(Above: Left and Middle: Joel, circa 2000. Right: Joel, age-progression to age 29 (circa 2014). Photo Credits: Charley Project and/or National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)
Missing Child or Adult Profile as of June 23rd, 2000: (Based on Charley Project and/or NCMEC's missingkids.org website profiles)
Full Name: Joel Joseph Contreras Missing Since: 5/01/2000 Missing From: San Diego, California Date of Birth: 7/23/1985 Age (at time of disappearance): 14 years old Age (as of 6/23/2019): 33 years old Height and Weight: 5'7, 140 pounds Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes. TIPS: Anyone having information should call 1-800-THE-LOST OR the San Diego County Sheriff's Office (California) at 1-858-565-5200
From The Charley Project:
Details of Disappearance
Joel disappeared from San Diego, California on May 1, 2000. Authorities believe he left of his own accord. He may still be in the local area, or he may have traveled to Mexico. Few details are available in his case.