Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Veronica was last seen at 6:30 a.m. leaving for school. She is believed to have been abducted by Manuel Antonio Quiroz Jr. They were last sighted together in July 2003 in Reno and Sparks, Nevada.
Quiroz is wanted by the police. He has a criminal record which includes convictions for sexual assault, battery, and weapons charges. His family lived near Tracy at the time of his and Martinez's disappearances, but moved to Grand Prairie, Texas in October 2003. Quiroz's family says they have not heard from him since March 2001, but investigators describe the family as uncooperative and believe they know where Quiroz and Martinez are.
Martinez may have voluntarily left with Quiroz. They may be posing as brother and sister. The case is still considered an abduction because she is a minor and her parents did not give permission for her to leave. She is missing under suspicious circumstances and is considered to be endangered due to Quiroz's criminal record.
Date of Birth: August 14, 1974
Weight: 165-170 lbs
Distinguishing Characteristics: Birthmark
over right eye; May have a moustache.
Alias: "David Luis Rodriguez"
and the alias birthdate of July 7, 1979
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Tracy Police Department
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Polly Klaas Foundation
California Dept. Of Justice