CHICAGO (CBS) — Stacey Ammons, a woman who had been reported missing by police in southwest suburban Morris, after being dropped off at the Metra station in Joliet, has been found safe in far north suburban North Chicago.
Morris police issued a missing person alert for Ammons on Monday, after she had last been seen on July 27 when she asked Morris police for a ride to Walmart, where video footage showed she bought a hardshell suitcase.READ MORE: Katrina Pierce Charged With Using Names Of Homicide Victims To Collect Tax Refunds And Stimulus Checks, And She Has Gone To Prison Before For Similar Schemes
Ammons was then picked up using Uber at 9:34 a.m. and dropped of at 10:02 a.m. at the Joliet Metra Station. Police say her debit card was used at Franklin’s Tap in Chicago before 9 p.m. that same day.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Grant Park Near Roosevelt Road
Her new suitcase and phone were found at a bus stop on Jackson Street in front of Willis Tower the next day by a Willis Tower employee.
Police say Ammons purchased an Amtrak ticket to Deerborn, Michigan, but never boarded the train.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
Tuesday morning, police said Ammons was found safe at Naval Station Great Lakes in North Chicago. She has been reunited with her family.