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FDLE finds missing Georgia child safely

4/12/2016
 
For Immediate Release
April 11, 2016
TAMARAC, Fla. – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement found missing Georgia toddler, 18-month-old Carter Johnson, in an apartment on NW 57th Court in Tamarac, Florida.  A Georgia AMBER Alert had been issued for the child last Friday after his noncustodial father, Willis Johnson, 31, took him across state lines.   
FDLE agents, working with Doraville (Georgia) Police Department, located the child and officers with Doraville PD convinced the father to release Carter to FDLE agents.
FDLE agents arrested Willis Johnson on a Georgia warrant for interference with custody by taking a juvenile across state lines.  He was booked into the Broward County Jail.   
 For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Molly Best or Steve Arthur
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001