A $10,000 reward was offered Thursday in the search for a music video producer from Chino who disappeared following a meeting in Compton earlier this year.
The reward was announced during a news conference attended by friends and family of Raymond Tremaine Collins who asked the public for help in finding him.
Family members last saw Collins, 29, at about 4 p.m. on Feb. 15 when he left his residence wearing dark pants and an unknown colored shirt.
Collins, also known as “Ray Rich,” was on his way to Compton to meet a friend and discuss filming a music video the following day, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated following his disappearance.
Investigators said Collins was seen leaving the area of Alondra Boulevard and Dwight Avenue (map) in his dark gray Toyota Camry on Feb. 16 at about 2 a.m.
Nearly one hour later, witnesses observed a man exit Collins’ car and walk east on Raymond Street.
Collins has not been seen or heard from since that morning and there has been no activity on his social media accounts, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Collins was described as a black man, standing 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes, a mustache and a goatee.
He has a tattoo of the word “Blessed” on the left side of his neck, “Ray” on his right knuckles and “Rich” on his left knuckles. He also has the word “Annie” tattooed on his left forearm.