UPDATE 10/6/22 4:32 p.m.: The search for Simons remains ongoing. The Chatham County Police Department is executing search warrants and conducting interviews with individuals who may have information on Simons’ whereabouts.
“We’re going to hold out hope that he’s still alive, and that we can find him and bring him home safe to his parents,” said Chatham County Police Chief Jeff. “But, we’ll continue to look at all angles and exhaust all investigative avenues.”
UPDATE 10/5/22 10:37 p.m.: The Chatham County Police Department made the following update on the search for Simons.
We’re continuing our work to find 20-month-old Quinton Simons, who was reported missing from his home on Burkhalter Road this morning. We know the disappearance of this child has hurt many hearts, and we know thousands of people are hoping and praying that he is found safe. We promise that we will update you as soon as we have any news. Today we were joined by more than 75 law enforcement officers and specially trained volunteers during our search. We used K-9 teams, drones, helicopters and police on horseback. We conducted grid searches as we combed the area. When darkness fell, a helicopter with heat-seeking technology was deployed. Thank you to everyone for helping us as we work to find Quenton.Chatham County Police Department
UPDATE 10/5/22 7:58 p.m.: According to CCPD, the ground search for Simons will continue until dark. A Chatham County helicopter is preparing for night flights.
GEORGIA (WRBL) — The search is underway for a 20-month-old child who was reported missing by his mother on Oct. 5 at around 9 a.m., according to Chatham County Police Department (CCPD).
Quinton Simons went missing at 6 a.m. from his home in the 500 block of Buckhalter. Simon was last seen wearing a light blue Sesame Street shirt and black pants.
CCPD dispatched to Simons’ residence at 9:42 a.m. and the search has remained ongoing with Liberty County Sheriff’s Office K-9 units, mounted patrol units from The Savannah Police Department and several police officers from different agencies searching the area.
A drone and helicopter are also involved in the search.
According to CCPD, an amber alert has not been issued as there is not currently evidence that Simon was abducted. CCPD also states that all parties are co-operating.
“This is a fluid situation. All things are still possible. We don’t have one concrete theory…all things are possible.”Chatham County Police Chief Jeff Hadley
Anyone with information is asked to call 911.
This is a developing case. Stay with WRBL News 3 as we continue to keep you updated.