For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Sgt. Mary Kusmiss S-6, Public Information Officer, (510) 981-5780


Berkeley, California (Thursday, August 05, 2010) - Members of the City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) are asking for the community’s help in locating a developmentally disabled woman whose name is Heather Bloom. In June of 2009, Bloom’s mother, who lives in New York called BPD after she had not been able to contact her daughter and Heather’s adult caretaker since 2005.

Members of the BPD Homicide Detail, who are responsible for investigating Adult Missing Persons cases, have yet to secure any viable leads as to Heather Bloom’s whereabouts
despite a variety of investigative efforts. BPD’s primary focus is to locate Heather Bloom and obtain any details regarding her welfare. It is possible that the caretaker has placed Heather in a home or hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area. Heather is not mobile without the use of a wheelchair.

If you have any information regarding Heather Bloom, the BPD Homicide Detail is asking you to contact them at (510) 981-5741 or the BPD non-emergency number at (510) 981-5900 or (510) 981-5911 from your cellular phone.  If callers wish to remain anonymous they are asked to call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Missing Woman
Heather Erin Bloom
White Female Adult
Brown hair & Blue eyes
5'7 140lbs