North American Missing Persons Network
Ivan Puchote

Above Image: Puchote

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 29, 2006 from Wimberly, Hays County, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 9, 1986
  • Age: 20
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 200-210 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Tattoo on right shoulder of a
    three inch by four inch triangle with the words "Hecho En Mexico"
    and seven inch scar on lower abdomen. His hair is three inches long
    on top and the sides are shaved.
  • Clothing: He is known to wear a silver rope chain, size large
    shirts, 34 inch waist in pants and white high top tennis
    shoes with blue markings.
  • AKA: Ivan Garcia-Puchote, Ivan Puchote-Garcia
  • DNA: Available
  • Case Number: M0610001

  • Details of Disappearance
    Puchote was last seen at about 10 pm on September 29, 2006 in the parking lot of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Wimberly, Texas.

    He was driving on RR12 with a friend when two men followed them and began to throw bottles at them. Puchote pulled over on the parking lot and his friend fled.

    His vehicle was located the next day in the parking lot, windows busted out and surrounded with blood. The suspects' vehicle was later found west of town with blood in the rear cargo area. It is unknown why the two men attacked Puchote, one of them is from Guanajuato, Mexico, where the Puchotes are from.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    Missing Persons Clearinghouse
    (512) 424-5074
    Hays County Sheriff Office

    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety