Above: Octavio Farias in 2003 (left) and an age-progressed image to 16, circa 2014 (right)
Octavio Dejesus Farias
Last seen in Torrance, California on June 15, 2003
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on June 2, 1998. Brown hair, brown eyes. His nickname is "Tavo." Last seen wearing a dark blue shirt and blue pants. Was five at the time.
Circumstances: He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Leticia Polanco Sabalza. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. A felony warrant was issued for her on July 18, 2003. They may have left the country and traveled to Mexico. Octavio is considered endangered and missing under suspicious circumstances.
Above: Leticia Sabalza in 2003
Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on March 6, 1978. Brown hair, brown eyes. She may use the alias "Alma Polanco." She was twenty-five at the time.
If you have any information as to Octavio's whereabouts, please contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office at 310-830-1123. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Doe Network
The Charley Project
California Missing Persons Registry
NamUs National Missing Persons Data System
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