Update: A 15-year-old-girl reported missing in Vista is back safe with her family. A United States Postal Service (USPS) worker delivering mail located Abbey Motzer in the 1000 block of East Bobier Drive just before 12:30 p.m. The USPS worker recognized Abbey from a Sheriff’s Department missing person bulletin. The Vista Fire Department came to evaluate Abbey at the scene. She was dehydrated, but was otherwise in good health. Abbey was then reunited with her family.
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department would like to thank the public for looking out for Abbey, as well as their 81 Search and Rescue Volunteers who responded to this incident. The Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) is an all-volunteer unit. Together, they perform wilderness and urban rescues, as well as search for missing and at-risk persons. Teams are available 24 hours per day to respond to local, state and federal agency requests. If you would like to volunteer, visit www.sdsheriff.net/volunteers.
If you have a loved one who has Alzheimer’s or suffers from a physical or mental disability, you can sign them up for the Sheriff’s Take Me Home Program. It’s a FREE and confidential service that can help law enforcement find a loved one in the event they get lost or wander away. For more information or to enroll online, visit: www.sdsheriff.net/tmh.
Vista CA— On April 18, 2019 at approximately 3:00pm, 15 year-old Abbey Motzer left her residence on foot. She was last seen walking eastbound from the 800 block of E. Bobier Drive in the City of Vista. She has autism and functions at a level of a 12 year-old. She is not taking any medications and has previous unreported history of walking away. She may attempt to hide from law enforcement. She has no phone or money with her.
Abby is a white female juvenile, 5′ 7″ 150 lbs, short blonde hair (pixie cut), blue eyes, wearing a grey t-shirt, white shorts, no shoes.
Call (760) 940-4551 or 9-1-1 if you see her.