Search Escalates for Woman Missing in Central Oregon Since November 27th
No fewer than 15 different law enforcement and rescue agencies continue to search their respective areas of North Central Oregon, hoping to find a woman missing since Nov. 27th.
BOARDMAN WOMAN LEFT HOME FOR A VISIT TO CONDON
22-year-old Autumn Jones left her home on Nov. 27th in Boardman, telling family she was heading to Condon, which is about 65 miles south, by way of I-84 and Oregon State Highway 19.
However, at 1:30 AM the following day, her family got a call from her saying she was lost. According to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office:
"Around 1:30 a.m., on November 28, Jones called her family and stated she was lost. Using a cell phone application, her family placed Jones in Wheeler County. However, after an initial search, she was not located."
MAIL CARRIER REPORTED SEEING HER CAR
Nov. 29th a postal carrier reported seeing her red 2014 Volkswagen Jetta near
Fossil, OR which is 19 miles south and past her destination of Condon. However, authorities were unable to locate the vehicle.
Then December 15th, some hunters found Jones' car unoccupied and abandoned in a canyon near Condon, but she was nowhere to be found.
The search continues. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office released this information about Jones and her vehicle:
"Autumn Jones is 5 feet, 10 inches tall, has blue eyes, medium-length brown hair, and weighs about 300 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black Riverside T-shirt, black sweatshirt, black tennis shoes and possibly a black Carhartt coat. Autumn was driving a 2014 red Volkswagen Jetta wagon with an expired Washington State temporary registration in the rear window and an All-Star Cars dealer plate."
No photo of Jones has been released by authorities.
Anyone who may have any information is urged to call the Gilliam County Emergency Dispatch line at 541-351-9530.
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