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  1. #1
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    Jun 2005
    On the Third Coast

    FL - Jeannine Carfi Arnold Erwin, 35, Melbourne, 12 March 2006

    Story date 12 Sept 2007

    Melbourne police are asking for help in locating a 35-year-old woman who has been missing since March 12, 2006.

    Jeannine Erwin, also known as Jeannine Arnold or Jeannine Carfi, called her husband on March 15, 2006, to say she was in Malabar, but no one has heard from her since.

    Erwin has brown hair, blue eyes, is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighed about 140 pounds. She had a cancer tattoo on her lower back, a dolphin tattoo on right hip, four-leaf clover tattoo on left ankle, heart with wing tattoo on shoulder and a butterfly tattoo on her chest.

    Anyone with more information can call Detective Bill Williams at 409 2211.


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  3. #3
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    Jun 2005
    On the Third Coast

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    The last time we seen Jeannine was the night she went to bed on Sunday, March 12th,2006.The last time we actually talked to Jeannine was 2 days later, Tuesday, March 14th at 12:30 a.m. She called from which we believe was a payphone. She said that she was at a gas station on US1, near the city of Grant which is located just minutes south of Melbourne.

    She talked to her husband who answered the phone and asked him to tell her mother, who also lives with them, to please come and pick her up. She sounded panicked and scared. Her mother drove for hours up and down us1 and stopped at every gas station around there until 4:00a.m that morning, but Jeannine was nowhere to be found. Her mother could not find her anywhere.

    In the past she has known to be in the areas of Fellsmere, Vero, Grant and even Cocoa. She also has been known to go in the western part of West Melbourne around route 192 and I95 area.

    There has been a few possible sightings of her. We have no positive Idís of yet. Someone claimed they seen her on the Sun Cruz Casino the weekend before Motherís Day, Someone else said they think they seen her on US1 in Palm Bay.

    She is very close to her children, Mother and Sister and brothers. We talked on the phone to each other on a daily basis. Sometimes weekly at the most. Her family is very worried and also her children are heartbroken. If she would somehow get this message that we all love and miss her so much and want her to come home. The whole family is devastated.

    If for some reason she feels she canít come home because of anything she feels she has done wrong or she felt like giving up and couldnít face these issues she may be burdening herself with. She is wrong. We love her more than anything in the world. We are a very close family and will not judge her for any of her doings and we can get through this together as a family. We just want her home safe.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    up north

    FDLE - Missing Persons Clearinghouse



    MISSING: 3/19/2006
    AGE NOW: 40
    SEX: Female RACE: White
    HAIR: Brown EYES: Blue
    HEIGHT: 5' 05" WEIGHT: 140
    MISSING FROM: Melbourne, FL
    COUNTY: Brevard
    Missing Adult
    NARRATIVE: Jeannine may also use the names Jeannine Arnold and/or Jeannine Carfi. She has a tattoo of a four-leaf clover on her right ankle, a butterfly on her chest, a heart with wings on her shoulder, cancer and ying/yang signs on her lower back, and a small dolphin on her right hip. She has a scar on her stomach from her chest to her belly button.

    1-888-FL MISSING(1-888-356-4774)
    Internet: http://www.fdle.state.fl.us

    If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of this person, please contact FDLE or the Melbourne Police Department at 321-259-1211

  5. #5
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    May 2012
    NamUs: https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/20251/
    Status Missing
    First name Jeannine
    Middle name
    Last name Erwin
    Nickname/Alias Jeannine Arnold, Jeannine Carfi
    Date last seen March 19, 2006 00:00
    Date entered 05/13/2013
    Age last seen 33 to years old
    Age now 42 years old
    Race White
    Sex Female
    Height (inches) 65.0
    Weight (pounds) 140.0
    Dental Status: Dental information / charting is currently not available
    DNA Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete
    Fingerprint Information Status: Fingerprint information is currently not available

  6. #6
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    Dec 2014
    Surrey, UK
    I do wonder about this case after a bit of quick research.

    Jeannine Carfi married Wendell Lloyd Arnold in 1997 (I presume Erwin is the name of her last husband). It seems to have been her second marriage (with a possible one in 1991 to a Christopher Cochrane). Post 3 above seems to allude to her possible involvement in dubious activities, although the link no longer works so I could not see the original source. However, Wendell Arnold seems a very interesting person. In 2007 he was arrested for 'manufacture of controlled drugs and possession of paraphernalia' - see http://www.floridatoday.com/article/...sday-s-arrests
    This obviously raises the question of whether Jeannine was still involved with her ex-husbands activities or whether he may have felt threatened by her knowledge of those activities.

    Of course, Jeannine's disappearance may be completely unrelated to her ex, but it would be interesting to know how closely LE looked at him, especially given the proximity in time of his drug dealing and Jeannine's disappearance.

  7. #7
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    Apr 2013
    Still missing:


    Jeannine was a 33-year-old woman who had finally put the lid on the demons of a crack cocaine addiction and was trying to get her life back in order...

    Because Erwin's husband, Marvin Patrick Erwin, said she left on her own and because she did not drive, the case was considered a runaway. There was no evidence to suggest an abduction.

    Erwin was on probation for child molestation when the couple met. He violated that probation after Jeannine disappeared and has two years remaining in prison from the 12-year sentence.

  8. #8
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    May 2013
    by the bay

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