The Doe Network:
Case File 960DMCA

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Left: Martinez, circa 1994;  Center: Progressed to age 13 years (2005); Right: Progressed to age 19 yrs

Dakotah James Martinez
Missing since August 21, 1994 from Costa Mesa, Orange County, California.
Classification: Family Abduction

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Dakotah and his brother, Jeremy are
allegedly concealed by their father, Jose Martinez-Pena. They were last seen on August 20, 1994, in Costa Mesa, California

Jose Martinez-Pena


  • Date Of Birth: March 27, 1962
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'10"; 185 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White / Hispanic male. Black hair; brown eyes.
  • Marks, Scars:  A scorpion tattoo on his upper arm.

  • Investigators
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Orange District Attorneys Office

    Agency Case Number: 94-31596

    NCMEC #: NCMC821765

    NCIC Number: M951416470
    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Source Information:
    National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    CA DOJ

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    Last Updated: 7/27/2012 - By: BR / Web Assist