North American Missing Persons Network
Michelle Lee Rust

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Above Images: Rust, circa 2002

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 20, 2002 from Halethorpe, Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 27, 1977
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 5'4"
  • Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Red
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Permanent retainer on
    lower teeth. At the time, she had a cut on the ball of her
    right foot.
  • Medical Conditions: Diabetic and dependent on insulin.
  • Clothing: Black v-neck shirt.
  • Jewelry: Princess cut sapphire ring on right ring finger,
    white gold "cross" necklace with diamonds, diamond
    engagement ring.
  • AKA: Her maiden name is "Lins".
  • NCIC Number: M-852567090
  • Case Number: 022011000

  • Details of Disappearance
    Michelle Rust was last seen leaving her residence in Baltimore County, Maryland, at approximately 9:30 a.m. on July 20, 2002. She stated that she was on her way to a few local stores to purchase items for a birthday party.

    Her vehicle, a dark green 1998 Dodge Caravan, was found later that day in a neighboring residential community with the entry key broken off in the driver's door keyhole. Police are treating her disappearance as suspicious.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Baltimore County Police
    (410) 307-2020
    (410) 887-3943

    Source Information
    Federal Bureau Of Investigation
    The Catonsville Times