Missing Since: December 15, 1998 from Alhambra, California
Classification: Family Abduction
Date of Birth: March 12, 1996
Age: 2 years old
Height and Weight: 3'0, 45 - 50 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Pereira's ears are pierced; she usually wears earrings with pink stones. Her nickname is Chely.


Details of Disappearance

Pereira was last seen in Alhambra, California on December 15, 1998. She was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Elizeth Zarate. A photograph of Zarate and her vital statistics are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant was issued for her on July 21, 1999. Zarate and Pereira are thought to be in Mexico.




Above: Elizeth Zarate
Date of Birth: October 29, 1972
Age: 26 years old
Height and Weight: 5'2 - 5'4, 125 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, brown to black eyes. Zarate may have blonde highlights in her hair. Her nickname is Eli.


Investigating Agency
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Los Angeles District Attorney's Office
213-974-3607
OR
Alhambra Police Department

626-570-5107