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Posted by: thepinetree on 04/05/2017 05:13 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 04/05/2017 05:13 PM
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Amador County Sheriff's Office Still Searching For Christine

Pioneer, CA...We are still searching for Christine. At this point she has been missing for approximately 23 hours. We have used a drone with thermal imagery, helicopters, a canine and trained ground searchers. We have entered her information into the Missing Persons System, we have utilized Code Red, issued a Silver Alert and provided information to the media. Many of us have gotten to know this very sweet lady over the years, and we are not surprised by the many offers from the public to accept search assignments and join in the efforts. Unfortunately, we are precluded from accepting those offers due to liability reasons. We would ask that everyone stay vigilant and report any possible sightings. We have received several today and have followed up on every one of them, albeit without finding Christine. Please keep Christine and her family and friends in your thoughts.

Please help us find Christine Merten and bring her home to her family. Christine is 79-years-old and she was last seen in the area of McKenzie Drive in Pioneer around 4pm today. Her family believes she walked away from the home. She suffers from Alzheimer’s and is considered at risk. Christine is 5’3”, 140 pounds, has white hair, and was last seen wearing a gray flowered sweatshirt and khaki pants. The Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue Team will be working through the night to find Christine. If you see Christine please call 911 or contact the Sheriff’s Office at 209-223-6500 with any information. Also, we ask you to SHARE this post with your family and friends. Thanks for your help.

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