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By Staff Reporter, The Province November 12, 2009
Vancouver police are asking for the public's help to find a missing senior.
Denny Riha, also known as Zdenek, was last seen Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at his home in the 300-block Cordova Street.
Riha, 77, was reported missing Nov. 12. He is forgetful and has other mental-health issues, police say. He is not known to use transit and it is unknown if he has any money. In the past he has gone for walks in the downtown core.
Riha is white, five foot nine, 181 pounds and is partially bald with grey hair. There is no description of his clothing.
If you see Riha, stay with him and call 911.
Pierre Parkinson – Vancouver BC
Police seek missing Vancouver man
By Staff reporter November 9, 2009 1:02 PM
Vancouver Police are looking for a man last seen leaving his home at 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Pierre Parkinson is Caucasian, 41 years old, five feet, 11 inches, 150 lbs., with a slender build. He has short salt-and-pepper coloured hair and green eyes. He was wearing a white toque with a blue stripe, a navy-coloured hip-length winter jacket, a black fleece shirt, blue jeans and grey Helly Hansen sneakers.
If you come into contact with parkinson, please stay with him and call 911 immediately.
Missing Person UPDATE
Surrey RCMP are
again requesting the public’s help in locating 35 year old Surrey
resident, Kousounesavath HOMSAVATH, who went missing almost two
On November 24th, 2009 at approximately 7:40 pm, a black 1995 Honda Civic was found abandoned mid-span on the Port Mann bridge. The vehicle had been parked in the west bound lane, running with its four way flashers on. Inside the vehicle police located a wallet for Mr. HOMSAVATH who is the registered owner of the vehicle.
Mr. HOMSAVATH is described as 5'10", 168 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. No clothing description is available. Inquiries with the family have indicated that the man’s behaviour had changed drastically in the days leading up to his disappearance.
Surrey RCMP Missing Persons investigators feel very strongly that a member of the public may posses information of value that could advance this investigation.
“Perhaps they may have offered assistance to this individual after seeing his vehicle stopped on the bridge or seen someone matching his description walking on the bridge,” says Surrey RCMP Cpl. Allison Douglas, Missing Persons Unit.
“For the sake of the family, we are hoping the public may have some additional information on this case so that there may be some closure.”Anyone who may have been in the area at the time and witnessed something is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604.599.0502
Surrey - Missing Person
File # 2009-148774 2009-11-26 11:19 PST
The RCMP are seeking any information from the public that may assist the police regarding a missing 35 year old Surrey resident, Kousounesavath HOMSAVATH.
On November 24th, 2009 at approximately 9:00pm, the Surrey RCMP were requested to attend the home of Mr. Homsavath after his vehicle was found abandoned. A black 1995 Honda Civic had been located mid span on the Port Mann bridge at 7:40 pm. The vehicle had been parked in the west bound lane, running with its four way flashers on. Inside the vehicle police located a wallet for Mr. HOMSAVATH who is the registered owner of the vehicle.
Mr. HOMSAVATH is described as being 5'10", 168 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. No clothing description is available. Inquiries with the family have indicated that the man’s behaviour had changed drastically in the past few days.
The RCMP in Surrey are looking to speak to anyone who may have been
on the Port Mann bridge some time before 7:40pm on November 24th,
2009 and seen Mr. HOMSAVATH or his vehicle parked on the bridge.
Langley - Police Seek Assistance to Locate Missing Teenager
File # 2009-31897 2009-10-15 14:13 PDT
LANGLEY: Langley RCMP is seeking the assistance of the public to locate a missing teenager.
Britanny BUCKLAGE-KOPAS, age 16 was last seen on October 9th at approximately 8:00 p.m. at her residence.
Britanny has been experiencing some emotional difficulties and is working with her caregivers and medical professionals towards good health. Brittany has been known to experience seizures. There have been occasions where Brittany has become violent.
She has been known to ride the sky train between Surrey and Vancouver for extended periods of time.
Britanny is described as 16 years old, Caucasian, 5’4”, 130 lbs. with long blond hair and blue eyes. She may have cut her hair or even shaved her head.Anyone with information that would assist police to locate Britanny is asked to call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200. Should you need to remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Missing teenage girl last seen on Hastings Street
By Staff reporter, The Province October 4, 2009
Vancouver Police are looking for a missing 18 year old female, last seen Saturday, October 3rd at 9:20 a.m. walking on the sidewalk in the area of Kamloops Street and East Hastings St.
