#FindIsa: Emergency Alert for Abducted Black Transwoman in San Francisco
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March 8. 2022
Black Trans Youth Abducted in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA - On March 7, 2022 at around 11:30pm, a Black transwoman was abducted near Fisherman's Wharf. Isa Dessalines is described as a Black transwoman around 5'9" tall. a thin build, medium-length locs, and 20 years of age. She was further described as potentially wearing black pants and a black sweater. Her last known residency was at Hotel Caza, near the site of her disappearance, located at: 1300 Columbus Ave. San Francisco. CA 94133.
While on the phone with her friends on March 7, 2022 at 11:30pm, they were able to hear a car engine, a car door closing, a struggle between Dessalines and a man, in which Dessalines was heard saying, "Okay, okay, I'll get in." Later that night in a very short voice message, Dessalines was heard sobbing saying, "I don't want to die," while a man's voice yelled "shut up," in the background multiple times. At 12:30am, a case was filed with the San Francisco Police Department through Officer Samcon Hung, who did the initial intake and missing persons report in San Francisco.
Dessalines' last location was pinged on March 8, 2022 at 4:19pm, traveling in an unknown direction on the 880 freeway. The last contact Dessalines had with loved ones was through multiple calls, each lasting under 30 seconds, on March 8, 2022 around 4:54pm. During these calls, she stated she had jumped out of a moving vehicle while on the highway; detailed being in pain and a state of confusion; and agreed to call 911. Loud surrounding background noises of cars passing at high speeds were heard on the call.
On March 8, 2022 at 6:30pm, the Oakland Police Department found her phone covered in blood
at the Planned Parenthood located at: 8480 Enterprise Way, Oakland, CA 94621. The phone was found with a significant amount of blood leading to the entrance and back to the street, where the droplets disappeared. Police suspect this means she was stumbling while injured and entered an unknown vehicle or the vehicle of those who abducted her - her current status and location is unknown.
Dessalines was being stalked by a man while staying in the Tenderloin district in San Francisco during the week of February 27, 2022. On the night of March 1, 2022/early morning of March 2, 2022, a physical altercation between the man and Dessalines occurred. It is unknown whether those that abducted her are affiliated with this case. Dessalines is new to the Bay Area and has no known family contacts in Oakland. An Emergency alert is incoming and Isa Dessalines will be categorized as a high-risk missing person. Her case number is 220153598
If you have seen Dessalines or have more information on where she might be, please contact:
SFPD #: (415) 553-0123
OPD #: (510) 238-3455
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