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Date Released: 12/11/2003
Subject: Search for Missing Person
Contact: Brenda Gainey, PIO
Case No#: 200307852
Released By: Brenda Gainey

Location: Bayside

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its search for sixty-three year-old Joan Penderell Taylor was reported missing on November 25, 2003. This weekend the Sheriff’s Posse will be conducting another extensive search of the area where Ms. Taylor was last seen. She was reported missing after she failed to return from a walk near her home in Bayside. A resident in the area reported seeing Ms. Taylor walking on Jacoby Creek Road near Quarry Road on the evening of November 25. The search for Ms. Taylor has yielded few leads.

Taylor is 5’7” tall, 135 pounds, blond hair, and blue eyes. She was wearing a dark green rain parka, dark green rain pants, and silver Nike hiking boots. She was also reportedly carrying holly branches.

Anyone with information about Taylor should call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.