Angela Trang Le is South-East Asian, 5’1” tall and 95 lbs with a slim build and dark shoulder length hair.
She has a small birth mark on her left eye lid, a scar across her nose, and large protruding top front teeth.
She was last seen wearing an olive green cord blazer with two buttons on the front, blue jeans, and lace up black sneakers.
Le has not gone missing before and it is not known if she has any money.
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Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Aaron Charles DERBYSHIRE is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at External link, opens in a new windowwww.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.
Please Help us Find Aaron Derbyshire
What happened to Aaron Derbyshire?
Aaron Derbyshire's clothes still hang in the closet and his car sits in the driveway, but RCMP are no closer to discovering what happened to the young man three years ago.
Aaron's mother Glenda appeared along with other members of the family at a police press conference to plead for information into the disappearance of her son.
"It was three years ago today that I last saw my son and talked with
"It's extremely difficult to go each day knowing he is not with us."
Glenda said an even more difficult experience is thinking that Aaron may not be found.
"We need to find him for us."
Glenda said Aaron was the second of four boys, and all of them are special to her. She asked that anyone with any information about Aaron's disappearance phone Crimestoppers or the local RCMP detachment. She pointed out that even little things that do not seem important could be a lead in the case.
Glenda said she and her husband were high school sweethearts, who got married and started a family right away. She noted that both come from large families.
"Our children, we believe, are a blessing to us."
Glenda said that Aaron was an amazing young man with a wonderful future being planned for him, and the family misses him every day. She said she only hopes that one day a phone call will come in with information leading to discovering where he is.
"There's no reason that anybody would want to hurt him."
Glenda added that the family is a close one, and the experience has been difficult. She thanked the family's friends and neighbours for their support.
RCMP Const. Steve Holmes said Aaron was last seen on Sept. 30, 2006 at the Level night club. Holmes said Aaron's friends left the club while he stayed behind. He noted the family reported him missing when he failed to show up for a planned rafting trip.
Holmes said RCMP members from the Serious Crimes Unit are dedicated to Aaron's case, and have interviewed close to 270 witnesses. Holmes noted that the time passed since Aaron's disappearance does not mean the case will not be solved.
"History shows it is possible to find out what happened to people even after many years."
Holmes said missing persons cases are reviewed and any information received is added to what is already known. He said that people deal with events differently and someone with information may yet come forward.
"Though they've been reluctant, they may reconsider."
HAVE YOU SEEN AARON CHARLES DERBYSHIRE?
HAVE YOU SEEN AARON CHARLES DERBYSHIRE?
Osoyoos - Missing person- 41 yr old Sandra Kelly Harris
File # 2009-5079 2009-09-18 07:32 PDT
The Osoyoos RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing 41 year old female. Sandra Kelly HARRIS was last seen in the 9100 block of Main Street, Osoyoos on September 14, 2009 at approximately 10:00pm.
The RCMP received information from the public, that Harris may have made her way to the Fraser Valley, Chilliwack area.
Sandra Harris requires regular medication and does not have hers with her. HARRIS is a Caucasian female, 5' 3" tall, 175lbs with long red hair and green eyes. The Osoyoos RCMP requests that anyone with any information on the whereabouts of HARRIS are to call the Osoyoos RCMP at (250)495-7236 or or via Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
The Ottawa Citizen August 20, 2011
Aboriginal women in Canada need to know that the police are working for them. That's one big reason why it's important to find the truth about what happened to Maisy Odjick and Shannon Alexander.
Another reason is that their family and friends have been through hell, and they need to know where the girls went after they were last seen on Sept. 5, 2008. The upcoming anniversary will be painful no matter what, but it will undoubtedly be more so if it passes with the case still unsolved. Maisy and Shannon were just 16 and 17 when they disappeared from Kitigan Zibi-Maniwaki area in Quebec. Family members have said that police seemed to assume at first that the girls were runaways. If the girls did run away, they didn't take anything with them.
As the Citizen's Gary Dimmock reported this week, police are now investigating potential links to a sex offender from the area who recently committed suicide in jail.
