Houston-area billboard campaign that will feature teen who went missing in December 2019
Texas Center for the Missing, Houston's Amber Alert Provider and Clear Channel Outdoor Americas will launch a month-long effort across Houston to help generate leads in the case of the disappearance of Thalia Macias, a 15-year-old who disappeared in December, 2019.
Seach for Erica Hernandez continues after vehicle pulled out of Buffalo Bayou Park determined to not be related to her case
The search for <a href="https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2021/04/28/family-continues-search-for-erica-hernandez/" target="_blank">missing mom Erica Hernandez resumed in Missouri City</a> on Saturday, days after an <a href="https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2021/05/06/watch-live-search-continues-in-missouri-city-for-missing-mom-erica-hernandez/" target="_blank">unrelated vehicle was pulled out of Buffalo Bayou Park</a> during a search for the missing mother.
Video shows missing mother of 3 outside sister-in-law’s house night before disappearance
Ring video shows a missing mother of three’s last moments the night before her disappearance. Now, a $1,000 reward has been donated in hopes of getting new information on her whereabouts and what happened the night she was last seen.
Man reported missing by family members found dead inside of vehicle in west Houston
HOUSTON – A man’s body has been found inside of a vehicle at an apartment complex in west Houston, Houston police confirmed. “The investigator located the victim’s vehicle in this parking lot and called the police department. The police and fire department came out and found the adult male,” Lt. Larry Crowson with HPD said. We don’t know of any attachment to this apartment complex. The apartment complex is kind of random,” Crowson said.
Harris County deputies searching for 42-year-old woman reported missing
HARRIS COUNTY – Authorities are searching for a 42-year-old woman reported missing last week. Andrea Abshire was last seen Wednesday, Feb. 24 getting into a black Mazda Miata convertible in the 12300 Block of FM 1960 W, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. She was last seen wearing a hoodie and blue jeans. She was carrying a grey and black backpack and a camo purse. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Missing Person’s Division at 713-755-7427 or the Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.
Missing 10-year-old found safe; father charged in death of child’s mother, police say
UPDATE: A missing 10-year-old Carrollton girl was found safe Wednesday morning, hours after she was reported missing, according to the Carrollton Police Department. Rosemary Singer was reported missing shortly after her mother, Maria Romeros Ramos, was discovered dead. Ramos’ ex-husband and Rosemary’s father, Ronald Singer, was taken into custody and charged in Ramos’ death, according to the Carrollton Police Department. Law enforcement officials are searching for the girl’s father Ronald Singer in connection with her disappearance. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Rosemary or Ronald Singer is urged to contact the Carrollton Police Department at 972-466-3333.
Amber Alert issued for missing Texas teen believed to be traveling with wanted girlfriend
Lori Johnson (left) and Joanna Barrientos (right) are seen in photos released by police March 2, 2021. ITASCA, Texas – An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday for a missing Texas teen who is believed to be traveling with her wanted girlfriend. Itasca police said 15-year-old Lori Johnson is believed to be with 18-year-old Joanna Barrientos. Police said Johnson ran away last week. According to police, Johnson is believed to be in danger because Barrientos has a “propensity for violence, a history of running from police and now has active felony warrants.”Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either Johnson or Barrientos is asked to call Itasca police at 254-687-2020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have you seen this man? 76-year-old with dementia sought
HOUSTON – Have you seen Luat Trinh? The 76-year-old man with dementia went missing on Monday after he left on a bike in an unknown direction at the 2200 block of Woodland Park Drive. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, white shoes and a lime-colored bike helmet. He is described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. If anyone has any information or seen him please call the Houston Police Missing Persons Unit at 832-394-1840, attention West Side Patrol 20 District.
Have you seen him? Houston man with intellectual disability is missing, police say
HOUSTON – A man with an intellectual disability is missing from a home in west Houston since Monday. Zion Xavier Nicholls, 18, went missing around 8:00 p.m. in the 2000 block of Briarlee Drive, Houston police said Tuesday. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap with the words “Vans” across the front in white, a black hoodie, and black jogger sweatpants. Texas EquuSearch will begin an active search for Nicholls will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Any information should be referred to the Houston Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 832-394-1840.
Family reunited with dog after losing her days before Hurricane Harvey
NEW CANEY – A family in New Caney is whole again after losing their dog days before Hurricane Harvey slammed into Houston. The family in New Caney almost gave up until a rescue group found her in Sugar land. A volunteer from another organization named, ‘Lost Dogs of Texas’ stepped in and used a special database to find Maddie’s owner. AdThe volunteer from Lost Dogs of Texas was able to contact Rachel’s mother and Maddie was finally reunited with her family. Lost dogs of Texas said thousands of dogs are lost every year.
Have you seen him? Stafford Police searching for man missing since late November
Authorities are searching for a 27-year-old man who has been missing since Nov. 26, 2020. Zada Mahamadou Zada may have been seen in Houston Thursday, Jan. 28, according to Texas EquuSearch. The organization received a tip Zada was spotted on Westpark Drive and Southwest Freeway. Zada is described as a Black male with a slim build standing 6 feet tall and weighing 150 pounds. Anyone with information concerning Zada’s whereabouts is urged to call the Stafford Police Department at (281) 261-3950 or Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.
