Peter Laan

Laan, circa 1982

  • Missing Since 11/26/1982
  • Missing From Los Padres National Forest, California
  • Classification Lost/Injured Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 12/26/1961 (57)
  • Age 20 years old
  • Height and Weight 6'0, 140 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A blue sweatshirt, a white sweater, a gray windbreaker, blue Levi's jeans, white socks, brown sneakers, and a digital watch with a black plastic band.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. Laan has a dog bite scar on the left side of his upper lip.

Details of Disappearance

Laan was last seen on November 26, 1982. His father dropped him off at Toland Road at noon so he could go on a hiking trip in the Los Padres National Forest in California. Laan never returned from the hike. He has never been heard from again.

Investigators believe Laan became lost in the area. An extensive, eight-day search of the mountains turned up no signs of him. Few details are available in his case.

Investigating Agency

  • Ventura Sheriff's Department 805-654-2324

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 2, 2007; details of disappearance updated.