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SBI Joins Search For Missing Smithfield Woman

Posted June 14, 2006 8:14 a.m. EDT

— The State Bureau of Investigation is now helping search for a Smithfield woman who disappeared nearly three months ago.

Tammy Blanke, 33, was last seen March 23. Family members found her car abandoned in the Smithfield Wal-Mart parking lot. Her cell phone and purse were still inside.

Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information related to Blanke's disappearance. Smithfield police asked the SBI to assist in the case.