Lightroom CC: Catalog shuffle problem

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Recently My work lightroom catalog has been acting stupid.  We keep all our images on a network drive and all out photographs are kept in chronological order.  I have been working in a folder called 09/28/2016  I have been editing and saving images back to the directory "Round trip" Normally when i save a PSD it appears in the catalog right where it should be. I color it purple to indicate its my Working layered file and so on.  Yesterday i noticed a few of my recent edits weren't in the catalog so i right clicked the Date/folder and selected Sync folder. It said there were 200+ images missing. I clicked ok and suddenly the folder moved out of the main directory and went to the top. The 09/28/2016 still in the directory said 0 images. yet when i tried to move the images back into the correct folder it said they were already there. I looked through the finder and all the images are exactly where they are supposed to be but Lightroom has the folder outside the correct directory. This isn't a huge deal its more a housecleaning problem and looks messy.  It drives my boss crazy.     This problem has also confounded Adobe. So perhaps one of you have experienced this problem and can offer some insight.
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I'm guessing the missing photos are showing up under a different volume, or at least under a separate parent folder in the same volume? It's usually caused by a change in capitalization, but fixing it would need a screenshot of the Folders panel.