On May 21 at 2:50 PM Astoria Police were contacted by Helene Jacobsen. She called Astoria PD after learning that she had been reported missing when she returned home to Buckeye Arizona.
Astoria Police had followed Jacobsen's progress tracking the purchase of a bus ticket in Astoria for travel to Portland and a purchase in Portland for a bus trip to Los Angeles.
Jacobsen indicated that she had decided to go on an adventure of her own. She is making arrangements to retrieve her property which was left behind.