Cases, information on cases, and saying if a particular case was resolved or not can be mailed to us here. Or you may contact the listed agency; however since the cases are closed there may be no response.
Above: Jahi Turner in 2002 (left) and an age-progressed image to 15, circa 2015 (right)
Jahi Marques Turner
Last seen in San Diego, California on April 25, 2002
Vital statistics: Black male. Born on February 10, 2000. Black hair; brown eyes. He is ambidextrous, has a light complexion and suffers from eczema in the creases of his body. Last seen wearing a long-sleeved blue shirt imprinted with images of Winnie The Pooh and Tigger, blue nylon cargo pants with an orange drawstring and gray Air Jordan shoes. Was two when last seen.
Circumstances: He was last seen in Balboa Park in the Golden Hill area near 28th Street and Cedar Street. His stepfather, Tieray Dewayne Jones, said that he left him near the sandbox while he purchased a soda from a nearby vending machine. Tieray stated that a woman and two children were near the area at the time. When he got back, Jahi had vanished. The woman has been identified; she provided unspecified information relating to Turner's case. Some believe that Jahi was murdered by his stepfather or otherwise accidentally killed due to diary entries Tieray had written at the time. No evidence has been unearthed that Jahi met with foul play, however. His stepfather is currently imprisoned on an unrelated drug charge. Classified as a Non-Family Abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Jahi's case was closed in January 2004 for unknown reasons. He remains missing. It was opened again several years later, but he remains here as our inspiration.
Contact info: FBI San Diego at 858-565-1255
Above: Jonathon Arciniega in 2003
Above: Laura Arciniega in 2003
Jonathon Steven and Laura Isabel Arciniega
Last seen in Los Angeles, California on August 30, 2003
Vital statistics: Jonathon is a hispanic male. He was born on December 19, 2000. Brown hair, black eyes. Last seen wearing a red shirt and red shorts. Was two at the time. Laura is a hispanic female. She was born on June 27, 1997. Brown hair, brown eyes. Last seen wearing a blue dress with a flower design. Was six at the time.
Circumstances: They were abducted by their non-custodial parents, Leonardo Arciniega and Diana Polentino. Photos and vital statistics are posted below. FBI warrants for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution were issued for both of them on June 2, 2004. They are also wanted in the shaken-baby syndrome death of their third child; Jonathon and Laura were in foster care at the time as a result of this. It is believed that the abduction was premediated as the apartment owned by the parents had been vacated. They may be in Colombia. Classified as a Family Abduction.
Above: Leonardo Arciniega in 2003
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on May 10, 1979. Black balding hair, brown eyes. He may use the alias first names "Fabian," "Carlos," "Andres," and/or "Javier," and the alias last names "Pinzon," "Ramos," "Gonzalez," and/or "Becerras." Was twenty-four at the time.
Above: Diana Polentino in 2003
Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on July 4, 1981. Brown hair, brown eyes. She has a tattoo on her hand. She may use the alias first names "Lilia" and/or "Cecilia" and the alias last names "de Cova Flores" and/or "Cordoba de Polentino." Was twenty-two at the time.
Reason for inclusion: The Arciniegas' childrens' case was removed from NCMEC in 2005.
Contact info: Los Angeles Police Department at 213-485-4061
Above: Daffne Cabrera-Mendieta in 2009
Daffne Stephane Cabrera-Mendieta
Last seen in The Bronx, New York on July 4, 2009
Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on March 24, 2006. Brown hair, brown eyes. Was three at the time.
Circumstances: She was abducted by her non-custodial father. Photos and vital statistics for him are not available. They may be in Mexico. Her mother has applied for her return under the Hague Treaty. Classified as a Family Abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Daffne's case was closed in 2012.
Contact info: New York City Police Department at 212-694-7781
Above: Irma Luna in 1993 (left) and an age-progressed image to 22, circa 2003 (right)
Last seen in Medina, New York on October 21, 1993
Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on November 30, 1980. Black hair, brown eyes. She has a scar on her knee. Was twelve at the time.
Circumstances: She was abducted on her way home from school by Andres Escobar. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. He initially abducted Luna from her family's former residence in North Carolina in April 1993, six months prior to her last abduction. He was apprehended and charged with kidnapping. He stated that he would abduct her again and would not return her until she had three children by him. A friend of Luna's family received a phone call from the child several weeks after her October 1993 abduction. Luna apparently told the friend that she was with Escobar, but the call ended abruptly and she has never been heard from again. An FBI warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution was issued for him on November 5, 1993. They may be traveling in a black pickup truck with Georgia license plates or a white 1989 Ford Mustang with a dent on the driver's side door. Classified as a Non-Family Abduction.
Above: Andres Escobar in 1993
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on May 1, 1957. Black hair, brown eyes. He also be using the aliases of "Andres Escobar Calixto," "Andres Escobar Benites", "Antonio Jimenez" or "Arturo Jiminez." Was thirty-six at the time.
Reason for inclusion: Luna's case was removed from NCMEC in 2008.
Contact info: New York State Police at 800-346-3543
Above: James Rogers in 1981 (left) and an age-progressed image to 26, circa 1992 (right)
James W. Rogers
Last seen in Hanson, Plymouth County, Massachusetts on October 18, 1981
Vital statistics: White male. Born on November 12, 1966. Brown hair, brown eyes. He has a chicken pox scar under his right eye, does not have a pectoral muscle on the right side of his chest and his upper front teeth are large-sized and spaced apart. He speaks with a New England accent. Was fourteen at the time.
Circumstances: He called a friend on October 18, 1981 and stated he planned to hitchhike to the person's home. He never arrived and has not been seen or heard from since. He may have traveled through the nearby cranberry bogs. Classified as a Non-Family Abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Rogers' case was closed in 2004.
Contact info: Hanson Police Department at 617-294-8081
Above: Khadijah Soliman in 2009
Khadijah Soliman Soliman
Last seen in Weehawken, New Jersey on March 7, 2009
Vital statistics: Biracial (asian/hispanic) female. Born on December 29, 2003. Brown hair, brown eyes. She is of Arabic descent. Was five at the time.
Circumstances: She was abducted by her non-custodial mother. Photos and vital statistics for her are not available. They may be in Brazil. Her father has applied for her return under the Hague Treaty. Classified as a Family Abduction.
Reason for inclusion: Soliman's case was closed in June 2011.
Contact info: Weehawken Police Depatrment at 201-863-7800