Missing Child Found After Amber Alert


The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation AMBER Alert issued on behalf of the Houston County Sheriff’s Office was canceled Wednesday afternoon after the subject and child were located traveling in his vehicle in Marion County. A driver of a tractor trailer spotted the vehicle traveling east on 1-24 through Marion County and contacted authorities. It was originally reported that this occurred in Coffee County but it was actually in Marion County. A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper pulled the vehicle over and discovered the child; 2-year-old Cael Whitehead was safe. The subject, Austin Whitehead, who had outstanding warrants on him was arrested and booked into the Marion County Jail.

Austin Whitehead