1150911_553305584718879_2127930005_nOn March 24th of 2010, police responded to the 12000 block of Aden Rd in Nokesville to investigate a missing person.

The family reported to police that Shane Donahue was last seen on March 22nd at his residence in Nokesville.

At that time Shane did not have access to a vehicle, so there is no vehicle description to provide.

Shane was entered into the national missing persons database when he was reported missing in 2010.

Detectives from the Cold Case Unit continue to investigate this case and are seeking the public’s help with providing any additional information which may help find Shane.

Shane Ryan Donahue has been missing for 6 years.

He is 29 years old now.

At the time of his disappearance, he was described as:

  • white male
  • 5’11”
  • 180lbs
  • medium build
  • brown eyes
  • brown hair.

He was last seen Monday March 22, 2010.

Shane was in a Hickerson Brother Electric box truck being drove by Timmy Hickerson on Aden road in Nokesville heading towards Route 28

The day he disappeared, Donahue had been paid $5,000 for work installing ceiling tiles.

His parents and police said he paid a friend, Timothy Sean Hickerson, $1,000 for helping out with the job.

Police said Hickerson, who is serving four years in a federal prison for breaking into two area gun stores, is the last person seen with Donahue and is a person of interest in the case.

He has never been charged in connection with the disappearance.

The family reported to police that Shane Donahue was last seen on March 22nd at his residence in Nokesville.

If you have concerns about publicly coming forward, we can address them when you contact the

  • Cold Case Unit at 703-792-7279
  • message us privately on Facebook or Twitter.
You can also write to:
Cold Case Unit
Prince William County Police Department

If you would like to remain anonymous, you may contact the Crime Solvers hotline at 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS. You don’t have to give your name, just the information.

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