An 11-year-old boy missing since Monday afternoon from the Coffee County town of Kinston, is back home and safe.
State Troopers and Kinston police say Robert Dewayne Beck, Jr. was last seen in the company of Jason Grover Fillingim sometime between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 14th on Pierce Street in Kinston. Police say Fillingim apparently took him to a friend's house in Opp and left him there. Tuesday afternoon, when the friend, who police call "Mike" took the boy back to his home in Kinston.
"Mike" won't face any charges, but Jason Grover Fillingim could face federal kidnapping charges when he is caught. The Alabama Bureau Of Investigation and the Federal Bureau Of Investigation are also looking into the matter.