The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a statewide Endangered Child Alert for a missing eight-month-old boy from DeKalb County.
Xavier Billings was last seen with his parents Andrew and Adriana Billings last Thursday after they fled the scene of an accident in the county. The TBI says a mobile meth lab was found inside their car and both parents also have active warrants for their arrest for the manufacturing of meth and aggravated child abuse.
“On Thursday three occupants in one of the vehicles, including the child, had been examined by EMS, the adults fled the scene with the child. During the inventory of the vehicle, the Trooper found what he believed to be a methamphetamine lab. The Trooper has taken criminal warrants in the case on both of the adults,” said Sheriff Patrick Ray.
Since the accident, the Trooper has obtained information that the child might have a medical condition and notified the Department of Children Services.
Sheriff Ray said that at 11:19 p.m. Wednesday night, November 16, the Department of Children Services came to his office and filed a missing/endangered child report. The Sheriff said his department immediately entered the child into the National Crime Information System which prompted the Endangered Child Alert System.
Xavier is described as having blonde hair and blue eyes, weighing about 17 pounds and about 20 inches tall. The TBI says the subjects could be driving a 2005 maroon Nissan Sentra with Tennessee tag 2A3-4N4 with a decal of two Browning Deer Heads on the back window of the vehicle
Anyone who spots the child or his parents is asked to call the DeKalb County Sheriff at 615-215-3000 or TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.
Updates will be posted to the Smithville Review site as they become available.