Gastonia Police Asking For Public’s Help With 2015 Missing Persons Case

GASTONIA, N.C. — The Gastonia Police Department is asking for the public’s help with a missing persons case from September 2015.

Rose Maria Patterson, 43 of Gastonia, was reported missing on Sept. 2, 2015, after her son had not been able to make contact with her for a month, police say.

Patterson was known to be in the area of 321 S. South Street in Gastonia particularly near Clyde Street and Johns Lane.

She was also known to have associates throughout Gastonia as well as in the neighboring cities of Dallas and Matthews. According to police, Patterson has been described as 5’2” and 139 lbs and her clothing description is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective C. Mastro at 704-854-6651, or text or call tips to Crime Stoppers of Gaston County at 704-861-8000. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for information that helps to resolve a case.