UPDATE: Sheriff Tom Bosenko will be holding a press conference regarding the updates of missing person Sherri Papini. It will be held today November 3, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., at the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, located at 300 Park Marina Circle. in the first floor conference room.
On 11/02/16, Wednesday, at 1751 hours, Keith Papini reported his wife, Sherri Papini, as a Missing Person with suspicious circumstances. Keith reported to deputies that upon his arrival home from work, he was not able to locate Sherri or their two children. Keith learned that the children had not been picked up from daycare as customary and subsequently checked his find my I-phone app and located Sherri’s phone near the intersection of Old Oregon Trail and Sunrise Drive, Redding (Mountain Gate) CA. Sherri was not at the location and he called 911 for assistance. The children were subsequently picked up from daycare by family and are safe.
Deputies have conducted canvasses in the area and learned that Sherri was last seen on Sunrise Drive at approximately 2:00 P.M. jogging/walking alone which is normal for her. Sherri was last seen wearing a pink running jacket top. Sherri is described as a 34 year old, white female, 5’04” tall, 100 pounds, blonde hair and blue eyes. Family has not heard from Sherri and she is considered as a Missing Person/At Risk. Sherri does not have any known medical or mental health issues.
Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit, are conducting follow up and have taken over the investigation. Deputies and Detectives have searched the immediate area on foot, with K-9 and by air with a helicopter. Additional searches are planned for today during daylight hours by the Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team.
The Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate, Sherri Papini, see attached photos. If anyone was in the area of Old Oregon Trail/Sunrise Drive on 11/02/16 and saw Sherri Papini, suspicious vehicles or suspicious persons, they are urged to call the Sheriff Office immediately. Calls can be placed to dispatch 24 hours a day at 530-245-6540, or at the Major Crimes Unit 530-245-6135. Tips can also be submitted at firstname.lastname@example.org.