Charlene Elizabeth White

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Above Images: White, circa 1997


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 15, 1997 from Mentone, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 12, 1956
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'11 - 5'0, 89 - 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair. White's nicknames are Shorty and/or Charley (sometimes spelled "Charlie"). She has the following tattoos: a rose on her left hand, the initials "LF" on her right hand, and the name "Debbie" on her back. She wears upper and lower dentures. White's hair was cut very short at the time of her disappearance. Her left eye is brown and her right eye appears maroon in color.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Unknown, but White usually wears masculine clothing.
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    Details of Disappearance

    White was last seen at her residence on Mentone Boulevard in Mentone, California on December 15, 1997. She had an argument with a friend during the day and walked away from her house. White never returned home and has never been heard from again. Some agencies list the place of her disappearance as San Bernardino, California and give the date as November 17, 1997. White is missing under suspicious circumstances and her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department



    Source Information
    San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 27, 2009; clothing/jewelry description added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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