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Family Suspects Foul Play in Disappearance of Lansdale Man

Joe Sarni, 38, was last seen July 8 leaving his apartment at 355 Walnut Street in Lansdale. A search by family and friends will occur Thursday night

An effort is underway to find a missing Lansdale man named Joe Sarni, who was last seen July 8 leaving his apartment at 355 Walnut Street.

Foul play is suspected by the family, according to his sister Jamie Sarni Parsons.

Sarni is 38 years old. He has a thin build, is 5 feet 8 inches tall with brown hair and hazel eyes. He has a scar under each eye. He has tattoos on his arms, with distinguishable ones being a lizard and tribal symbols. He also has a Celtic heart tattoo on his right chest.

He has experience working in the auto-detailing, landscaping and pool cleaning businesses. Sarni does not own a vehicle and may be on foot or on a bicycle. 

Sarni, who has been a DJ across the United States and recently settled in Lansdale, attended Upper Dublin High School.

Parsons said witnesses told her they saw her brother with another man outside his apartment. However, Parsons said she contacted that man and he told her he wasn't with Sarni.

"I went into his apartment. Things didn't add up," said Parsons. "If my brother decided to disappear, he would have taken a few things with him that are still there."

Those things include his asthma rescue inhaler and an urn containing his mother's ashes. 

Parsons said there was still food in his apartment, like he was eating at the time of his disappearance. A 40-ounce bottle of alcohol was also half-full next to his bed. She said the door to his apartment was open as well.

"It's like he got a call and grabbed his smokes and went outside to see who it was," Parsons said.

She said a bartender claimed to have seen Sarni last Thursday. Parsons went to talk to the bars in town and view camera footage, but no footage showed her brother present at a bar.

Parsons "absolutely" believes it is foul play.

Parsons contacted Lansdale Police for help.

Lansdale Police said interviews have been conducted with family, friends and co-workers. An investigation began on July 16.

Sarni was entered as a missing person into a nationwide Law Enforcement database on July 16 and police departments in an extended area have been notified, police said. 

Family and friends are planning a search of the town at 6 p.m. Thursday, beginning at Sarni's residence.

If you have seen Sarni, or know information about his disapperance, contact Lansdale Police at 215-368-1801.

