fraudulently spending $1,000 on Petito’s Capitol One Bank debit card between August 30 and September 1.
The young couple set off on a cross-country trip in their campervan back on July 2 and were documenting their travels on YouTube.
Petito was last seen alive on August 24 leaving a motel in Salt Lake City, Utah, with Laundrie and last spoke to her mom by phone the following day. Her family said they believe texts from her phone after then were ‘suspicious.’
Brian returned to his home in North Port alone on September 1 driving the couple’s campervan.
Petito was reported missing on September 11 by her family and her body was discovered in a campsite near Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming on September 19.
Her death has been ruled a homicide but the cause of death is not yet clear.
Laundrie refused to speak to authorities during a week-long search for his missing girlfriend. On September 17, his parents told police they hadn’t seen him in three days when he headed for a hike at the nearby Carlton Reserve.
As the manhunt for Laundrie continues, new details have emerge about his whereabouts between September 1 – the day he returned to Florida without Petito – and September 14 – the day his parents claim they last saw him.
Documents from the Fort De Soto Park reveal Brian’s mom Roberta made a booking on August 24 for two people to stay at the campsite from September 1 to 3, Fox reported.
But on August 31 – the day before Brian returned home – Roberta canceled the reservation.
Brian and Petito were not expected to be back in Florida until October after setting out on the four month-long trip on July 2.
On September 3, seven days before Petito was reported missing, Roberta made a new reservation for three people at the same park for the weekend running September 6 through September 8.
A source who used to work at Civic Plus which manages the campground’s reservation system told Fox they believe this indicates the Laundries knew Brian was heading home on August 31 and then made new plans to include him in a trip.
Other documents from the park, which is about 75 miles north of the family’s home, show the Laundries did check in and out of the campsite on the dates booked.
Brian visited the park with Petito just two months ago with photos showing the young couple at the beach and campsite.
In one photo from the fateful couple’s visit, Laundrie and Gabby are seen peering through the bars of a jail cell at an old fort.
‘Really nice campground, beautiful area with many hikes and easy walks, the beach, historic sites, really nice camp store and well maintained sites!’ the couple said in a review.
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office told Fox Wednesday that the FBI is now examining surveillance footage from the area around the campsite as part of the search for Laundrie.
A spokesperson said the footage was being looked at as part of ‘the open and active investigation’ led by the FBI’s Denver field office.
‘The surveillance footage is part of that and that’s why it is not being released,’ they said.
A couple who stayed at the campsite at the same time recalled seeing a red truck with a camper similar to the one now seen parked in the Laundries’ driveway.
Marcie and Kenny Newson said they could not confirm physically seeing Laundrie but a selfie from their trip appears to show him walking across the campsite.
‘They kept to themselves. They were there and then they weren’t’, they told NBC 2.
Another camper whose name appeared on the ledger was celebrating his anniversary with his wife three spots down from the Laundries.
Thomas Rutherford told Fox News that he could ‘vaguely remember’ spotting the Laundries’ vehicle, which they noted due to the novelty of seeing a camper attached to a vehicle.
Meanwhile, multiple travelers are sharing stories of their encounters with a man they believe to be Brian Laundrie that took place in the days before Petito was last seen alive.
Hunter Mannies, 44, from Louisiana, has said he believes he saw a man matching Laundrie’s description at Bullwinkle’s Saloon in West Yellowstone, Montana on August 26.
The Fort De Soto campsite in Florida is seen in exclusive DailyMail.com photos. New details have emerged about a camping trip Brian took with his parents there days before Petito was reported missing
The campsite (pictured) is located in Fort De Soto in Pinellas County, Florida, close to St Petersburg and was visited by the Laundries days before Gabby was reported missing
Marcie and Kenny Newsom (first and second right) said they could not confirm physically seeing Laundrie but a selfie from their trip appears to show him walking across the campsite
Hunter Mannies, 44, (pictured) believes he had an encounter with Brian Laundrie, 23, in a bar one day before Gabby Petito, 22, went missing
‘It was an odd encounter,’ Mannies said during a Fox & Friends interview.
‘There was a guy by himself at the end of the bar. We really didn’t pay him much attention until he got kind of – he just seemed overly invested in our conversation and eventually ended up speaking up.’
Mannies says the bargoer – who introduced himself as ‘Brian’ – was giving off an ‘uncomfortable vibe’ during the time he was in the bar, before he interjected in the conversation that Mannies was having with a friend about hunting, guns and politics.
