Carlos Amendos Herriford

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Above Images: Herriford, circa 1995


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 13, 1995 from San Luis Obispo, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: April 11, 1975
  • Age: 20 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Herriford may use the alias Carlos Herriford Merriman.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Herriford was last seen in San Luis Obispo, California on October 13, 1995. He led a transient lifestyle at the time of his disappearance, and frequented the Cambria, California area. He has never been heard from again. Since his disappearance there have been rumors that he was murdered in 2002 in a drug deal gone bad and his body was dumped in the desert, but these accounts have not been confirmed.

    In addition to being a missing person, Herriford is also wanted by the police for two felony sex crimes. He is supposed to be registered as a sex offender, but has not registered since 1995.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department
    The Doe Network


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 21, 2010; details of disappearance updated.

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