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Find Missing Heidi Marie Allen!

Find Missing Heidi Allen!

Find missing Heidi Marie Allen!
She was working alone at her place of her employment.
It was a convenience store.
Was she abducted?
IT has been 25 years
Since her family and friends last saw her.
IT has been 25 years
Since her family and friends last heard from her.
Where is this missing and once teen girl?

Find Missing Heidi Marie Allen!

Find Missing Heidi Marie Allen!

Missing Person: Heidi Marie Allen
Missing Since
Missing From
New Haven, New York
Endangered Missing
Date of Birth
09/14/1975 (43 years old current age)
Age when last seen
18 years old
Height and Weight
5’9 – 5’11, 145 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description
A gray sweatshirt with a plaid SU logo imprinted on the front, light blue jeans, size 9 or 10 white sneakers, and possibly an eighteen-inch gold chain necklace with a heart and diamond pendant.
Distinguishing Characteristics
Caucasian female. Light brown hair, blue/hazel eyes. Allen has a one-inch scar on her right knee and a freckle-type birthmark between her buttocks. Her ears are pierced. Allen wears contact lenses or eyeglasses with Renaissance metal frames.

Find Missing Heidi Marie Allen!

Heidi Marie Allen was employed as a clerk. At the time, she worked at the D & W Convenience Store. It was located at the intersection of New York State Routes 104 and 104B. This incident occurred in New Haven, New York in 1994. A photo of the store is posted with this case summary. Allen opened the business by herself at approximately 5:45 a.m. on April 3, 1994. The last transaction was recorded on the cash register at 7:42 a.m.

Find Missing Heidi Marie Allen!

A passerby flagged down a sheriff’s patrol unit outside the store at approximately 8:15 A.N They reported that the business was open but unattended. An extensive search produced few clues as to Allen’s whereabouts and she has never been heard from again.

The ensuing investigation revealed that Allen was most likely taken against her will from the store. Her jacket, purse and car keys were left behind in the store when she vanished, her maroon station wagon was undisturbed in the parking lot, and money was found in the cash register and on the counter.

Richard Thibodeau was charged with Allen’s kidnapping in May 1994. This was one month after she was last seen. Richard’s brother, Gary Thibodeau, was arrested on the same charge in August 1994, three months later. Richard was the last customer known to be in the store before Allen vanished. He says he purchased two packs of cigarettes at 7:30 a.m. and left.

Gary Thibodeau was convicted of first-degree kidnapping in Allen’s case. This occurred in June 1995. He was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. Richard was acquitted of all charges in September 1995. Gary attempted to appeal his conviction, but was denied in 1999. He is expected to remain incarcerated until 2020.

Prior to her disappearance, Allen’s cousin, Melissa Searles, gave her a gold bracelet. It had her name on it. Searches stated the bracelet mysteriously turned up inside an envelope. It was found in her mailbox in 2004. But she didn’t tell the police or anyone else about it for years. The reasons for her silence are unclear.

Allen’s abduction got additional attention the summer of 2014. This was when investigators dug up the floor of a collapsed cabin looking for her body. They didn’t find anything in the search, however. Her mother died in 2015 at the age of 66, on what would have been Allen’s 40th birthday. According to a 2018 article, Gary Thibodeau has died in prison.

Allen was about to graduate from Onondaga Community College with a degree in human services when she disappeared; she hoped to get a career in education or counseling. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance.

Find Missing Heidi Marie Allen!

Heidi Marie Allen has been missing for 25 years. Two men were charged in her abducted. One was convicted. However, they are not being charged with murder in her case. But where is Allen? What is preventing Gary or Richard Thibodeau from telling where she is? Gary, who was convicted, is now dead. He cannot tell where his victim is. And Richard may, though he was exonerated in her case. Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Heidi Marie Allen? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) who may be involved in her disappearance?

If you have any information, please contact the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office (New York) at one of the following numbers: 1-888-349-3411, 1-800-724-8477 or 1-315-349-3411. You may contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678. You may contact your local law enforcement or 9-1-1

NCMEC Case Number: 1157260
NamUs Case Number: MP5491
Agency Case Number: DS0000648

The above image is courtesy of Where’s Heidi?, the Facebook page set up for Heidi Marie Allen. Use Facebook? Please “Like” this page.
Heidi Marie Allen has a detailed GINA Center for Missing Persons Profile. Click here to learn more.
Heidi Marie Allen has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
Heidi Marie Allen has a detailed Doe Network profile. Click here to learn more.
Heidi Marie Allen has a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children poster. Click here to view it.
This is a comprehensive, five page CRIMEWATCHERS.NET page for this missing, once teen girl. Click here to learn more.
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY has featured the case of this missing, once teen girl. Click here to learn more.
This article is about the death of Gary Thibodeau in prison. Click here to learn more.
This article outlines the key moments in the case of this missing, once teen girl. Click here to learn more.
The above information and second image can be found on Heidi Marie Allen’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International.


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