Amber Alert Issued for Abducted Center Girl (Found Safe)


(Left, middle photos) Zimia Ann Whitaker and (right photo) Zenas Montre Whitaker

Updated July 8, 2020 - According to the East Texas Center for the Missing, Zamaya Whitaker has been located safe, by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, in Alto, Tx. The investigation is ongoing, but most importantly, Zamaya is now safe.


July 7, 2020 - The following message is transmitted at the request of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

This is a child abduction Alert issued by the Texas Amber Alert network.

The Center Police Department is searching for Zimia Ann Whitaker, White, female, 2 years old, 2 feet 6 inches, 3 pounds, blonde hair, blue eyes, and wearing a pink shirt.

Police are looking for Zenas Montre Whitaker, white, male, 27 years old, 5 feet 6 inches, 150 Pounds, black hair, brown eyes in connection with her abduction.

(Update) The suspect is now driving a 2014 Jeep Compass, blue with Texas license plate #MDD4900.

The suspect was last heard from in Center.

Law enforcement officials believe this child to be in grave or immediate danger.

If you have any information regarding this abduction, Call the Center Police Department at (936)598-2788.