The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop R, Dunmore, continues their search for Michele Jolene Lakey.
August 26, 2021 marks the 35th Anniversary when Jolene was walking home from Mercy Hospital in Scranton, after visiting her mother on August 26, 1986.
She was walking with a friend. They stopped on the sidewalk by her friend's house on Myrtle Street in Scranton. Jolene then continued alone, and her friend watched her turn onto North Washington Avenue towards her home.
Witnesses in the area stated that they saw a person matching Jolene's description enter an unidentified light-yellow car, approximately one block from her family's residence on North Washington Avenue.
Jolene has not been seen since.
She was last seen wearing a white blouse with purple trim, blue sweatpants, and sandals.
Jolene's last known address was the 1300 block of North Washington Avenue, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.
Michele Jolene Lakey, AKA: Jolene, DOB: 10/21/1974, Missing at age 11, Current age: 39, White/Female When Michele Jolene Lakey went missing she was 5'0", 80lbs., Eyes: Brown, Hair: Brown/Shoulder Length
Any persons with information regarding this incident are asked to anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477) or online at https://www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=107
All callers to Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD for information that leads to an arrest, the solving of a crime/cold case or the location of a wanted person/fugitive or missing person.
All information is accurate as of Release Date and is subject to change or updated.
Media Release #1772