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SBSD - Central
Friday January 26th, 2024 :: 09:16 p.m. PST


UPDATE: Missing Redlands Teen Located and is Back with Her Family

DATE/TIME:  January 25, 2024 / Between 7:50 a.m. and 8:10 a.m.

INCIDENT:   Missing Juvenile

LOCATION:  Redlands East Valley High School, 31000 E. Colton Avenue, Redlands, CA 92374

MISSING PERSON:  Kate Heinze, 16-year-old Female Juvenile of Redlands, CA  / 5’8” tall, 140 lbs., Blond Hair and Blue Eyes

UPDATE:  Kate Heinze has been located and reunited with her family. Thank you to the community who shared this information to aid in locating Kate.

On Thursday, January 25, 2024, deputies from the Sheriff’s Central Station began an investigation into a missing juvenile.  Through investigation, deputies learned that between 7:50 a.m. and 8:10 a.m. that morning, 16-year-old Kate Heinze left Redlands East Valley High School. Heinze was captured on video at the University of Redlands Metro Station at 9:23 a.m., wearing dark sweatpants, dark colored t-shirt, blue backpack, and eyeglasses.

It was also learned Heinze was going to take the train to Los Angeles or Colorado. She was last seen arriving at the Los Angeles Union Train Station at approximately 1:30 p.m. 

Photos of Heinze are being released and investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating her.  The second image is a photograph of Heinze at the University of Redlands Metro Station. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective M. Gordon at 909-387-3545 or call 9-1-1.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to  

Refer: Detective M. Gordon

Station:  Central Station

Phone No. 909-387-3545

Case No.  012400169

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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