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Find Missing Victoria Anne Cotton!

Find Missing Victoria Anne Cotton!

Find Missing Victoria Anne Cotton!
She is better known as Vickie
On the last day that she was seen,
Vickie walked away from home in the early morning hours.
It is unclear where she went from there.
She has never been seen again.
Where is Victoria Anne Cotton?

Find Missing Victoria Anne Cotton!

Find Missing Victoria Anne Cotton! Victoria Anne Cotton has been missing since July 15, 2006. She is missing from Goleta, California. Victoria Anne Cotton is classified as an endangered missing person. Her year of birth is 1956. At the time of her disappearance, Cotton was 50 years old. Her current age is 62 years old. Victoria Anne Cotton is a Caucasian female. She is described as 5’5″ to 5’7″ tall and 115 to 145 pounds. Her hair is blonde and her eyes are blue.

Find Missing Victoria Anne Cotton!

Victoria Anne Cotton suffered from a near-fatal case of bacterial meningitis in 1986. And she developed a brain abscess. She underwent several brain surgeries to correct the problem. But it left her disabled. She has significant problems with short-term memory as well as other cognitive issues. And she sometimes loses her balance while walking. Cotton’s intelligence is not impaired and she is able to live independently. But she is considered to be at risk because of her condition. Cotton’s nickname is Vicky (sometimes spelled “Vickie”). She wears eyeglasses with plastic frames. She has a small mole on the upper left corner of her mouth and a scar on her hip from hip replacement surgery.

Find Missing Victoria Anne Cotton!

Victoria Anne Cotton was last seen in the morning hours of July 15, 2006. She left her residence on foot in the vicinity of the 7400 block of San Carpino Avenue in Goleta, California and boarded a bus en route to the Farmer’s Market in Santa Barbara, California.

Witness reports are conflicted as to where exactly Cotton was last seen. But it may have been in downtown Goleta at Nectarine and Hollister, where she stopped at a 7-11 store to get a paper. She has never been heard from again.

Victoria Anne Cotton has gone missing in the past. But she always returned within a day. She was carrying very little money with her when she disappeared in July 2006. Her loved ones do not believe she left of her own accord.

Victoria Anne Cotton has a bachelor’s degree in physics. She also has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering and has previously worked in a laboratory. Her speciality was advanced infrared science. She was unable to return to her work after her meningitis episode in 1986.

Victoria Anne Cotton does not drive. She walks or utilizes public transportation instead. Cotton frequents community centers, markets, libraries and colleges in the Goleta and Santa Barbara areas. Her case remains unsolved.

Find Missing Victoria Anne Cotton!

Victoria Anne Cotton has been missing for over a decade. In mid-July 2016, she will reach her 12th annual missing date. A Facebook group had been put up for her. But the link to it is now broken. It seems to have been taken down. That’s unfortunate, as supporters can no longer get updates or insight into her family or disappearance. Maybe the leads have dried up and the family saw no point in keeping it going. Police still continue to wait for tips and leads, even if they no longer actively look for a missing person. Where is Vickie? Someone (s) knows something! Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Victoria Anne Cotton? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) involved in her disappearance?

Find Missing Victoria Anne Cotton!
Contact Information

If you think you know the whereabouts of Victoria Anne Cotton, BEFORE TAKING ANY ACTION, please contact the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department at: (805) 681-4150. You may contact your local law enforcement agency. You may contact the California Department of Justice at 1-800-222-FIND (24 hour nationwide toll-free Hotline). You may contact (916) 210-3119. You may email the Office at missing.persons@doj.ca.gov. Or you can leave your tip online: Click here to leave your tip online.
Police Case #06-12301
NCIC Case #M-455866600
NamUs MP1164

Victoria Anne Cotton has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
Victoria has a profile on the California Attorney General’s website. Click here to view it.
The Facebook group for Victoria Anne Cotton has been removed. This is a lengthy page that has more details about her. Click here and learn more.
The above information is found on Victoria Anne Cotton’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.
The above image is courtesy of the GINA Foundation for Missing Persons.


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