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5072DMME - John V. J. Joyce


Name: John V. J. Joyce
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: September 13, 1982
Location Last Seen: Alton, Penobscot County, Maine

Physical Description

Date of Birth: June 15, 1949
Age: 33 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Nickname/Alias: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He has a scar on his abdomen scar and damage to his hips and hands due to a mortocycle crash just before going missing. Skeletal information is available.


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Not Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

William Garlick (NamUs MP 19727) and John Joyce left Worcester, MA on 9/13/1982 enroute to Alton, Maine to collect a $22,000 debt. They were operating a black 1980 Corvette with Massachusetts registration 512-EVZ. The Corvette was found in the parking lot of the Bangor Mall in Bangor, Maine on 9/14/1982. The ignition was torn apart as well as the interior of the vehicle. A man's wallet, belonging to William Garlick was found on the seat of the vehicle. John Joyce and William Garlick have not been seen since.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit
Agency Contact Person: Detective Greg Mitchell
Agency Phone Number: (207) 866-2121
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: LC-82-04999

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 19728

Information Source(s)

Maine State Police

Admin Notes

Added: 2/12/2017; Last Updated: 2/12/2017

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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