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Gold Alert Issued for Missing Lewes Teen

This is a missing teen.  NO disparaging comments will be allowed.  For the love of God I cant wrap my head around the thought process of some people.

Date Posted: Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Lewes – The Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for Rielley Ryan, 14 of Lewes who was last seen at approximately 6:30 p.m., on Thursday, February 21, 2019 in the Tall Pines MHP, Lewes.

Rielley is approximately 5’02” tall, weighing approximately 125 lbs., with blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a wind breaker style jacket (Displaying Cape Henlopen Cheerleading), light colored jeans and a white baseball cap (possibly Nike).

Attempts by family and law enforcement to contact or locate Rielley have been unsuccessful and there is a true concern for her safety and welfare.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Troop 7 at 302-644-5020 or by calling 911.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Gold Alert Issued for Wesley College Student Missing Since February 12th, 2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-4518

Date/Time:   Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at approximately 6:21PM

Location:  Wesley College, 120 N. State Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is issuing a Gold Alert while they investigate a missing person.  Erick Acevedo-Palencia (21) was last seen leaving the Malmberg Hall dorm at Wesley College at approximately 6:21PM on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019.  Surveillance footage shows Acavedo-Palencia leaving the dorm and walking towards the nearby intersection of Division Street and Bradford Street.  Acevedo-Palencia was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, black athletic-type pants with a white stripe, and white sneakers.  He is approximately 6’2″ and 175 pounds, with black hair, and brown eyes.    Erick Acevedo-Palencia has a residence in Wilmington, Delaware as well.

During the investigation, it was learned that Acevedo-Palencia made statements to others that are cause for concern for his health and safety, prompting the Gold Alert.

If anyone has any information that can help investigators locate Acevedo-Palencia, please call 302-736-7111.

 Still image shows Acevedo-Palencia leaving Wesley College’s Malmberg Hall
 Erick Acevedo-Palencia