*** UPDATE 3/6/18 *** On February 23, 2018 Utah County Sheriff's Office received a report that Jerika Ann Binks had been missing since Sunday, February 18, 2018.
March 6, 2018 *** UPDATE *** Cash Reward Offered. The family of Jerika Alvey Binks, in conjunction with Fast Gas Convenience Stores, is offering a $5000.00 cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Jerika, or for details that lead to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved with her disappearance. Last weekend the family of Jerika, along with several volunteers, searched specific areas around American Fork that were frequented by Jerika. Members of the Utah County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue team also spent last week using air assets and ground crews, including K-9, searching those areas as well. Foul play has still not been ruled out. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Pratt with the Utah County Sheriff's Office at 801-851-4013, or Utah Valley Dispatch at 801-794-3970.
***UPDATE*** - Family members and Detectives with the Utah County Sheriff office are continuing their search efforts for missing Jerika Binks. She was last seen on February 18th, at approximately 8:55 am at her residence near the corner of 300 N. 1100 E. (North Utah County Blvd.) in American Fork. We know she left this location sometime between 9am and 11am. There has been no activity from her phone, or from her bank account, since her disappearance. It's unknown whether she left in a car or on foot, and her direction of travel is unknown. There is information leading us to believe she may have went for a run that morning. Anyone that may have seen her on foot near this location on the morning of the 18th is asked to contact the Utah County Sheriff's Office.
Jerika was last seen at a residential treatment center located in the Utah County area of American Fork at approximately 9am. Jerika told roommates that she was going running and never returned. All her personal belongings were left in the room except for her cell phone. Her wallet and identification were also left in the room. Jerika is described as a white female, 5'4", 120lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. Foul play has not been ruled out. If you have information about Jerika's whereabouts, please contact Det. Pratt with the Utah County Sheriff's Office at 801-851-4013, or Utah Valley Dispatch at 801-794-3970.