The Albany Police Department is now conducting a death investigation into the disappearance of 37-year-old Tiffany Lazon.
The last reported contact with Tiffany was around December 27th. Since that time family, friends and law enforcement have not had any contact with Tiffany.
Detectives with the Albany Police Department met with Tiffany’s family to express concern over the lack of information about Tiffany’s whereabouts. The family reiterated their concern that Tiffany would not have left Albany without valued possessions like her car, pet cat, or phone.
On Wednesday, January 14th, 2020, Albany Police arrested Craig Lazon for Animal Neglect in the 2nd degree and Animal Abandonment. The animal neglect involved Tiffany Lazon’s pet cat. Tiffany’s cat was released to Tiffany’s daughter on January 16th.
Albany Police personnel were assigned to maintain security where Tiffany Lazon had been living, at the 2628 SE 16th Avenue, until a search warrant was obtained. On Wednesday, January 15th, a search warrant was executed at the 16th Avenue address, with the assistance of the Oregon State Police Crime Lab.
At this time the investigation is being handled as a missing person case and death investigation. Detectives are continuing with a rigorous investigation as leads develop.
Craig Lazon is a person of interest in this investigation and was the last and closest person with Tiffany prior to her disappearance.
The Albany Police Department would like the public’s help by providing any relevant information regarding Tiffany Lazon’s recent or current whereabouts.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Albany Police Detective Unit at 541-917-7686.