On 3-year anniversary of disappearance, police continue call for help in search for OC man

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Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Ocean City Police Chief Chad Callahan are seeking the public’s assistance in obtaining information on the suspicious disappearance of Ocean City resident John Weisbecker.

On March 11, 2009, at approximately 7:45 a.m., John Weisbecker was last seen by his mother at their residence in Ocean City.

On the third anniversary of Weisbecker’s disappearance, the Cape May County

Prosecutor’s Office and the Ocean City Police Department are appealing to the public for information that might lead to the explanation of what happened to Weisbecker. At the

time of his disappearance, Weisbecker was described as being a 21-year-old, white male, standing approximately 6’01” and weighing approximately 220 pounds, and having blue eyes and long brown hair and a mustache.

Weisbecker was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a black T-shirt with “SEEDLESS” on the front and brown ES sneakers. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Ocean City Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigations continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Weisbecker’s disappearance.  Numerous leads, spanning throughout the country, have been thoroughly investigated. The circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Weisbecker have been added to the National Missing and Unidentified System, as well as the Violent Criminal apprehension Program as a missing person.

The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to his recovery.

The police encourage anyone with information to call the Cape May County Prosecutor’s

Major Crime Unit at 465-1135, the Ocean City Police Department at 399-9111,

Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 465-2800 or the FBI Newark Division at 973-


Additionally, persons can leave anonymous tips online at the Cape May County Sheriff’s website at www.cmcsheriff.net or by texting 847411.

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