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The Untouchable DJ Drastic Sends His Prayers In Support of Laura Garza (Volunteers Are Needed For Search In Walkill, New York & Surrounding Areas)

December 14, 2008

The Untouchable DJ Drastic Sends His Prayers In Support of Laura Garza (Volunteers Are Needed For Search In Walkill, New York & Surrounding Areas)

Individuals working with the family of Laura Garza are requesting volunteers to assist in the search for Ms. Garza who has been missing since December 03rd, 2008. Laura who is originally from McAllen, Texas resided in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bay Ridge while in New York. The Untouchable DJ Drastic who is originally from the area said in a statement, “My prayers are with the family of Laura in hopes that she is found safe and sound. It is an atrocity that the family and friends of such a beautiful person be subjected to a drama of this nature.”

Laura Garza was last seen on the morning of December 03rd, 2008 leaving the nightclub Marquee in Manhattan’s Chelsea area.

The family of Laura Garza and the Wallkill Police Department are requesting additional volunteers to assist in the search. A gathering will take place tomorrow (12.14.08) between 10:00AM and 11:00AM at the Wallkill Police Department. The organizers prefer to meet in a specific location and can be followed to the designated search areas.

If Laura is not found on 12.14.08, please use the information below to inquire regarding forthcoming search details.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact:
Phone: (347) 653-9565 | E-Mail:

If you have any information, know of the whereabouts, and/or see Laura Garza contact:
Jan Golding @ (845) 344-5300


Laura Garza Disappearance Initial Event Timeline:
• December 02nd, 2008: Laura Garza goes to Marquee in New York.

• December 03rd, 2008:
1:13AM: Laura makes a phone call
4:00AM: Garza and Michael Mele are seen on video surveillance leaving the nightclub.
5:00AM: Garza, Mele, and a man identified in court papers as an “informant” arrive at the Newburgh Mall McDonald’s. The unidentified man (a passenger in Mele’s Infiniti SUV) leaves. He sees Garza kiss Mele and laugh.

• December 04th 2008:
1:00PM: Mele calls informant to ask if anyone, like the police, have called to ask about the girl that night. When the informant asks why, Mele says it’s because she’s been reported missing.
9:20PM: A friend of Garza’s reports Laura missing.

• December 05th, 2008:
Unknown Time: Mele contacts the informant and says he can’t talk to him anymore about the missing woman.
Unknown Time: Mele turns himself into police on a probation violation. He is held at Rockland County Jail.
11:00PM: Police and the informant go to Mele’s apartment and notice even cuts of carpet missing.

• December 06th, 2008:
Police search Mele’s apartment in addition to his SUV. A search is also conducted throughout grassy areas along I-84 between Newburgh and Middletown for clues about Garza’s disappearance. A Newburgh town justice grants a prosecutor’s request for police to take photos of Mele naked after a Newburgh town detective observed what appeared to be a bite mark on Mele’s finger and scratches on his back and shoulder.


Michael Mele’s Arrest Records:
• Michael Mele Clarkstown Arrest Record

• Michael Mele Newburgh Arrest Record

• Michael Mele Rockland Arrest Record Part 1

• Michael Mele Rockland Arrest Record Part 2