NEWS ARTICLES
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.
"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
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October 9, 2008 - Police Search Vehicle Of Man Missing Since 2004
                          By: NBC 30 News and NBC30.com


October 8, 2008 - Smolinski's Truck Searched 4 Years Later
                           Click here for full story
                           By: News Channel 3     wfsb.com


October 8, 2008 - 4 years into case, police scour truck for clues
                         Click here for full story
By: Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Naugatuck Valley Bureau Chief,New Haven Register


September 20, 2008 - Smolinski probe turns to house in Seymour
                                 Click here for full story                          
By: Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Naugatuck Valley Bureau Chief,New Haven Register


September 1, 2008 - The Big Dig
                               By: John Murray from The Waterbury Observer

August 25, 2008 - Cold case of missing Waterbury, CT man heating up
                          Click here for full story and video
                          By: NECN -The power in news

August 23, 2008 - New tools help in the search for missing persons
                          BY: BRYNN MANDEL REPUBLICAN-AMERICA


August 23, 2008 - Rally held for missing persons
                         By: News Channel 8's Crystal Haynes and Staff


August 22, 2008 - Questions haunt family of missing man
                          By: Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Naugatuck Valley Bureau Chief,
                                New Haven Register

August 15, 2008 - Seymour land linked to missing man
                          Click here for full story
                          By Susan Hunter - The Valley Gazette

August 12, 2008 - Connecticut Post State Police, FBI dig for missing man
                          Click here for full story
                          By: Melvin Mason & Kate Ramunni - Connecticut Post

August 12, 2008 - Missing Person Case Leads To Search Of Seymour Land
                         Click here for full story
                          Local / News Hartford, CT - WVIT-TV


August 12, 2008 - Mother Still Awaiting Son's Return
                          Click here for full story and video
                          By: News Channel 3     wfsb.com


August 12, 2008 - Police confirm they are looking for clues to Smolinski's                                   disappearance.
              By: JONATHAN SHUGARTS  from Waterbury Republican-American Paper


August 11, 2008 - Police search in Seymour for missing man
                          Click here for full story
                          By: 22 News - WWLP.com


August 11, 2008 - Missing person investigation in Seymour
                          Click here for full story and video
                          By: News Channel 8's Sara Welch and Staff


August 11, 2008 - Residence Dug Up In Search Of Missing Man
                           Click here for full story and video
                           By: News Channel 3     wfsb.com


August 10, 2008 - DIG: POLICE KEEPING MUM  - Police Digging in Seymour
By: Andrew Larson from Waterbury Republican-American Paper


July 11, 2008 - Video - UNT uses DNA lab to help families find closure
                                  Channel 8 News - Texas


May 15, 2008 - Reporting In The Field: TEAM SMOLINSKI - We would like to                             recognize the outstanding research done by five college students.
                     By: Cool Justice is the column by Andy Thibault
  For Photo's
  Click on each title:           T. LoveJoy -    B.S., Jr     -    Hope


May 2, 2008 - Hope for the Missing
                    By: John Murray from The Waterbury Observer


April 26, 2008 - SMOLINSKI CASE TRIGGERS REFORM IN THE WAY POLICE RESPOND TO MISSING PERSONS IN CONNECTICUT.
                       By: John Murray from The Waterbury Observer


April 24, 2008 - Hi Everyone, We are pleased to announce we now have new bumper stickers available with the $60,000 reward on them.



April 1, 2008$60,000 Reward now offered for information about fate of                            missing city man.


March 31, 2008 - Echoes of Silence
                         A Poem written from the heart
  By: Janice Smolinski, Billy's Mom


February 18, 2008 - Shame in Connecticut: The Disappearance of Billy                                          Smolinski
                              Written By: Holliston  -  Zero Gossip


February 14, 2008 - Police Continue Search For Missing Waterbury Man -                                   Disappearance Similar To Another Case  (Billy Smolinski)
              Click here for the video: go to right side (play video)
                             By: Heather Hedeus   News Channel 3     wfsb.com


December 12, 2007 - Connecticut's Cold Cases Asks......What are they                                    THINKING????  
         Defense Attorney Who Beat the US Government has New Adversary... A                  Grandmother Trying to Find Her Missing Son?

December 12, 2007 - Connecticut's Cold Cases  - New Developments in the                                           Billy Smolinski disappearance.


December 8, 2007 - A Punch In The Face - How much abuse can Janice and
                             Bill take?    (look on right side for story)
                             By: John Murray from The Waterbury Observer


October 27, 2007Missing Pieces Interview Transcript / Janice Smolinski
                             Episode19   Aired January 9, 2007
                             By Todd Matthews Published Oct 27, 2007


October 27, 2007Missing Pieces Interview Audio Version /Janice Smolinski
                             Episode19   Aired January 9, 2007
                             By Todd Matthews Published Oct 27, 2007


November 2, 2007 - Billy Smolinski: mother continues activism, Music for                                       the Missing
                              Between Life and Death: A Few Missing People


November 2, 2007 - Both Sides: Missing Persons - A Safer State, Or Just                                          More Paperwork?
                              By: Arielle Levin Becker -  The Hartford Courant 

October 26, 2007 - She's On A Mission For The Missing - You know those sad         stories about missing persons and mothers and fathers who can't stop talking        about sons or daughters who have vanished? I listen, change the channel, and         move on. Don't you?  
   By: Rick Green - Columnist/Blogs - The Hartford Courant

October 13, 2007 - Thank you all for stopping by and showing all your kindness and  support making this car wash a great success!!!


August 26, 2007 - Vigil for Billy -Three years after Billy Smolinski Jr. disappeared.
                           By: John Murray from The Waterbury Observer


September 14, 2007 - CBS Show Includes Profile For Smolinski
                                 'Without A Trace' Features Missing Conn. Man
                                  By: News Channel 3     wfsb.com

September 14, 2007 - Missing: Billy Smolinski - Disappeared From Conn. Home Three Years Ago After Breaking Up With Girlfriend          (CBS /The Early Show)   
By: CBS News Correspondent Bianca Solorzano
Please Click here for the Video and Clips of Billy
SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR FRIEND JIM VIOLA  who created this combined
video of CBS Without A Trace, The Early Show.  Also with Movie Clips and Photos of Billy along with Music. 
Jim's wife Patricia Viola has been missing since  2/13/01  
Please visit their website take a good look at Patricia "someone knows something". http://patriciaviolamissing.homestead.com/


August 23, 2007 - Family seeks answers 3 years after man vanishes
      Billy Smolinski became involved in a love triangle, according to his         family.    Please Click here for complete Video Coverage
                  By:  Reporter Courtney Kane and Staff  from News 12 Connecticut


August 26, 2007 - Vigil for missing Waterbury man - Naugatuck (WTNH)    A vigil was held tonight to remember a Waterbury man that has been missing for 3-years.       Video -  1   Click above Billy's Picture for video                                   Video -  2   Video will start automatically           
                      by: News Channel 8's Carolee Salerno and Staff














-The Cool Justice Report: More Bizarre Twists     &Leads In Smolinski Case
Click here for story
  By: Andy Thibault

-Smolinski's Mom Calls For Better Standards
  Click here for story
  By: News Channel 3    wfsb.com






-Missing Man’s Truck Yields DNA Evidence
Click here to read story
By: Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Naugatuck Valley            Bureau Chief,New Haven Register





-Into The Woods
Click here to read story
By: John Murray from The Waterbury Observer
-Family continues search for clues: Smolinksi   investigation nears 5-year mark
Click here to read story
By Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Naugatuck Valley Bureau Chief