Crime Stoppers September 4: Where is Kelley Louise Howard?

There is new information in the case of missing Pell City woman Kelley Louise Howard, and Crime Stoppers needs someone to come forward. Police refuse to stop until Howard is found.

Howard was last seen June 2, 2009, while working as a Dental Hygienist{}for Family Dentistry in Riverside. She was 41 years old.

"Since she went missing, her son is the father of a baby boy," said Riverside Police Chief Rick Oliver. "Her family really needs her back."

Her boss at the time, Dr. Rick Mitchell, was the last person to see her when he left for lunch around 12:30 pm.{}

"We do have a little information that her phone was used in Talledega County around the period of time between 12:50 and 1:10 pm," said Oliver.{}

Howard's vehicle was parked where she worked, but her keys were found in an unlikely place.

"I was looking in an area in a kudzu patch adjacent to the dental office and found the keys in a plastic bag," said Oliver.{}

What happened to Howard, and where is she? Police believe someone knows the answer, but it will take that person to come forward.{}

"What happened between 12:45 and 2:00 pm?" asked Oliver. "If we could figure out what happened between that span of time, then we would know where Kelley is."

TO PROVIDE A TIP ON THE CASE:{} You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777.

Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES."{} Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to{}{}and click on the "submit an online tip" link.

No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous.{} Each tipster receives a private code number.{} If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward.

Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court.

Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40.{} Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.