Missing Florida toddler found in Georgetown; charges pending against parents

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – A missing 3-year old boy from Florida, who was considered missing and endangered due to needed medical treatment, was found Monday in Georgetown, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Florida.

Deputies say the child, Joshua “Noah” McAdams Jr. and his parents, 22-year old Taylor Bland-Ball and 27-year old Joshua McAdams Sr., were found at the Super 8 Hotel.

The child was taken to an area hospital for treatment.  Deputies say child neglect charges are pending against his parents in Florida.

Investigators say despite needing medical attention, the boy’s parents didn’t bring him to a hospital April 22 to have a necessary procedure.  Deputies say the parents further refused to follow-up with life-saving medical care for their son.

The Hillsborough County Child Protective Investigations Division secured a court-authorized “take into custody” order for the child.  A Missing Endangered Child Alert was issued.

They then learned the family had fled to Kentucky. They say the couple has connections to the Bluegrass state.

The toddler’s father was considered armed and dangerous, according to deputies.

The sheriff’s office says this is because he is a “sovereign citizen” which is someone who believes they are not governed by the laws of the United States.

Georgetown Police say the couple was no found without weapons.

Investigators believed the child was being taken to Kentucky against court orders.  The alert was canceled once the boy was found in Scott County.

We learned from the mother’s Facebook Noah had cancer. In a post she says “We busted on out of that hospital – with no cancer cells left to spare.” She also adds “We did two rounds of chemotherapy because they can get a medical court order to force you to do it.”

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