Debra Puente, 50, did not show up for work on Friday, March 31st, as she was expected, nor did she call in. She was last seen on Tuesday, March 28th leaving the area of Mission Gorge and Friars roads, where she had gone with friends after work.
Her car was found abandoned on the 5000 block of Santa Cruz Avenue near Bacon Street, and its windshield had a parking ticket dated Thursday, the 30th.
Puente is described as white, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 115 pounds with brown hair, blue eyes and a large mole on her left cheek bone, under her eye.
Detective Shelly Luna of the SDPD told the press:
“It is very unusual for Puente to not have contact with her employer or friends. … Puente is known to be an outgoing person and may frequent the local bars.”
Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts was urged to call Luna at 619-531-2277 or the SDPD’s main number at 619- 531-2000.