Children’s Father Arrested Overnight

Children’s Father Arrested Overnight


A Deleware father is currently in custody at the Warrick County Jail after being involved in an Amber Alert involving his children last night.

Cortez Hamilton, Sr., 32, Smyrna, DE, was arrested and charged with 2 Counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and 1 Count of Assault 2nd Degree with Serious Bodily Injury.


Hamilton’s two children, Colette Hamilton, 4, and Cortez Hamilton, Jr, 4-months, were placed in the custody of the Warrick County Division of Child Services.

The children’s mother, Keisha Hamilton, 35, is still missing.

This investigation is ongoing and no further information is available.

Indiana State Police detectives arrested him overnight on three warrants out of Delaware.

Hamilton is not facing any local criminal charges. He is currently being held without bond.