Johnny Joe Shields

Johnny Joe Shields (Courtesy Iowa Dept. of Public Safety)

Johnny Joe Shields

Missing Person

Age at Report: 32
DOB: February 12, 1956
Weight: 160 lbs.
Height: 5′ 06″
Race: White
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Incident Type: Involuntary disappearance
Missing From: Carter Lake, IA
Pottawattamie County
Case #
NCIC Number: M-337585780
NamUs MP # 27996
Dental Records: Available
Missing Since: December 15, 1988

Johnny Joe Shields, who lived with his mother in Carter Lake, Iowa, was heard leaving the residence at 2 a.m. on Thursday, December 15, 1988, and has never returned to his residence nor contacted his family.

Pottawattamie County in Iowa
Pottawattamie County in Iowa
Carter Lake in Pottawattamie CountyCarter Lake in Pottawattamie County

The 32-year-old left personal belongings and his pickup truck behind, and was reported missing to the Carter Lake Police Department on Friday, December 16, 1988.

At the time of his disappearance, he was described as a 5-foot-6 white male weighing 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, and wore a beard and mustache.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a plaid flannel shirt, white Nike tennis shoes and a blue down vest.

Shields was employed by the Ohio Fish Market in Omaha, and there has been no activity in his bank account since he went missing.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety has classified his disappearance as involuntary.

Dental information / charting is available and will be entered on NamUs at a later date.

Information Needed

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Johnny Joe Shields, please contact the Carter Lake Police Department at (712) 347-5920.


2 Responses to Johnny Shields

  1. Prayers for the family

  2. Sending prayers and my heart and thoughts to the family and friends.

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