The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is currently looking for a missing teenage girl from our area.

According to the TAPD Facebook page, Tanshanaya Kiaira Willis, 16, went missing on January 27. She left with an unknown person she met online and that person was planning on going to Alabama. Her cell phone went dead in Greenville, Mississippi. It’s possible the girl is in the Greenville or Jackson areas.


Willis goes by the nicknames “Shay” and “Nayla” and is 5′ 5″ tall, weighing about 120 lbs. She has brown eyes and multi-colored hair in box braids. Anyone with information should call Detective Berry at 903-798-3130 or dial 911.

Also missing close to our area:

In Longview: Nala Neely has been missing since January 8, 2021. She is 16 years of age and 5 feet tall and weighs 125lbs. She has brown hair and eyes and wears glasses.  If you see her please call 911 or the Longview Police at 1-903-237-1170

In Tyler, Malachi Dale has been missing since February 9, 2021. He is 17 years of age weighing 175LBS and is 6'1". He has blonde hair and grey eyes. Please call 911 or Tyler Police at 903-531-1000

Also missing in the Tyer area: Dulce Gallegos. She has been missing since December 31, 2020. She is 16 years of age with brown hair and eyes. She is 5'6" tall and weighs 105 lbs. Please Call 911 or Tyler Police at 903-531-1000