Updated: September 14, 2017


THE TBI ISSUED A STATEWIDE AMBER ALERT WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR RUSSELL JOE ROYSDEN, A 3 MONTH OLD WHO THE MORGAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ADVISED WAS KIDNAPPED FROM HIS WARTBURG, TN HOME BY HIS NON-CUSTODIAL FATHER.  THE ALERT WAS CANCELLED A SHORT TIME LATER AFTER THE CHILD WAS FOUND SAFE.  WARRANTS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR JERRY ROYSDEN, BUT DETAILS HAVE NOT BEEN RELEASED IF HE WAS ARRESTED OR WAS WITH THE CHILD WHEN HE WAS FOUND.