Children found

(UPDATED 11:30 a.m. Tuesday) Two children are safe after being found with their father in a vehicle police stopped late this morning on M-21.
Becky Vargo
Dec 10, 2013


Police were looking for Wade Elliot Charlson, 37, of Holland, who took his children with him from their home in the 2000 block of Oak Hollow about 8:30 p.m. on Monday.

The boys are Jack, 6, and Colt, 4, Charlson.

Wade Charlson was driving a black 2001 Kia Spectra with a license plate of DBU1656.

A search continued throughout the night.

The vehicle was stopped by Kent County Sheriff's deputies just before 11 a.m. today on M-21 near Lowell.

The father is in police custody and will be taken in for mental health evaluation, pending possible charges.

The children are being reunited with their mother.



Oh this is really sad. I am hoping that the father will be ok soon. Also, I am glad the kids are Ok. - Kris Krohn Strongbrook


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