CORONA, Calif. (FOX 11) - As the search continues for a missing 8-year-old Corona boy, authorities on Friday charged his parents with child cruelty, Corona Police said on Friday.
Jillian Godfrey, 36, and Bryce McIntosh, 32, were each arrested on Thursday on suspicion of child abuse, authorities said. They were later charged by the Riverside County District Attorney's Office with willful child cruelty.
Noah McIntosh, 8, was last seen approximately two weeks ago in the 4600 block of Temescal Canyon Road. Officers contacted Noah’s local family members, but no one can provide Noah’s current location.
According to investigators, around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the 4600 block of Temescal Canyon Road in Corona after Noah's mother, expressed concerns over his whereabouts. Officers spoke with Godfrey and attempted to contact his father at a local apartment. The father, Bryce McIntosh, did not respond to numerous contact attempts by officers, according to a press release.
On Wednesday morning, the Corona Police Department’s Special Response Team served a search warrant at the father’s residence to locate the missing boy. Authorities said McIntosh was located inside with his 11-year-old daughter; however, officers did not find Noah.
Godfrey and McIntosh were each booked into jail early Friday on suspicion of felony willful harm to a child, according to jail records.
The Corona Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Noah. If anyone has seen Noah within the past two weeks, please contact the Senior Detective Mario Hernandez at 951-279-3659 or Mario.Hernandez@CoronaCA.gov.