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Press Release: Voluntary Missing Juveniles
Agency: Moreno Valley Police
Station Area: Moreno Valley
Written Date: 04/20/2015 Time: 7:00 P.M.
Incident Date: 04/20/2015 Time: 1:30 P.M.
Incident Location: Pigeon Pass Rd. in the City of Moreno Valley
Reporting Officer: Sergeant John Kaiser
File Number(s): MV151100216 / MV151100052
Update: 04/21/2015

Update:

Both juveniles were located and reunited with their families.

Details:

On April 20, 2015, officers from the Moreno Valley Police Department responded to the 12000 block of Pigeon Pass Rd., regarding two female juveniles who left their homes voluntarily and went missing on Saturday, April 18, 2015.  Both females left their residences and met up together before leaving the area. The parents of both juveniles do not have any information of their whereabouts.  The last known contact from either of the juveniles was on Sunday via a text message stating they were not going to come home. 

The Moreno Valley Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating these two missing female juveniles.

  • Juvenile #1: Christiana Lee Machuca, Hispanic Female Juvenile, 12 years old.
  • Juvenile #2: Caleisha Raelene Simmons, Black Female Juvenile, 14 years old.

If anyone has any information or has seen either missing juvenile, please contact the Moreno Valley Police Department during business hours at 951-486-6700 or after 5:00 P.M. at 951-776-1099.

Citizens may also submit an anonymous tip using the Sheriff's Feedback online form.


Press Release: Silver Alert - Missing Adult
Agency: Jurupa Valley Police
Station Area: Jurupa Valley
Written Date: 04/09/15 Time: 10:00 A.M.
Incident Date: 04/08/15 Time: 10:00 P.M.
Incident Location: 8300 Block of 45th Street
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Vanessa Sloniker
File Number(s): JV150980327
Update 04-15-2015: New Surveillance Photos

Update 04-15-15:

Video surveillance captured Betty Toepfer exiting the RTA bus at the downtown Riverside terminal on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 9:45 A.M. She was last seen alone, on foot, leaving the bus terminal towards the area of University and Market. In addition to downtown Riverside and the city of Jurpua Valley, it is possible Toepfer may have also taken the bus to the Galleria at Tyler located in the city of Riverside.

Betty Toepfer boarding bus Betty Toepfer on University Ave
Betty Toepfer boarding bus Betty Toepfer on University Ave

Actual surveillance images above from 04/08/15 show Toepfer wearing a teal and black colored zip-up jacket, dark pants, black and white converse style tennis shoes, and carrying a medium-sized black purse without a shoulder strap.

Details:

Betty Jean Toepfer
Betty Jean Toepfer

On Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 10:45 PM, deputies from the Jurupa Valley Police Department responded to the 8300 block of 45th Street, in the city of Jurupa Valley in reference to a report of a missing adult. Deputies learned Betty Jean Toepfer, an 87 year old elderly female was last seen at her residence on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 6:30 A.M.

Toepfer does not drive and is known to take the bus as her primary means of transportation. An extensive search of the area was conducted but Toepfer has not been located. Investigators assigned to the Jurupa Valley Station arrived on scene and assumed the investigation.

Betty Toepfer is described as a white elderly female who stands 5 foot 3 inches tall and weighs 115 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes possibly wearing a blazer type jacket or sweater and carrying a black purse. According to Betty’s family she wears a hearing aid and has slight memory loss. Toepfer does not have a cell phone and frequents the Jurupa Valley Library located at 8660 44th Street in the city of Jurupa Valley, and the downtown Riverside area.

A Silver Alert was issued through the California Highway Patrol in an effort to locate Toepfer.

Anyone with information regarding Betty Jean Toepfer’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at (951) 776-1099.  

Citizens may also submit an anonymous tip using the Sheriff's online Feedback form.


Press Release: Reported Missing Person
Agency: Wildomar Police
Station Area: Lake Elsinore
Written Date: 03-30-2015 Time: 1:00 PM
Incident Date: 03-20-2015 Time: 12:00 PM
Incident Location: Wildomar, CA
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Pauling #2511
File Number(s): WI150790015
Daniel Ferguson
Daniel Ferguson

Details:

On 03-20-15, at 12:00 P.M., a family member of Daniel Ferguson called the Wildomar Police Department and reported him missing. Daniel Ferguson, a 50-year-old male from Wildomar, reportedly told family members he was going camping in the Ortega Mountains. A neighbor took Daniel to a location off of the South Main Divide, located off of the Ortega Highway.  Daniel told the friend that he was going to travel the world. Wildomar Police and the police helicopter searched the area but were unable to locate Daniel.

According to family, Daniel has traveled long distances on foot in the past. Daniel was wearing a brown leather jacket and black jeans. Daniel was also equipped with camping equipment, food, water and a cellular telephone.

The Wildomar Police Department is asking anyone who may have seen Daniel to contact Investigator Cornett #4072 at 951-245-3357 to report his location.


