Police Storm Home Looking for Missing Mom

The Orlando police department’s swat team stormed a  home Saturday night in the search for missing mom of three, Michelle Parker.

Property records show that the Orlando home is owned  by Dale Smith Sr., who sources confirm is the father of Parker’s ex-fiancé, Dale  Smith Jr.

No reports of what police were looking for, if they are questioning  anyone, or if they found any clues inside the home.

Parker’s brother, Dustin Erickson, told a local Orlando news station that police hadn’t uncover any evidence during the raid.

Erickson said that police didn’t come up with what they were looking for, that the SWAT team was there, they had dogs involved but they didn’t come  up with anything.

It is also reported that a $50,000 reward for information leading to the safe return of a missing Orlando mother expired Sunday night.

Parker was last seen dropping off her 3-year-old  twins at Smith Jr.’s home on Nov. 17, according to the woman’s sister, Lauren  Erickson.

Erickson said her brother received a suspicious text  message from Parker’s phone at 4:26 p.m. that same day, indicating she was in  the Waterford area.

“She doesn’t send one-word text messages,” Erickson  said.

The 33-year-old mother disappeared on the same day a  taped episode of “The People’s Court” aired featuring her and Smith Jr., who is  the father of her twins.

Parker and Smith had appeared in court over a  dispute about a $5,000 engagement ring. Parker described a tumultuous  relationship with Smith that at times she said became violent.

“He gets pretty malicious and vindictive,” Parker  said on the show, “and he’s a mean person especially when he’s been  drinking.”

“He shouldn’t have put his hands on me and he  shouldn’t have put his hands on me prior. He shouldn’t have left me three or  four times over the past year and a half that we’ve been together,” she  said.

Erickson suggested that Dale was an unlikely suspect  in her sister’s disappearance but said “in my opinion, nobody is ruled out by  any means.”

“Who would want to hurt the mother of their  children?” Erickson said. “I don’t see how in any way he would benefit from  it.”

Parker’s Hummer sport-utility vehicle was found  abandoned a day later on the west side of Orlando, police officials said.

The woman’s mother, Yvonne Stewart, said on NBC’s  “Today” show last week that she believes her daughter, who is a well known  bartender in the Orlando area, was kidnapped after being the victim of a random  carjacking.

“I know in my heart of heart that she’s been  carjacked, that the people saw an expensive car and a girl who looks like she  has money and I know they’ve made a mistake and I know that they want to fix  this and I forgive them,” Stewart said.

Parker is described as 5 foot, 6 inches tall with  short, dark brown hair. Anyone with information on her disappearance is being  urged to call the Orlando Police Department at (321) 235-5300.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/11/27/police-raid-home-in-search-for-missing-florida-mom/#ixzz1f0PMIGaw

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