20-year-old man on Autism spectrum last seen in Westchase a week ago
Calvin Rashall was last located on Dec. 10 in the Westchase area of Houston. HOUSTON – A 20-year-old man on the Autism spectrum is missing the Houston area, according to his family. Calvin Rashall was last seen Dec. 10 in the Westchase area. His family believes Rashall is a suicide risk after being off his medication. Rashall’s family said he is bipolar and functions cognitively and socially at about the level of a 14-year-old child.
Help find him: 87-year-old man missing for two weeks after leaving home
Jimmy Tucker was last seen on Dec. 1 at approximately 10 a.m.HOUSTON – Authorities are asking for help finding an elderly man who was last seen leaving him home in north Houston. According to the missing person’s report, Jimmy Tucker was last seen on the 1500 block if Wellington Street on Dec. 1 at approximately 10 a.m.Officials believe he was driving a white Ford pickup truck. Tucker is described as a white, bald man with blue eyes. He is approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 146 pounds. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Houston Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit at 832-394-1840.
33-year-old veteran missing from Houston home since October, mother says
A 33-year-old veteran has been missing from his Houston home since October. Powell had told his mother, who he lives with, that he was stepping out to go to a store. His mother Pinkie Powell said he often shuts down and refuses to talk. A Good Samaritan found him at a bus stop near Dallas, saw his dog tags, called his mother and told her Powell refused to talk. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Houston Police Department Missing Persons Division at (832) 394-1840.
UPDATE: Body of 26-year-old woman found in Houston, family says
HOUSTON – Alexis Sharkey, a 26-year-old woman, was missing in Houston. The woman’s body was recovered on Sunday night, Sharkey’s mother wrote on Facebook. “It’s with deeply broken hearts that Mike and I want to let you all know that Lexi’s body has been found,” wrote Stacey Robinault. “We cannot begin to thank you all for your love and the kind words you’ve extended to our family! Please give us this time to grieve this incredible loss to our family and this world!!!
Houston police searching for 9-year-old last seen in north Houston
HOUSTON, Texas – UPDATE: The 9-year-old was found safe at a friend’s house, according to police. The Houston Police Department is searching for a juvenile reported missing in Houston. Kenyon Obryant, 9, was last seen Friday leaving the 800 block of West Greens Road in an unknown direction, according to police. He was last seen wearing a black shirt, black and gold shorts and flip on shoes. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to contact the Houston Police Department’s Missing Persons Division at (832) 394-1840.
Have you seen her? Galveston police searching for missing 14-year-old
While the family is still searching for the 14-year-old teen, she is considered a runaway, not missing. ORIGINAL: Galveston police are searching for a teenager reported missing. Helpenstill, 14, was last seen Saturday in Galveston, according to Texas EquuSearch. Helpenstill was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, a black and white Adidas jacket, pajama bottoms with a unicorn and rainbows pattern, and red, white & blue Nike slides. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to contact the Galveston Police Department at (409) 765-3702 or Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.
Brother, sister missing in north Harris County found safe, officials say
HOUSTON – Two missing children,13-year-old Martha Velasquez Cruz and her 11-year-old brother, Mario Velasquez Cruz, have been found safe, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. The HSCO shared a tweet confirming that the children had been located and are safe. UPDATE: 13-year-old Martha and 11-year-old Mario have been located and are safe. Mario was last seen wearing khaki pants and green soccer cleat shoes. Officials said anyone with information please call our Missing Persons Unit at 713-755-7427 or Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-8477.
HCSO searching for 2-year-old girl and grandmother reported missing out of east Harris County
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas The Harris County Sheriffs Office asked for the publics help locating a woman and her 2-year-old granddaughter reported missing out of east Harris County. 50-year-old Rolanda Moore and her granddaughter Majestic were last seen Friday afternoon in the 14500 block of Corpus Christi Street, according to the Harris County Sheriffs Office. Please help us locate 50-year-old Rolanda Moore and her 2-year-old granddaughter Majestic. They were last seen this afternoon in the 14500 block of Corpus Christi in far east Harris County. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call the Harris County Sheriffs Office Missing Persons Unit at 713-755-7427 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.
UPDATE: Coast Guard suspends search for missing man and woman near Seabrook after bodies matching description found
SEABROOK, Texas – The Coast Guard rescued a 13-year-old girl but ended its search for two other people in the water near Seabrook Wednesday afternoon after two bodies were discovered that matched the description of the missing boaters, officials announced. The Coast Guard said a boat crew arrived on-scene and rescued a 13-year-old girl who told them two other people were still missing. According to the Coast Guard, the missing boaters were a man in his early 60′s and a woman in her early 30′s. Officials said at about 8:27 a.m. Wednesday, a search crew found a body that matched the description of the missing man in this 60s. At about 3 p.m., officials found another body that matched the description of the missing woman in her 30s.
