Details of Disappearance
Mindy and her sisters, Briana
, disappeared from Grover Beach, California on July 12, 2010. Authorities believe they were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Mireya Graciano. A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for her on July 14, 2010.
A photo of Graciano is posted with this case summary. Her date of birth is April 27, 1980, making her 30 years old at the time of her daughter's abductions. She's described as Hispanic, 5'2 and 180 pounds, with black hair and black eyes. Graciano has a tattoo of "M&M" on her chest and brown highlights in her hair. She may use the last name Bustos.
Graciano and the children may be in Tijuana, Mexico. Mindy, Briana and Tania's whereabouts are unknown and their cases remain unsolved.