North American Missing Persons Network
Robert D. Helphrey

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Above Image: Helphrey, circa 2006

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 22, 2006 from Palm Harbor, Pinellas County, Florida
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 28, 1971
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Weight: 190-230 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blonde/Strawberry
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Tattoos: a fence around
    one arm, Tasmanian Devil on ankle, may have had a fish
    on his back near his shoulder.
  • Medical Conditions: Takes medication for high blood
    pressure. Was going to be tested for sleep apnea due to recent
    sleeping difficulties.
  • Clothing: May have been wearing shorts and a polo shirt
    with the name"Thirsty Marlin" printed on it (he worked there).
  • Jewelry: Often wears a leather necklace with a brown stone.
  • AKA: "Bob"
  • Case Number: 06-141210
  • Fingerprints: Available
  • Dentals: Available

  • Details of Disappearance
    Helphrey was last seen leaving Peggy O'Neill's Irish Pub & Eatery at 31177 US Highway 19, Apt. 512, Palm Harbor, Fl on May 22, 2006. He told his friends he was heading home, which was nearby, to meet a subject by the name of Zac Taylor. Taylor advised that Helphrey never showed up.

    He climbed into his blue gray Mitsubishi SUV and drove off toward his apartment on U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor.

    Helphrey was the Manager of a successful restaurant in Palm Harbor called the Thirsty Marlin. Helphrey left behind his dog and his daughter.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
    Detective Michael Bailey
    (727) 582-6200
    (727) 582-5808

    Source Information
    The Family of Robert Helphrey