UPDATE: Deputy Police Chief Roger Anthony has advised that Jessica Morales has been located. Below is the Police Department release:
On today’s date at 0506hrs the Auburn Police Department was dispatched, along with AFD, and TLC to 132 E. Genesee St. for the reports of a medical emergency.
Upon arrival patrol officers determined that the female, Jessica Morales, aka “Gaga”, believed to have been suffering a medical emergency, had fled the residence on foot after learning that the police had been dispatched. The 911 caller relayed information, regarding the female’s ongoing medical conditions, drug history, and threats to harm herself, which resulted in an extensive effort to locate her. There were some concerns that the female may have been in the area of the Mill St damn. As a precaution Air One was called in to assist with an aerial search, which was negative.
At approximately 1250 pm a tipster called in a reported sighting of Morales. Patrol officers descended on the area of Grant Ave and Ketchell St., and located her after a brief foot pursuit. It was determined that she was wanted by the NYSP in Savannah, Wayne County, on felony charges. Also located with her was the original 911 caller, Larry Forjone. He was aware of the warrant and had been advised of the consequences for aiding Morales. He was arrested at the scene as well and is being charged with Hindering Prosecution in the third Degree.
If anyone has any additional information regarding this incident, please contact the Auburn Police Detective Bureau, Det. Bergenstock, at 258-9880 or 253-3231 or Inv. Chris White 252-5874. Callers are reminded that they may remain anonymous.
Auburn Police are searching for a missing woman who may be a danger to herself.
Deputy Chief Roger Anthony tells Finger Lakes News Radio 33-year old Jessica Morales went missing early this morning from her Genesee Street residence.
Morales is white, 5 foot tall and 110 pounds with dirty blonde hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a baby blue flannel shirt and yoga pants.
If you know of her whereabouts or have any information, call Auburn Police at 253-3231 or 253-3235, and as always you can remain anonymous.