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News Release

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Media Relations

Man Missing after Renting a Boat

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is asking for the public’s help in finding Daniel Balour, a man who rented a motorboat in Marina Del Rey.

On Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at around 11:45 a.m., Balour was last seen renting a motorboat from Marina Boat Rentals. He is described as a male white, 40 years old, 6 feet tall, 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a dark windbreaker jacket and dark slacks.

Later that day at about 1:50 p.m., the unoccupied boat he rented was found drifting off shore.

A photograph is available through Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Balour is asked to contact LAPD’s Missing Persons Unit at 213-485-5381. After hours or weekend calls may be directed to a 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).


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