UPDATE: Ruiz has been found and is in good condition. The Gold Alert has been canceled.


The Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for Janna C. Ruiz, of Lewes, who was last seen in the area of the 23000 block of Elmwood Avenue West around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Janna is a 38-year-old white female, 5-feet-8-inches tall and 165 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.

Troopers have been unable to make contact with Janna to check on her welfare. Attempts to locate her have been unsuccessful and there is a real concern for her safety and welfare.

If anyone has any information in reference to her whereabouts, they are asked to contact Troop 7 at 302-644-5020. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com. Anonymous tips may be sent by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”