Abducted child found safe

Published 11:17 pm Friday, February 11, 2022

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UPDATE: Stokely and Gray have been charged with the following charges:

Keevonda Stokley

Break and Enter – Felony

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Child Endangerment – Felony

Parental Abduction – Misdemeanor due to the wording of the court order

Child Abuse – Felony

Larrio Gray

Abduction – Felony

Child Endangerment – Felony

Use of Firearm – Abduction – Felony

Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon – Felony

Brandish a Firearm, 2 counts – Misdemeanor

UPDATE: J’Kari Goodman has been located in Norfolk, according to a Suffolk Police Department press release. He is safe and being reunited with his father. Keevonda Stokely and Larrio Gray have been taken into custody, and charges are pending.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time, and there is no further information available for release.

Earlier: Suffolk Police are investigating the abduction of a 3-year-old.

Police say Z’Kari Goodman was physically removed from a residence in the 100 block of Fayette Street by his mother, Keevonda Stokely, and her boyfriend, Larrio Gray, at around 8 p.m. Friday.

Andre Goodman, Z’Kari’s father who has full legal custody, attempted to retrieve his son before the offenders entered their vehicle, but police say Gray threatened Goodman and other family members with a weapon.

Gray and Stokely left the scene in a black 2005 Honda Accord with Virginia temporary registration 51278R.

Z’Kari Goodman is 4 feet tall, weighs approximately 42 pounds, and has chin-length plats/braids. Z’Kari was last seen wearing a black and white T-shirt, with blue and white Adidas pants.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time, and there is no further information available for release. If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line. To submit online, go to www.p3tips.com, visit the Suffolk Police Department website (www.suffolkva.us/spd) and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/suffolkpolicedepartment. You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5. Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login at p3tips.com and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.