Ciera Breland has been missing since February 25, 2022. She had went on a trip with her husband to Georgia; police do not believe she ever made it back home to Carmel, Indiana.
Ciara Breland had recently moved to Indianapolis, Indiana, from Atlanta, Georgia. She had got a new job with a law firm and was moving to forward her career.
Ciera and her husband Xavier Breland left for a trip to visit their families with their 5-month-old son, and their labradoodle.
On February 19, 2022, Ciera Breland and her husband, Xavier Breland, arrived in Georgia at Ciara’s dad’s house. According to news outlets, Ciara had a pleasant visit with her family and enjoyed catching up with everyone. She had asked her family if she could move back, which they said yes. The following day, February 20, 2022, she left with Xavier. This would be the last time Ciara’s family saw her.
According to news outlets, Ciera’s cousin could not get in contact with Ciera since February 22, 2022. Her cousin stated they had always stood in contact and spoke frequently.
The couple said they were traveling to go visit Xavier’s family, who lived in Johns Creek, Georgia. Police believe the pair made it to 105453 Highgate Manor Ct., Georgia. Police state Ciera was last seen on 7:17 p.m. on February 24, 2022. This time has been verified by footage that shows Ciera driving a white 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan with Georgia license plate RMB 5869.
Breland reported his wife missing on February 25, 2022, after the couple allegedly arrived back home in Carmel, Indiana. Breland stated that Ciera had gone to a nearby store around 10:00 p.m. and never returned home. According to Breland, Ciera was wearing purple shorts with a black shirt, without a jacket, even though temperatures were recorded being as low as 20 degrees (Fahrenheit). When Ciera went to the store, she did not bring her cellphone, ID, or credit cards.
Xavier Breland is a Person of Interest
Police have stated that Xavier Breland is a person of interest in the disappearance of Ciera Breland. According to her missing person’s poster, there has not been any evidence that she has returned home to Carmel, Indiana. Ceria’s family has told news outlets that they have been informed by police, Ciera did not appear on the security tapes from the store.
In a video obtained by Channel 2 Action News, Breland can be seen telling his two children (from a different relationship) that his wife, Ciera, has been kidnapped. He tells them, in a video call, that when an adult is kidnapped, it means they are not coming home.
In the text messages above (obtained by Fox5) the text message “I’m really scared and idk what to do.” Below it, in blurred text, it appears to say “I need to stay here bc of work and stuff but I literally think Xavier might hurt me bad.”
Ciera’s cousin has also told news outlets that Ciera had texted her a few alarming texts before she stopped contact. Ceria wrote “I’m really scared and idk what to do.” “I will in a few minutes. I’m at Xavier’s mom’s house and I’m heading to dad’s and he won’t give me Jaxson, so I’m waiting to get him so I can leave.”
According to court documents, Xavier Breland had been arrested and indicted for Aggravated Stalking on March 11, 2021. He had been out on bail, but it has since been revoked. Breland is in custody for unrelated charges that have not been announced.
Anyone with information pertaining to Ciera Breland is asked to call Corporal Rozier with the Johns Creek Police Department at 678-372-8046, the Carmel Police Department at (317) 571-2580, Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477), the Georgia Bureau of Investigation tip line at 1-800-597-TIPS (8477) or the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324).