Brian Joseph Butler
Butler, approximately 2014
Date reported missing : 02/16/2014
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 01/21/1978 (43)
Age at the time of disappearance: 36 years old
Height / Weight : 5'8, 155 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A light blue t-shirt and blue jeans.
Medical conditions : Butler was suffering from severe depression at the time of his disappearance and may have been suicidal.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Butler has a tattoo of an artichoke on his chest over his heart and a tattoo of the letters "SHKA" on his ribcAge at the time of disappearance: .
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Butler was last seen driving his vehicle on Highway 1 in Pacifica, California on February 16, 2014. He has never been heard from again. The next morning, his vehicle was found abandoned on the southbound shoulder of Highway 1 in unincorporated San Mateo County, California, just south of the Tom Lantos Tunnels at Devil's Slide.
Butler worked from home at the time of his disappearance, in the sales department of the Fishnet Security company. He's described as a charismatic and friendly individual and an adept hiker who had once hiked from Half Moon Bay, California to Santa Cruz, California, a distance of about fifty miles along the California coast, alone.
He left his cellular phone behind, and before his disappearance he had said he wanted to "go off the grid." His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
San Mateo County Sheriff's Department
September 2021 updates and sources
San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
Interactive Missing Person Search Map