Pond searched in Longmont for missing mother of 3, nothing found police say

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LONGMONT, Colo. -- A search was underway Saturday afternoon at a park in Longmont for Rita Gutierrez-Garcia, the mother of three who has been missing for almost a week.

Crews spent about five hours at the pond, but left, saying they didn't find anything to help the investigation into her disappearance.

Rita Gutierrez-Garcia

"The Longmont Police Department, Longmont Fire Department and Longmont Emergency Unit is conducting an area search at a pond at Golden Ponds Park, near 3rd Avenue and Hover Street, on the west side of Longmont with dive teams and search dogs," as statement from Longmont police said.

A spokesman said investigators are following up on all leads in the case. The search teams began this operation at 9 a.m. "We do not have any updates and will stay at the pond until we can rule it out."

 

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