ZION POLICE DEPARTMENT
Chief Wayne Brooks
2101 Salem Blvd.
Zion, Illinois 60099
Phone (847) 746-4103 FAX (847) 746-4093 E-mail email@example.com
FBINA 224th Session
Press Release 8-21-13
On Wednesday morning August 21, 2013 at approx. 8:02am the Zion Police Department received a report of a missing five-month-old infant from 2311 Galilee apt #2. The caller indicated that unknown persons had abducted the missing infant. Responding officers found some evidence to believe that the circumstances surrounding this missing infant were suspicious. The Police department immediately reached out to all available resources to look for and investigate this incident, including the Lake County Major Crime Task Force, the Lake County Child Abduction Response Team, and the Northern Illinois Police Alarm System Mobile Field Force. At this point at approx. 125 Police Officers, Community Services, and Zion Emergency Services and Disaster Agency personnel are actively involved. We are currently conducting interviews and painstakingly searching the area. This is an isolated incident and we do not believe any other Zion residents are in danger.
Chief Wayne Brooks Zion Police Department
Victim- Joshua Summeries 5 months old
“A man sought in the case of a missing Zion boy was in custody Wednesday evening, hours after the search for him and 5-month-old Joshua Summeries began, officials confirmed.
There still was no information about Summeries, but a man described as his mother’s boyfriend was found hiding in the woods on the north end of the far northern suburb after authorities handed out leaflets with his photo.”
The mother and the boyfriend are being looked into, although the boyfriend has been charged.