North American Missing Persons Network
Dean Toshio Tanaka

Above Image: Tanaka, circa 1996

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 13, 1996 from Woodland Hills, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 30, 1961
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: 190 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Asian/Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: May have a moustache,
    beard or a goatee. Tattoos on both arms.
  • Medical Conditions: Schizophrenic and requires medication.
  • Clothing: Denim shirt, blue jeans.
  • Case Number: 96-1031733

  • Details of Disappearance
    Tanaka was last seen walking away from his residence in Woodland Hills, California on September 13, 1996. He may be working as a motorcycle mechanic. Tanaka may be a patient of medical facility or be in the care of a board and care facility.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

    Los Angeles Police Department
    (213) 485-5381
    (213) 485-6625

    Source Information
    Los Angeles Police Department
    California Department of Justice