Find Missing Justin Glen Gaines!

Find Missing Justin Glen Gaines!

Find Missing Justin Glen Gaines!
He was last seen at a nightclub.
It seems that he may have been drunk
Or under the influence of drugs.
He wanted a ride but couldn’t find one.
His parents never heard from him then or ever.
Where is Justin Glen Gaines?

Find Missing Justin Glen Gaines!
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Find Missing Justin Glen Gaines!

Missing Person: Justin Glen Gaines
Missing Since
11/02/2007
Missing From
Duluth, Georgia
Classification
Endangered Missing
Date of Birth
03/31/1989 (29 to 30 years old current age)
Age when last seen
18 years old
Height and Weight
5’10 – 5’11, 210 – 230 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description when last seen
A gray long-sleeved Abercrombie shirt, ripped jeans, flip-flops and diamond stud earrings.
Distinguishing Characteristics when last seen
Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Gaines may use the alias names Brad Allen and/or Brad Shewe. And he reportedly has false identification for those names. His ears are pierced and his hair was styled in a buzz cut at the time of his disappearance. He has a very muscular build as a result of weightlifting.

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Circumstances

Justin Glen Gaines was last seen at Wild Bill’s. It was a nightclub off Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth, Georgia. This incident occurred at 1:30 A.M. on November 2, 2007. He was a regular patron of the club. He did not have his car or his wallet with him and he was trying to find a ride to his mother’s home in Snellville, Georgia.

Witnesses reported he appeared to be either intoxicated or under the influence of drugs. And he may have gotten into an altercation with another patron at the club. He made several cell phone calls to friends asking for a ride home, but none of them were able to assist him.

His parents had told him he could always call them for a ride no matter how late it was. However, he never called them. The last time his phone was used was shortly before 2:00 A.M. Gaines never arrived home and has never been heard from again.

June 2007 was several months prior to his disappearance. Gaines was arrested after police found him drunk and passed out in his car. An open bottle of vodka was located in the vehicle, as well as false identification.

Gaines was charged with possession of alcohol by a minor. He was charged with second-degree forgery and having an open container of alcohol. He had a court hearing on the matter scheduled for November 21, weeks after his disappearance, but he never showed up.

Gaines’s family was aware of the charges against him. And they do not believe the court case is related to his disappearance. He had a reputation as a partier.

In September 2011, Martin Leonard Wilkie was charged with concealing a death in Gaines’s case. Dustin Dylan Glass is a career criminal and self-described gang member. He’s in federal prison on unrelated charges. Glass told authorities that he and Wilkie had assaulted Gaines and Gaines was ultimately shot to death.

Wilkie and Glass then supposedly put his body in a toolbox and took it to Walton County, Georgia. Glass’s mother, Thelma Ruth Ballew, claimed she’d helped her son and Wilkie dispose of the body. She lead investigators to a Walton County property and said Gaines’s body had been dumped in a well there. But a week-long search turned up nothing and Ballew was charged with making a false statement.

Wilkie is awaiting trial. But Glass and Ballew have not been charged in Gaines’s disappearance.

At the time of his disappearance, Gaines was a freshman at the Oconee campus of Gainesville College in Athens, Georgia. He is a graduate of Brookwood High School. He normally keeps in close contact with his family. And it is uncharacteristic of him to leave without warning.

His younger brother died of asphyxiation at home in January 2011. Authorities aren’t sure whether his death was an accident or suicide. Gaines’s disappearance remains unsolved and foul play is suspected.

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Appeal

Justin Glen Gaines has been missing for over 11 years. His loved ones have suffered a double tragedy. They have suffered the loss of Gaines’ younger brother to unclear undetermined causes. And they have lost Gaines to being missing and presumed deceased. What happened to Gaines when or after he was last seen at the nightclub? What happened to Gaines when or after he tried to find a ride with friends and couldn’t? Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Justin Glen Gaines? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for his disappearance?

Anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of Justin Gaines or has information about his disappearance is asked to contact the Gwinnett County Police Department, Criminal Investigations Section at (770) 513-5000 or (770) 513-5300. You may submit a tip via the Internet. Click here and learn more. You may contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678.

NamUs Case Number: MP5696
NCMEC Case Number: 1084559
Agency Case Number: 07-121590

Justin Glen Gaines has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
Justin Glen Gaines has a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children poster. Click here to view it.
Justin Glen Gain Gaines has a Georgia Bureau of Investigation profile. Click here to view it.
This is a lengthy, detailed article, with photos and audio. It was written after Justin Glen Gaines reached his 10th annual missing date. Click here to learn more.
Justin Glen Gaines has a National Missing Persons Directory profile. Click here to view it.
Reddit has a page devoted to Justin Glen Gaines’s disappearance. Click here and learn more.
This is a 2015 article about Justin Glen Gaines’s disappearance. Click here and learn more.
The above information is found on Justin Glen Gaines’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.
The above image is courtesy of LostNMissing, Inc.

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