Samantha Nicole Barrett, 22, of Marietta, shown in this driver's license photo, is accused of kidnapping an 8-month-old boy by stealing the car in which he was strapped. Credit: Bartow County Sheriff's Office
The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is
trying to find a woman, who allegedly kidnapped the 8-month-old child,
according to a press release just issued.
Sheriff Clark Millsap
said in the release that Tuesday night between 10:30 and 11:30,
22-year-old Samantha Nicole Barrett of Marietta left a Commanchee Drive
home in Acworth, allegedly stealing a 2003 Ford Taurus with the child
The vehicle is gray in color and should display Georgia license PAT8423.
8-month-old is a boy and was last seen wearing a red Adidas shirt and a
diaper, and he was strapped into a car seat in the back of the car.
Authorities say Barrett has no relation to the child or the mother and was only an acquaintance of the baby's mom.
Barrett has connections in Bartow and Cobb counties, but her location is unknown.
Anyone who sees the vehicle, child or Barrett is urged to immediately call 911.
information will be released as it becomes available, according to the
release. Bartow County Sheriff's Office, which has now issued a Child Abduction Alert, is working with numerous other local, state and federal agencies in this case.
County authorities have issued a Missing Child Alert for a Cartersville
child last seen after midnight, according to the GBI.
Eight-month-old William Kaidyn Stover was last seen on Comanchee Street wearing a red shirt and diaper.
The child may be with Samantha Nicole (Hayes) Barrett in a gray 2003 Ford Taurus with the tag PAT8423.
Call 770-382-5050 if you have information.
The sheriff's office hasn't issued a Levi's Call, Georgia's Amber Alert.