David Clark Knowles

Knowles, circa 2006

  • Missing Since 08/17/2006
  • Missing From Dunsmuir, California
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 03/13/1963 (56)
  • Age 43 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'7, 175 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A black tank top, blue and white plaid shorts, white socks, black velcro sneakers and a maroon 49ers baseball cap.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, green eyes. Knowles has a six- to seven-inch scar on the inside of his left arm, a one-inch scar on his neck, and a large scar on his chest from open-heart surgery. He has a small gap between his upper teeth.

Details of Disappearance

Knowles was last seen in the evening of August 17, 2006 at a campground on Interstate 5, fifteen miles south of Dunsmuir, California. He left to use the toilet and has never been heard from again.

All of his personal belongings were left behind with the exception of his wallet. There has been no activity on Knowles's credit cards or bank accounts since his disappearance.

Knowles is described as an experienced camper. He was employed as a truck driver at the time of his disappearance, and resided in Orland, California. His case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Shasta County Sheriff's Department 530-245-6135

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated February 19, 2007; casefile added.