F’ville and Visalia runaways found safe


farmersville, visalia – Two teens went missing last week in the local area. Both were located and returned to their families before too long.

Visalia’s Wesley Anderson, 16, who has been diagnosed with ADHD and Asperger’s was reported missing last Wednesday, June 22 at 12:45 a.m. Visalia Police stated that he had left the night before at 9:00 p.m. Visalia Police Public Information Officer Damon Maurice stated that Anderson’s case was reported as a runaway and there does not appear to be any reason to suspect foul play.

Family members told police that he was wearing Nike glasses, Rock Café t-shirt, gym shorts, and black work boots. He had a purple Jansport backpack.

Anderson, a white male of a thin build, 5 feet 4 inches tall, and brown hair was located on Monday afternoon and returned home.

A Farmersville girl, Mona Vasquez, 14, was reported to have run away from home on Thursday, June 23 at 5:30 p.m. Vasquez was last seen that night wearing a white sleeveless shirt, light faded blue jeans and black tennis shoes.

It was reported that Mona Vasquez had been in an argument with her father and had made threats to run away. Mona was last seen by a younger sibling outside their residence in the 200 block of South Ventura St. walking northbound. Mona was also seen on surveillance video in the area of the Vista Market at Visalia Rd. and Ventura St. walking north just shortly after that time.

On Friday, June 25, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Vasquez was located in the city of Visalia and returned to Farmersville. The Farmersville Police Department thanked the community for their assistance in the case.

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