James Lawrence Simmons

Above: Simmons, circa 1987


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 11, 1987 from Sacramento, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: December 9, 1955
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 150 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Native American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Simmons's left arm and hand are crippled. He is missing one front tooth and has a tattoo on his right hand. He has a scar on his abdomen from when he was shot and a bullet grazed his stomach. Simmons may use the alias names Larson Simmons and/or Lawrence Yellowknife.
  • Medical Conditions: Simmons is an alcoholic.
  • Bar

    Details of Disappearance

    Simmons was homeless at the time of his disappearance; his last known location was Sacramento, California. His family last heard from him on November 11, 1987; he never contacted them again. Few details are available in his case. San Francisco police are investigating.


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


    Source Information
    North American Missing Persons Network
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 1 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 25, 2016; casefile added.

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