Delaware State Police

Missing Persons: AMBER ALERT ISSUED for Missing Children This is an AMBER ALERT ACTIVATION

Presented by the Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz

The Delaware State Police are activating an AMBER ALERT at the request of the Wilmington Police Department

Wilmington, Delaware – On Saturday, April 22, 2017, the Wilmington Police Department is actively searching for two missing children.

The Wilmington Police Department received a call to report the children missing at approximately at 9:43 p.m. last night.

The preliminary investigation has determined the children were last seen at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the 500 block of Shearman Street, Wilmington while in the care of the babysitter, Michelle Rogers, 50 of Wilmington. The two missing children are Zion Coverdale-Dixon, 5 year old male of Wilmington and Jihad Bailey, 3 year old male of Smyrna.

Zion Coverdale-Dixon is a five year old black male with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a Superman shirt, blue jeans with white and blue Jordan sneakers.

Jihad Bailey is a 3 year old black male with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, Scooby Doo pajama bottoms with white sneakers.

Michelle (Shelly) Rogers, the babysitter is a 50 year old black female last seen wearing a white and black shirt, dark jeans with red sneakers.

Detectives believe the children may be in imminent danger. There is no vehicle information at this time.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts should call 911 immediately. Citizens may also call the Wilmington Police Department at (302) 571-4526. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.

Zion Coverdale-Dixon age 5 021512
Zion Coverdale-Dixon 5 years old


Jihad Bailey age 3 years old 112613
Jihad Baily 3 years old


Michelle Rogers age 50 022267
Michelle (Shelly) Rogers


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