Police Seek Information to Help Find Stamford Man Missing Since Christmas Eve

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Paulino Mendoza. Courtesy Stamford Police

Stamford Police are seeking help from the public in a search for Paulino Mendoza, 24, of Willowbrook Ave in the Cove area of Stamford. Mendoza has been missing since Christmas Ave after friends dropped him off after a night of drinking. According to police Mendoza was last seen when he was dropped off at 11 Avery St. at Cove Rd. by USA Taxi.¬† He wasn’t reported missing until Sunday evening, after a check of his phone revealed no incoming or outgoing calls since Wednesday, around 4:00pm.


Police have searched the area around Cove Island Park on Tuesday with assistance of a bloodhound and a helicopter. Police also contacted local hospitals, state police, and New York Police, to no avail.

Anyone with information about Paulino Mendoza is requested to contact Stamford Police at (203) 977-4444.