Texas EquuSearch has been working with the Houston Police Department on the missing person case of 28 year-old Darius Gatlin, and we will begin an active search for Darius on Friday morning – October 2nd 2015 at 8:30 a.m. The search staging area / Command Post will be at the Norte Dame Catholic Church, located at 7720 Boone Rd. near Pompano Ln in Houston, Texas 77072. We will be in need of searchers on foot and ATVs. Please bring your own water & snacks. Dress appropriately for thick brushy terrain, and the projected weather conditions. Jack Boggess will be your Search Coordinator, and he can be reached at (713) 826-3869.
Original Post: 28 year-old Darius Gatlin last seen at his southwest Houston home in Houston, Texas on September 11th 2015. Darius was wearing a pink & white tank top, blue jean short-shorts and pink & white shoes with flowers. Darius has “Darius” tattooed on one side of his neck, and “Brandon” tattooed on the other side. He also has a panther tattoo, and the word “Aquarius” tattooed on his chest. Darius’ dark burgundy-colored, 2013 Nissan Maxima with Texas license plates of BWH-0539 is also missing. If you have seen Darius Gatlin since his disappearance, if you know of his current whereabouts, or if you have any information concerning his disappearance; please contact the Houston Police Department at (713) 731-5223 – or call Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.
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Posted on 24. Sep, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
Texas EquuSearch will be having a Training / New Member Orientation class in The Great Room at Sagemont Church on Saturday – November 7th 2015 at 9:00 a.m. This class is for current and new members of the Texas EquuSearch organization only. Sagemont Church is located at 11300 S. Sam Houston Pkwy East near Hughes Rd. in Houston, TX 77089. The Great Room is located behind a wooden privacy fence on the northeast side of the church complex.
Note: If you’re not a member yet visit: http://texasequusearch.org/get-involved/become-a-member-of-tes/
Our organization is honored and privileged to have Houston Police Department Missing Persons Detective Darrin Buse as a speaker during this class. Detective Buse has been with the Houston Police Department Missing Persons Division for more than twenty years, and is known throughout the United States as one of the most knowledgeable, skilled, successful and respected missing person investigators in the country. Det. Buse is directly responsible for safely reuniting countless numbers of missing persons with their loving, but worried family members. Hard-working Det. Buse infuses the highest degree of professionalism, integrity and sincerity into every case that he works. Det. Buse has spent immeasurable hours researching how Alzheimer’s patients might react when they disappear, and what can be done to locate the missing Alzheimer’s patients faster, and safe. Det. Buse’s remarkable projections on how to find a missing Alzheimer’s patient; based on his research and experience, is a main factor in the extraordinarily high success rate the Houston Police Department maintains for locating missing Alzheimer’s patients safe, and returning them to their loving families.
Det. Busey does not only work on missing Alzheimer’s patients though. His normal heavy caseload consist of other missing persons with special needs, possible suicides and potential foul play cases among others. In any spare minutes that he has, Det. Buse goes through the missing persons cold cases files to get leads, and bring closure to a missing person’s family.
It a special privilege for us to have such a distinguished, dedicated and respected investigator come speak at our class and give us a better insight, and wider perspective on locating missing persons. So if you have can attend this special training class; it is greatly encouraged.
Information regarding the memorial service for Mr. Flanagan:
Attention: All Texas EquuSearch members. The active search for 39 year-old Johnny Flanagan will begin on Saturday – June 27th 2015 at 9:00 a.m. All searchers are requested to meet at the Sagemont Church, located at 11300 South Sam Houston Parkway East near Hughes Rd. in Houston, Texas 77089. We will be in need of searchers on foot and ATVs.
The classroom part of the “Orientation & Training” class will proceed as scheduled at 9:00 a.m. at the Sagemont Church. But instead of participating in a field training exercise after the classroom orientation; you will be requested to search with trained and experienced Texas EquuSearch members in the search for Johnny Flanagan. Everyone please dress appropriately for the weather conditions and a thick, brushy terrain. Please bring your own water and snacks if possible. Tim Miller will be your Search Coordinator, and he can be reached at (281) 960-6183. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you there.
Original post: 39 year-old Johnny Flanagan was last seen in Houston, Texas on the morning of May 14th 2015. Johnny was driving a black, 2006 Nissan Altima 4-door with Texas license plates of DRG-0880. Johnny was last known to be wearing a black shirt, white pants and an unknown color or brand of tennis shoes. Johnny has a teardrop tattooed under his left eye. If you have seen Johnny Flanagan since his disappearance, if you know of his current whereabouts, or if you have any information concerning his disappearance; please contact the Houston Police Department at (713) 731-5223 – or call Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.
