Yuba City woman and ex-boyfriend missing after weekend trip to Reno

Yuba City woman and ex-boyfriend missing after weekend trip to Reno

A Yuba City woman and her ex-boyfriend disappeared for days after they were supposed to return home from a trip but never returned, according to a family member of the woman. Janette Pantoja, 28, went on a day trip to Reno with Juan Almanza, who is in his 30s, on Saturday, the family member said. The last text message Pantoja sent was a message to her boyfriend that they were 30 minutes away and would be home soon. But she never came home and neither Pantoja nor her ex-boyfriend answered any text messages, the family member said. The family said the two were driving in a blue Ford Explorer with license plate 45NS072. County, about 30 minutes from Yuba City. KCRA 3 contacted the police department but received no response.

A Yuba City woman and her ex-boyfriend disappeared for days after they were supposed to return home from a trip but never returned, according to a family member of the woman.

Janette Pantoja, 28, took a day trip to Reno with Juan Almanza, who is in his 30s, on Saturday, the family member said. The last text message Pantoja sent was a message to her boyfriend that they were 30 minutes away and would be home soon.

But she never came home and neither Pantoja nor her ex-boyfriend answered any text messages, the family member said.

The family said the two were driving in a blue Ford Explorer with license plate 45NS072.

Janette Pantoja

Family of Janette Pantoja

The family said they filed a missing persons report with the Yuba City Police Department, and officers told them that Pantoja’s last ping on his phone was in Penn Valley in Nevada County, about 30 minutes from Yuba City.

KCRA 3 contacted the police department but received no response.

janette pantoja and juan almanza

Family of Janette Pantoja

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