Missing since February 23, 1997 from Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: May 6, 1934
Age at Time of Disappearance: 62 years old
Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'8"; 165 lbs.
Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Gray hair; brown eyes. He may wear glasses and have a mustache.
Circumstances of Disappearance
Sapienza was last seen at his home in St Johnsville, on February 23, 1997.
His 1997 Chevrolet Astro van was located approximately 30 days after his disappearance, at a grocery store parking lot in New Hartford, New York.
He talked to his daughter on the night of his disappearance, and told her he would leave the next morning for California. When his daughter did not hear from him for a month, she thought he was traveling, fishing, vacationing across the country. Sapienza was in the middle of a divorce at the time of his disappearance.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
New York State Police
Agency Case Number: 97-111
NCIC Number: M-011872301
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
National Center for Missing Adults
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