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UPDATE – Vasilica Joia has been located safe and reunited with her family.
The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media in quickly communicating this information to the public. We would also like to thank our community partners that shared this information on social media.
Hanover, Va. – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile.
Vasilica Joia, 15, was last seen at her residence in Mechanicsville on Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
Vasilica has long black hair, brown eyes, is 5’4” tall and weighs approximately 143 pounds. She was last seen wearing a long grey vest, long skirt and tall black boots.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Vasilica Joia is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also download the “P3 Tips” app for their mobile devices to submit their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.