Description at Time of Disappearance:
Date Missing: April 26, 1996 from City and County of Santa Cruz, California.
Date of Birth: September 5, 1958
Age at Disappearance: 36
Weight: 165 lbs
Race/Sex: White, Male
John usually wears jeans and short sleeve t-shirts. He has a tattoo of a Sun on his left upper arm
and possible one other tattoo located elsewhere. John is very artistic and was known for his
drawings, special woodwork, and beautiful carvings. He may have been depressed and possibly
suicidal at the time he went missing.
John's vehicle was found abandoned in a mountain region located on highway 9 at mile marker
26.86. All his personal belongings were inside.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Department
Case # 9604782
NCIC # M927509803
John Warren Smith Jr.