North American Missing Persons Network
Vernon Bernard Whicker

Above Image: Whicker, circa 2004

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 1, 2004 from Bakersfield, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 8, 1978
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Lt. Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Sometimes wears mustache,
    goatee. Pierced left ear, tattoo of "Tazmanian Devil" on back
    right shoulder.
  • Clothing: Black t-shirt, blue jeans, black athletic shoes, black
    coat, carrying a blue and black duffle bag.
  • AKA: "Vern", "Bernie"
  • NCIC Number: M-914594801
  • Case Number: SR04-44132

  • Details of Disappearance
    Vernon was last seen between 9:00 pm and 10:00 pm in early July 2004 at a Greyhound Bus Station in the vicinity of 18th and F St. in Bakersfield, CA. The bus he took was headed to Carlsbad, NM and his final destination was Corpus Christi, TX. It is unknown if he ever arrived at either location.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Kern County Sheriff's Department
    (661) 391-7616

    Source Information
    National Center for Missing Adults