Mariah Chavez Carter

1 AP
Left: Carter, circa 2001
Right: Age-progression to age 12 (circa 2013)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 8, 2001 from Biscoe, North Carolina
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: August 10, 2001
  • Age: 1 month old
  • Height and Weight: 1'5, 10 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial (Caucasian/Hispanic) female. Brown hair, blue eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Carter disappeared from Biscoe, North Carolina on October 8, 2001. She was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Porfria Salmeron Chavez. A photograph and vital statistics for Chavez are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant for custodial interference was issued for her on December 10, 2007. She may have taken Carter to Mexico. The child's whereabouts are unknown and her case remains unsolved.


    Porfria Salmeron Chavez
    Above: Porfria Salmeron Chavez

    Date of Birth: September 15, 1965
    Age: 36 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'0, 145 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, brown eyes.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Biscoe Police Department


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 15, 2014; age-progression updated.

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