The Native Women's Association of Canada "has documented more than 600 cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls across Canada," according to a statement on its website. Every one of those girls and women has a story, and every one of those stories matters. So long as there are any lines of investigation to follow, the police must not let the cases of Maisy and Shannon drop.
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Friday, Sep. 19, 2008 | 06:26 PM AT
Maisy Odjick, now 17, is six-feet tall, 125 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. Maisy has two piercings on her bottom lip and one in her nose. Shannon Alexander, now 18, is five feet nine inches, 145 pounds and also has brown hair and brown eyes.
VIGIL ON SEPTEMBER 6TH TO COMMEMORATE ONE YEAR
Gregory Owen Schleen
Missing person from Colony Farm Forensic Hospital
File # 2012-13602 - Thu May 24 08:34:00 PDT 2012
Coquitlam – The Coquitlam RCMP is seeking public assistance to locate a missing person from Colony Farm Forensic Hospital. Gregory Owen Schleen, 49, was last seen by staff member at the hospital in the morning on May 23rd. He was supposed to be at the Coast Cottages on the Riverview site later in the morning but never showed up. Schleen is now wanted on a Canada wide warrant for Unlawfully at Large.
Schleen is described as:
· a Caucasian male,
· 6’4 (193 cm) tall,
· 150 lbs (63 kg),
· with blonde hair and brown eyes, and
· wearing a yellow Hawaiian shirt and khaki short at the time.
Schleen has friends and family both along the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver Island. However, his whereabouts is unknown.
Schleen is suffering from mental disorder and should not be approached. Please contact your local police if you see him.
Cpl. Jamie Chung
Man missing from Port Coquitlam psychiatric hospital
By Staff Reporter, The Province September 3, 2009 7:01 PM
Photograph by: Handout, Coquitlam RCMP
Police are asking for the public's help to find a suicidal man missing from the Forensic Psychiatric Institute.
Gregory Owen Schleen, 47, left the Port Coquitlam hospital Wednesday around 11 a.m. on a day pass and has not been heard from since.
Schleen is believed to be suicidal and a danger to himself more than others, according to police.
Coquitlam RCMP say Schleen may have headed to Buntzen Lake in Anmore or Trout Lake in Vancouver for a swim.
Schleen is described as six feet tall, 250 pounds with brown hair, blue eyes and stubble on his chin. He has an eagle tattoo on his right arm. Schleen may be carrying a backpack containing a towel.
On May 8, 2006 Schleen was charged with aggravated assault in relation to a May 4, 2006 incident that took place on Quadra Island.
Anyone who sees Schleen is asked to call the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550.
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Ruby Anne HARDY
Ruby Anne HARDY, age 37, born on March 23, 1965. Ms. Hardy was last seen in 1998 and was reported missing to Vancouver police yesterday, March 27th, 2002. She is described as being 5 feet, 2 inches tall, weighing 131 pounds, having brown hair and eyes and being Native Indian. She often uses the name 'Ruby GALLOWAY'.
When the news about these women started to surface, many people approached me to find out if my mother was one of the first 50. I didn't want to think about it at all. I didn't want to picture my mother being hurt in the ways described in the media. I felt sick to my stomach hearing about what the things that happened to those women.
Once the names were revealed, there was a slight sense of relief when I didn't find my mother's name. Don't get me wrong, I obviously felt for the women and their families, but that hope was back in my mind that my mother was still alive. Once the news of the additional five women being added to the list came out, I was told that my mother was on the list. My heart sank. My fears were realized.
Even though my mother has been out of my life for many years, a day doesn't go by that I don't think about her. I always hope that she is doing all right, despite her problems. I remember my mother as a strong woman that knew how to survive. Despite what people may think, my mother took great care of me and my sister and brother. She always made sure that we had food, shelter and clothing. She was a loving mother that would do anything for her children. She did the best she could with what she had to work with
Despite her problems, I never questioned her love for us. I have come to realize that having an addiction is like having a disease. It takes a long time to get well again. I pray every night that my mother is safe and has started coping with her illness. I hope that having her name on the list will make her come forth and say that she is all right. However, if this doesn't occur, perhaps my family and I will have some sort of closure.
Mom remains optimistic that daughter still alive - May 27, 2005
Ruby Anne Hardy-Mar 28, 2002
Date: Sunday Apr. 29, 2012 8:03 PM PT
The family of a 17-year-old boy from Mission, B.C. who disappeared without a trace five years ago has issued a heartfelt plea for answers.
