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Chad Richard Kirkendall 

On May 29, 2004 at approximately 1800 hours Chad Richard Kirkendall left his Caspar, California residence located in the 42000 block of Caspar Little Lake Road.  Kirkendall left the residence in his roommate’s vehicle with his destination being a mailbox located a short distance away from the residence.

Kirkendall failed to return to the residence after an hour and the roommate initiated a search, which resulted in the vehicle being found in a ditch on Road 408 near the Woodlands Camp.  Investigators recovered Kirkendall’s shoes with the vehicle that appeared to have been crashed into the ditch.  Through investigations, it was learned a person matching Kirkendall’s physical description had been provided a ride, by a Woodlands Camp employee, to the general area of the Mendocino Elementary School soon after the crash.

A Search and Rescue operation was conducted of the vehicular crash site and Kirkendall was not located.  At this time the current whereabouts of Kirkendall are unknown.

Anyone with information in regards to the possible whereabouts of Kirkendall are asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office Tip-Line by calling 707-234-2100.  

  • Age at time of disappearance: 23 years-old
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Weight: 215 pounds
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • MCSO Case #04-2327