TBI says abducted baby recovered, mom still on run

GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a 2-month-old boy who was abducted by a man his mom says is his father has been recovered. TBI posted an Amber Alert for Eric Goolsby late Tuesday.

Family members told police Eric Owens and another man came to the home of the baby's grandmother Tuesday night and abducted him. Owens has been charged especially aggravated kidnapping and custodial interference.

Gallatin Police have issued arrest warrants for the baby's mother, 24-year-old Chasity Goolsby, charging her with especially aggravated kidnapping and custodial interference as well.

The grandmother was granted temporary custody of the infant on November 9th.


Join the Conversation!

While WVLT allows comments on articles, we ask that you respect the online community. Comments may be removed at any time for violations including:

  • Obscenity, profanity, vulgarity, racism, violent descriptions, name-calling or personal attacks.
  • Abuse of multiple accounts.
  • Off-topic comments.

Comments may be checked for inappropriate content or rule violation, but the station is under no legal obligation to monitor or remove comments. If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator. 
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 179262091 - local8now.com/a?a=179262091
Gray Television, Inc.