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Date Released: 7/12/2012
Subject: High Risk Missing Juvenile-UPDATE
Contact: Lt. Steve Knight
Case No#: 201203376
Released By: Lt. Steve Knight

Location: Eureka

Missing juvenile Donnaya Bell, 16 years safely returned home to her residence on her own on 07-11-12. She was a voluntary missing juvenile.


On 07-10-2012, approximately 9:30 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing juvenile. The grandmother of the juvenile reported she last saw her granddaughter, Donnayah Brichae Bell nickname of “ Naya ” , 16 years old, on Saturday, 7-7-2012, approximately 7:00 p.m. when she left her Roanne Avenue, Eureka residence for Arts Alive in Eureka. The grandmother, who is her legal guardian has not seen Donnayah since, however she did receive a text from her cell phone on 7-9-2012, about 7:30 p.m. stating she was fine. Donnayah has medical issues which she needs medication for.

Donnaya Bell is further described as, dark skinned, 5-7 tall, 140 lbs, brown eyes, long black hair with a lip piercing, braces and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black leather jacket or hoodie.

Anyone with information for the Sheriffs Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriffs Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriffs Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.

Mike Downey




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