Name: Derrell Robert Sims
Age: 21 years old
Last Seen: December 11, 2011
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Status: Still missing
21 year old Derrell Sims was last seen in Detroit, Michigan on December 11, 2011. He disappeared after reportedly going to pick up a friend from the hospital.
On December 11, 2011, Derrell Sims was last seen at his best friend’s house on Cherest Street off Robinwood Road on Detroit’s east side.
Around 1:00 pm Derrell left in his mother’s car, saying he was headed to the hospital to pick up a friend who his family believes was injured in a situation Derrell was involved in.
Derrell hasn’t been seen or heard from since.
His family later found out the friend in the hospital had already been discharged and released from the hospital when Derrell left to pick him up.
At the time of his disappearance, Derrell and his girlfriend had two children; a six year old daughter and a 7 month old son.
Authorities first stated that Sims was last seen in the 5000 block of East Outer Drive on December 10, 2011, however it was later reported that he was seen at his friend’s house on the 11th.
Derrell’s mother’s car was found abandoned at the intersection of Minnesota and Angling on Detroit’s east side, but Derrell was nowhere to be found.
His family says it’s uncharacteristic of him to missing without being in contact with anyone.
A $2,5000 reward is being offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the location of Sims.
The location of Derrell Sims, as well as the circumstances surrounding his disappearance, remains unknown. His case is classified as missing and remains unsolved.
Black male with black hair and brown eyes. Derrell stands 5’6 tall and weighs 150 – 175 pounds. His hair was low cut at the time of his disappearance and he had a goatee and mustache.
He has several tattoos; “Loyalty” on his face, “Fast Cash” on his knuckles, “Street King” on his hands, “Blessed” on his neck, and additional tattoos on his arms.
Clothing & Accessories:
Derrell was last seen wearing a grey and navy Nike hoodie, blue jeans, a blue and white Detroit jacket, a blue and white Detroit hat, and blue and white Air Max shoes.
If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Derrell Sims please contact the Detroit Police Department at (313) 596-2200, or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at (800) SPEAK-UP.
Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to Sims’ location.