Case Type: Endangered Date of Birth: December 20, 1959 Missing Date: January 9, 2005 Age Now: 54 Missing City: Richmond Missing State: Virginia Case Number: 768080-10-0029 Gender: Female Race: Black Complexion: Medium Height: 5’5″ Weight: 130 Hair Color: Black Hair Length: Medium Eye Color: Brown Wear Glasses or Contacts: No
Location Last Seen: On January 9, 2005, Wallace was last seen in the 3100 block of 5th Avenue, in the Highland Park area of Richmond, Virginia.
Circumstances of Disappearance: From January 7 to 9, 2005, Stephanie “Cherry” Wallace was a participant in a Narcotics Anonymous conference in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. In addition, she left a voice mail message for a family member on Jan. 9, 2005, stating that she had returned to the Richmond area.
At the time of her disappearance, Wallace was living in the 3100 block of Utah Place with a boyfriend. She is known to have frequented the areas of: Detroit Ave, 4th Ave, 5th Ave, and Dill Place (Richmond, VA). She also has family members in Victoria, Va., and North Carolina.
Last Seen Wearing: Sterling silver dolphin necklace.
Identifying Marks or Characteristics: Unknown.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Stephanie Collette Wallace may contact the Black and Missing Foundation’s confidential Tip Line.
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