Jeff Surtel vanished just after midnight on April 29, 2007 after he was last seen by neighbours riding his mountain bike. An intense search for the teenager followed shortly afterward, but neither he nor his bike was found.
Jeff's parents Gary and Dawn Surtel have not been able to move past the loss of their eldest son.
"It's been horrible. There's not a day that goes by that we don't think of Jeff. There's not a young man that I pass in the street and I don't look at him," Gary said.
"It's pretty unbelievable, just hope one day he's going to knock on the door, but he never does," Dawn said.
The week Jeff went missing his parents had discovered his grades were slipping. A month earlier he had stopped talking to his brother.
Dawn says someone must have information about her son's disappearance.
"I think he just went out to think and something happened, and somebody knows what happened," she said.
Gary says the discovery of Jeff's bike could give an important clue.
"Just wherever the bike was found would tell us where to start to look, because right now we have no idea which direction he went," he said.
The Surtels urge their son to call them or the police to let them know whether he is all right.
"I know he's a man now, he's 22, so if he is out there, wants to live his own life, just let us know. I mean we're just heartbroken here," Dawn said.
The couple knows there is a possibility Jeff may not be alive, but they are holding onto hope.
"It's a hard word that ‘hope,'" Dawn said. "It just leads to disappointment, every single time, but I guess you just can't stop hoping."
An age-progressed picture of the teenager has been released in an effort to help figure out what happened to him. Anyone with information on his disappearance is asked to call Mission RCMP or Crimestoppers.
With a report from CTV British Columbia's Bhinder Sajan
On the morning
of April 17, 2007 Jeffrey SURTEL, age 17, was reported missing by
his parents. He was last seen wearing dark colored jeans, a navy
colored t-shirt and a blue hooded sweater. SURTEL may have been
riding a distinctive blue CCM mountain bike with yellow front forks
at the time of his disappearance.
Since SURTEL’s disappearance, police have followed up on several leads and possible sightings, however SURTEL remains missing.
Below is an
age-progressed photo of Jeffrey SURTEL showing what he may look like
today, at the age of 20.
Mission RCMP continue to seek assistance from
the public in helping to locate Jeffrey SURTEL. If anyone has
information on the whereabouts of SURTEL, please contact the Mission
RCMP at 604-826-7161 or if you wish to remain anonymous please call
Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477. They are open 24/7. You
do not ahve to give your name, address, or your telephone number.
Published: August 17,
2009 11:00 AM
Written by FRANK PEEBLES
Thursday, 18 December 2008
Bonnie Joseph has been missing for more than a year and her loved
ones are worried nobody has noticed.
Joseph, 32, was not missing in the usual sense, at least not at first. The Yekooche woman had a longtime drug addiction and was prone to unreliable behaviour, family said, but then things took a couple of turns that were alarming even on her scale.
"She's been fighting for her kids since day one; she never misses her court days or her visitations, but now its been more than a year. It is not like her at all," said Dean Joseph, a cousin and Yekooche band's treaty consultation co-ordinator.
"She has very concerned relatives. They are all coming to me to find out if I've heard anything, and everytime there's a body found they all call."
Police, led by the Fort St. James RCMP are aware of the disappearance and are investigating.
Another cousin, Jo-Anne Bertram, said Joseph has fallen through some significant cracks. She does not have much community support, which is partially why she ended up addicted in the first place and partially why she was not considered missing for quite some time, Bertram said. Her mother and father are both deceased, her grandmother recently died and only her grandfather William Joseph remains from her ascendants.
"Most of her family members are drinking or on the streets. It is a sad, sad story," said Bertram. "All the people who really cared about her are gone and most of the ones left behind aren't really here, either. I was pretty close to that same road, too, but my mom put me into counselling and I straightened out my life. I had lots of support from family and friends, but without that support you can easily go off the path."
Joseph's path involved a lot of hitchhiking. She sometimes lived on the Yekooche reserve out in the remote wilderness beyond Fort St. James. Sometimes she lived in Vanderhoof and sometimes she lived in Prince George. The high-risk mode of highway transportation was what she commonly did. The last time Bertram saw her was at a bar in Vanderhoof in the fall of 2007 as Joseph was about to hitchhike to Prince George. Bertram loaned her some money and it was the last time she saw or heard from her cousin.
