Search continues for missing Waynesboro woman

Published: Sep. 3, 2021 at 10:13 PM EDT
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HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - UPDATE (Sept. 8): The search continues for 41-year-old Candi Jo Royer who was last seen at her Waynesboro home on August 24.

Royer was reported missing to the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office on September 3.

Investigators tell WHSV Travis Brown of Waynesboro is a person of interest. His relationship with Royer is unclear.

Travis Brown of Waynesboro
Travis Brown of Waynesboro(Augusta County Sheriff's Office)

Brown is wanted for several charges in Augusta and Albemarle counties and surrounding areas.

His charges in Augusta County include:

Strangulation, Assault & Battery-Family member, Alter or deface serial numbers and Contempt of Court. He’s has charges in Staunton for Unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Brown is wanted on the following charges in Albemarle County:

2X Grand Larceny, Breaking & Entering, Carjacking, Trespassing, Destruction of property, Petit Larceny, and Assault & Battery.

He also has charges in Charlottesville for Breaking and Entering and in Louisa County for 2X felony Eluding.

Anyone with information is asked to give police a call.

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with locating a missing person who was last seen at her Waynesboro home on Aug. 24, 2021, but was just reported to the sheriff’s office on Sept. 3.

Candi Jo Royer, 41, of Waynesboro could possibly be in the company of Travis Ryan Brown of Waynesboro.

Royer is described as having blonde hair, green eyes. She is 5′5″ and 150 lbs.

If anyone has any information about this missing person, contact the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.

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