Bernadette M. Caruso
Missing Since September 27, 1986
The Baltimore County Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Bernadette M. Caruso, who has been missing since 1986. She is from the 4000-block of Rustico Road in Carrollwood in the Precinct 11/Essex area, and was 23 years old at the time of her disappearance.
Mrs. Caruso left her place of employment, Shaw's Jewelers in Eastpoint Mall, at about 5 p.m. on September 27, 1986, and has not been heard from since. She was separated from her husband, and their three-year-old daughter was in the care of her in-laws at the time.
Police said she has not contacted any friends or relatives and described her disappearance as "completely out of character" and suspect foul play.
She has been described as 5'4" tall, 190 pounds, with green eyes and medium-length, brownish-blonde hair. Also missing is her 1982 Chevrolet Cavalier, gray/green in color, with Maryland tags FYW 097.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Homicide Unit's Unsolved Case Squad at 410-887-3943 or Communications Team at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous and can also contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587) to be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000. To text a message to Metro Crime Stoppers, send to "CRIMES" (274637), then enter the message starting with "MCS."
Revised March 9, 2010
Revised April 6, 2016