Tara Leigh Calico
North American Missing Persons Network
Tara Leigh Calico

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Above Images: Calico

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 20, 1988 from Belen, Valencia County, New Mexico
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 28, 1969
  • Age: 19
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: 120 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel green.
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Cowlick on her right temple.
    Lazy eye. Large scar on the back of her right shoulder. Dime-sized
    brown-colored birthmark on the back of one of her legs.

  • Details of Disappearance
    Calico left her house on Brugg Street in Belen, New Mexico to go on a bike ride at 9:30 on the morning of September 20, 1988. She was last seen riding her mother's neon pink Huffy mountain bicycle with yellow control cables and sidewalls on Highway 47 in Valencia County, at approximately 11:45 a.m. This location is approximately two miles from her home. She has never been seen again. Calico biked the route daily during her routine 36-mile ride. Her bike was never located.

    Witnesses saw a dirty white or light gray-colored 1953 Ford pickup truck with a white handmade shell following Calico during her ride. It is not known if the truck is connected to her presumed abduction.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Valencia County Sheriff's Department
    (505) 866-2407

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