UPDATE - FOUND SAFE: 18-Year-Old Eugene High School Grad Missing in Portland Under Suspicious Circumstances

Portland Police Badge
Portland Police Badge



June 14, 2013 21:45

  

Central Precinct officers safely located 18-year-old McKenzie Bloesinger-Wong this evening. Her vehicle was also located.

Officers determined that she was voluntarily and purposely out-of-touch from family and friends. She is no longer considered a missing person.

###PPB###

###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW###

During the early morning hours of June 14, 2013, recent high school graduate 18-year-old McKenzie Bloesinger-Wong of Eugene, was reported missing to the Portland Police Bureau, after she became separated from her boyfriend while visiting Portland.

McKenzie was reported to have last been seen in the area of Northwest 5th Avenue and Flanders Street at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Her boyfriend flagged down a Central Precinct sergeant, at 1:21 a.m., after searching the Downtown area for her or her vehicle, without success. Officers entered McKenzie into the state Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS) as a missing person.

Missing Persons Unit detectives were brought in to the investigation, as McKenzie has not been in contact with any family or friends, which was described to police as being highly unusual.

While there has been no evidence of foul play at this point, her disappearance is being treated as suspicious, given the current circumstances.

McKenzie is described as a white female, 18 years old, 5'9", 170 pounds, with shoulder-length, jet-black wavy hair and hazel eyes. She has piercings in her nose, upper lip and tongue. She was last seen wearing a grey hoodie jacket over a grey T-shirt with a picture of a Johnny Cash album on the front, blue jeans and brown sandals. She had an olive green shoulder bag with her.

McKenzie is missing with her 2001 Ford Explorer SUV, burgundy in color, with Oregon license plates 648 EKE.

Anyone who has seen McKenzie, or who knows of her whereabouts, is asked to immediately call 9-1-1. Anyone with non-emergency information about this case is asked to contact Detective Mike Weinstein, at (503) 823-0446 or Mike.Weinstein@portlandoregon.gov

###PPB###

*************


Media Relations:
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Peter.Simpson@portlandoregon.gov
Desk: 503-823-0830
Pager: 503-790-1779


Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204