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Governor Hunt, Anonymous Donor Offer Reward For Information On Missing Boy

Posted February 10, 2000

— A big reward is being offered in the search to find 9-year-oldC.J. Wilkerson.

Governor Jim Hunt's office is offering $5,000 for information leading to the whereabouts of the boy, who has been missing for four weeks.

An anonymous high-tech company is offering another $10,000 in reward money.

A fund for C.J.'s family has been set up at CCB Bank in Wake Forest. The money is to pay for the family's bills because C.J.'s mother has not been able to work since his disappearance. Checks can be sent to:Friends of CJ Wilkersonc/o CCB BankBox 832Wake Forest27588

A search team conducted amassive search for C.J.last week, but there has been no sign of the boy.

Meanwhile, Derrick Glover, the estranged husband of the boy's mother, is in jail charged with kidnapping, but he is not cooperating with police.

Monday morning, a Wake County District Court judge refused to lower Glover's $1 million bail.

The first scheduled hearing for Glover was rescheduled for Feb. 25. Glover's attorney Jeff Ellinger seized the moment before Judge James Fullwood to argue that police have no solid evidence to hold Glover on such a high bond.

The judge denied the motion.

Glover has kept silent about what he may know about CJ's disappearance. -->

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