xo_enigma_ox July 20, 2012 at 03:45 AM
this comment is just sad. get over yourself al.....joe is a human being - just like you. is money is more important to you than a human life? i feel very sorry for you and your very narrow and small mind.
drum and bass July 20, 2012 at 03:59 AM
Al hasn't a clue... its apparent. Joe DUB2 SARNI is a legend!!! He help creat a movement that will be here forever. PHI/2TUFF forever seen! Educate yourself on the one like a dub2 before you open your mouth, AL!!!! Trust me, this kid has done more, and is known by more people then you & your whole family! Bumbaclot
xo_enigma_ox July 20, 2012 at 04:26 AM
joe has shown me over the years that he would do anything for anyone if he could. because that is just the kind of person he is. he is good people. no one is perfect - not me, not you and not joe. those who truly know joe - know that he is not on a binge in the city. we know that he would not just up and leave without a word and we know that something isnt right - just because -- we KNOW joe! And for you joe -- i'm keeping you in my prayers bud - come back home safe - there are many many people worried about you!
Justin Hill July 20, 2012 at 10:58 AM
hi joe is rock i just heard the new i used live with joe on east mainstreet and took joe in when didnt have anywhere to go joes like an bigger brother to me if theres anything i can do to help let me know heres my number 484 843 6641 and when is there an gathering and information let me know please!!!! Rock
Matthew Falcon July 20, 2012 at 01:53 PM
He's prob in a karioki bar somewhere... Al.. be quiet if you don't know this person... he's a big time artist that performed all over Europe and the USA.... He's not a binger, he don't get f'ed up and he's not sloppy...
KingPin July 20, 2012 at 03:03 PM
I know joe very well an used to live behinde him on 3rd st. An I know for a FACT Joe was always good on paying me back when I helped him an his girl at the time pay there rent so the kids "not his" had a roof over there head.Did he do pain pills YES.Did he smoke some pot Yes,but who doesn't these days with all the stress.I believe there is most definately foul play.When Joe got a treat one time about 3 years ago he came to me an asked for one of my guns an I told him no way there in my name.I do know for a fact Joe was scared of this one dude but when he told me about it that was 3 years ago an i told him let me take care of this guy but he never gave me his name. I saw Joe 3 or 4 days before his dissappearance at the gas station getting smokes an talking to some guys at the U.S. Gas on broad st across from where he used to live above R.I.P. Mike's barber shop. I pray you are alive an well bro an hope this is all one big miss understanding.
SHADY July 20, 2012 at 09:14 PM
i don't know know Joe, but i do live in the area, and i do hope that he makes a safe return home to his family. lansdale has gotten out of control these past few years..i really hope the COPS ACTUALLY DO THEIR JOB AND LOOK INTO THIS CASE, instead of just looking for young kids staying out late playing games in the neighborhood! stop wasting tyme on petty crimes and solve this MAJOR ONE
Patch5 July 20, 2012 at 09:23 PM
Al your a punk. I hope JSP catches up with you.
jimmy crickets July 20, 2012 at 10:36 PM
LOL! Joe is great, created a movement, a pioneer they say! But there are like 5 accounts of taking him in off of the street in the above comments. A pioneer, a revolution, someone who created a "movement" and had people following his foot steps probably wouldn't be needing help because he is down and out, you lansdale folks seem to have a twisted idea of a great success and a great person. Id feel great if i was hopped up on pain meds too derr. And additionally, Im sure all the above are extremely successful well off individuals, FOR SURE! :) And lets see, Joe was selling to undercovers in June and misteriously disappears and is nervous days before his disappearance, sounds to me like someone was paranoid and learned through the grape vine the law was catching up to them so he split. But what do i know right? Joe is a pioneer! a movement, a revolution, get em DUB.
Mark Hasbro July 20, 2012 at 10:47 PM
To all you people who painted this loser a saint... A fricken drug dealer on the run!!!! HA HA ! that is what we have here. This huge international MC-Rap star who lives in a rental in Lansdale, works cleaning the trash out of other peoples cars, and sells drugs to cops??? Really is this the footsteps I/we should be trying to follow ? Both him and his sister are nothing but trouble!!! Dude is on the run and his sister knows it. Lansdale police are very smart and I am positive she is covering for him. I hope they get her for filing false police reports, harboring a fugitive and all that other good stuff. She deserves Jail time!! Rot in jail JSP
Joe C July 21, 2012 at 03:15 AM
just because someone may be in trouble financially or needs a helping hand gettting through tough times does not discredit what may have been accomplished in the past. no one is perfect and what matters is that u can learn from your mistakes and come out on top, no matter the situation. this is obviously a situation where Joe may need help or may have been too proud to ask for it. at least he has people who are willing to help out and support someone in a time of need. im sure all of you "know it alls" up to have all the answers and lead a perfect life. actually you should probably stop wasting your time commenting about people who cant defend themselves and get back to running for president since you seem to have your shit together so well.
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 03:50 AM
Joe C... You are eating your words he is a drug dealing piece o crap...see i have known that retard forever.. he has always been an a-hole... just like his sister.. You know her??? If he was a real man, He would have made his past work for him.. Seriously think about it, dude is 38 years old and has nothing. Just like his sister.She would have nothing if she didn't completely lie and steal from this older woman that she calls her "AUNT". The poor woman has been paying her mortgage for like 10 years. How can she live with herself???? Oh I know she is a SCUMBAG!!!! JSP also has an old man who will not work... so he is stealing from "AUNTY" as well. They will beg and borrow money to pay their bills , but they are sure to have a $25 case of beer Every night!! SCUMBAGS!!!SCUMBAGS WHITE TRASH. AND THEY HAVE DIRTY KIDS
