Anthony Barela

Above: Barela, circa 2001


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 11, 2001 from Chino, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 17, 1960
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 235 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, black eyes. Barela's nickname is Tony. He has a tattoo on his upper right arm of an eagle similar to the eagle on the Mexican flag, cupped by a half-wreath of leaves with the words "Mi Vida" underneath.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white dress shirt, gray pants, black boots and a gold nugget ring.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Barela was last seen at his home in Chino, California at 1:00 a.m. January 11, 2001. He left home, possibly to go to Long Beach or Compton, California, and never returned. He has never been heard from again. On March 13, two and a half months later, his car was found abandoned in Los Angeles, California. Few details are available in his case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Chino Police Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    Missing Persons Throughout the World


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 4, 2013; clothing/jewelry description added, details of disappearance updated.

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