It was not the last evidence of her whereabouts, however.
"I went about it a different way; I went through the Ministry (of Children and Family Development) following the last place she got her (social assistance) cheque," said Dean Joseph. "We found out that in early summer she picked up her cheque in the Kamloops area, and she said then she wouldn't be applying there again, she would be working her way home, but she never arrived. That's where we lost track of her."
For several months nothing has been known of her whereabouts.
Bonnie Joseph is described as five-feet, four-inches and 120 pounds with dark-brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort St. James RCMP at 250-996-8269 or give information anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS / www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca.
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2008-07-07 10:43 PDT - File #2008-11376
Patient from Colony Farm missing
RCMP is seeking the public's assistance in locating a resident of
the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital located in Coquitlam. Tsoona
STELLA is described as a 68yr old non-white male who is 5'8", 212
lbs. with brown eyes and grey hair.
He was last seen on April 7, 2008 and is wanted on a Canada wide warrant. He is described as a loner and could be traveling anywhere between British Columbia and Alberta.
If you have information about this individual please contact the Coquitlam RCMP at (604)945-1550 or the police agency in your area
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Police Look For Missing Man -
File Ridge Meadows 2008-4957
Maple Ridge, B.C. - Ridge Meadows RCMP are requesting help in locating a 36 year old man who has been reported as being missing. Police are looking for Kevin Alan Fletcher. He was last seen on Friday February 29, 2008 around 11:30 p.m. in Surrey, B.C. He left a residence there, and it was felt he was heading to his residence in Maple Ridge, B.C., but he has failed to show up.
Fletcher is described as a White Male, 5'10" tall, weighing 200 pounds (heavy build), has short brown hair, and blue eyes. He was wearing a white shirt, which has vertical blue and green stripes; blue jeans; a black baseball hat with ‘DINO’ printed on it; a black leather jacket with ‘Kevin Fletcher’ written on one sleeve, and the logo of a drilling machine and ‘Yellowknife’ printed on the back of the jacket; and light brown suede shoes. Fletcher was driving his black 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlas, 4 door, British Columbia Licence plate# 466 AVX. No photo is available at this time.
Police are asking for anyone with any information as to Fletcher’s whereabouts to contact Ridge Meadows RCMP at PH# 604 463-6251.
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File #Coquitlam 2008-2668 2008-02-20
The Coquitlam RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in
locating Yvon PERRAS. Mr. PERRAS suffers from Schizophrenia and
requires medication for his condition. He left his Port Coquitlam
group home on January 25, at around 10am and has not been heard from
He is a 66 year old Caucasian male, 5'6", 185lbs with short grey hair , brown eyes and wears glasses. He is fluent in both English and French. (no photo available).
Anyone with information about Yvon PERRAS is asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at (604)945-1550
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URGENT has been MISSING SINCE 2005
The following message has come as a plea from an elderly Mother who is quite sick and whose daughter is missing. Unfortunately there is no picture available. So please look close at her description and help wherever you can.
“I am trying to find my daughter, who was last heard from around 2005. Her name is Zabrina Maria Mackie, she will be 40 on her birthday. The last time I heard from her when she lived in Calgary Alberta. She was born in Nova Scotia, and she has a daughter named Candace. I am still wondering what happened to my daughter. I have contacted the police in Alberta, but no sign of her. Could you please help me”.
Her birthday is March 29, 1970 - Weight maybe 135 to 145lbs. - Height is 5 feet. - She has lots of tattoos mostly on her arms. - Her hair is usually died blonde (it is naturally brown). - She had a daughter Candace who was taken away from her. - If you have any information that will help find Maria, please contact the nearest Police Department or email me at
David Robert Neill
Aldergrove/Pitt Meadows, B.C.
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· Ridge Meadows R.C.M.P. are looking for a 36 year old man who has been reported missing by his employer in Aldergrove, B.C. David Robert Neill was last seen on Friday October 19, 2007 at the Aldergrove Credit Union in Aldergrove, B.C. He failed to show up for work on Monday October 22, 2007. His last known address in Pitt Meadows, B.C. was checked, but Mr. Neill no longer resides there.
