South Eastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council
Search and Rescue
Activated Under the Local Control of the Taunton Police Department, Edward James Walsh Chief of Police and Led by Control Chief George M. McNeil of the Somerset Police Department
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, Dec 20, 2018
Media Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Photo: SEMLEC Search and Rescue Searching for Missing 14-Year-Old Taunton Boy
TAUNTON — Chief Edward James Walsh reports that the Taunton Police Department has activated the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC) Search and Rescue Unit. Police and other rescuers are searching for a missing East Taunton boy who is believed to be in danger.
Zachary Halloran is a 14-year-old male, 5’4″ tall, weighing 115 lbs.. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen leaving the Rowley Avenue area on foot and is believed to be carrying a backpack. He is believed to be wearing a dark colored shirt and/or jacket, as well as dark sweatpants.
The SEMLEC Search and Rescue Unit is actively searching for Zachary at this time, and first responders from around the region have joined the effort to provide mutual aid to Taunton.
Anyone with information regarding Zachary’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Taunton Police Department at 508-823-5000.