Sheriff needs your help locating missing boy

Historic City News reporters learned that a three-year-old child has been reported missing after his mother and a companion were arrested Sunday evening on charges of operating a counterfeit money operation.

The mother of Nathaniel James Fons was arrested around 5:50 p.m. by Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies after a convenience store clerk reported receiving a counterfeit $100 bill. The clerk was able to give a description of the recreational vehicle the suspects were driving.

Deputies stopped the RV, which was reported stolen out of New York, on Palm Coast Parkway and arrested Erin Jessie Comeau, 26, of Aberdeen, Maryland, and Christopher Michael Brandstter-Howell, 21.

Comeau told deputies the two were traveling with friends, Eleanor Black and William Scott. The couple are suspects in the counterfeiting operation.

Black, 29, is a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. Scott is a 32-year-old white, male with brown hair and brown eyes. Black and Scott are believed to be traveling with their two daughters and Comeau’s three-year-old son. The 1994 blue Chevy Suburban they were traveling in was located by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office in a hotel parking lot, the couple and the children were not located.

The group was reportedly last seen in the 9100 block of Bay Meadows Road in Jacksonville.

Fons is described as being two-feet, four inches tall and weighing 28 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a yellow and black Pittsburgh Steelers jersey, black and white shorts and black, white and red sneakers.

If you have information concerning the location of Nathaniel Fons, please contact the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office at 386-313-4911.

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