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 04:04 AM
DRUM AND BASS, Sure eating your words now hey loser?? You obviously use the word LEGEND too often. Dude is a loser!! A movement? Really?? Did you even listen to the crap ass trash this guy was singing? Oh sorry trying to sing!! He needs to be in JAIL!!! Yeah i guess for the drugs ... but mainly for the crap he was rapping about...215 HELL YEAH!!!!
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 04:51 AM
PATCH5 , AL IS RIGHT THE WHOLE FAMILY ARE A BUNCH OF LOSERS. IF YOU KNOW THEM... SERIOUSLY...HOW MANY HAVE A JOB?????????UUUGGGGHHHH....HHMMMM....HAAAAH! OH THATS RIGHT NOT A SINGLE ONE
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 04:54 AM
IF YOU ARE FRIENDS WITH JSP I FEEL BAD FOR YOU... SHE TELLS LIES BEHIND YOUR BACK!!!! WHAT A SEE YOU NT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HarleyGirl04 July 21, 2012 at 04:55 AM
Let me say this...I know NOTHING about Joe, his family or what he's done or doing...However I am a MOTHER, SISTER, DAUGHTER, AUNT AND FRIEND and regardless of what someone has done, NO family should ever have to worry the way I'm sure these people are worrying. I can't imagine not having any closure on where my loved one is. We can all sit her and Judge Joe based on what we've seen or heard however it's their loved on and it's called UNCONDITIONAL love so understand where they're coming from and they don't need to see negative posts about how people feel. Put yourself in their place and tell me you would want to hear these negative comments about someone you love regardless of what they've done...You would still love and care about them.
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 04:55 AM
OMG YEAH DIDNT HE GET A RECORD DEAL LOL LOL
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 04:56 AM
DUDE GREAT JOKE....LOL ...LOL
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 04:57 AM
AMEN AL... DUDE AND HIS FAMILY ARE WHITE TRASH
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 04:58 AM
NOT IN DANGER JUST RUNNING FROM THE POLICE
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 04:59 AM
ANOTHER GUY WHO TOOK HIM IN..... DUBB2 IS A LOSER .. HE AND SISTER ARE SCUMBAGS
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 05:30 AM
HARLEYGIRL04, CHECK THIS OUT, I KNOW DUDE AND MARK MY WORDS HIS SIS THE ONE CRYING ON THE NEWS KNOWS WHERE HE IS AND IS FRONTING SO BAD JUST TRYING TO COVER FOR HIM. I KNOW YOU WILL SEE HER NAME ON PATCH NEXT WEEK BEING ARRESTED CAUSE SHE HARBORED HIM THE FUGITIVE
Joe C July 21, 2012 at 06:23 AM
everytime ive come back to this site MARK HASBRO is jizzin all over the keyboard so much that you probably cant even type anymore and had to go get a new keyboard to jizz all over some more.. HE has nothing better to do with his time then shit talk everyone who has commented so far. from the looks of it,....youre the loser. honestly, no one gives a F@ck what u think dude...hey.. i got a great idea!!!! why dont U, MARK HASBRO, just take the whole case into ur own hands and tell the police that you got it. and that you got all the answers anyway right? go preach to the police and maybe they will let you bring this case to justice single handedly! then you would be the shit!!!! Muthafu#%in DOUBLE OHHHHHHHH..... SEVEN n shit! hahahaHAHA. awesome! i can go to bed laughing now.. thx man!
Mark Hasbro July 21, 2012 at 04:20 PM
Joe its as plain as the nose on your face. He stayed at the upstairs neighbors house night before he disappeared, because he knew it was a matter of time before the police came knocking. I know you wanna believe different but be for real dude
Colleen July 21, 2012 at 05:23 PM
Wow sounds like nobody like this brother and sister?
xo_enigma_ox July 21, 2012 at 06:39 PM
actually that is not true mark - he did not stay at an "upstairs neighbors house" - so it is NOT as plain as the nose on Joe C's face. on saturday night, Joe stayed in a first floor apartment located on broad street. (at a neighbor woman's apartment who lives a few blocks away). and he stated the the reason he asked to stay was because his air conditioner wasnt working. Joe was not drugged up or on anything because I spoke with that woman and she told me he was there and staying the night. then i saw joe sunday morning and yet again sunday afternoon because I regularly take that woman grocery shopping as she has no car. he had not indicated to me that he was afraid of anyone coming after him or the cops finding him, he wasn't anxious or acting worried about anything - so this would be why i myself am questioning what happend to him? again, i reiterate, that he gave no indication to "me" that he was in any sort of worried state of mind, and he was clearly clean and sober and i definitely would have had a problem with it if he weren't - so its not a matter of anyone wanting to believe differently - its just a fact that you have just tried to twist. oh and btw, i have a full time job, i dont do drugs and i dont drink, a single mother of two children who has her own apartment (without assistance) and I care about Joe and his wellbeing. Just a little something for you Mark - let him that hath no sin cast the first stone. do we have a winner?
Alanna Blair July 21, 2012 at 06:45 PM
I hope Joe gets home safe. Sending love to his family...
xo_enigma_ox July 21, 2012 at 06:54 PM
it actually sounds to me as though you have quite a bit of animosity toward joe's sister, mark - i find that strange since you seem to come off as such a judgemental person who is quite predjudice against "white trash" just as you stated - having so much animosity towards someone usually indicates that you may have an intense past together....so i take it you have risen above and now condemn....interesting to say the least. another interesting fact is that Joe is missing and you seem to be the person who knows the most - just wondering why you are not down at the police station assisting with locating Joe.
drum and bass July 21, 2012 at 08:31 PM
Hasbro has major problems in his own life.... its apparent.... Stop entertaining the clown. HE doesnt know DUB2...The great man he is.... and the movement he help build.... Hasbro has never even rode the wave of a movement before..... He doesnt know what it takes
abc July 23, 2012 at 05:12 PM
I hope Mark Hasbro goes missing cause he seems like the real asshole here!!!!!

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