25 year old Brooklyn resident Laura Garza has been missing since December 3, 2008 when she was last seen at approximately 4 AM leaving a NYC night club, Club Marquee. Laura Garza was last seen with Michael Mele, a convicted sex offender. However, to date Mele has not been charged in Garza’s disappearance.
Missing: Laura Garza
The search for missing Laura Garza continued this past Saturday, 2/28/09, as police and firefighters searched upstate roadways and wooded areas approximately 20 miles west of Newburgh, NY.
Volunteers spent Saturday searching for Laura Garza. The 25-year-old was last seen Dec. 3 with convicted sex offender Michael Mele in Newburgh, about 60 miles north of New York City. Police say Mele is a person of interest. He hasn’t been charged in Garza’s disappearance.
Saturday’s search focused on areas about 20 miles west of Newburgh, near where police in December found a piece of carpet they believe may be from Mele’s apartment.
The search for missing Brooklynite Laura Garza continued Saturday as more than 200 police and volunteer firefighters combed the roadsides and woods of northern Orange County.
The searched split into 13 teams and inched through country roads, woods and fields near the hamlets of Bullville and Circleville. The operation began at 8 a.m. and the crews planned to keep looking until 5 p.m.
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