Theresa Ann Bolden
Bolden, approximately 2004
Date reported missing : 05/14/2004
Missing location (approx) :
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 09/20/1964 (56)
Age at the time of disappearance: 39 years old
Height / Weight : 5'7 - 5'9, 100 pounds
Medical conditions : Bolden suffers from severe medical problems and may need medical attention.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Bolden has a scar on her neck. She may spell her name "Teresa," "Therasa," "Thereasa" and/or "Thersa" and she may use the middle initial T.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Bolden was last seen in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on May 14, 2004. She has never been heard from again. She has a criminal history dating back to the 1980s, mostly for drug-related charges, and was released from custody just two months before her disappearance after she served a one-year sentence for cocaine possession.
Bolden frequented the 2700 blocks of west Sunrise Boulevard and northwest 14th Street at the time of her disappearance. Few details are available in her case.
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Broward County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Florida Department of Corrections
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