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Law Enforcement needs your help locating a missing person, who may be at risk
1/7/2016 3:58:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Law Enforcement needs your help locating a missing person, who may be at risk.

Report Number:

RB# 160002100


Santa Rosa Valley area, Ventura County, CA 93012

Date & Time:

January 5, 2016 around 9:00 AM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff's Office and the City of Moorpark Police Department Investigations Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


Dona Perry

Santa Rosa Valley Area,

Ventura County, CA



The Ventura County Sheriff's Office/Moorpark Police Department needs the public's help finding Dona Perry, who has been missing since the night of January 5, 2016. 

On January 5, 2016, family members contacted the Moorpark Police Department and reported Dona as a missing person.  According to family members, Dona was recently diagnosed with a serious medical condition.  Dona was last seen by family members on January 5, 2016, at about 9:00 AM when she left her residence in the Santa Rosa Valley for scheduled doctors' appointments in Thousand Oaks, CA.  Dona did not go to her doctors' appointments and was not prepared to be gone for an extended period of time. 

Dona's family and the Ventura County Sheriff's Office are concerned for Dona's safety and are asking for the public's help in locating her.  Anyone with information on Dona's whereabouts is asked to contact Sergeant John Wright at (805) 797-7128 or the Ventura County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center at (805) 654-9511.

Dona Perry is a White female, 68 years old, 5'06' tall, 130 pounds, with gray hair and green eyes.  Dona wears prescription eye glasses.  It is currently unknown how Dona may be dressed at this time.

On January 7, 2015 Dona's vehicle was located near Gridley Trail in the Ojai area.  Sheriff's Search and Rescue units are actively searching for Dona.   

Prepared by:

Sergeant John Wright

News Release Date:

January 7, 2016

Media Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant John Wright (805) 797-7128 or the Ventura County Captain John Reilly (805) 947-6782

Approved by:

Stephen Wade, Captain


Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).