Missing Octavio DeJesus Farias new case information posted as of May 15th 2020

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Missing Octavio DeJesus Farias

Left: Octavio, approximate date 2003;
Right: Age-progression to age 16 (approximate date 2014)

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: June 15, 2003 from Torrance, California

Type: Family Abduction

Date of Birth: June 2, 1998 Age at disappearance: 5 years old

Weight and Height: 3'0 - 3'6, 45 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Some agencies give Octavio's middle name as "Jesus." His nickname is Tavo. Clothing/Jewelry Description: A dark blue shirt and blue pants.

Details of disappearance and psychic work by Brian Ladd (login to view entire case as of May 2020)


Octavio was last seen in Torrance, California on June 15, 2003. He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Leticia Polanco Sabalza. A photograph and vital statistics for Sabalza are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant was issued for her on July 18, 2003.

Leticia Polanco Sabalza

Date of Birth: March 6, 1978
Age at disappearance: 25 years old

Weight and Height: 4'11, 110 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Sabalza may use the alias name Alma Polanco.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office