He has a pierced left ear, a tattoo of a blue cross with an orange outline on his left shoulder, and a tattoo of a blue cross with the name Pruitt in the cross on his right forearm. He is bowlegged and wears his hair in a crew cut.
Blue jeans, a blue denim shirt, and work boots. He wears a small diamond earring in his left ear and a rope-style gold chain necklace with a gold cross pendant.
Smolinksi was last seen at his residence in the vicinity of the 100 block of Holly Street in Waterbury, Connecticut between 3:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. on August 24, 2004. He has never been heard from again. All of his personal belongings, including his truck, were left behind. His wallet and keys were inside the truck.