Missing Lincoln County woman found safe

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office 

UPDATE: Carmen Graham Mims has been found safe, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.


The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing woman. 

Carmen Graham Mims, 50, of Lincolnton was reported missing by her father on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The woman's father told detectives Mims was last seen on Thursday, Jan. 3 and was heading to Frankfurt, Pennsylvania to pick up another person. 

Mims reportedly told her employer "she would not be at work because of a family emergency."

Mims is described as a black female, 4 feet, 11 inches tall and weighing around 160 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Mims was last seen operating a black in color 2007 Toyota Camry with North Carolina license plate TPD-1955. She has been entered NCIC as a missing person.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mims is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202 or the Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.