‘We will not rest': Missing Fort Hood soldier’s family believes remains are hers
Vanessa Guillen, who is assigned to the 3rd Cavalry Regiment, was last seen on April 22 in the parking lot of her regimental engineer squadron headquarters. Speaking in Washington, Guillen’s family said they believe those remains are hers. Posted by KPRC2 / Click2Houston on Wednesday, July 1, 2020“Everything points to it,” said Mayra Guillen, Vanessa Guillen’s sister. Lupe Guillen, Vanessa Guillen’s other sister, said her sister did not deserve to be treated this way while serving her country. Lupe Guillen accused leaders at Fort Hood of dismissing sexual harassment and sexual assault claims as a joke.
Authorities searching for missing teen last seen June 24 in Fort Bend County
SUGAR LAND, Texas Fort Bend County deputies said Wednesday they are searching for a teen missing since June 24. Zachary Ramirez, 15, was last seen around midnight when he left his residence in the 16300 block of Brush Meadows Court in the Sugar Land area. Fort Bend County deputies said there is no indication of foul play but will continue to search for him to ensure he is safe. Officials said he was last seen wearing blue plaid pajamas, a gray T-shirt and had a blue, medium-sized suitcase. Anyone who has information on Ramirezs whereabouts is asked to call the Fort Bend County Sheriffs Office at 281-341-4665.
Have you seen her? Kamrin ‘Eva’ Bushey missing from Seabrook since June 15
HOUSTON – The Seabrook Police Department is asking whether you’ve seen Kamrin “Eva” Bushey, a 17-year-old girl from Seabrook. She’s been missing since June 15. She was last seen early in the morning at her residence in Seabrook. Bushey is 4 feet 11 inches tall, with auburn hair and green eyes, and weighs approximately 180 pounds. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts should contact Seabrook Police Detective Ojeda by calling (281) 291-5613 or by calling Seabrook Dispatch at (281) 291-5610.
US Rep. Sylvia Garcia to speak about search for missing Fort Hood soldier
FORT HOOD, Texas U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-Houston) is expected to speak Tuesday about the search for a missing Fort Hood soldier who is from Houston. Garcia has scheduled a news conference about the disappearance of Pfc. Vanessa Guillen sometime after she meets with officials at Fort Hood. Last week, officials said they were launching an investigation into allegations that Guillen was sexually harassed before her disappearance. Garcias news conference was tentatively scheduled for 11 a.m. Click2Houston.com plans to offer a livestream of the event.
Body of Crosby firefighter Kent Zavala found Tuesday after he was thrown from Jeep into Galveston Bay Sunday
HOUSTON – Members of Texas Equusearch recovered the body of a 20-year-old Crosby firefighter Tuesday morning after he was thrown from his Jeep into Galveston Bay Sunday night, officials said. Around 8 p.m. Sunday, Kent Zavala and his dog were thrown into the water after a three-vehicle collision on Galveston’s I-45 Causeway resulted in his Jeep flipping over. Both Zavala and the dog were thrown off the Causeway, into the waters of Galveston Bay below. On Monday, Texas Equusearch aided the search-and-rescue effort, even as the U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search. Members of Texas EquuSearch have recovered the body of 20-year-old Kent Zavala,” officials wrote.
Search suspended for 20-year-old Crosby firefighter thrown from Jeep into water over Galveston Causeway Sunday
HOUSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard suspended their search for a 20-year-old Crosby Fire Department firefighter on Monday night. "We have suspended the search pending any additional information,” wrote Captain Jason Smith, sector Houston-Galveston commanding officer. “I just hope they find him and that he’s OK.”Tim Miller, with Texas EquuSearch, is aiding in the rescue and recovery effort. According to Miller, if need be, Texas EquuSearch will bring in a helicopter on Tuesday to search from above. If you have any information about Zavala’s whereabouts, you’re asked to call the Galveston Police Department at (409) 765-3702 or Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.
Reward increased to $25K in search for Houston-native Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen, last seen almost 2 months ago
HOUSTON The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for credible information in the search for a 20-year-old Fort Hood soldier who went missing nearly two months ago. Vanessa Guillen was last seen on April 22 between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot of her Regimental Engineer Squadron Headquarters, officials wrote in a Facebook post Monday. She was last seen in the parking lot wearing a black t-shirt and purple fitness-type pants, officials wrote. Guillen maintained close ties with her family and the city of her birth, visiting there frequently while stationed at Fort Hood. officials wrote. Anyone with information is asked to contact Army CID Special Agents at 254-287-2722 or the Military Police Desk at 254-288-1170.
Vatican to open tombs in bid to solve 36-year-old cold case
The clue led the family to a wall in the Teutonic cemetery which features an angel pointing. Gisotti said the operation would be a "complex organization of personnel and machinery" involving the Vatican Gendarmerie in addition to Vatican construction workers. The Teutonic Cemetery is adjacent to Saint Peter's Basilica. The Orlandi case has enthralled Italians and sparked numerous conspiracy theories, which have pointed the finger at everyone from the Mafia to the Vatican itself. It was not the first time De Pedis' name had been linked to the Orlandi case.