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News | July 8, 2024

Army CID Offers $10,000 Reward for Information in 1987 Disappearance of Sgt. Jeff A. Coonradt

Army CID Cold Case Unit

QUANTICO, Va. ‒‒ The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) is offering a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to the recovery of Sgt. Jeff A. Coonradt, and/or the successful arrest and conviction of any individuals criminally liable for his disappearance.

Sgt. Coonradt was 27 years old when he was last seen in Marina, Calif., in the vicinity of the former Ford Ord, on Dec. 20, 1987, while riding as a passenger in the car of a fellow unit member. According to that individual, Sgt. Coonradt jumped from the vehicle while it was stopped at an intersection. Sgt. Coonradt has not been seen since; however, foul play is suspected in his disappearance.

Any person having information regarding this incident should contact the Army CID Cold Case Unit at +1 (571) 703-4341,, or through the Army CID website at

CID reserves the discretion to award the full or a lesser amount based on the quality of the information, multiple claimants, or other set criteria. The payout of cash rewards to military and federal employees for information leading to conviction is contingent upon their exceptional actions regarding the information provided. If you do not wish to be identified, you will be briefed on available options to remain anonymous.

Link to reward poster.