Jeffrey Wayne Nelson

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Above Images: Nelson, circa 2009


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 10, 2009 from Berwick, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: January 16, 1963
  • Age: 46 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Nelson has a scar on his forehead, a tattoo of a dragon on his shoulder and a tattoo of his last name "Nelson" on his upper left arm.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Nelson was last seen in Berwick, Louisiana on September 10, 2009. Police tried to stop him for reckless driving along Highway 90 in Bayou Vista, but he resisted arrest and then ran away. He has never been heard from again. His truck was found abandoned at a Berwick shipyard, with his eyeglasses and cellular phone inside it. Nelson had warrants out for his arrest for resisting arrest, failure to yield and possession of drug paraphernalia. Prior to his disappearance, he had struggled with alcoholism and depression and had threatened to commit suicide. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Louisiana Repository for Unidentified and Missing People
    KATC 3


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 9, 2017; casefile added.

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