‘[Laundrie] abruptly jumped into it with a comment about ‘stupid Southerners’ and some expletives about Republicans,’ he shared.
‘I kind of laughed and said, ‘Well, where are you from?’ and he said, ‘New York,’ Mannies explained. ‘And I said, ‘Okay, New York’ and he said, ‘I have a name, it’s Brian,” Mannies added, speaking with The New York Post.
‘I said, ‘Let me ask you this, New York. What did you expect to find in a small mountain town in the middle of nowhere Montana? Did you expect to find a bunch of Democrats?”
He added: ‘He was overly invested in our conversation. We felt watched. He wasn’t talking to the bartenders. He was there alone. It just stood out as odd. He was just mad at the world it seemed like.’
Mannies also said that the bargoer ‘he had that serial killer look.’ He has reported the encounter to the FBI.
Mannies claims Laundrie was sitting alone at Bullwinkle’s Saloon in West Yellowstone August 26
Mannies says the bargoer – who introduced himself as ‘Brian’ – was giving off an ‘uncomfortable vibe’ during the time he was in the bar, before he interjected in the conversation that Mannies was having with a friend about hunting, guns and politics
Two women have also come forward, each claiming that they picked up Laundrie who was hitchhiking in Grand Teton National Park.
TikToker Miranda Baker said she and her boyfriend were at Grand Teton National Park on August 29 when Laundrie approached the couple and asked them for a ride at 5.30pm.
‘He approached us asking for a ride because he needed to go to Jackson and we were going to Jackson that night. So I said, ya know, “hop in” and he hopped in the back of my Jeep,’ Baker explained.
TikToker Miranda Baker (pictured) said she and her boyfriend were at Grand Teton National Park in Colter Bay, Wyoming, on August 29 when Laundrie approached the couple and asked them for a ride at 5.30pm
Baker explained that her, her boyfriend and Laundrie ‘then proceeded to make small talk’ and found out he had been camping for multiple days without his fiancée.
‘He did say he had a fiancée and that she was working on their social media page back at their van,’ Baker said.
She also said that Laundrie told her he and his companion were not camping on a regulated campsite through the national park.
‘They were camping basically out in the middle of nowhere along Snake River,’ she said.
Baker recounted the alleged story Laundrie told her and her boyfriend: ‘This is key information. He said that he had hiked for days along Snake River but looking at his backpack, it wasn’t full.
‘And he said all he had was a tarp to sleep on. And, if you’d think you’re going camping for days on end you’d want food and a tent and he had none of that.’
She added: ‘He had scruff but he didn’t look dirty for someone who was camping for multiple days. He didn’t look dirty, he didn’t smell dirty, so that part was kind of weird.’
Then, when Baker told Laundrie they were driving to Jackson Hole he supposedly ‘freaked out’ and asked them to pull over and said: ‘Nope, I need to get out right now.’
Baker said they pulled over at the Jackson Dam in Grand Teton National Park, which she noted was not very far from where they originally picked Laundrie up.
He allegedly hurried out of the car and told the couple he would find someone else to hitchhike with.
Police have since told Fox 13 News that Baker’s story is ‘possibly credible’.
Gabby Petitio’s body was found in the Spread Creek campsite in Wyoming on Sunday and the next day her death was ruled a homicide. She is pictured during a police stop in August
Laundrie was last seen on September 14 and his whereabouts remain unknown. He is pictured during a police stop in August
A second woman, Norma Jean Jalovec, also said she picked Laundrie while he was hitchhiking up on August 29.
She claims Laundrie asked her tp drop him off at the gate of the Spread Creek campground and tried to jump out of the car when she offered to drive him inside.
‘He got agitated when I said, ‘Do you want me to take you past the gate, down the road [to the Spread Creek Dispersed Camping Area]?” Jalovec told People.
‘He was like, ‘No, no, no, no, no. This is fine.’ He said, ‘Just let me out here. You can let me out here.”
Jalovec said she found his ‘antsy behavior’ to be odd, noting that he offered her $200 for gas money, even though she only drove him a short distance.
‘He was antsy and just wanted to get out at the gate. I said, ‘Oh, you don’t want your fiancée to see you being dropped off out of an SUV. You want her to think you hiked all the way back.”
She continued: ‘But now we all know, obviously, there was a reason why he probably didn’t want me to go down that road.’