Kevin Lee James Griebel

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Above Images: Griebel, circa 2004


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 26, 2004 from Maquoketa, Iowa
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 15, 1967
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'7 - 6'8, 235 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel/brown eyes. Griebel may have a goatee. He has tattoos on both arms and shoulders, a scar on his abdomen, a scar on his forehead, a scar on his chin and a scar on his left leg. He may use the last name Briebel.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Griebel was last seen in Maquoketa, Iowa on February 26, 2004. He has never been heard from again. He has a criminal history for burglaries committed in the 1990s, and the month he disappeared, he was indicted for conspiracy to manufacture and attempt to manufacture methamphetamine between April and June 2003. A warrant was issued for his arrest on May 1, 2004. His alleged co-conspirator in the drug case, Jennifer Vorbeck, was sentenced to nine years in prison later that year. It's not clear whether Griebel is running from the law or if something else caused his disappearance, but he's listed as a fugitive from justice as well as a missing person. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Jackson County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Iowa Missing Person Information Clearinghouse
    Center for Hope
    The Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Gazette


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 1, 2015; middle name added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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