Name: Ricky Lynn Nelson
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: August 04, 2007
Location Last Seen: Castor, Bienville County, Louisiana
Date of Birth: March 2, 1955
Age: 52 years old
Weight: 105 - 150 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Has scars on abdomen and back from several back and stomach surgeries, has dentures, Straight hair with receeding hairline, Mustache
Fingerprints: Not Available
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Ricky Nelson was last seen at his home on August 4, 2007. He left the door unlocked and fish baking in the oven. There were no signs of foul play at the home. Nelson's truck, a blue '98 Chevy S-10 pickup was found 2 days later on Tons Road just off State Highway 155 near Saline, LA. There was damage to the driver's side and 2 tires were off their rims. Tire tracks indicate the truck was driven on the shoulder of the road for about a quarter of a mile from the accident scene before it was abandoned. Truck was unlocked with keys & Nelson's checkbook inside. Ground and air searches were conducted to no findings.
Agency Name: Bienville County SO
Agency Contact Person: Sheriff John Ballance
Agency Phone Number: 318-263-2215
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 4464
NCIC Case Number: M-60678077
NamUs Case Number: 10066
Added: 9/22/17; Last Updated: 9/22/17
Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team
** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.