Man arrested following Amber Alert for Randolph County baby fighting extradition back to NC

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Chad Douglas Eastlack (Missoula County Sheriff's Office)

ASHEBORO, N.C. — A man who was arrested in Montana following an Amber Alert issued for a Randolph County baby is fighting extradition back to North Carolina, according to Randolph County Sheriff Robert Graves.

Chad Douglas Eastlack, 35, of Trinity, faces charges of larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen motor vehicle, larceny of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm, larceny and possession of stolen goods.

An Amber Alert was issued last Thursday for 8-month-old John Aston Lorell Eastlack. There were allegedly two abductors, the baby’s biological parents, Chad Eastlack and Penny Dianne Worthy.

The missing baby was found with his parents at a hotel in Missoula, Montana, early Sunday morning. Deputies said the three were found by a Missoula officer who spotted the stolen Chrysler mini-van in the hotel’s parking lot.

The child was turned over to the local social services agency in Missoula with plans to be returned to North Carolina.

Eastlack’s next court appearance in Missoula will be scheduled for July 2016, Graves said.

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is coordinating with the Randolph County District Attorney’s Office to obtain a Governor’s Warrant to bring Eastlack back to North Carolina to face charges.