Ron Walter Knutson

Knutson, circa 1982

  • Missing Since 12/21/1982
  • Missing From Morongo Valley, California
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 01/05/1955 (69)
  • Age 27 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'10, 175 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description Possibly multiple rings.
  • Associated Vehicle(s) Blue Dodge with dark tinted windows, mag tires, a CB radio and a slightly jacked-up end (accounted for)
  • 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.

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

  • San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department 909-387-3690

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated August 30, 2011; clothing/jewelry description added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.