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Missing Child Alert canceled for Pasco County 1-year-old boy

Missing Child Alert issued for Pasco County 1-year-old boy
Posted at 4:35 AM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 10:26:13-05

UPDATE — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) canceled a Missing Child Alert for 1-year-old Giovanni Oquendo just after 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

Authorities say the child has been found safe. No other information has been released at this time.


ORIGINAL STORY — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) issued a Missing Child Alert for a 1-year-old Pasco County boy early Tuesday morning.

Giovanni Oquendo

Officials say Giovanni Oquendo was last seen on Halloween in the 3000 block of Parkway Boulevard in Land O' Lakes wearing a white t-shirt, dark-colored shorts, and light-up tennis shoes with "Paw Patrol" cartoon characters.

Giovanni is described as a White-Hispanic male, 3 feet tall, weighing 33 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He also goes by the nickname "Geo."

The FDLE says the toddler may be in the company of Kaylee Maurer, 20. Officials have not indicated what relationship, if any, exists between her and Giovanni.

Kaylee Maurer

Kaylee is described as a white female, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 175 pounds with blue hair and blue eyes. She has multiple tattoos.

Officials say Kaylee and Giovanni may be traveling in a 2016 black Nissan Versa with Florida license plate LRFT56.

If you have any information where the boy can be found or if you spot the car mentioned, you are asked to contact the Pasco County Sheriff's Office at (727) 847-5878 or 911.