Download: Johnny Flanagan Flyer
Posted on 21. Sep, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
Update: The search for Aadan Abdilahi is now over. Aadan has been found safe, and is currently being re-united with his family members. We want to thank everyone in their efforts to find Aadan.
9/21: The active search for 52 year-old Aadan Abdilahi will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday – September 22nd 2015. The search Command Post will be at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, located at 15015 Memorial Dr. near N. Eldridge Parkway in Houston, Texas 77079. We will be in need of searchers on foot and ATV. Please bring your own snacks and water. Please dress appropriately for thick brushy conditions and the forecasted weather conditions. Your Search Coordinator is Frank Black, and he can be reached at (713) 301-6813.
Original Post: 52 year-old Aadan Abdilahi was last seen in the far western part of Houston, Texas on September 8th 2015. Aadan was last known to be wearing a black blazer jacket, dark-colored Burberry brand blue jeans, a baby blue t-shirt and white tennis shoes. Aadan is in need of his required medication, and likely requires some medical attention. Aadan is new to this country, and this particular area. He does not speak any English. If you have seen Aadan Abdilahi since his disappearance, if you know of his current whereabouts, or if you have any information concerning his disappearance; please contact the Houston Police Department at (713) 731-5223 or call Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.
Download: Aadan Abdilahi Flyer
The family of Johnny Flanagan wish to invite all Texas EquuSearch members, family and friends of Johnny Flanagan to join them in a prayer vigil and cross dedication in honor of their loved one, Johnny Flanagan, this Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 7 pm. Johnny went missing in May 2015 in south Houston. His car was found submerged in Sims Bayou on July 23. His remains have now been identified. A beautiful cross will be erected by loved ones in honor of their beloved friend, brother, son and father, Johnny. Come join family in remembering and honoring this young man who touched so many lives. The location for the dedication is in the 4700 block of Scenic Drive in south Houston, near the intersection of Cullen Blvd. and Airport Blvd. The service is open to public.
Jason Boyle‘s celebration of life will be held at 2pm on Saturday, September 19,2015. It will be at Bridge Point Bible Church at 13277 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77079. If you are able, please feel free to bring a dish to the church. There will be food and drinks after the service. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Texas Equusearch.
Posted on 16. Sep, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
The search for Juniat W. Thomas III is now over. Human remains that are thought to be those of Juniat have been found. However, positive identification must still be confirmed by medical authorities at the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences and law enforcement investigators. We ask that everyone please keep Juniat’s family and friends […]
Posted on 15. Sep, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
26 year-old Rebecca Paulk was last seen in Linden, Alabama on September 7th 2015, and vehicle was later found abandoned in a wooded area in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. Rebecca was wearing blue jeans and an unknown color t-shirt. Rebecca has the tattoo of a fairy on her right torso, “R C” in her bikini area […]
Posted on 12. Sep, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
The search for 36 year-old kayaker, Jason Boyle, is now over. Texas EquuSearch members have located human remains in Buffalo Bayou at 11:05 a.m. on Monday – September 14th 2015, and notified the Houston Police Department of the recovery. Though these remains are thought to be those of Jason Boyle; positive identification must still be […]
Posted on 12. Sep, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
UPDATE: Robin Wright Mascari has been found safe and is being reunited with family. Thanks to everyone that shared this post and came out on the search. Original Post: 52 year old Robin Wright Mascari was last seen at her home in Pearland, TX on the afternoon of Sept 11 by her son. Robin has […]
Posted on 10. Sep, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
31 years ago, Laura Miller went missing. Today we honor the memory of a daughter and the legacy of a father. Dear Laura, We love you and honor you. We also want to thank you, thank you for always watching over us while we search for missing loved ones in your honor, in your name. […]
Posted on 09. Sep, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
Karrie has been located safe by the Houston police department. Original post: 42 year-old Karrie Woodman was last seen in the area off S. McGregor Way @ Hwy. 288 in Houston, Texas on September 4th 2015. Karie is confined to a wheelchair, and last known to be wearing dark pink t-shirt with the words “STATE […]
Posted on 29. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
The Texas EquuSearch organization is deeply saddened, and infuriated over the senseless ambush-style execution murder of Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy, Darren Goforth. The Texas EquuSearch organization often works with the fine deputies from the Harris County Sheriff’s Department, and many other agencies of immeasurable value throughout our area and many other parts of the United […]
Posted on 28. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
