Cornwall Transit to assist in search for missing person DENISE VERNIER – Cornwall Ontario – September 30, 2010

Cornwall ON – Cornwall Transit has teamed with the Missing Children and Adults Association of Cornwall to assist in the location of missing person, Denise Vernier.

Drivers will be helping by handing out flyers created by the Missing Children and Adults Association of Cornwall to transit passengers as well as keeping an eye out for Ms. Vernier while driving their  routes.

“We’re thankful that Cornwall Transit is able to help in this situation” said Jean Bedard, President of Missing Children and Adults Association of Cornwall. “We’re hoping by expanding our means to get the information out about her disappearance, the chance at getting new information about her whereabouts will increase.”

Cornwall Transit was contacted by Missing Children and Adults Association of Cornwall because of the large area it covers, the frequency by which the all areas are travelled and its interaction with thousands of Cornwall citizens.

“ We were quick to agree to lend a hand in this unique situation“ said Len Tapp, Transit Division Manager “We hope that with the additional resources that Cornwall Transit can lend to the  search for Ms. Vernier  helpful  information will be received soon”.

The flyers being handed out include Ms. Vernier’s information as well as contact information for Detective-Constable Jennifer Payment of the Cornwall Community Police Service.

About Denise Vernier
Ms. Denise Vernier has been missing for more than a week now. She was last seen riding a yellow bicycle with a basket on the front handle bars.  Ms. Vernier has short reddish brown hair, brown eyes, is 5 foot 5 inches and weighs 240 lbs.  Ms. Vernier can also be recognized by her dark tinted glasses.

About Cornwall Transit
The City operated transit system transports approximately 685,000 passengers annually. The Transit Service is committed to providing effective and efficient service with emphasis on energy conservation and environmental preservation.

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