John Calvin Ogle

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Above: Ogle, circa 1994

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 16, 1994 from Santa Cruz, California
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 17, 1928
  • Age: 65 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 165 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Ogle was last seen fishing offshore from the municipal wharf in Santa Cruz, California on May 16, 1994. Conditions for fishing that day were poor: the water was choppy with waves three to four feet in height, and the wind exceeded 20 miles per hour. Ogle has never been heard from again. Two boaters recovered his boat, a 12-foot rental model with an outboard motor, which was floating in Monterrey Bay a mile and a half offshore. Searchers also found his lifejacket and fishing tackle. Ogle is presumed to have drowned.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Department
    831-454-7600

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    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The San Jose Mercury News
    NamUs

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 5, 2015; casefile added.

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