The Ottumwa Courier

October 26, 2013

Fairfield boy abducted by dad


Ottumwa Courier

---- — FAIRFIELD — In a custody issue between parents, a 9-year-old Fairfield boy was taken by his father Friday.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. Friday, the Fairfield Police Department received a call that a child had been taken on his way to school, at approximately 8 a.m. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the child, Jashawn Lane, had been taken by his father in a custody issue.

Jashawn is African-American, 4-feet, 1-inch tall and weighs 52 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing blue sweatpants and white Nike high top shoes. He had a camouflage jacket.

A description of the father was not given. His name is Tavian Martinez Antonio Lane. He is an African-American male and 34 years old. It is unknown what vehicle he was driving.

The child did contact his mother and told her he was with his father, he was OK and they were headed to North Carolina.

If either Jashawn or his father is seen, contact the Fairfield Police Department.