5 years after New Braunfels toddler disappears, family and police want answers

5 years after Joshua Davis Jr.'s disappearance, Sabrina Benitez Davis believes her son is still alive.

"I have no doubt in my heart, I've never had a feeling, mothers intuition that my son's gone.  I believe that someone has him, someone's scared to come forward, someone doesn't want to do the right thing and I'm begging...that's what I'm here begging and pleading for," Davis told media in the New Braunfels Police parking lot on Wednesday.

But 5 years after the toddler disappeared, NBPD have a different plea.

"Every person that was inside the house the night of Joshua's disappearance has been interviewed multiple times. So at this point again we believe that the family and those that were in the house that night have not been fully truthful with the information about the events that night.  And we're asking them to search deep within their hearts," said NBPD spokesperson David Ferguson.

NBPD held a press conference on Wednesday to mark the 5-year anniversary of Joshua's disappearance.  Family members had to stay outside.

Police have said when Joshua disappeared there were 7 adults and 2 kids home on the 2600 block of Savanna Hill Circle.  Police now say drugs were found that night.

"The investigation showed that drugs were present at the home at the time but then there was also an effort to clean up those drugs," Ferguson said.

Ferguson says the cleanup effort happened before the phone call was made to report Joshua's disappearance.

"I want something to be done and some evidence that led up to the events and what happened to Joshua that night.  I don't want to hear about evidence or things that happened after the fact.  Because that's not going to help me," said Natalie Vargas, Joshua's grandmother.

Sabrina Davis has admitted there was marijuana present but not when her son disappeared.

Vargas is frustrated with the police.  While investigators believe the toddler is most likely dead, Vargas believes he was taken from the home.

"When I come in here and tell you things that I feel or things that may need to be investigated, I don't want to feel like I'm stupid or I'm living in 'la la land.'  This is my grandchild. Anything is possible," Vargas said.

Ferguson says investigators look at this case weekly if not daily.  He says they're ready to solve it.

Again the New Braunfels Police feel the family and others there that night have information they're not telling police.  They're urging anyone with information to come forward. 
 

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