Deputies search for missing woman in Preble County 52-year-old Laura Patterson is believed to have left her home on Woodside Drive yesterday between 9:30 am and 2 pm. She left the house walking and her location is unknown. It is not known what type of clothing she was wearing, and it seems she did not take anything with her when she left. Patterson works in the Monroe area, but her employer has not heard from her. She also suffers from medical issues and is therefore considered to be endangered.