Emergency Missing Child Alert canceled; 11-year-old Boaz boy found safe

Emergency Missing Child Alert canceled; 11-year-old Boaz boy found safe
Douglas Brooks Hamilton. (Source: Boaz Police Department)

BOAZ, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Boaz police say 11-year-old Zane Bradley Priest has been found and is safe.

Douglas Brooks Hamilton was taken into custody at a hotel in Collinsville, Alabama.


The Boaz Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 11-year-old Zane Bradley Priest.

Priest is a white male with brown hair and eyes, 5-feet-tall and weighing 140 pounds.

Police say Priest may be in the company of Douglas Brooks Hamilton.

Priest was last seen in the area of Brown Street in Boaz at 8 a.m. on Dec. 10.

If you have any information regarding Priest, please contact the Boaz Police Department at 256-593-6812, or call 911.

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