Local police declared the teenager missing on Wednesday night and managed to reunite him with his parents less than 24 hours later.
The body of missing Florida boy, Jordan Belliveau, has been found.
"This is a classic example of the adage 'No good deed goes unpunished,'" Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan said.
"I think the idea that they're 'lost' is hyperbole to try and create an issue where I don't really think there is one," Santorum said. "Other than the fact that the bureaucracy—surprise, surprise—doesn't work very well."
Jody Haskin still on the run from police as suspect believed to have links to North Dakota.
Wang Mingqing and Liu Chengying lost their 3-year-old daughter in 1994.
Multiple law enforcement agencies are looking for Adriana Coronado, who reportedly was abducted early Saturday in Katy, Texas.
A family acquaintance has been charged with kidnapping the teenage sisters.
A prime example: The case of Sage and Isaac Cook, two brothers whom law enforcement recently found in Mexico.
At least 340 children disappeared in the U.K. between January and September of this year.