· Mr. Neill is described as a white male, 183 cm (6'00") tall, 84 kgs (186 lbs.), with brown hair and brown eyes. He operates a white 1991 Honda Civic 2 door hatchback, British Columbia Licence Plate# 922 KSC.
Police are concerned for Mr.
Neill’s well being, as this is totally out of character for him. If
you know of Mr. Neill’s whereabouts you are requested to contact
Ridge Meadows R.C.M.P. at PH# 604 463-6251.
S/Sgt. A.J. Bodden
Operations Support N.C.O.
Dan Herbranson, .
Ridge Meadows Media Relations
11990 Haney Place
Maple Ridge, British Columbia V2X 9B8
Phone: (604) 467-7607
Fax: (604) 467-7633
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On November 4, 2007 Rowland SUCHI, described as being approximately 220 lbs, 6'2", with long white hair, last seen wearing a brown lambskin jacket, a white sweater, blue jeans, a black cowboy hat, and carrying two bags of luggage, took a bus to Whistler from Vancouver after missing a plane. It is confirmed that SUCHI arrived in Whistler but has failed to return home since.
On November 5, 2007 at approximately 3:30 pm, Whistler RCMP received the information about SUCHI being missing. There is reason to believe that SUCHI may have headed South on this date. SUCHI suffers from dementia and might be suffering from its onset at this point.
Anyone with information which may help locate SUCHI or any information in relation to any other crime is asked to call Whistler RCMP or Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2000 for usable information and caller identity is kept anonymous. Whistler RCMP can be reached at 604-932-3044.
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The Coquitlam RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jackie Myerion. She was last seen by her family in Coquitlam on Saturday October 27 at around 9pm.
She is described as a First Nations , 25year old female with long brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5’9”, 185 lbs , has a pierced eyebrow and tongue and a tattoo of a pair of eyes on her lower back . She was last seen wearing blue jeans, pink and white layered tank tops and a black jacket with silver dots that may have the logo TNA on it.
She is believed to be using public transportation. If you have seen Jackie or have information about her whereabouts please contact the Coquitlam RCMP at (604)945-1550.
· Missing Since: October 27, 2007 from Coquitlam, British Columbia
· Classification: Missing
· Age: 25
· Height: 5'9
· Weight: 185 lbs
· Hair Color: Brown
· Eye Color: Brown
· Gender: Female
Characteristics:Pierced eyebrow and tongue and
a tattoo of a pair of eyes on her lower back. Long brown hair.
· Clothing: She
was last seen wearing blue jeans,
pink and white layered tank tops and a black jacket with silver
dots that may have the logo TNA on it.
Doreen Marie SCHMIDT
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The Surrey RCMP are seeking the public's help in locating a 68 year old woman from the area of 96th Avenue and 124th Street, Surrey.
Doreen Marie SCHMIDT was last seen shortly after midnight of Friday, September 21st, 2007. Her description is as follows:
a slender build white female, 68 years old, 5'6", 80 lbs, shoulder length brown hair, brown eyes, eyeglasses, and was last seen wearing a light coloured turtle neck sweater, blue jeans, and blue slippers.
Anyone with any knowledge of the missing female's whereabouts are asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at (604)599-0502 or their nearest RCMP Detachment or Police Department.
A photo of the missing female is currently not available, but efforts will continue to locate a recent photograph to add to the website in a supplemental press release.
Sgt Geoff Shaw
Lori Lee Farkas
The Nanaimo RCMP need your help in locating a missing person.
Lori Lee Farkas has been missing since July 27th, 2007. She is 157 lbs and is 5'2" she has brown hair and hazel eyes. Lori Lee Farkas is 46 years of age, she is Caucasian and she was last seen at her home in the Townsite area.
Foul play is not suspected and we are asking for anyone who has seen this woman to please call the
Nanaimo RCMP at 754-2345. In the event that Lori Lee Farkas is located we ask that she contact Cst. Emma Rutledge of the Nanaimo, RCMP.
Krista Hartley, Cst.
303 Prideaux street
Nanaimo, bc v9r2n3
Prince George BC
The RCMP are looking for help in finding a missing female. A week ago the RCMP received information that Beverly Warbrick had not been seen nor heard from since the beginning of June of this year. Warbrick had last been seen in the 21 Hundred Block of Oak Street. She is a Caucasian blonde in her late 30's and stands about five seven. Anyone with any information on Warbrick is asked to contact Prince George RCMP 250-561-3300
Karoly John HORVATH-ALLAN
40 years old (Born :21Aug1968)
6ft tall, dark brown hair, dark brown eyes, weight 175lbs.
