Missing woman in South Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (KRNV & - South Lake Tahoe Police are looking for a 19 year old woman from the bay area who went missing on New Year's Day after attending the Snow Globe Music Festival.

Police say 19 year old Alyssa Byrne attended the music festival with friends and was last seen in a casino in South Lake Tahoe around 12:30 a.m. on New Year's Day. The family has filed a police report and are asking for the public's help in locating her.

If you have any information about Byrne or her whereabouts, contact the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 775-782-5126.


On January 2, 2013 at approximately 3:00pm, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received information of a missing 19 year old female, Alyssa Byrne. The sheriff's office received a courtesy report from another agency. The initial report stated that Alyssa was attending the Snow Globe event in the city of South Lake Tahoe, Ca. however; she was staying in the Horizon Casino, in Stateline, NV.

The report states her cell phone was last used in the city of South Lake Tahoe prior to midnight on 12-31-12. Alyssa was reportedly last seen by friends inside the Horizon Casino at approximately 30 minutes after midnight on January 1st. Family and friends have not seen or heard from her since the early morning of 01-01-13.

Alyssa is 5 foot 3inches tall, 125 pounds with black hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black snow boots, and black yoga-type pants with her hair pulled back.

Douglas County Sheriff's Investigators are actively working this case in conjunction with the South Lake Tahoe Police Department.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Douglas County Dispatch at 775-782-5126 or Investigator Dennis Slater at 775-586-7255.