Melissa Ann Poitra, 42, has not been in contact with her family for many years, police said, and now they are trying to locate her. Police said she was known to frequent the east Durham area.
Poitra is described as a Native-American female with straight black hair and brown eyes. She has one tattoo of a rose and another that says “Missy” on her arms.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Sgt. Garcia at 919-560-4440, ext. 29326, the DPD’s main desk at 919-560-4427 or 911.