Tattoo on his left upper arm of a skull with mohair.
Denise Allan - The Brevity Memorial
Cpl. Lisa Cullen - Denise Allan
A Plea from Charles Mom Denise
My son 'Charles' Karoly John HORVATH-ALLAN, born 21 Aug 1968, in Cochenour, Ontario - raised in England went missing from Kelowna BC Canada whilst working and back packing his way across Canada, the Country of his birth.
I have been searching for the fate of my only son for 19 years and have made many extensive trips to Canada to search for Charles.
May 2008 - 19th Anniversary - The Kelowna Chapter of the Compassionate Friends had Charles' name engraved upon their Brevity Wall in the Kelowna Cemetery.
Corpl Lisa Cullen - Serious Crime Unit now has Charles' missing person
file no 89/21784.
Tel 250 470 6329 email: lisa.CULLEN@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
It is the belief of the RCMP that Charles is deceased.
Charles' Nana and I made our first trek across Canada in 1990 to back track all the places Charles had visited to see if we could find him. I established that he had been working student jobs and camping in Kelowna where some of his belongings were later recovered by myself and Const Norm Blaney.
Ads were placed in many newspapers.
Families, people who had befriended or met Charles were in touch.
He was registered at several local employment agencies who had found him work.
11 May 1989 - Charles sent his last letter home by fax from Roche Stationers in Kelowna re meeting up in Hong Kong his his 21st and Moms 40th Birthdays. This was the last communication home.
26 May 1989 - Charles cashed his pay cheque which he received from Flintstones Amusement Park, Kelowna at The Royal Bank in Orchard Park. This was the last confirmed sighting.
Charles had been camping at Tiny Town Trailer Park, Lakeshore Road, Kelowna and left his tent and personal belongings there.
An unconfirmed sighting was at The Live Wire Nightclub, Kelowna.
Charles has not been since alive since the Summer of 1989.
His beloved Nana passed away 2 years ago without knowing the fate of her only grandson.
I would be deeply grateful if you could include Charles name to the Highway of Tears website.
Denise Allan (Mrs) Tel 011 44 208 332 6776
Flat 18 Aspen House Ct
10 Forest Road
RICHMOND TW9 3BY
To Charles Horvath's Killer
by Contributed - Story: 19018
Jun 2, 2006 / 5:00 am
Denise Allan, the mother of Charles Horvath who disappeared and
presumed murdered during his visit to Kelowna in 1989, has written a
poetic appeal to her son's killer.
Allan, who resides in England, has visited Kelowna on a regular basis -- making public appeals for the whereabouts of her son's body and ultimately to find Charles' killer.
Here is her appeal:
17 years of tears only 20 birthdays to remember - you took the rest
To the person or persons who know the fate of my son 'Charles' Karoly John Horvath-Allan - born August 21 1968
17 years without seeing his beautiful smile
17 years without feeling his warmth, his touch, his love
17 year without hearing his voice, his laughter, his sense of humour
Will you ever tell where you put him
Will we ever find the answer
Will you ever allow us to have closure
Never again to receive a 'Moms Day' card
Never again to hold him in my arms
Never again being able to say 'I am sorry'
Do you ever sleep at night
Do you have children of your own
Do you have a Mom
On Wednesday at 7.15 am the
21st day of August - the Summer of 1968
a baby boy - my son was born
One day in the Summer of 1989
you took away my only son my mom's only Grandson
a 20 year old young man from our lives
On the 17th day of August - the Summer of 1949 - I was born
my Mom - Charles' Nana gave me life
On Sunday the 9th of January 2006 - my Mom died
My Mom died after living in hope for nearly 17 years
that her beloved grandson 'Charles' would be found
Is this to my fate
never knowing where Charles' remains lie
PLEASE WON'T YOU TELL
PLEASE ALLOW US CLOSURE
PLEASE GIVE US PEACE
Phoenix, AZ. USA
Patricia Leanne Peterson - Patty Peterson
Missing Since November 4th
Tulsa, OK - Milan, NM - Patty's last confirmed sighting was at the QuikTrip Travel Center in Tulsa, OK (at I-44 Exit 238 at 161st E Ave). An eye witness and security camera have Patty getting into a truck driven by a female truck driver named Tatina (Tina). Patty was trying to get home to Phoenix, AZ.
