"Look up, Not Down, Ahead, Never Back, Each Day, A Small Step Forward."
If you have any information about Billy (NCIC # M606786078)
Please Contact The NEW HAVEN OFFICE OF THE FBI at: 203-777-6311

Please e-mail confidential information to: info@justice4billy.com

Please mail confidential information to: 
P.O. Box 123, Cheshire CT. 06410 

Missing: August 24, 2004
Missing Age:  31 Years Old
Sex: Male 
Race: White
Hair: Light Brown
Eyes: Blue
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 200 lbs.
DOB:  01/14/73
Missing From: Waterbury, CT USA
 
TATTOO’S: A tattoo of a blue cross with the name Pruitt in the cross on left forearm, a tattoo of a blue cross with an orange outline on right shoulder. His left ear is pierced with a small diamond. 

Missing: August 24, 2004 

 
 
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Billy Smolinski Song

December 2, 2013         Smolinski's on The William Landers Show
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November 20, 2013     The William Landers Show: Gleason vs.Smolinski
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November 20,2013      Family of missing Billy Smolinski argues against paying judgment
                                       in civil case
                                       By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, New Haven Register
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September 20, 2013    Connecticuts cold cases
                                      By WNPR NEWS
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May 7, 2013          Cleveland Case Gives Hope To Families With Missing Loved Ones                                                 By FoxCT News, John Charlton 
                               Read more 


April 18, 2013              Couple Desperately Searching for Missing Son
                                     By Fox 45 News, Jeff Abell
                                     Click here for story

January 15,2013          Hanson pleads quilty to misleading police
                            By Bettina Thiel, staff  Valley Gazette
                                   Click here for story

January 14,2013        Seymour man sentenced to 4 1/2 years for lying to police in Smolinski case (document)
   By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Investigations Editor 
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December 6,2012      Alleged conspirator in Billy Smolinski case throws tantrum over plea offer
 By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Investigations Editor
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November 22,2012    A Mothers Loving Memory This Thanksgiving
 William Landers-  Ameriborn News
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September 8,2012    Backwards Verdict In Smolinski Civil Trial
                                       By: John Murray  Waterbury Observer
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 August 11,2012        Former girlfriend of William 'Billy' Smolinski wins $52,000 in defamation case against  His family   
By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Investigations Editor
New Haven Register
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June 29, 2012  Case continued in Derby for man accused of lying to cops in Smolinski               Disappearance
 By Phyllis Swebilius,  New Haven Register
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June 27, 2012   Deck of cards used to solve cold cases
  News 8 WTNH
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June 13, 2012   Man accused of lying to police again in Smolinski disappearance
  By Phyllis Swebilius,  New Haven Register
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June 4, 2012    Chad Hanson Warrant
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May 2012  Missing...May issue CT magazine 
 By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Ann DeMatteo, Brian McCready and Daniela Forte
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May 26, 2012     Kids Missing
   Host Angelina  Wilson
          Click here for story

April 12, 2012    Smolinski Family Headed Back Into Court Today,
   Civil Trial Winding Down
   By John Murray  The Waterbury Observer
  Click here for story   

April 5, 2012            Billy Smolinski's family pushes for further searches in Shelton By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo and Andy Thibault
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March 30, 2012       Law enforcement makes new promises, efforts in Billy Smolinski case
By Andy Thibault, Contributing EditorClick here for story


March 30, 2012Waterbury PD Reignites Probe Into Smolinski Case
By: John Murray  The Waterbury Observer
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February 14, 2012Shattered Lives with Donna R. Gore: Janice Smolinski,     My Son is Missing 
    SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice”
    Click here for story 

 February 5,  2012        Missing in Connecticut: Giving a name to the 'missing missing,'                             databases and DNA may help identify unnamed remains 
     By: Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, New Haven Register     Click here for story

 January 16, 2012      Missing in Connecticut
   By: Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, New Haven Register
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 January 7, 2012       Informant in Billy Smolinski case on the run    after escaping from Waterbury halfway house    By: Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, New Haven Register   Click here for story    


December 8, 2011      The Smolinski Trial
    By: John Murray The Waterbury Observer
    Click here for story
  
