Zacharey Tayler Wilks

Wilks, circa 2017; Wilks's car

  • Missing Since 05/24/2017
  • Missing From Lompoc, California
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth 04/06/1990 (29)
  • Age 27 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'10, 180 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A light gray v-neck t-shirt and light-colored jeans.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Wilks has a tattoo of a rose on his right calf, and his right index finger is crooked. His nickname is Zack.

Details of Disappearance

Wilks was last seen on May 24, 2017. He left Lompoc, California visit his uncle in Las Vegas, Nevada, driving his 1994 Honda Civic with Acura rims and the California license plate number 7SGR202, but he never arrived at his destination and has never been heard from again. A photo of Wilks's vehicle is posted with this case summary.

Wilks's cellular phone last pinged on Highway 166, which is consistent with his planned route. His phone received a text at 12:13 a.m., but by 12:25 it was either turned off or the battery was dead. Since his disappearance he hasn't used his credit card or accessed his bank account.

At the time of his disappearance, Wilks lived with his brother and worked as a handyman in Lompoc. He had graduated fromĀ Allan Hancock College. His family stated his disappearance is completely out of character for him; he had always kept in touch with them. His case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Lompoc Police Department 805-736-2341

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated August 22, 2018; casefile added.