Texas EquuSearch has joined the Port Arthur Police Department in the search for a missing man, 32-year-old Joseph Paul Gauthier. The active search for Joseph will begin on Saturday, August 29nd 2015 at 8:00 a.m. The Command Post will be located at the La Quinta Inn in Bridge City, Texas. The address is 108 Texas […]
Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
31 year-old Patrice “Trecie” Smith was last seen by anyone on March 24th 2012 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Patrice was last known to be wearing a purple V neck t-shirt, dark blue denim Capris pants and black Nike tennis shoes with a gray check on them. Patrice has the tattoo of a rose in her […]
Posted on 22. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
Ramon Rivera has been found SAFE. Original post: 43 year-old Ramon Rivera was last seen in Houston, Texas on August 17th 2015. Ramon was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray shorts, and gray & black tennis shoes. Ramon has several medical issues, and might be in need of medical attention. Ramon has slurred […]
Posted on 21. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
8/21 Update: A body found at Lake Buchannan in Llano County, Texas on July 25th 2015 have been positively identified by authorities as being those of 50 year-old Dennis Holtzclaw. We ask that everyone please keep Dennis’ family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this most devastating time in their lives. 7/25 UPDATE: […]
Posted on 15. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
39 year-old Shannon McCullough was last seen in Many, Louisiana on the morning of August 7th 2015. Shannon was driving a white, 2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport SUV with Louisiana plates of RRA-831. A faded sticker saying “In Memory of Josh Miller” is on the back window. Shannon was wearing blue jeans, and a red t-shirt […]
Posted on 14. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
The active search for 37 year-old Jonathan Smith of Jasper, Texas will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday – August 15th 2015. We will be in need of searchers on foot and ATVs. Please bring your own water and snacks, and dress appropriately for the weather conditions that day. Also dress for thick, brushy wooded […]
Posted on 11. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
The family of Patrick Carter became un-measurably ecstatic on August 12th 2015, after learning that Texas EquuSearch members found Patrick, and that he was safe. Patrick was soon reunited with his relieved family, and was quickly enroute back to his home in Mississippi. We want to thank everyone that helped bring Patrick home safe. Original […]
Posted on 11. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
The family of Nathaniel Bankhead became un-measurably ecstatic on August 12th 2015, after learning that Texas EquuSearch members found Nathaniel, and that he was safe. Nathaniel was soon reunited with his relieved family, and was quickly enroute back to his home in Mississippi. We want to thank everyone that helped bring Nathaniel home safe. Original […]
Posted on 11. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
62 year-old Harold “J.R.” Molohon, a retired firefighter and surfing enthusiast was last seen in Norfolk, Virginia on Monday morning – August 3rd 2015. J.R.’s unoccupied pick-up truck was observed at the beach in Corolla, North Carolina later that day. J.R.’s surfboard was in the bed of his pick-up truck. The name “NOAH” is tattooed […]
Posted on 03. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
The search for 18 year-old Jakob Aguirre is now over. Jakob has been positively identified by the Medical Examiner’s office, after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident that took his life far too soon. We ask that everyone please keep Jakob’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this most tragic […]
Posted on 01. Aug, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
9/8/15: Missing man’s accused killer arrested, charged – Click2Houston.com 8/3/15: The active search for 24 year-old Antonio Martins will resume on Tuesday – August 4th 2015 at 8:00 a.m. The Command Post will be located at the Texas EquuSearch office. For those of you that haven’t yet been to the Texas EquuSearch office; it is […]
Posted on 25. Jul, 2015 by Nova Arguijo.
The Jacksonville, Florida Sheriff’s Office has requested the help of Texas EquuSearch to help find abducted 21 month-old toddler, Lonzie Barton. Lonzie was in a vehicle when it was stolen. But the vehicle was later found, and Lonzie was not inside. Lonzie was only wearing a diaper. If you have seen Lonzie Barton since his […]
Posted on 10. Jul, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
The search for 27 year-old Shannon Godfrey is now over. Shannon’s body has been recovered, and positively identified. We ask that everyone please keep Shannon’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time in their lives. Original Post: 27 year-old Shannon Godfrey was last seen as he was being swept […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
The body of Lavinda Counce was found and identified this morning, July 12, 2015. Thanks to Dave Rader of our Ohio Chapter for assisting from Ohio to help volunteers in Arkansas in searching for Ms. Counce. Special thanks to Wilda and Doug, and our mant friends from Walnut Ridge who searched tirelessly for Lavinda. Our […]
Posted on 03. Jul, 2015 by Kevin Cotter.
21 year-old Marc Amador has been found safe. Original Post: 21 year-old Marc Amador was last seen in N.E. Houston, Texas on July 2nd 2015. Marc is mentally handicapped. Marc was last known to be wearing a grey shirt, grey shorts and black flip flops. Marc has a birthmark above his belly button. If you […]