August 24, 2011       Crime Wire Investigates
                                 Vito Colucci Jr., private investigator and author                                                  Thomas Shamshak, private investigator and and CWIB Bureau Chief                                                                                                                                                                                      By: Danny Griffin  in Current Events
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August 22, 2011         A "Night of Hope" for the Missing 
                                  By: Alia Malik Republician American
                                  Click here for story

 August 22, 2011Vigil of Hope Seven Years After Billy Smolinski Vanished
   From His Life
   By: John Murray Waterbury Observer
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August 20,2011          Grand Jury Probe Request Denied in Smolinski Case; 
   Vigil Planned (Document)
   By: Michelle Tuccitto sullo New haven Register
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 August 13, 2011Cheshire Parents' search for Son Leads to Law Change
  By:Michelle Tuccitto Sullo New Haven Register
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 August 12, 2011      Shattered-The Seven Year Search for Billy Smolinski Jr.
 By: John Murray Waterbury Observer
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April 5, 2011            Mother makes son's disappearance Federal Case
                                By Deirdre Shesgreen CT Mirror
                                Click here for story

 March 24, 2011        Long Island's other Serial Killer
                               By Jaclyn Gallucci Long Island Press
                               Click here for story

 January 20,2011      In Smolinski case, Freedom of Information Act                                   exposed police inaction, rallied families of missing                                 persons
 By Register Citizen Staff
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 December 15,2010  Local Family Hoping Playing Cards Help Find                                    Their Son
  By Josh Morgan
  Cheshire Herald
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 August 16, 2010   Mother Of Missing Man Seeking                                                         Grand Jury Investigation 
                            WFSB Channel 3
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 August 15,2010   The search for Billy Smolinski: ‘People either  aren't
                            talking or are telling lies (video)
                            By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo
                            New Haven Register
                            Click here for video   

 August 8, 2010   The Search for Billy
                           By: John Murray
                           The Waterbury Observer
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 July 10, 2010    The search for William Smolinski, Jr.
                         By Arnold Gold New Haven Register
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July 10, 2010    Family to search Valley for missing man
                        By Lauren Garrison New Haven Register
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July 10, 2010     Searchers look again for body of Billy Smolinski 
                         By Keila Torres  Connecticut Post
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July 10, 2010      New clues sought in missing Smolinski case
                          By: Crystal Haynes WTNH News 8
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July 10, 2010      More searches take place in Conn. missing man case
                          By Associated Press
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July 10, 2010      Search For Missing Waterbury Man Resumes
                          WFSB News 3
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July 10, 2010       Search for Billy Smolinski continues
                           Fox News 61
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July 1, 2010         BILLY'S LAW                            A BILL BRINGING HOPE TO THE FAMILIES OF THE MISSING
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May 4, 2010          Missing sons connect mothers
                            By Helen Ubiñas Hartford Courant
                            Click here for story

 April 13, 2010-      One step closer (maybe) to finding Billy Smolinski
                             By Connecticut Post columnist MariAn Gail Brown
                             Click here for story

February, 2010       Smolinski's Take Their Fight to the Halls of Congress- 
                              Billy's Law 
                              February Issue
                              By John Murray Waterbury Observer 
                              Click here for story                                                                                                                                 
January 23, 2010    Jan Smolinski Shocking Testimony Before Congress                                                                  1- 21-10-  Where is the Outrage! 
                               By Andy Thibault 
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January 22, 2010-    Bill Could Aid Search for Missing Persons                                                                                Michelle Tuccitto- New Haven Register  
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January 6, 2010-   Smolinski Case Preview for Show on Discovery Channel
                             Click here to view video 

August 23, 2009-   Vanished area man sparks Missing Persons
                            Click here to read story
                            By William Kaempffer, New haven Register 

August 23, 2009-   Billy's Law
                            Click here to read story
                            By: John Murray from The Waterbury Observer

August 6, 2009-    Murphy Speaks about Missing Persons Case of Billy Smolinski 
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August 6, 2009-   Murphy introduces Billy's Law
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                           By: News Channel 8 WTNH

August 6,2009-    Murphy to propose Billy's Law
                           Helping families find missing adult relatives
                           Click here to read story
                           By: News Channel 8 WTNH