Help Locate Missing Person at Risk, Joe Ricks

Date Posted: October 14th, 2021 @ 3:02 PM
Last Updated: October 15th, 2021 @ 2:29 PM
Photo of At Risk Missing Person Joe Ricks

For Immediate Release October 14, 2021


The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from our community and media partners in locating Missing Person at risk, Joe Ricks.

Ricks was last seen at 11:30 PM, on October 6, 2021, in the 5400 block of Vicente Way, possibly headed to San Francisco. He was wearing a brown jacket, black jeans, black boots, and possibly carrying a black backpack.

Ricks is described as a 35-years-old Caucasian male. He stands 5’4, weighs 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. His family reports he has mental health challenges.

Ricks possibly has associates in the area of People's Park in Berkeley.

If you have any knowledge or information regarding the whereabouts of Ricks, please notify the Oakland Police Department's Missing Persons Unit at 510-238-3641.

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