At the request of the Russell County, Va., Sheriff’s Office, the AMBER Alert was cancelled as of 9 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2014. The Russell County Sheriff’s Office is the lead agency on this incident – NOT VSP. But, the sheriff’s office has asked for our assistance in providing the following information to media, so please attribute the following statement to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office:
The search for Lucas Guinn and his abductor, Jimmy D. Guinn, ended Fridaymorning with their discovery during a traffic stop in Southwest Virginia. Lucas Guinn, 11, was safely recovered during that traffic stop. Jimmy Guinn, 67, was taken into custody without incident. The Sheriff extends his sincere appreciation to the public for their vigilance during the AMBER Alert activation and the many tips and leads called in to assist with the search.
The Virginia State Police have issued the following AMBER alert for a missing 11-year-old boy:
AMBER alert issued for 11-year-old Lucas Ezra Silas Guinn
ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: RUSSELL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE at 1-276-889-8033 or Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453.
***Update*** Trucking Company Name “Snow Bird Trucking” ***
THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE AND VIRGINIA MISSING CHILDREN CLEARINGHOUSE
HAVE ISSUED AN AMBER ALERT FOR A CHILD ABDUCTION ON BEHALF OF THE
RUSSELL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IN RUSSELL ON 03/20/2014 AT 11:15 AM.
THE RUSSELL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS LOOKING FOR LUCAS EZRA SILAS
GUINN, WHITE, male, AGE 11 years old, HEIGHT 4 feet 08 inches, WEIGHT 84
lbs, WITH BROWN EYES AND BROWN HAIR, WEARING RED & BLACK shirt, BLUE
THE CHILD IS BELIEVED TO BE IN EXTREME DANGER AND WAS LAST SEEN AT
LEBANON MIDDLE SCHOOL, LEBANON, VA, RUSSELL, VA.
THE CHILD IS LIKELY ABDUCTED BY JIMMY DONALD GUINN, WHITE, male, AGE 67
years old, HEIGHT 5 feet 11 inches, WEIGHT 235 lbs, WITH BLUE EYES AND
BROWN/PARTIALLY GRAY HAIR.
THEY MAY BE TRAVELING IN A 2004 PURPLE FREIGHTLINER TRACTOR, LICENSE
78471PY, VA, UNKNOWN (POSSIBLY NORTHBOUND TOWARDS WEST VIRGINIA OR
PLEASE CONTACT THE RUSSELL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AT (276)889-8033 OR
THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE AT 1-800-822-4453 (1-800-VACHILD).
YOU MAY FIND COMPLETE INFORMATION AT
P.S. MIGHT HAVE POSSIBLY ABANDONED THE FREIGHTLINER TRUCK AND COULD BE
IN A LARGE STYLE BURGANDY PICKUP DIESEL TRUCK..