Archive for Family Abductions

Jesus Martinez missing fifteen years

Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Jesus Alvarado Martinez. He was abducted from Houston, Texas by his non-custodial father, Avelino Martinez, after the homicide of his mother. They may be in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico or in Laredo, Texas, where Avelino has family. Caution is advised when approaching Avelino.

Jesus Martinez

Jesus Martinez age-progression

Avelino Martinez

Above are picture of Jesus and his father in 2004, and an age-progressed image of Jesus to fourteen years. If you have any information as to his whereabouts, please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the Houston Police Department at 713-308-3600. If you see his father do not approach him as he is believed to be armed and dangerous.

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Ethan Ellis missing ten years

Today is the tenth anniversary of the disappearance of Ethan Fernando Ellis. He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Carla Isabel Velasco, from Spring, Texas. They may be in Bolivia.

Ethan Ellis

Ethan Ellis in 2013

Carla Velasco

Above are pictures of Ethan and his mother in 2009 and another picture of Ethan taken in 2013. Help bring him home to his father – if you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the Houston Police Department at 713-731-5485.

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Jocelyn Turcios missing fifteen years

Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Jocelyn Emelia Turcios. She was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Sandra Gutierrez from Franklin, Tennessee. They may still be in the local area, or may have traveled to Tampico, Mexico through the Brownsville, Texas area.

Jocelyn Turcios

Jocelyn Turcios age-progression

Sandra Gutierrez

Above are pictures of Jocelyn and her mother in 2004, and an age-progressed image of Jocelyn to sixteen years. If you have any information as to her whereabouts please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the Franklin Police Department at 615-794-2513.

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Alfonso, Christopher, and Stephanie Diaz missing twenty-four years

Today is the twenty-fourth anniversary of the disappearance of Alfonso, Christopher Jorge, and Stephanie Diaz. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother from Anaheim, California.

Alfonso Diaz

Alfonso Diaz age-progression

Christopher Diaz

Christopher Diaz age-progression

Stephanie Diaz

Stephanie Diaz age-progression

Above are pictures of Alfonso, Christopher, and Stephanie in 1995 and age-progressed images to twenty years for Alfonso, eighteen years for Christopher, and sixteen years for Stephanie. Unfortunately, their case has been closed, although they remain missing. If you have any information as to their whereabouts, please contact For the Lost from our website, or call the California District Attorney’s Office, Child Abduction Unit at 714-834-3600. If you can, please call the California District Attorney’s Office and ask them to re-open the Diaz childrens’ case.

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Jesus Jimenez Osorio missing six years

Today is the sixth anniversary of the disappearance of Jesus Jimenez Osorio. He was abducted by his non-custodial father, Jesus Jimenez Lara, from Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico.

Jesus Jimenez Osorio

Jesus Jimenez Lara

Above are pictures of Jesus and his father. If you have any information as to his whereabouts, please contact the Procuraduria General de la Republica at 01-800-002-5200.

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Alondra Angela Angela missing six years

Today is the sixth anniversary of the disappearance of Alondra de Jesus Angela Angela. She was abducted by her non-custodial father, Roger Alamilla Gonzalez, from Tepetitan, Tabasco, Mexico. They may be in Baja California.

Alondra Angela Angela

Roger Alamilla Gonzalez

Above are pictures of Alondra and her father. Help bring her home to her mother – if you have any information as to her whereabouts please contact the PGJ Tabasco at 01-800-008-5400.

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Athziry Alvarez Naredo missing six years

Today is the sixth anniversary of the disappearance of Athziry Naomi Alvarez Naredo. She was abducted by her non-custodial maternal grandmother from Hutzilac, Morelos, Mexico. They may be in the state of Quintana Roo.

Athziry Alvarez Naredo

Above is a picture of Athziry. Help bring her home to her father – if you have any information as to her whereabouts please contact the the Procuraduria General de la Republica at 01-800-002-5200.

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Brandon Mema missing nineteen years

Today is the nineteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Brandon Mema. He was abducted along with his brother Anthony by their non-custodial mother, Judith Renee Brinkers, from Brooklyn, New York. They may be in the Toronto or Winnipeg areas of Canada, or may still be in the local area. Anthony was found safe in July 2011; Brandon remains missing.

Brandon Mema

Brandon Mema age-progression

Judith Brinkers

Above are pictures of Brandon and his mother in 2000, and an age-progressed image of Brandon to twelve years. Help bring him home to his father – if you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the New York Police Department at 718-735-0502.

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Cesar Guzman Cervantes missing twenty-five years

Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the disappearance of Cesar Yair Guzman Cervantes. He was abducted by his non-custodial father, Gerardo Guzman Infante, from Distrito Federal, Mexico.

Cesar Guzman Cervantes

Gerardo Guzman Infante

Above are pictures of Cesar and his father. If you have any information as to his whereabouts, please contact the Fiscalia Especializada en la Atención de Delitos de Tráfico de Menores at 800-008-5400.

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Amy and Joshua Cruz missing seventeen years

Today is the seventeenth anniversary of the disappearance of Amy Jennis and Joshua Cruz. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Jessica Gomez, from Jersey City, New Jersey. They may be in the Corzal, Puerto Rico area.

Amy Cruz

Joshua Cruz

Above are pictures of Amy and Joshua. Unfortunately, their case has been closed, although they remain missing. If you have any information as to their whereabouts, please contact For the Lost from our website, or call the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office at 201-915-1300. If you can, please contact the Hudson County Sherrif’s office and ask them to re-open the Cruz childrens’ case.

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