Barbara D. G. Sears Fears

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Above Images: Fears, circa 2008


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 5, 2008 from Reno, Nevada
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 21, 1952
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7 - 5'8, 200 - 210 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde/brown hair, blue eyes. Fears may use the alias names Debroree Barber and/or Debra Chantell.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A red pantsuit.
  • Medical Conditions: Fears suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and needs medication which she doesn't have with her.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Fears was last seen walking away from the Able Abilities Group Home, the Reno, Nevada residence for mentally ill adults where she lived, on October 5, 2008. Authorities learned she subsequently took a Greyhound bus to San Francisco, California. There has been no indication of her whereabouts since then. Fears may still be in the San Francisco area and may be homeless. Her case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    Reno Police Department
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 2, 2016; picture and middle names added, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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