Home Update: Former Roanoke Police detective Kathryn Dooley located safe
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Update: Former Roanoke Police detective Kathryn Dooley located safe

Crystal Graham

Update: Sunday, 9:13 p.m.

Kathryn Dooley has been located and is safe.


Original post, Saturday, 12:59 p.m.

A 35-year-old Vinton woman and her dog are missing, and it is believed she could be in danger or distress, according to The AWARE Foundation.

Vinton Police are asking for the public’s help locating former Roanoke City Police Department detective Kathryn Dooley.

She was last seen around Sept. 18, and police said her possessions were left behind.

Dooley is 5’2”, 130 lbs and has blonde/light brown hair and brown eyes.

She has several tattoos – one on her left rib, left arm and one on her back.

kathryn dooley missing

Anyone with information on Dooley or her whereabouts are asked to call the Vinton Police Department at (540) 562-3265.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.

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