The girl first reported abuse to teachers at Baggett Elementary School, who contacted the Department of Family and Children Services.
DFCS contacted the sheriff's office on April 17. Warrants for Fagen's arrest were issued on May 19 after the investigation was completed, he said.
Isabella was last seen on April 28 at Baggett Elementary and was withdrawn from school by her maternal grandmother on April 30, according to authorities. The family probably left around that time, he said.
Police believe they also know people in California and Gaston, N.C. They could be traveling in a red 2000 Ford Taurus SES with Georgia tag ASI 7861.
JERRY LEE FAGEN
5 feet 9 inches in height, approximately 130 pounds
Long brown hair, blue eyes, trimmed mustache and goatee
CASEY LYNN FAGEN
5 feet 6 inches in height, 275 pounds
Brown eyes and brown hair.
May also possess ID as Casey Lynn Petty
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