Deputies search for missing Venice woman

Sarasota County deputies are looking for 66-year-old Terrie W. Gwaltney, who has been missing since Thursday night. They believe she may be in danger.

Gwaltney was last seen in the 1700 block of Lake Place in Venice. She is approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds, and has blond hair and brown eyes. She may be on a bicycle, which may be light blue in color with a white basket.  

The Sheriff’s Office is concerned for her welfare and would like any assistance in locating her.  Anyone who has seen Gwaltney is asked to call 941-861-4900, leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), or contact them online at