Man charged with kidnapping Fayettville boy in custody

A 1-year-old from Fayetteville who was the subject of an Amber Alert was found safe and his dad has been arrested.
Published: Dec. 19, 2022 at 5:43 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 19, 2022 at 9:31 AM CST
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FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) announced that the missing boy out of Lincoln County was located and is safe and his father is now in custody.

The TBI issued an Amber Alert early Monday morning for 1-year-old Roberto Godinez III who was believed to be with 25-year-old Roberto Godinez II, the boy’s father. Agents were looking for a dark gray 2015 Chrysler 200 with a Tennessee license plate.

The search for Godinez II continued until TBI announce they had him in custody around 9 a.m. He is expected to be charged with especially aggravated kidnapping.