A short time after the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office sent out the media release in reference to the missing persons investigation that took place on Wilder Road, the stepfather and son returned home. Both Justin Vinson and Nathaniel Howard are safe and unharmed.

This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.

February 12, 2020

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Is Asking for Public’s Assistance in Locating two Missing Persons

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in helping locate two missing persons. At 12:09 p.m. the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 4000 block of Wilder Road, Lizella, in regarding a missing adult and toddler.

It was reported that 35-year-old Justin Melvin Vinson along with his one-year-old stepson Nathaniel Howard left Harris’ mother’s home in the 3300 block of North Ingle Place on February 11, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m. in a Maroon Hyundai Elantra, tag number RMA7114. They were traveling to their residence on Wilder Road. They have not been seen or heard from since they left North Ingle Place.Pictures of both Harris and Howard are attached.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Justin Melvin Vinson and his stepson Nathaniel Howard is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or call the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.