Abducted 11-year-old from AMBER Alert found safe; man in custody

Posted at 7:37 PM, Mar 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-21 09:55:02-04

UPDATE: 11-year-old Lucas Guinn was safely found Friday morning. Guinn and his abductor, Jimmy D. Guinn, were located during a traffic stop and the 67-year-old Guinn was taken into custody without incident.

An AMBER Alert has been issued for an 11-year-old boy in Russell County who police say may be in extreme danger.

Police say Lucas Ezra Silas Guinn was last seen at Lebanon Middle School in Lebanon, Va. He is described as an 11-year-old boy who is about 4’8, weighs 84 pounds and has brown eyes and brown hair. He was wearing a red and black shirt and blue jean pants.

They believe he may have been abducted by Jimmy Donald Guinn who is described as a white male who is 67-years-old, stands about 5’11, and weighs 235 pounds. He has blue eyes and partially gray hair.

Police say they may be traveling in a 2004 purple Freightliner tractor with the license plate 78471py. The name on the truck is ‘Snow Bird Trucking’.

Police believe they could be headed northbound towards West Virginia or Ohio.

They say it’s possible the Freightliner may have been abandoned for a large burgundy pick-up diesel truck.

If you’ve seen these two, please call 276-889-8033 or 911 immediately.