Sebastian Wayne Drake Rogers

If you have seen Sebastian or have information regarding his whereabouts, please contact the Sumner County Emergency Communications Center at 615-451-3838 or the TBI at 1-800-TB1-FIND.

Sebastian Wayne Drake Rogers Missing

15-year-old Sebastian Rogers vanished without a trace from his Tennessee home.
Sebastian, who is autistic, is believed to have wandered off in the middle of the night barefoot and alone, according to his mother Katie Proudfoot.

When his mother went to wake him up for school on the morning of 26 February, he was gone.

Dispatch 02/26/2024 06:18 AM 06:48 AM CDT – Missing Juvenile: https://www.broadcastify.com/archives/idv2/39477-1708949906?advanced

Dispatch 02/26/2024 – 11:46 AM – 12:16 PM CDT – Missing Juvenile: https://www.broadcastify.com/archives/idv2/39477-1708969596?advanced

A massive search for the teenager was launched by the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office which lasted about a week before it was scaled back as they transition to the investigative side of the case, with detectives adding they have “no reason” to believe Sebastian isn’t alive.

There has been no trace of Sebastian on video, by witness or scents picked up by any dogs since his disappearance.

Katie Proudfoot

2/26/2024 – 6:03 about 3 minutes in She was on the phone with her husband “I said I can’t find him um he said what do you mean you can’t find him? I said he’s not in the house” They contact the Police, Mother drove around neighborhood searching for him2/23/2024 – Sebastian spoke to his dad, Seth Rogers, on Friday

2/24/2024 -Sebastian and his mom, Katie Proudfoot, went to dinner at Costco on Saturday

2/25/2024 – Sebastian and his mom, Katie Proudfoot, went to BJ’s Wholesale Club on Sunday

2/25/2024 – Sebastian and his mom, Katie Proudfoot, went to Strike and Spare Sunday

2/25/2024 – Sebastian and his mom, Katie Proudfoot, had dinner.

2/25/2024 – 9:00 pm  Sebastian went to bed

2/25/2024 – 10 pm   Mom was on the phone with stepdad Christopher Proudfoot

2/25/2024 – 12:00 am   Stepdad Christopher Proudfoot told Katie Proudfoot to get in bed because she fell asleep on the sofa.

2/26/2024 – 6 am Mom Katie Proudfoot calls stepdad Christopher Proudfoot to say to him Sebastian is missing and report Sebastian missing.

2/26/2024 – 6:03 about 3 minutes in She was on the phone with her husband “I said I can’t find him um he said what do you mean you can’t find him? I said he’s not in the house” They contact the Police, Mother drove around neighborhood searching for him

Chris Prowdfoot

Chris Prowdfoot

“On one constant rollercoaster ride of helpless and hopeless,” Chris Proudfoot added. “Many other emotions all in one and it’s a never-ending world because it doesn’t stop.”

“You don’t know, and I don’t wish you to ever know,” they said. “Just be kind to people. It’s just that simple.”


Seth Rogers

On the morning, Sebastian went missing

– 6: 40 am Stepfather Chris called and sent messages to Seth.

– 7: 00 am Seth had just gotten off work

– 7: 20 am he got to his car when he noticed had a missed text message from 6:40 am and a call from the stepfather Chris.

– He called the stepdad and was told Sebastian was missing. He didnt know what had happened. He got in his car and went straight to the mom’s house

– 8:00 am he arrived to the house and was there the entire day.

– Seth stated that the mom’s house was clean, like always

– He doesnt know if anything was stolen from the home

– Sebastian mother said they are missing a keychain flashlight that’s that’s it his keychain flashlight.

– In Seth House all Sebastian has an upper Drawer in his house for his items.

– the police searched his house they looked through the Upper Drawer where his house key wallet “everything in his Upper Drawer house key wallet everything in his Upper Drawer.”

– Sebastian goes to Beach High School 0.6 miles away from home.

