UPDATE: Authorities searching for a missing Oakland woman were investigating a few people she met online, among other leads, CLIFFVIEW PILOT has learned.
“There was a date, and she was planning on returning but never did,” a source with direct knowledge of the disappearance of 30-year-old Meaghan “Meg” Elizabeth McCallum ten days ago.
McCallum has a long history of mental illness, is bi-ploar and stopped taking her medication, authorities said.
Loved ones fear this may have played a role in her disappearance after leaving her grandmother’s house in Montvale around 3 a.m. March 10 (a week ago Wednesday).
“We were really concerned right away because Meg goes everywhere with her dog. They are attached at the hip,” her mother, Heidi McCallum, told News 12. “She even takes her dog to work with her. So right away, we felt there was something not right.”
The fact that no one has reported seeing her black, 1998 four-door Subaru Impreza sedan ( NJ license plate: N32 EAY ) has led investigators to suspect it was parked privately and hasn’t moved ( see car photo, below ).
Family members, friends and strangers alike are doing all they can to spread the word.
Leaflets were being distributed to post offices, shopping centers and other public places.
Social media has been saturated.
There’s a Facebook page: Missing Meg
A Twitter thread: #findmeg
A TIPS LINE : Text the word MEG to 646-663-5455 and reply to the prompt to record your tip
New Jersey State Police also issued a bulletin, as an investigation widens.
Meg is 5-foot-5 inches tall and 210 pounds. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes.
If you see her or know where to find her, dial 911 immediately.
Or call Oakland police: (201) 337-6171
Or use the TIPS line.
“We are most grateful to friends and family who have been active in the search, gave warm embraces, offered prayers and positive thoughts and have cooked delicious food,” her father, James Bradley McCallum, said. “We are deeply touched by the love and attention and remain steadfast in our faith that all this positive energy will yield good results.”
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