09/10/2019 Press Release from the Waynesboro Police Department:

5:20 p.m. Update:

Mr. Batton has been located and interviewed by Detectives from the Waynesboro Police Department.

Thanks for your assistance.


The Waynesboro Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating 25 year old Dakota Alan Batton, who is a Waynesboro resident.  

Mr. Batton has been reported as a missing person and is believed to be at risk due to a history of mental illness and statements he recently made concerning self-harm. 

Anyone with information about Mr. Batton’s whereabouts is asked to call the Waynesboro Police Department at 540-942-6675.