01-24-2009, 12:25 AM #1Former Member
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NC - Dillon Cromartie, 2, Fayetteville, 23 Jan 2009
Amber Alert issued for missing 2-year-old
A North Carolina Amber Alert was issued late Friday for Dillon Jordan Cromartie, 2, of Fayetteville.
The child’s uncle, Lee David Currie, is considered a suspect in the abduction, authorities said. Currie, 60, is described as black, 5-foot-10 and 220 pounds. He has black and gray hair, brown eyes and a scar on his left cheek. He has last seen wearing a yellow shirt and blue jeans.
Authorities said the abduction occurred at 8243 Umstead Drive in Fayetteville on Thursday. Currie is reportedly driving a white 1993 BMW 740i with North Carolina tag number PZW8080.
The child's family reported the abduction late Friday afternoon, according to a release from Fayetteville Police Department spokeswoman Theresa Chance.
Family members told police Currie has a history of abusing illegal narcotics and was last seen driving late Friday afternoon around Eastern Boulevard.
01-24-2009, 10:16 AM #2
Amber Alert cancelled: Fayetteville child safe
The Fayetteville Police Department cancelled an Amber Alert Saturday morning after finding 2-year-old Dillon Jordan Cromartie unharmed. The child was returned to his parents.
Police found the child's uncle, 60-year-old Lee David Currie, driving a white 1993 BMW 740i sedan. Police say Currie told officers where Dillon could be found.
The incident began Friday when an Amber Alert was issued around 9:30 p.m. when, police say, Dillon was taken from his home on Umstead Drive in Fayetteville.
01-24-2009, 01:40 PM #3
Strange. I'm just glad he was found safe.
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