The grandmother of little Evelyn Boswell, a 15-month-old toddler whose been missing for two months, waived extradition with her boyfriend after being arrested in a stolen car in North Carolina.
Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office deputies say Angela Boswell, 42, and William McCloud, 33, were apprehended Friday in a reportedly stolen 2007 BMW thought to be connected with Evelyn’s disappearance.
Evelyn, who vanished in early December and was the focus of an Amber Alert on February 19, was not with the suspects when they were captured.
Angela Boswell (left) and boyfriend William McCloud (right) waived extradition on Monday and will be transferred from North Carolina to Tennessee
Evelyn Boswell (pictured) is the 15-month-old toddler whose been missing since early December 2019, but only became the focus of an Amber Alert on February 18
The couple appeared before a Wilkes County judge Monday and Boswell waived extradition, telling the judge she wants to return to her home in Tennessee.
‘I’d like to get back there and get this situation with my granddaughter resolved,’ she said, according to Knox News.
McCloud has also waived extradition. He told the courtroom that BMW was a gift from Evelyn’s mother, Megan ‘Maggie’ Boswell.
He said: ‘I had no idea anything had went wrong with the car. Apparently her daughter hadn’t paid for the car. Neither of us was aware of anything about that.’
Court records show that McCloud was previously charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in Wilkes County, but it was later dismissed.
Boswell and McCloud are charged in Sullivan County with theft of property over $2,500 in regards to the stolen car.
Authorities have not revealed why the couple was in North Carolina in the first place as Tennessee investigators and the FBI are searching for Evelyn.
McCloud (pictured) claims that that Evelyn’s mother, Megan ‘Maggie’ Boswell, gave them the car without mentioning that it wasn’t paid for
Boswell told a judge she wanted to be extradited because she’d ‘like to get back there and get this situation with my granddaughter resolved’
Sullivan County detectives traveled to Wilkes County over the weekend to interview Boswell and McCloud while they were in custody. Details regarding those conversations have not been disclosed.
The pair will remain in custody without bond in North Carolina until they can be extradited to Tennessee.
Evelyn vanished from Blountville in a confusing case that has been bogged by misinformation and conflicting accounts.
She wasn’t reported missing until February 18, prompting an Amber Alert to be issued for the toddler at the request of the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say Evelyn (pictured) was officially reported missing on February 18, but that she was last seen two months earlier around December 10 or 11
It was initially reported that Evelyn hadn’t been seen since December 26, but it’s now thought she was last seen by a babysitter on December 10 or 11.
Authorities say Megan Boswell is cooperating with authorities, but has told inaccurate ‘stories’ and false information.
On Friday, Megan spoke out for the first time about her daughter’s disappearance claiming she knows who has the toddler.
Megan Boswell, the mother of missing 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell, spoke for the first time on Friday about her daughter claiming that she knows who has her and it was a person she had ‘trusted’
Evelyn Boswell is still missing and there is a $56,000 reward for her safe return
Officials in Tennessee found the gray 2007 BMW (stock image), which may be linked to the baby’s disappearance, in North Carolina on Friday and two people were arrested
Speaking to WCYB, Boswell said she last saw Evelyn in December but didn’t report her missing until Tuesday because she was afraid the people who had her would disappear.
‘Well the reason I didn’t report it or anything was I knew the person who had her, and I didn’t want them to run away with her,’ Boswell said.
‘And as soon as they thought anything was going on they just kinda vanished. So I’m just kinda worried, you know, about where they are at. What they’re doing with her at this point in time.’
Boswell added that she left her daughter with a person she thought she could trust while she was at work but that she would do things differently if she had a second chance.
‘In a way I knew that as soon as anything went down this person was going to disappear and they have. And they have tried to find them… They won’t answer phone calls. They just kinda disappeared,’ she continued.
‘Yeah I probably would have called the first day. I should have. But I just didn’t want them to run with her, like they have now.’
Megan Boswell was visibly emotional as she described her daughter and her disappearance
Boswell was a teenager when she welcomed Evelyn in November 2018. Evelyn is described as 2 feet tall and weighing 28lbs, with blonde hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing pink
Boswell was speaking as she emerged from court in Bristol but it is not clear why she was there.
She refused to name who she believes to have her daughter but says that she is cooperating with the police and can not share further information on the case.
Meanwhile, Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy said he believes Evelyn is alive and everything possible is being done to bring her home.
During a press conference Friday afternoon, the sheriff said while Boswell has been cooperating with the investigation, the information she has been providing has proven to be inaccurate.
Where is Evelyn? An AMBER Alert was issued on Wednesday in Tennessee for 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell, who has not been seen since last December but was just reported missing
Cassidy elaborated that some of Boswell’s ‘stories’ that emerged during police interviews have not been corroborated by surveillance video and witness accounts.
The child’s biological father, Ethan Perry, who is an active-duty US Army soldier stationed in Louisiana, is also involved in the investigation.
Perry posted a brief Facebook update addressing his daughter’s disappearance on Wednesday: ‘I’m currently working with authorities trying to find Evelyn. I can’t say much more than that at the moment.’
Evelyn’s parents are Maggie Boswell (left) and Ethan Perry (right), who is an active-duty US Army soldier stationed in Louisiana. Boswell has not spoken to Perry about their missing child
Perry, Evelyn’s biological father, posted this message on Wednesday, after the AMBER Alert was issued for his missing daughter and shared a further post Friday about the arrests
On February 14, he also reposted the announcement to say the car had been found.
Neither Boswell nor Perry have been accused of any wrongdoing in connection to the disappearance of their daughter.
Boswell revealed she hasn’t spoken to Perry about their daughter’s disappearance. She has full custody of her daughter.
Evelyn is described as 2 feet tall and weighing 28lbs, with blonde hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink tracksuit, pink shoes, and a pink bow.
The reward for the safe return of Evelyn now stands at $56,000 including $1,000 from Sheriff Cassidy.
Anyone with information on the child’s whereabouts is being asked to contact the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office at 423-279-7330 or the TBI at 1-800-TBIFIND.