Name: Joseph Brandon Benton
Classification: Endangered Missing Adult
Alias / Nickname: Smokey Joe
Date of Birth: 1985-01-22
Date Missing: 2004-01-06
From City/State: Lufkin, TX
Missing From (Country): USA
Age at Time of Disappearance: 18
Height: 64 inches
Weight: 140 pounds
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel
Identifying Characteristics: Horizontal scar under left eye, tattoo of a "mushroom" on right calf, tattoo of the name "Smokey Joe" on left forearm, tattoo of a "cross" between thumb and forefinger on right hand, tattoo of the letters "LOVE HATE" across knuckles on both hands, scar on left side of forehead, pierced left ear, missing teeth.
Jewelry: Small gold hoop earring.
Circumstances of Disappearance: Unknown. Joseph last contacted family at approximately 5:00pm in Lufkin, TX. His brown and tan 1987 Ford F-150 extended cab was later located southeast of Angelina County on Parker Point Rd. near Zavalla, TX.
Investigative Agency: Tyler County Sheriff's Department
Phone: (409) 283-2172
Investigative Case #: 110406
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