Ron Walter Knutson

Above: Knutson, circa 1982


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 21, 1982 from Morongo Valley, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 5, 1955
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue/green eyes. Knutson has the following tattoos: the words "Ride to live, ride to die" on his upper right arm, his nickname "Dane" on his upper left arm, dragons with birds and a man's head on his bicep, and other tattoos on his back and arms. He had a dark brown beard and mustache at the time of his 1982 disappearance and his hair was shoulder-length. He wears eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Possibly multiple rings.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Knutson was last seen in Morongo Valley, California on December 21, 1982. He has never been heard from again. His vehicle, a blue Dodge, was later found abandoned in the Los Angeles, California area. The car's end is slightly jacked-up and it has dark-tinted windows, mag tires and a CB radio. Knutson is missing under suspicious circumstances. He was a member of the Mescaleros motorcycle gang in 1982. Foul play is suspected in his case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 30, 2011; clothing/jewelry description added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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