Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A black short-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and work boots.
Other characteristics: Native American male. Dark brown hair, brown eyes. Sandoval is of Navajo descent. He has following tattoos: a long-haired woman on his upper left arm, red lips on the left side of his neck, a star on his wrist, and his last name "Sandoval" on the right side of his neck. His arms and hands are tattooed also.
Details at time of disappearance: Sandoval was last seen walking away from his parents' Coppermine, Arizona home at 4:30 a.m. on September 3, 2017. He told his mother he was going towards Phoenix, Arizona and then to Torreon, New Mexico. He has never been heard from again. Although he has dropped out of sight before, he had always kept in touch with his family. His mother reported him missing after two months.
Around the time of his disappearance, Sandoval was using and dealing methamphetamine and had been acting paranoid. He claimed drug cartels were chasing him, but wouldn't say why. His case remains unsolved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Tuba City Police Department
Other information: Navajo Nation Missing Persons Updates
The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Missing and Murdered Native Americans
Psychic detective links:
Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated January 27, 2020 date of birth and clothing/jewelry description added, details of disappearance updated.