Robert Carl Befort

Befort, circa 2000

  • Missing Since 07/21/2000
  • Missing From Silver Springs, Nevada
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 01/26/1958 (66)
  • Age 42 years old
  • Height and Weight 6'3 - 6'4, 165 - 180 pounds
  • Associated Vehicle(s) Green 1969 Chevrolet Corvette with the license plate number 655KHU
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Befort's nicknames are Bob and Biker Bob. He has a surgical scar on his abdomen and a sixteen-inch surgical scar along his spine. He wears eyeglasses, and he has the following tattoos: a girl on his upper left arm and the words "LIVE TO RIDE" on his upper right arm.

Details of Disappearance

Befort, a mechanic and musician, was last seen in Silver Springs, Nevada on July 21, 2000. There was a note left behind, stating he had health problems and suggesting funeral arrangements.

He was last seen driving a green 1969 Chevrolet Corvette with the license plate number 655KHU, which has since been reported stolen; it has never been located. He may have been sighted at a pawn shop in Fallon, Nevada sometime in March 2001, but this hasn't been confirmed.

Authorities believe Befort may have been the victim of a homicide. They have a person of interest in his case, someone who lives out of state and has not been publicly identified. Befort's case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Lyon County Sheriff's Office 775-463-6600

Source Information

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated June 29, 2019; casefile added.