Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detectives are still looking for 27-year-old Toasha Nicole Rice from western Lincoln County. Officers say they have followed up on all the leads they’ve received, thus far.
Ms. Rice was last seen at 3691 Eaker Road in Cherryville getting into a dark colored, four-door car with an unidentified white female on May 26 of this year. Detectives say that in the past, Ms. Rice had always contacted a family member on a daily basis, but she has not been heard from since the day she left.
Family members and Sheriff’s Officers have attempted to contact Ms. Rice on her cell phone, but it appears to be turned off. Detectives went house to house on Palm Tree Drive last Thursday in an area the woman was known to frequent in an effort to gather additional leads, but nothing new was developed.
Ms. Rice is known to frequent areas known for drug use in Gastonia, Lincoln County and McDowell County. She also goes by the name of Nikki Green on Facebook. Ms. Rice is a white female with blue eyes and brown hair. She is 5’6” tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Toasha Nicole Rice, a.k.a. Nikki Green, should contact the Lincoln Co. Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln Co. Communications Center at 704-735-8202 or Lincolnton/Lincoln Co. Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909. A Crime Stoppers tip could result in a reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to Ms. Rice’s location.