Our friend TJ Hart from The Sky 97.3 is without doubt the journalist on the ground when it comes to coverage of the Haleigh Cummings story. There were some rumblings over the weekend that at least one family member was ready to speak out. Even though I class TJ as a great friend, he did not reveal to me, nor anyone else, who his source was, nor the direction that this source was likely to take. It is my opinion that any movement in this case is a good thing, up, down, left, right. Anything that gets this case back in focus is the right thing to do. Simon

TJ Hart Reporting

The search for Haleigh Cummings has taken some frustrating turns since she was abducted from her home in Satsuma, Florida, February 10, 2009. Now, some members of the missing girl’s family are getting even more restless with length of time the investigation has taken.

I have promised my sources anonymity — It will be respected.

These family members have spoken individually and collectively with law enforcement officials almost regularly since Haleigh disappeared. They said they have been told by one of the principal officers in the case that the investigation is starting over again from square one.

Law enforcement officials tell me the investigation continues.

In the meantime, some family members have indicated to me that another physical search for Haleigh on the property where a green trailer sits beyond a wooded area behind the Hermit’s Cove home where Haleigh was taken might be take place. An officer told one family member that an attempt to contact the resident of the green trailer was in the process of being made when that officer was called into a meeting.

The other family members told me that after meeting with some investigators recently and talking later with each other that they have elected to wait an additional ten days or more before decide whether or not they will be making any public statements about the case.

Whatever investigators told them must have given them a good reason to support law enforcement’s efforts. No details from those meetings were disclosed and I doubt they will for some time.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office told me Friday that no one wants a resolution to this case any quicker than they do. And I believe them.

TJ Hart

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