Updated: Oct 27
Breasia Terrell, 10 was last seen July 10, 2020 on the 2700 block of East 53rd Street in Davenport. She was last said to be wearing an oversized white T-shirt and shorts. She is described as 4'5 weighing 75 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.
Law enforcement have released the name of their person of interest, 47 year old Henry Earl Dinkins also of Davenport. Dinkins is a registered sex offender. Dinkins was arrested the same day of Breasia's disappearance for a registry violation which is a Class D Felony in Iowa. Authorities berlieve Dinkin's has information in Breasia's disappearance. His initial charge was back in 1990 for a 3rd degree sexual abuse when Dinkins was 17.
He has not been charged in Breasia's disappearance but has been listed as her alleged 'abductor'.
The Davenport police have asked for any information the public may have associated with Dinkin's vehicles between Thursday, July 9 from 10PM, to Friday, July 10 about 12PM within the Quad-Cities area. Dinkins is also connected to the Camanche and Clinton, Iowa areas.
Vehicles associated with Dinkins are as shown. A (1) 2007 Maroon Chevy Impala, a (2) 2012 Black Chevy Camaro, and a (3) 1980's Kings Highway motor home. All three have been impounded for processing.
The FBI have been assisting with Breasia's disappearance.
The Amber Alert is still in effect.
There have been countless searches by volunteers within the communities from far and wide, including searches led by the Davenport Police Department, Scott County Emergency Management, the Clinton County Emergency Management,
Several press conferences and press releases have been made in Breasia's disappearance.
Henry Dinkins is the father to one of Breasia's mother's other children which was a relationship that occurred 10 years ago. At the time of Breasia's disappearance, she had been with her brother visiting Dinkin's.
Breasia's mother Aishia Lankford has been working with law enforcement and speaking to the media. Unfortunately she has been attacked by social media and onlookers, as we have seen in many other cases, with crazy accusations and slanderous remarks.
Please, let's keep our focus on doing what it takes to help find her, by sharing her information or doing searches when needed.
If you have any information on Breasia's disappearance or these vehicles, please contact the Davenport Police Department at 563-388-3661
Information also by:
Davenport Police Department
Des Moines Register