July 18, 2022
By: Dwayne Page
Two weeks after her disappearance, Brittany Ann Miller, 31, has still not been found and the search for her continues under the direction of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department.
Sheriff Patrick Ray said search efforts have been conducted by land, air and on the lake, but so far to no avail.
“Since the missing person report came in on July 4, we have been doing grid searches around her property where she lives and also other properties around there. Grid searches are carried out using officers on foot and in all-terrain vehicles. The Smithville-DeKalb County Rescue Team was instrumental in helping us do just that. We also brought down dead bodies and tracking dogs from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department and the Murfreesboro Police Department and had a company deploy a drone to conduct an aerial search. The Tennessee Highway Patrol also hovered over helicopter searches, and the Rescue Squad even conducted in-water searches using sonar around the boat ramps and other places on the lake. said Sheriff Ray.
“This is still an ongoing missing person case. If anyone has any information on Miller’s whereabouts, please call the central dispatcher at 615-215-3000 or phone the hotline. sheriff’s department crime information at 615-464-6400.
According to Sheriff Ray, Miller was last seen July 4 at around 4:00 p.m. at her home on Hurricane Ridge Road, Smithville. At the time, she was apparently wearing a black t-shirt possibly saying “DCHS Tigers,” black knee-length shorts, and black tennis shoes with black “no show” socks. A white female, Miller is 5-foot-4 and weighs 150 pounds. Her eyes are blue and she has shoulder length dark brown hair. She also wears black-rimmed glasses and has a tattoo of “Adam” on her forearm and “Tyler” on her right ankle.
Miller has been listed by the National Crime Information Center as a missing person.