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Search for Ray Gricar Continues

This is a partial transcript from "On the Record," May 13, 2005, that has been edited for clarity.

GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, HOST: A desperate search is underway for a missing Pennsylvania prosecutor. Ray Gricar (search) has not been heard from since he called his girlfriend on April 15 at about 11:30 a.m. Police have no idea what happened to him and have even turned to a psychic to help them solve this mystery.

Joining us from State College, Pennsylvania is Ray Gricar's girlfriend Patty Fornicola, welcome Patty.

PATTY FORNICOLA, GIRLFRIEND OF MISSING D.A.: Hi, Greta.

VAN SUSTEREN: Patty, first of all, I guess I should say how are you dealing with this? I mean no one knows what happened to Ray. He just vanished.

FORNICOLA: It's very frustrating. It's an emotional roller coaster. It's awful. It's horrible.

VAN SUSTEREN: Take me back to April 15th about 11:30 a.m. Did you place the call to him or did he place the call to you?

FORNICOLA: He placed the call to me. I happened to be the person, the receptionist that day and answered the phone and it was Ray.

VAN SUSTEREN: Were you expecting this call or were you expecting him in the office, anything unusual about it?

FORNICOLA: No. When I left for work that morning he had indicated that he was going to take the day off and he had fallen back to sleep. I left him a note asking that if he decided to go anywhere to let me know, so that I could go home and take care of the dog.

And he called and said that, he said "I'm on 192. I'm not going to make it home to take care of the dog. Would you be able to go home?" And I said, "Sure." He said, "Thanks. I love you." I said, "I love you too," and that was the last I heard from him.

VAN SUSTEREN: Was it a perfectly normal or routine call? I mean did he always say, "I love you," so you can't think of it as sort of like a goodbye I love you. I mean is this the way that you and Ray talk to each other on the phone?

FORNICOLA: We frequently talk to each other like that. We were, you know, always, you know, saying at the end of a conversation on the phone, you know, "I love you." It wasn't unusual.

VAN SUSTEREN: Was there anything unusual about his behavior the night before?

FORNICOLA: No. No. He seemed normal to me. There was nothing unusual.

VAN SUSTEREN: Is Route 192 in the direction of where his car was ultimately found between the home and the shopping mall, so 192 would be a truthful place of where he was?

FORNICOLA: Yes. To go to Lewisburg, you could either take Route 192 or Route 45, so that was a route to get to Lewisburg.

VAN SUSTEREN: Would it be unusual for him to take the day off and go for a drive?

FORNICOLA: No. No. He had done that in the past. It was not unusual.

VAN SUSTEREN: So you didn't think of saying in the phone call, "Ray, you know, why are you going or where are you going," anything like that?

FORNICOLA: No. Like all of us, he's entitled to take a day off and I know that he had been working a lot of hours on some cases that week and I thought, you know, good for you. You need to take some time off.

VAN SUSTEREN: Are there any clues that sit in your mind like anything about the cell phone is in the car, the laptop is missing, there are some ashes on the passenger side? He didn't smoke. You don't smoke or he doesn't smoke. Are there any sort of clues you're fixated on or you're thinking about?

FORNICOLA: No. The ashes are certainly unusual since we both don't smoke. I have no idea where the laptop is and as far as the cell phone, I don't really think that that's that unusual because sometimes when we would go away he wouldn't even take the cell phone.

VAN SUSTEREN: Is there anything missing from your home like another set of clothes or anything like that that might suggest that he might have just taken off for a while?

FORNICOLA: I can't find anything missing. Obviously, I don't know every piece of clothing that he has but everything seems to be at the house, all of his other clothing.

VAN SUSTEREN: Any threatening calls because he's the D.A. or anything like that that might think that maybe someone is trailing him or after him?

FORNICOLA: Not that I'm aware of. Obviously, we both live in the house and we both get phone calls. We're not always there together at the same time but none that I'm aware of.

VAN SUSTEREN: So, you have absolutely no theory tonight as to where Ray is?

FORNICOLA: No, none. I wish I did. You know I wish I knew where he was. As far as a theory I have none.

VAN SUSTEREN: All right and I should point out that there's a Web site -- www.raygricar.com -- that people should go to. Take a look at the picture. We're posting it in case anybody has any information whatsoever about Ray. Patty, thank you and good luck.

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