Above: Briana Ochoa in 2010 (left) and an age-progressed image to 14, circa 2015 (right)
Above: Mindy Ochoa in 2010 (left) and an age-progressed image to 12, circa 2015 (right)
Briana and Mindy Ochoa
Last seen in Grover Beach, California on July 12, 2010
Vital statistics: Briana is a hispanic female. She was born on March 2, 2001. Brown hair, brown eyes. Was nine at the time. Mindy is a hispanic female. She was born on June 25, 2003. Brown hair, brown eyes. Was seven at the time.
Circumstances: They were initially being concealed along with their sister Tania by their non-custodial mother, Mireya Graciano. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. Her children were in foster care at the time due to allegations that she had abused them. A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for her on July 14, 2010. They may be in Tijuana, Mexico. They were initially traveling in a brown or beige 1997 Ford Expedition, but it has since been recovered. Tania was found safe in April 2019; her sisters remain missing.
Above: Mireya Graciano in 2010
Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on April 27, 1980. Black hair, black eyes. She has brown highlights in her hair and a tattoo of "M&M" on her chest. She may use the last name "Bustos." Was thirty at the time.
If you have any information as to the Ochoa childrens' whereabouts, please contact the Grover Beach Police Department at 805-473-4511. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Charley Project
California Missing Persons Registry
NamUs National Missing Persons Data System
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