(KMOV) – Police are actively searching for three missing children from St Francois County who have ties to the St. Louis area.
Investigators say the children, Jaysnia, Juliana, and Jesus Medoza, ages 3, 5, and 7, may be with their biological mother, Julie Medoza.
She was reportedly allowed visitation with her children on November 2 and was supposed to return the kids on November 3 but failed to do so. Police say she said would not bring them back.
Police say Medoza, 28, has resided in California, North Carolina, and Saint Louis, Missouri. Mendoza has a history of narcotic use.
Jesus Mendoza, is a white male, age 7, stands at 4’00”, 62 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes, and a medium complexion. He was last seen wearing skull sweatshirt, blue jeans, and tan boots.
Juliana Mendoza, is a white female, age 5, stands at 3’05”, weighs 32 lbs with brown hair, brown eyes, and a medium complexion. She was last seen wearing pink shirt, pink skirt, and pink boots. Jaysnia Mendoza, is a white female, age 3, who stands at 3’06”, and weighs 34 lbs with brown hair, brown eyes, medium complexion. She was last seen wearing pink shirt, pink skirt, and pink boots.
Their mother, Julie, was described as a white female, standing at 5'04" and weighs 160 pounds. She has black hair, hazel eyes, and a medium complexion.
They were seen in a gold 4-door passenger vehicle last seen southbound on Richardson Road toward Route K in Bonne Terre, MO.
Anyone seeing the missing person, suspect, associate, or vehicle, or anyone having any information related to the endangered missing person should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the St Francois County Sheriff’s Department at 573-431-3131.