Help Find John James Morris Jr
News Update 08/08/11After four years, mother still searching for missing Poolesville man New Jersey woman plans to ask FBI for assistance
Far right photo taken July 2007, just days before his disappearance
Missing from: Dickerson,Maryland
Classification: Endangered Missing
Age at disappearance: 37
Date of Birth: 11/07/69
Height: 72 inches
Weight: 175 pounds
Hair Color: Brown
Hair (Other): Graying
Eye Color: Brown
Identifying Characteristics: Pierced left ear, tattoo of a “snake” or “dragon” on right forearm, tattoo of a “scorpion” on left shoulder, healed ankle fracture due to injury suffered 5 yrs prior to disappearance, Rhinoplasty procedure to correct broken nose sustained at age 15, eczema on left ankle, scar on calf of leg, cap on front tooth, suffers from degenerative bone disease causing one middle toe to be significantly shorter than others.
Clothing: Possibly wearing a red fleece jacket.
Jewelry: Gold chain, watch.
Circumstances of Disappearance: Suspicious. John was last seen at approximately 11:00pm at a friend’s residence in the 24000 block of Whites Ferry Rd., in Dickerson, MD , the home he shared with his boyfriend. Morris and his boyfriend Jack Whitescarver had recently ended their 12-year relationship .
Morris family reported him missing August 23 after he missed several of their weekly telephone conversations. All of his belongings, including his truck and his dog, were at the home.
His cell phone or credit card has not been used since he disappeared.
John has a medical condition. John has ADHD and may be bipolar and needs medication.
John broke his ankle 5 years ago. He also broke his nose at the age of 15 playing baseball. The nose was cosmetically fixed. John has a degenerative bone disease in one of his middle toes which makes it shorter than the rest. He has a cap on his front tooth and sometimes breaks out with eczema on his left ankle.
John is a talented artist who paints in oils. He may be working as a landscaper or may be working as a handyman. John can fix anything. He is also a glazier who can fix broken car windows. He is a jack of all trades. John also loves animals and can work as a veterinary assistant where he once worked in the Georgetown District of Washington, DC
Anyone who has seen John or knows of his whereabouts, call Detective Rod Stephens at the Montgomery County Police Department in the Germantown District in Maryland at (240) 773-6239 or Crime Tip Line 240-773-TIPS (8477) or Montgomery County Police Confidential Web Crime Tip Information System
or CUE Center For Missing Persons 24 hour tip line (910) 232-1687