Sarah Galloway

 

BACKGROUND

Months before: According to an interview with Sarah’s mother, Sherry Galloway, on April 4, 2019, in the months leading up to Sarah’s disappearance she changed dramatically, would not listen to her mother, would not get dressed/ get up/ go anywhere with her mother, would not listen to anything her mother said, ran outside and did weird things, threw rocks at the window claiming she wanted to break her mother’s trailer, and went outside to the car saying she and her “boyfriend/husband” were going to steal her mother’s car (1).

March 21, 2019: According to an interview with Sarah’s mother, Sherry Galloway, on April 4, 2019, Sherry left Sarah on their front porch to go take a shower (1). When she came back, Sarah was gone (1).

March 25, 2019: Law enforcement, volunteers, and family have been searching for Sarah since she was reported missing (2). The exact day and time Sarah was reported missing is unknown to us at this moment. Sarah’s younger sister, Kandace Jaconski, and her husband, Tad Jaconski, are interviewed (2). Ted says, “I’ve never seen her ever walk off by herself or even talk back or bad to anybody, or argue with her mom in any bad way, and [she is] very kind- would always accept anything from anybody, so that’s what worries me” (2).

March 27, 2019: Law enforcement ends their active search for Sarah only six days after her disappearance (3). Donald Aldwadley, the head of operations for the volunteer search team, is interviewed, and expresses there are still many volunteers searching for Sarah (3). Tad is also interviewed, and expressed his gratitude for the community’s help (3).

April 4, 2019: Sherry Galloway, Sarah’s mother, gives an interview (1). She explains that in the months leading up to Sarah’s disappearance she changed dramatically, would not listen to her mother, would not get dressed/ get up/ go anywhere with her mother, would not listen to anything her mother said, ran outside and did weird things, threw rocks at the window claiming she wanted to break her mother’s trailer, and went outside to the car saying she and her “boyfriend/husband” were going to steal her mother’s car (1). Sherry expresses that she left Sarah on their front porch to go take a shower (1). When she came back, Sarah was gone (1). She also explains that Sarah’s “boyfriend/husband” has a name, but since he has an alibi she is not aloud to say his name on camera. Sherry expresses that she did not think Sarah was mad at her (1).

April 4, 2019: A Candle-Light Vigil is held (4). Kandace is interviewed, and expresses her gratitude for the community helping (4).

 

OUR ACTIONS

  • We posted the details of Sarah’s disappearance on our social media platforms.

  • Founder/President of Save Down Syndrome, Kaitlin Pepper, contacted Center for Search and Investigations, International Counterintelligence Services, and Inter-State Investigative Services through online forms.

  • Founder/President of Save Down Syndrome, Kaitlin Pepper, as of June 11, 2019, plans to write a letter to the Pima County Sheriff’s office, making sure that Sarah’s case is being treated the same way it would be treated if Sarah did not have a disability.

 

HOW TO HELP

  • Share the social media post below. The goal is that someone who may know something might see the post and call the number in the caption.

  • Contact your local news station with the details of the story. The more people who know about the story, the more people who can help find Sarah.

  • If you live in Tucson, Arizona, volunteer to help search for Sarah. If you are unable to volunteer, make signs with the basic details below, and post those signs where you can.

 
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🚨MISSING PERSON🚨 Sarah Galloway is missing. She has Down syndrome. She is 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 100 lbs. She is 38 years old. She is Caucasian with brown hair and brown eyes, which are crossed. She has an overbite and surgical scars on her fingers. She was wearing a grey sweater, red T-shirt and black pants when she went missing. She lives in Tucson, Arizona. She can not operate a cell phone. She likes coloring books, Frozen, and movies. Sarah attends a day program. Her mother has expressed that during the month leading up to her disappearance, she verbally fantasized about a specific man becoming her husband, and expressing that that man was going to do bad things to her. Sarah's family does not know of any man in her life, but that does not mean that there isn't one. Sarah went missing on March 21, 2019, and remains missing as of today, June 11, 2019. If you have any possible details about Sarah's disappearance, please contact the Pima County Sheriff's Department. The anonymous tip line number is (520) 882-7463. If you do not have any information about Sarah's disappearance, please share this so that someone who does might see it.

 

  1. Galloway, S. (2019, April 4). Sarah Galloway's mother speaks out on last moments before her daughter vanished [Interview by I. Rodriguez]. In KGUN9 News. Tucson, Arizona: ABC.

  2. Jaconski, K., & Jaconski, T. (2019, March 25). The search continues for Sarah Galloway [Interview by I. Rodriguez]. In KGUN9 News. Tucson, Arizona: ABC.

  3. Jaconski, T., & Aldwadley, D. (2019, March 27). PCSD concludes active search for Sarah Galloway [Interview by I. Rodriguez]. In KGUN9 News. Tucson, Arizona: ABC.

  4. Jaconski, K. (2019, April 4). Family hopes candlelight vigil will guide Sarah Galloway home [Interview]. In KGUN9 News. Tucson, Arizona: ABC.