MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade School Police, along with other law enforcement agencies, are searching for a children believed to be their his mother, who doesn’t have custody of them.
Police believe Carrie Weingarth, 33, took her biological son, Erin Pena (lower left), without authority and is preparing to leave the state. According to police, Pena was last seen in the company of Weingarth on February 14th at Gulf Stream Elementary School in Cutler Bay.
“Since the mother does not have the rights to the child, at this time, we need to make sure the well-being of the child. We need to make contact with the child and make sure the child’s okay and bring him back to the father where he’s supposed to be,” said Cpt. Ivan Silva of Miami-Dade Schools Police.
They also believe Weingarth may be with her boyfriend, Christian Coello, and that the two are traveling in a newer model, white Nissan Altima. Weingarth and Coello both have criminal histories and each have active warrants for their arrest on unrelated cases.
“Anybody that sees my son or any of them, please contact the police. Please help me get him back to safety.I miss him like crazy. I don’t know what else to do. I can’t sleep because of this so if anybody finds him please notify them and hopefully they’re safe,” Erin’s father Steven said over the weekend.
Erin was last seen wearing a blue polo shirt, khaki pants, and gray and orange tennis shoes.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of the children or Weingrath, call Miami-Dade Schools Police at 305-995-2677 or 911.