UPDATE April 3, 2012: Chantelle Ouimette has been found. Full story here.
ST. GEORGE – The St. George Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating Chantelle Ouimette who has been reported missing.
Ouimette was last seen around 7:30 p.m. on April 1 at the home of a family friend in St. George. She was last seen driving a green 1992 Jeep Wrangler, Utah license plate A961UN. A cell phone data search determined that Ouimette last used her cell phone Sunday at approximately 9:45 p.m., in Ivins near Normandy and Guy Roads. Ivins Police have driven to this location and have not located Ouimette or the green jeep.
Ouimette is described as a white, 21-year-old female with sandy blonde shoulder length hair, blue eyes, glasses, 5 foot 8 inches tall and weighing approximately 130 pounds. She was last seen wearing grey pants, gray shoes, a black T-shirt and a green long sleeved pullover shirt. She recently returned home from an LDS mission, is not expected to use drugs or alcohol, and does not know many people in the area; however, she used to live in Southern Utah. She likes to go hiking and adventuring. Some of her favorite spots are the reserve above Pioneer Park, Ivins, Kayenta, and Sand Hollow State Park.
Ouimette has been visiting St. George from northern Utah for a few weeks. Sunday, at approximately 7:30 p.m., she borrowed the green 1992 Jeep Wrangler for a drive and did not return home.
Ouimette’s family has been notified and is driving to St. George. Ouimette has been listed nationally as a missing person.
Anyone with information that may assist in locating Ouimette should call the St. George Police Department at (435) 627-4300.