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Public's help requested in missing persons case

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office, along with the Worthington, Minnesota, Police Department, is investigating a missing persons case.

On Monday, June 27, 2011, it is believed that the missing person, Lucia Chilel Perez, age 41, of Worthington, MN, was in the Lake Park area searching for employment. Lucia is described as a Hispanic female approximately 5'2" tall and weighing 140 pounds. She has long black hair. She was traveling with a man by the name of Bernardino Ramirez‐Perez, who is described as a short, dark skinned Hispanic male, with a full beard and long hair. He is approximately 35 to 40 years old.

The family and friends of Lucia have not heard from her since Monday, June 27.

Ramirez‐Perez is considered to be a person of interest, however, he has since fled the area in an attempt to evade law enforcement authorities.

If you have any information pertaining to this case, please contact the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office at 712-336-2793.


Lucia Chilel Perez
(Missing Person)

Bernardino Ramirez-Perez
(Person of Interest)



Possible vehicle involved in this case (which has been located by the Worthington, MN, Police Department)

Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946