Missing Persons

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department will investigate all persons reported missing until the person is found or determined to be a voluntarily missing adult. Reporting parties DO NOT have to wait for a specific period to elapse prior to reporting the person missing. In order to file a missing persons report, for persons 18 years of age and older, go to the nearest sheriff’s station or police station and bring a recent photo of the missing person to attach to the report.

Call 911 immediately if the missing person is disabled, requires medical attention, is considered to be at risk or is 17 years of age or younger.

If you recognize any of these people, or have information about any of these cases, please contact the investigators listed for each case:

2011: Lynnette Elda Donahoe

Lynette Donahoe's remains have been located but the cause of death is unknown.
Reference:

I110550017 (More Information)

Lynnette Elda Donahoe
Missing Date: 02-18-2011
Missing Location: San Jacinto, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 60 Years
Sex / Race: Female / White
Online Documents: Flyer

2010: William Michael Ewasko

Reference:

C101780023 (More Information)

William Michael Ewasko
Missing Date: 06-25-2010
Missing Location: Rancho Mirage, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 65 Years
Sex / Race: Male / White
Online Documents: Flyer

2005: Glen Allen Hardiman

Reference:

D05311029 (More Information)

Glen Allen Hardiman
Missing Date: 10-08-2005
Missing Location: Hemet, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 38 Years
Sex / Race: Male / White
Online Documents: Photos, Flyer

2005: Kristine Nicole Hamilton

Reference:

MV05079331 (More Information)

Kristine Nicole Hamilton
Missing Date: 07-07-2005
Missing Location: Moreno Valley, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 04-06-1987
Sex / Race: Female / White
Online Documents: Photo, Flyer

2003: Christina Battin

Reference:

O03176024 (More Information)

Christina Battin
Missing Date: 06-08-2003
Missing Location: Thousand Palms, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 09-27-1988
Sex / Race: Female / White
Online Documents: Photo, Age-Progressed Composite

2001: Ronald Joseph Hamilton, Jr. - Endangered

Reference:

DR01240035 (More Information)

Ronald Joseph Hamilton, Jr.
Missing Date: 08-28-2001
Missing Location: Hemet, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 08-12-1960
Sex / Race: Male / Indian Male
Online Documents: Photo

2001: Mark Lane Smith

Reference:

MV01241078 (More Information)

Mark Lane Smith
Missing Date: 08-25-2001
Missing Location: Moreno Valley, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 03-25-1959
Sex / Race: Male / White
Online Documents: Photo, Flyer

1999: Ronald Leonard Farrell

Reference:

DR99279033 (More Information)

Ronald Leonard Farrell
Missing Date: 10-05-1999
Missing Location: Hemet, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 05-15-1937
Sex / Race: Male / White
Online Documents: Photo

1998: Ernest Lopez Salado - Suspicious Circumstances

Reference:

Indio1998-1029 (More Information)

Ernest Lopez Salado
Missing Date: 10-29-1998
Missing Location: Indio Hills, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 09-19-1937
Sex / Race: Male / Hispanic
Online Documents: Photo

1998: William Wilson

Reference:

OR98298013 (More Information)

William Wilson
Missing Date: 10-21-1998
Missing Location: Thousand Palms, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 28 Years
Sex / Race: Male / Caucasian
Online Documents: Photo, Flyer

1997: Federico "Fred" Supnet

Reference:

CR97095023 (More Information)

Federico "Fred" Supnet
Missing Date: 04-05-1997
Missing Location: Oasis, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 09-14-1920
Sex / Race: Male / Filipino
Online Documents: Photo

1997: Armando Valenzuela Munoz

Reference:

MV97111199 (More Information)

Armando Valenzuela Munoz
Missing Date: 04-1997
Missing Location: Moreno Valley, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 06-19-1975
Sex / Race: Male / Hispanic
Online Documents: Photo, Flyer

1996: Christopher Joseph Grindey

Reference:

TR96011024 (More Information)

Christopher Grindey
Missing Date: 01-1996
Missing Location: Palm Desert, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 10-14-1959
Sex / Race: Male / White
Online Documents: Photo, Flyer

1994: Bimlesh Singh

Reference:

MVR94175125 (More Information)

Bimlesh Singh
Missing Date: 06-24-1994
Missing Location: Moreno Valley, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 02-04-1946
Sex / Race: Female / East Indian
Online Documents: Photo

1993: Travis Zwieg

Reference:

OR91069011 (More Information)

Travis Zwieg
Missing Date: 03-10-1993
Missing Location: Pinyon Pines, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 04-06-1987
Sex / Race: Male / White
Online Documents: Photo, Age-Progressed Composite

1988: Randal Richard Voss

Reference:

MV06010161 (More Information)

Randal Voss
Missing Date: 08-1988
Missing Location: Moreno Valley, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 12-02-1658
Sex / Race: Male / White
Online Documents: Photo, Flyer

1988: Randy Charles Spring

Reference:

BR88293005 (More Information)

Randy Charles Spring
Missing Date: 10-10-1988
Missing Location: Whitewater / San Jacinto, CA
Age or Date of Birth: 01-25-1960
Sex / Race: Male / White
Online Documents: Photos, Age-Progressed Composite

 

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