Today police are still seeking help from the public with information regarding missing Tempe teen Adrienne Salinas, the 19-year-old Latina, who has been missing since June 15. Police have released a video showing footage of the gas station where Salinas was supposed to have been waiting for a taxi, ABC15 is reporting today.
Update: The remains of a female were found in Apache Junction on August 6. The remains have been positively identified as that of Adrienne Salinas.
The video footage of the gas station shows the cab company entering the lot, waiting a few minutes, then leaving with no sign of Salinas in sight.
The following is a brief “Adrienne Salinas” timeline in her disappearance.
Saturday, June 15
There is a party at the apartment where Adrienne Salinas is living. Adrienne notices that her boyfriend is not being attentive to her at the party. She becomes upset and the two begin arguing, according to a police report obtained by Nancy Grace.
Adrienne and her boyfriend leave the party. While headed to his home, the two are still arguing. He begins driving her back to her home but Adrienne becomes angry and jumps out of the car while stopped at a red light.
He notices that she has left her phone, so he pulls over to give it back to her.
3:00 am: The boyfriend places a call to Adrienne’s roommate. He informs the roommate that the two had a fight and that she is walking home.
Adrienne has made it back to her apartment. One of the roommates sees her outside the apartment complex looking visibly upset. Another roommate sees her go into her bedroom. She is observed leaving the apartment again but this time she has a small bag.
The roommates do not suspect that she is leaving for any length of time since she left her dog.
3:45 am: A driver sees Adrienne Salinas’ vehicle swerving and driving erratically. The car eventually hits a curb. The car tires are damaged in the accident.
4:00 am: Adrienne calls her boyfriend. He does not answer the phone.
4:23 am: Adrienne calls a taxi. She places the call to Scottsdale Cab Guy. She exchanges calls with the cab company while she supposedly waits at the gas station.
4:43: am: Adrienne sends a text to her boyfriend about coming over to his home.
5:05 am: Phone records show that Adrienne uses her phone for the last time. She spoke with the cab company last. The cell phone is dead.
Scottsdale Cab Guy arrives at the gas station but sees no sign of Adrienne. The driver waits for a few minutes then leaves.
Adrienne Salinas, 19, is missing.
Sunday, June 16
Adrienne’s father is surprised that he does not hear from her on Father’s Day. He goes to check on her but finds the apartment unlocked. He later finds her car several miles from the apartments. Both tires are flat.
Rick Salinas is worried. He files a missing person’s report.
Monday, June 17
A dive team searches for the missing Tempe teen. Tempe Town lake is searched.
Wednesday, June 24
Family and friends canvas the neighborhood looking for clues into her disappearance. They place missing person’s fliers all over the area.
Friday, June 28
The Maricopa County Sheriff and the FBI head a search in Phoenix.
Wednesday, July 4
A $10,000 reward is offered for clues regarding Adrienne’s whereabouts, according to the Independent.
The boyfriend, Francisco Arteaga, tells CBS5 News that he is not a suspect in his girlfriend’s disappearance.
Friday, July 20
The Salinas family holds a vigil.
Monday, July 23
The police make it clear that the cab driver is not a suspect in the disappearance. Adrienne Salinas’ boyfriend, Francisco Arteagas, is also not a suspect.
Thursday, July 25
The police release video footage of the gas station where Adrienne Salinas was supposed to be waiting for a cab. The video shows the cab driver arriving at the desolate-looking location. He is seen leaving the gas station. Adrienne Salinas is not at the gas station.
August 6: Adrienne Salinas’ remains are found in a remote location. She is confirmed dead.
The police say that the clothes that Adrienne Salinas was last wearing when her roommates saw her last, were found in the apartment along with her keys and wallet.
The police have not found her cell phone.
If anyone has information on Adrienne Salinas, please call Tempe police at 480-350-8311.