North American Missing Persons Network
Darren Christopher Smith

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Above: Smith, circa 2003

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 20, 2003 from San Diego, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 20, 1963
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Weight: 170 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Smith has a scar on his chin.

  • Details of Disappearance
    Smith was an experienced but conservative sailor who never ventured far from the San Diego coastline, according to friends. A friend noticed his boat had been removed from its mooring at De Anza Cove about 12:45 p.m, Monday, January 20, 2003. His 20-foot sloop was found unpiloted, adrift and in full sail configuration two miles off the La Jolla coastline the same day.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact
    San Diego Police Department

    Source Information
    CA DOJ