– Sebastian rode a bus to school

– Sebastian is in Why We Try Program it’s for the special needs children where they are doing the same tasks that the mainstream does but they get a little bit extra time. In that program when everyone have 30 questions then Kids in the program get 20 and they get extra time.

– Sebastian is very intelligent, he is very smart, he just lacks social skills in reading of reading of people’s body language.

– Sebastian likes things to be in a routine he likes to control his environment.

– He doesnt know how Sebastian would be with strangers as he never seen seen him have to deal with this. Most of the time if he’s with Seth he gets his information from from him about interacting with people

– When Seth meeting new people he tells Sebastian “son you can introduce yourself if you would like if he does he does, if he doesnt want I dont force him.

– He sees him every other weekend.

– He gets him whenever he is not in school except weekdays

– The last time he had Sebastian was two weeks prior to Sebastian’s disappearance

– The last time Seth spoke with his son was on Thursday, which is very typical. He typically calls him every day or every other day on school days right when he gets off the bus and talk to him for two or three minutes to ask how his day was before he does his afterschool chores.

– On the weekends, he has Sebastian, he gets there on Friday and waits for him to get off the bus.

Amber Alert for Sebastian Wayne Drake Rogers.

Amber Alert has been issued on behalf of the Sumner County Sheriffs Office for Sebastian Wayne Drake Rogers.

Sebastian is a 15-year-old white male, 5’5″ tall, 120lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. Sebastian was last seen on February 26, 2024 in the area of Stafford Court in Hendersonville, TN.

Sebastian was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black sweatpants, and glasses. Sebastian has a medical condition that may impair his ability to return safely without assistance.

If you have seen Sebastian or have information regarding his whereabouts, please contact the Sumner County Emergency Communications Center at 615-451-3838 or the TBI at 1-800-TB1-FIND.

AMBER Alert status – Sebastian Rogers


TIMELINE: The disappearance of Sumner County teen Sebastian Rogers

Timeline Sebastian Rogers

2/23/2024 – Sebastian spoke to his dad, Seth Rogers, on Friday

2/24/2024 -Sebastian and his mom, Katie Proudfoot, went to dinner at Costco on Saturday

2/25/2024 – Sebastian and his mom, Katie Proudfoot, went to BJ’s Wholesale Club on Sunday

2/25/2024 – Sebastian and his mom, Katie Proudfoot, went to Strike and Spare Sunday

2/25/2024 – Sebastian and his mom, Katie Proudfoot, had dinner.

2/25/2024 – 9:00 pm  Sebastian went to bed

2/25/2024 – 10 pm   Mom was on the phone with stepdad Christopher Proudfoot

2/25/2024 – 12:00 am   Stepdad Christopher Proudfoot told Katie Proudfoot to get in bed because she fell asleep on the sofa.

2/26/2024 – 6 am Mom Katie Proudfoot calls stepdad Christopher Proudfoot to say to him Sebastian is missing and report Sebastian missing.

2/26/2024 – 6:03 about 3 minutes in She was on the phone with her husband “I said I can’t find him um he said what do you mean you can’t find him? I said he’s not in the house” They contact the Police, Mother drove around neighborhood searching for him

2/26/2024 – 6: 40 am   Stepfather Chris called and sent messages to Seth.

2/26/2024 – 7: 00 am   Seth had just gotten off work

2/26/2024 – 7: 20 am  he got to his car when he noticed had a missed text message from 6:40 am and a call from the stepfather Chris. He called the stepdad and was told Sebastian was missing.

2/26/2024 – 8:00 am he arrived to the house and was there the entire day. He later fell asleep in his car.

2/26/2024 – 11:17 am Endangered Child Alert was issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) on behalf of the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office.

2/26/2024 – 4:35 pm TBI sent out another alert at 4:35 p.m. asking residents living in the area around Beech High School and along Long Hollow Pike to check their outbuildings, garages, and cars in case Sebastian was using any as hiding places.

2/26/2024 – Neighbors saw Sebastian near Newman’s Trail at 4:45 on Monday February 26, 2024 – police confirmed it was not Sebastian.

Search for Sebastian Wayne Drake Rogers

On February 26, 2024, 15-year-old Sebastian Rogers disappeared from his Sumner County home, leading to a large-scale ground search that resulted in first responders covering about 2000 total miles in the effort to find him.

areas have been searched for Sebastian Rogers

Within the first several days of the search, more than 2000 miles were searched on foot. Many of these areas were initially searched, and searched again. Law enforcement officers have searched the neighborhood, surrounding neighborhoods, schools, and many other areas of the county by foot. Bloodhounds and handlers have searched the same areas. There have been aerial searches with helicopter, drones, and a fixed wing plane. These aerial searches have been conducted on multiple days, and multiple nights, using thermal imaging technology. Sebastian’s residence, the yard, the house, the vehicles, have all been searched multiple times. The neighborhood where Sebastian lives has been canvassed. Neighbors’ houses have been searched. Sebastian is autistic, and his family says he is drawn to water. Pools in the neighborhood were searched. Dive teams were brought in, and bodies of water around the neighborhood and beyond that area were searched, including caves.

Technology

Many neighbors and businesses have provided video from home and business surveillance systems. We are grateful for that cooperation. The video has been collected, and from the beginning of the investigation, has been analyzed, and enhanced where possible, by tech experts with the TBI, FBI, and Secret Service. To date, nothing gathered from these video systems has been determined to be significant. We do caution that some surveillance video being shared in the public may have been misinterpreted or misidentified, or not shown in its entirety. It has been determined that it does not hold any evidentiary significance to the investigation. Numerous search warrants have been executed. Cell phone data has been analyzed, and any other available digital evidence has been collected, searched, and documented. Information was collected from Sebastian’s gaming system and has been analyzed. With help from the FBI, vehicles that were placed in the area at or around the time of Sebastian’s disappearance have been accounted for. These videos and all the electronic evidence that has already been reviewed, is often also being re-investigated.

Sebastian Rogers was Reported Missing by his mother at 6:36 AM

Feb 27, 2024

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an endangered child alert for 15-year-old Sebastian Wayne Drake Rogers.

February 29 Search for Sebastian – Day 4 of search for missing teen Sebastian Rogers

March 1, 2024 Day 5 of search for Sebastian Rogers

Search efforts expanded for Sebastian Rogers


Search efforts expanded for Sebastian Rogers


Officials search KY landfill for signs of missing teen

Monday, Feb. 26

– 11:17 am Endangered Child Alert was issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) on behalf of the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office.

– 4:35 pm TBI sent out another alert at 4:35 p.m. asking residents living in the area around Beech High School and along Long Hollow Pike to check their outbuildings, garages, and cars in case Sebastian was using any as hiding places.

Tuesday, Feb. 27: AMBER

– Alert issued due to increasing as colder temperatures were expected to move into the area. Tuesday, Feb. 27, searchers had covered over 2,000 miles on foot and went through Sebastian’s home multiple times.

Wednesday, Feb. 28:

– TBI puts out a statement explaining why Sebastian’s parents were unable to share more details about the missing teen.

– Thursday, Feb. 29, officials said they had received several tips amid calls for people to check their surveillance cameras, but none were confirmed sightings of Sebastian.

– Saturday, March 2: A reward was offered for information. An anonymous group of business owners in the Nashville area pledged a minimum cash reward of $3,000.

– Monday, March 4: Search is scaled back. The search was scaled back, and a new search effort has since led investigators across state lines to a Kentucky landfill.

– Thursday, March 7: Officials search the landfill. Kentucky State Police spokesperson Ridge Porter said that detectives had obtained a search warrant for the Hopkins County Regional Landfill in White Plains. The sheriff’s office said that investigators are now working on eliminating and drumming up leads. Officials called the search of the landfill a “precautionary measure to eliminate possible options and questions.”

– Aerial video footage from local news outlets captured a white tarp covering part of the landfill area while officers were seen digging through the trash for clues.

– Authorities added that Sebastian’s family has been cooperative with the investigation