There are reports that she then showed up at the Petro Truck Stop in Milan, NM (I-40 Exit 79 (at Horizon Blvd) with the same person and another unknown female. She has not been seen or heard from since and Tatina (Tina) has disappeared.
Any information, please email email@example.com or call Tulsa CrimeStoppers at (918) 596-COPS Reference Report # 079617.
Hundreds search for boy missing from B.C. beach
Bill Cleverley , Canwest News Service
Published: Saturday, February 16, 2008
VICTORIA - Hundreds of people continued to search Saturday but could
find no sign of seven-year-old William Pilkenton, the curly haired
youngster who vanished a day earlier from a Vancouver Island beach.
As time passed, residents could only hold on to the hope the child had wandered into the bush and hadn't been swept into the sea.
"People are getting concerned, I think," said John Fraser, mayor of
Tofino, B.C., the community from which William went missing.
"It hasn't been too bad, weather-wise. There was a short period of rain yesterday afternoon. It was dry last night but frosty. If he's on land, he's probably still OK, but if he's in the water, it's been a long time."
Hundreds of community volunteers have joined the search for the young boy who was visiting the area from Birmingham, Wash., with his family, said RCMP Const. Susan Boyes.
The ground search continued well past dark Saturday night and was scheduled to resume this morning.
The search initially focused on the waterfront and the forest areas near Duffin Cove, where the boy vanished around 10 a.m. Friday.
William and his father, David, were apparently walking along the rocky beach close to the bed and breakfast where they were staying when the father left his son for a short period of time
When he returned, William was missing. The distraught father called
the RCMP within 20 minutes and the search hasn't stopped since.
The pebbly beach was wet and extremely slippery due to recent rains, the RCMP said.
Commercial divers worked the shoreline throughout the night.
The mayor described the search as "full bore."
"There are helicopters. We've got one police dog and two search-and-rescue dogs now here this morning. There are boats on the water and planes in the air. There are hundreds of people looking."
Official search efforts included two RCMP boats, coast guard, and Department of Fisheries and Oceans vessels, a Canadian Forces Cormorant and a Buffalo aircraft from 442 Squadron in Comox, B.C.
An RCMP dog team arrived Friday night, and more search-and-rescue dogs came in Saturday morning. The RCMP helicopter was also in the air.
"We don't want to be too focused in one area, so land, water and air, we're searching it all," Boyes said.
William, who will be eight next month, is described as a friendly boy who loves the water and animals. He was wearing a red jacket with horizontal white stripes, and jeans. He suffers from attention deficit disorder, but had apparently taken his medication Friday.
Victim services support workers were staying in constant contact with William's parents, David and Camilla, giving them search updates, the RCMP said.
Duffin Cove opens to Templar Channel, which opens to the Pacific Ocean, and there are numerous small islands in the area.
"The search area is vast, both on the water and on land. The land search is both rocky shores and sand beaches and through both rural residential areas and dense forest," the RCMP said in a news release.
Steve Ironside, owner of the Water's Edge Inn, which is close to where the boy disappeared, said he heard shouting from members of the fire department and went to see if he could help.
"I just started looking around my place first. It's pretty dense rain forest and I personally fell in a big hole up to my waist," he said.
"It's thick and dense and gnarly and horribly wet."
Anyone near the water has to be aware of rogue waves at this time of year, Ironside said, particularly as the water is cold, between 7 C and 10 C.
All the searchers went through highs and lows throughout the day, Ironside said.
"We realize the horror of it, but people gather solace and comfort from each other. No one wants to give up hope."
Ram Tumuluri of the Cable Cove Inn said his whole family spent the day searching.
"I don't think anyone was working today, everyone was out looking for this kid. We're planning on heading out again (in the) morning," he said.
Like others, Tumuluri is hoping William is somewhere in the forest and not in the water.
"It's a small town. If he didn't fall into the water, we should be able to find him. We're hoping for the best."
With files from Judith Lavoie and Jennifer Dart
©CanWest News Service 2008
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