Update – March 17, 2015
The Waynesboro Police Department has located Brandon Wallace and taken him into custody on a juvenile detention order. Officers received an anonymous tip recently that Brandon was back in Waynesboro and had been for nearly two weeks. Officer located him at an address in the 800 block of Highland Ave at 11:15 AM today. He was taken into custody without incident.
Brandon is being held in the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Detention Center in Staunton. He did not require medical attention.
Also, on March 16, 2015, Brandon’s father, Terry Lee Wallace, pled guilty to the charge of Making a False Report to Police in Waynesboro Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court. He was given 60 days with 56 suspended, given fines & costs, and put on probation for a year. The charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor was not prosecuted.
Previous Release – December 19, 2014
The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested the father of Brandon Wallace on two misdemeanor charges after it was determined that he misled officers from the beginning of the missing juvenile investigation. Detectives established that Tracy Lee Wallace, 54 years old, of Waynesboro facilitated Brandon with absconding from Virginia to his mother’s home in Columbus, Ohio. According to the investigation, Brandon took a bus from Charlottesville on December 4 and arrived in Columbus on December 5. Tracy Wallace reported his son as a runaway to the Police Department on December 4.
Presently, Brandon’s whereabouts is still unknown and he is still entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) as an endangered, runaway juvenile. Waynesboro police detectives have spoken with Brandon’s mother in Columbus. She indicated that she last saw him on December 17 at her home. The Police Department’s detectives are working with peers in the Columbus Police Department in an effort to locate Brandon.
Officers arrested Tracy Wallace at his residence yesterday evening. He is charged with Making a False Report to Police and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. Wallace has been released from Middle River Regional Jail after posting bond.
Previous Release – December 18, 2014
The Waynesboro Police Department has received credible leads that Brandon Wallace is at his mother’s residence in the vicinity of Columbus, Ohio. However, the leads did not provide any information on Brandon’s present medical condition.
The focus of the search for Brandon has now shifted to Ohio and the Police Department is working with law enforcement agencies there to assist in the search for Brandon.
Previous Release - December 16, 2014
The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting assistance from the community to locate a runaway juvenile. Family members reported Brandon Lee Wallace, 16 years old, of Waynesboro missing on December 5, 2014. Wallace was last seen on that December 4 at approximately 11:00 PM at his family residence on South Winchester Avenue. Brandon was recently diagnosed with a serious medical condition and the family and police department are concerned that if he does not receive treatment immediately for it that he could suffer some critical health problems.
Brandon Wallace is a:
• White male;
• Approx. 155 pounds;
• Tattoos of stars on his right forearm and wrist;
• Long scar on his neck beginning from his left ear;
• Last seen wearing blue jeans and a dark blue hooded sweatshirt
Anyone with information regarding Brandon’s whereabouts this incident is urged to call the Waynesboro Police Department at (540) 942-6675.