UPDATE: Missing boys from Maine located in North Carolina

UPDATE: Missing boys from Maine located in North Carolina
Joel, II and Carter, III

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Police in Maine said that two missing boys believed to be in the Carolinas were safely located in North Carolina.

The Presque Isle Police Department were searching for Joel Strother, II (12) and Carter Strother, III (10). Police say their father, Joel Strother, has been arrested.

We have great news! The children have been located and are safe! The father Joel Strother has been arrested and is...

Posted by Presque Isle Police Department on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Officers did speak with the father of the two boys, but he is refusing to cooperate with the investigation.

Officials released photos of Joel Strother on Monday.

Joel Strother (Source: Presque Isle PD/Facebook)
Joel Strother (Source: Presque Isle PD/Facebook)

Copyright 2019 WIS. All rights reserved.