Family and friends of Kyle Whitney are concerned about his whereabouts and well-being. Law enforcement has been investigating his disappearance.

Press Release:

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the case of a missing man from the Salmon Creek area of Southern Humboldt.  On February 9, 2011 concerned family members reported that Kyle Whitney, 32, had not been seen since January 23, 2011.  Whitney was last seen at his residence on Thomas Rd.  Relatives of Whitney also reported that it is extremely out of character for Whitney to be gone without notifying someone.  Sheriff’s Deputies searched for Whitney near his residence and did not locate him or his vehicle.


Whitney is a white male adult, about 5’7” tall and weighing about 145 pounds.  He has close-cropped reddish brown hair and green eyes.  He may have a full beard.  Whitney is known to drive a 2002 gold Ford Ranger, California license plate 7Y41292.


Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Whitney should call Humboldt County Sheriff’s Sergeant Wayne Hanson at (707) 268-3639.


UPDATE: Times Standard story here.