Friday, November 10, 2017

UPDATE: Missing endangered teen found safe

Ciara Bugay, 17
UPDATE: Mesa County Sheriff's investigators located Ciara Bugay, 17, this afternoon at a residence in Mesa County. She was found in good health. Bugay is now back with her family safe.

Thank you to the public for helping spread the word about this case.


MESA COUNTY, Colo -The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating an endangered runaway teen with medical needs.

Ciara Bugay, 17, of Fruita was reported as a runaway on Wednesday night. Bugay is a Type 1 Diabetic and receives insulin every day through an insulin pump. She is believed to have enough insulin to last her through Saturday night.

Family have been corresponding with Bugay through social media since running away, but she has not returned home yet.

Ciara Bugay, 17
Investigators are now asking for the public's help in locating the teen. 

Bugay is from Craig, but currently lives in Fruita. She does have ties to Parker, CO.

Bugay was last seen wearing jeans, tall brown boots, a red shirt and had a tan and ivory colored cloth backpack in her possession. Bugay is described as 5'2" tall, 147 pounds with brown hair, green eyes and tattoo on left forearm (Take These Broken Wings).

If you have any information on where Bugay is located or if you see her, please contact the Mesa County Sheriff's Office at 970-242-6707 immediately.