North American Missing Persons Network
Javier Pimentel

Above Images: Pimentel, circa 1997

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 20, 1997 from San Jose, California.
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 9, 1974
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: 175 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: EYJ tattoo on one of his hands.
  • Case Number: 972940622

  • Details of Disappearance
    Javier was last seen on October 20, 1997 in San Jose, CA where he was kidnapped from an area near his home. Later that evening, Javier's family received a call from an unknown suspect stating the victim would be killed if they did not pay for his safe return. Police suspect foul play.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Jose Police Department
    (619) 531-2000

    Source Information
    California Department of Justice
    San Jose Mercury News