NEW INFO: Martin County Deputies: Child Abducted By Mom

Authorities are looking for a mother who is accused of taking her four-year daughter this past week.

Martin County deputies say Alivia Jackson was taken on Wednesday by her mother, Justine Jackson. Deputies say the mother took the child from a family member. They say custody had not yet been established, so on Friday a judge honored the father's request to get emergency sole custody of the child.

The little girl has brown hair, blue eyes, weighs 25 pounds and is 3 feet tall. She has a birthmark on the upper left side of her chest.

Deputies say the child is missing from Everetts and the two may still be in North Carolina, or possibly in the Pensacola, Florida or New Hampshire area. The mother is driving a 1999 dark green Ford Contour sedan.

The 24-year-old Jackson has brown hair, brown eyes, 5' tall and weighs 150 pounds.

At first,deputies say they obtained a felony warrant for parent child abduction against the woman. But now say they charges have been dropped and that this is a civil child custody issue.

Anyone with information on the child or mother should call the Martin County Sheriff's Office at 252-789-4500.


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  • by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2012 at 03:44 AM
    Oh so he actually has a child he cares about what about the other one that was strung up and down the road with a can't say enough words and he was in Florida not to concerned. This child has went through alot. This little girl I don't know however if her mom was strong enough to run with her then more than likely she is strong enough to take care of her.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 1, 2012 at 06:33 AM
    Depending on who the Martin County judge was who was going to hear the case, I might run too.
  • by anonymous on Feb 26, 2012 at 09:01 AM
    justine is and always will be a fantastic mom.quit believing only half a story she needs your prayers to keep her safe please stop helping travis hurt her your giving the wrong one power.
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      by justinefriend on Feb 27, 2012 at 12:33 PM in reply to anonymous
      you and i must be talking about two different people because i have known her for years and from what she tells me her mother is the cause of all her own problems. i just wish her help and to get away from the woman hurting her.
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      by friend on Mar 1, 2012 at 06:21 PM in reply to anonymous
      I am also a friend of Justine and she has always told me that her mom was the cause of her problems, never be there for her, I have seen her cried after getting off the phone with her the way her mom talk to her. I believe she could be a good mom, but the way she said she was raised she didnt know how!!!
  • by Anonymous on Feb 26, 2012 at 08:47 AM
    Justine is a great mother. Most or all the people commenting on this page are good friends withTravis. They are saying what Travis wants them to say. Justine was trying to protect herself and her child. Justine is so good with Alivia, and Alivia loves her very much.
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      by justinefriend on Feb 27, 2012 at 12:35 PM in reply to Anonymous
      if she is so good with alivia why did she move so far from her 5 months ago? she left that child and never looked back? justine means well but needs help from problems she told me of her childhood. if i had her mother as my own i would understand why she is the way she is. its truly sad! her mother should be ashamed!!
  • by Patrica Location: Bertie on Feb 25, 2012 at 05:18 AM
    Why is all about the WOMAN there are alot of men in the same situation, who is out there to help them?? Nobody wants to hear thier stories of abuse from their spouses or maybe just because they don't put on the tears for people. I guess they thing whats the use, everybody always believes the woman. It works both ways!!
  • by David Location: Pensacola on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:01 AM
    well apparently you dont know the facts saying she was scared for her life because there was no reason for her to fear for her life....you know ppl do lie and seems she has been proven to lie to officials and so social services and they gave all rights to the father , thank God, Alivia is in safe hands with her father and maybe the mother can seek help for her problems and become a better parent for her childs sake!
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      by anonymous on Feb 26, 2012 at 08:57 AM in reply to David
      thats all a lie. how would you know your travis best friend keep helping him spread the lie good job !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by Anonymous2 Location: Here on Feb 24, 2012 at 09:16 AM
    Mother left because she was afraid for her life, its that simple. People that don't know the facts should not comment.
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      by Anonymous on Feb 24, 2012 at 09:35 AM in reply to Anonymous2
      afraid for her life? she left 7 months ago so why show back up now???? if her life was in risk why move so close to the father??? sounds pretty ify to me!
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        by anonymous on Feb 26, 2012 at 08:55 AM in reply to
        sept. to feb. is 5 months learn how to count
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      by Truth on Feb 24, 2012 at 09:41 AM in reply to Anonymous2
      If she was afraid for her life why did she always come back? She lived 12 hours away why come back? And the only charges that have been filed are against her. Its public record. The only danger she faced was from herself. I found record from DSS that she tried to harm herself and had to be committed.
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        by Anonymous2 on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:10 AM in reply to Truth
        keep digging you will find records of a restraining order that was taken out on him and then dropped as most battered wives do. Look that up for facts.
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          by truth on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:24 AM in reply to Anonymous2
          that order was dropped because one the woman never showed up and 2 they pulled the tapes from the gas station that showed the exact opposite story that was told from that women... so you please keep on going your making yourself look amazing
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          by David on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:29 AM in reply to Anonymous2
          that restraining order that you are talking about that was dropped was dropped because Justine chose not to show up and a detective from the Cumberland county court house pulled the tapes from the Murphey's gas station that justine said it happened at and the tapes told a complete different story. And if she would have showed up to court they would have gotten her on multiple counts of perjury.
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          by anonymous on Feb 26, 2012 at 08:54 AM in reply to Anonymous2
          thats a lie travis showed up and begged crying on hands and knees begging her not to show up. tell the truth
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      by David on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:02 AM in reply to Anonymous2
      how would you know the facts, or are you just going on what you heard:?
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      by Banna on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:34 AM in reply to Anonymous2
      Afriad for her life? They have been legally separated since September of last year and she chose to move to Florida. If she was so afraid of him then why did she try to move to martin county where the father and child live? Why not stay in Florida!!!
  • by Truth Location: fayetteville nc on Feb 24, 2012 at 07:56 AM
    As a mother my heart goes out to the child that was subject to being taken from the father that has cared for her, her entire life. I know first hand that the so called mother has left numerous times and didn't even care to call and check on this precious child. She just comes and goes as she wants. The cases against her are public record and DSS deemed her an unfit mother due to reported drug problems and hospital visits. It saddens me that anyone would put their child through something so dangerous. When you have no license, no car, no job and no home then you should love your child enough to leave them where they are being cared for not take them to a womens shelter!
  • by Banna Location: Fayetteville on Feb 24, 2012 at 07:30 AM
    Wow people really amaze me, I understand that you might not know the entire situation but this was a beautiful, loving, wonderful little girls life at risk, instead of putting all of your hateful comments just keep your mouth shut, if you don't want to help then don't but all of this was unnecessary and so disrespectful to the family!! This proves the power of prayer and god because that beautiful baby is now safe at home where she belongs!! It is very sad that the parents that care for her everyday and done everything they could to get their daughter back have to be subject to the crude people in this world and when their judgement day comes all I can say is god have mercy on your soul!! for all of you that helped share the information and gave your support and prayers I want to say thank you, I am very close with this family and I know first hand how much all of it really ment to them!! GOD BLESS YOU!!!!!
  • by friends on Feb 24, 2012 at 06:27 AM
    Thank God Alivia back to her HOME. Mother left her in Sept 2011 this last time. Previous she have left her several others times to do what she wanted to do.I am friend of both of them.She Loves her but really doesnt want to be a MOM full time.
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