Search Launched to Find Missing Oakdale Woman: No. 7 Post of 2012

One of the most read posts of the 2012 included the first search effort of Danielle Jelinek, an Oakdale woman who was reported missing on Dec. 9.

Oakdale Patch covered a lot of different stories, topics and events throughout 2012, but there were a few that stood out as the most read by Patch users.

We’ll be sharing the top 10 posts of the year from Oakdale Patch in days following up to the end of 2012. Share your thoughts on the stories in comments below.

The following is the No. 7 post of 2012.

Dec. 12, 2012 - Family of Danielle Jelinek, an Oakdale woman who has been missing since Saturday, Dec. 8, is asking community members to help search for Jelinek.

Jelinek's family sent out the following message Wednesday afternoon:

We are launching a search for my niece, Danielle Jelinek, missing since Saturday. She was last seen in Center City. We are asking for help from anyone who can help us search. Walking, snowshoeing, snowmobiles, 4-wheelers, horses. Any help would greatly appreciated.  

If you are unable to come up, that's ok — please send good thoughts and prayers to help us locate Dani. Please forward this email to anyone I might have missed — or to your friends, family, and coworkers.

The search will take place at Public Access at Bone Lake, which is located five miles east of Forest Lake. The closest intersection is 238th Street, just east of Lofton Avenue. 

The search began early this afternoon and will last until dark. 

Jelinek was last seen at a residence in Chisago Lake Township. The family called the Chisago County Sheriff's Office when Jelinek did not answer her phone on Sunday. 

Deputies found some of Jelinek's belongings and her car at the residence. They also arrested a man on suspicion of drug possessoin.



Sheriff's Office Investigates Oakdale Woman's Disappearance


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