A bureaucratic entanglement apparently prevented the family of Pvt. Juliet Striped Wolf from filing a missing person’s report on her behalf until this week, even though she has been missing since July 1, when she failed to report for her duty station at Fort Bragg, N.C. The six-week lag time in filing the report could very well hinder authorities from locating her.
The mother of Pvt. Striped Wolf says she was denied the ability to file a police report with the Fayetteville Police Department or the Military Police Department at Fort Bragg, until yesterday. Fayetteville Police is now handling the investigation.
Following the breakthrough in filing the report with the police department, Janel Striped Wolf, the Soldier’s mother, was able to get Juliet’s current civilian address at an apartment complex in Fayetteville, something she didn’t have due to her daughter's recent move.
Pvt. Juliet Striped Wolf is with the 92nd Civil Affairs-Headquarters Company. She is also an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Rosebud, S.D. Her brother, Scout Striped Wolf, served in an infantry unit at Ft. Bliss, Texas, and was honorably discharged in March 2014.
In a missive posted online, Pvt. Striped Wolf’s mother indicated the female Soldier was in the company of “an individual who was a threat to her”, basing her fears on statements her daughter had recently made and the fact that the same individual failed to report in court on assault and battery charges.
This Examiner reached out to the mother of Pvt. Striped Wolf this evening for an update on her status, where she was last seen, what she might have been wearing, or any other pertinent information that would assist authorities in locating her daughter. Janel Striped Wolf declined to comment.
Anyone with information regarding Pvt. Juliet Striped Wolf should contact the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1529.