Missing Man Sought in Forest of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Do you appreciate posts like this? We'd welcome your support as a subscriber. Sincerely, publisher Doni Chamberlain

National Park Service Rangers, Shasta County Sheriff’s Department, Shasta County Search and Rescue Teams and the California Highway Patrol helicopter have been searching the forests of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area around the Mill Creek and Boulder Creek Falls area in search of Mr. Brian George Brunell.

Mr. Brunell is a white male, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes, and was born March 7, 1963. Mr. Brunell was last seen at his sister’s house in Pleasant Hill, California, on October 31, 2011. Mr. Brunell’s car was found abandoned by park staff at the Boulder Creek Falls Trailhead about a mile from the Carr Powerhouse.

Over twenty-five people were involved in the search from the Sheriff’s Department, Shasta County Search and Rescue Teams, search dog teams, CHP helicopter, and National Park Service Rangers. An incident Command Center was established at the Carr Powerhouse to coordinate the search efforts on November 16 and 17. It is believed Mr. Brunell’s car had been at the Boulder Creek Trailhead for several days. No evidence of Mr. Brunell was located beyond his car, and the search will be scaled back to an ongoing search by Park Rangers.

If anyone has any information to assist law enforcement in locating Mr. Brunell, please contact Shasta County Sheriff’s Office at 530-245-6540 or the National Park Service 24 hour dispatch (530) 242-3431.

-from press release
A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Chamberlain, is the place for people craving local Northern California news, commentary, food, arts and entertainment. Views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of anewscafe.com.

-from press release
Comment Policy: We encourage lively debate. However, we ask that you please keep your comments respectful and civilized. Also, please share the space with others without monopolizing the comments platform, and stick to the topic at hand. The definition of terms is left solely up to us. Comments are disabled on articles older than 90 days. Thank you. I'm glad you're here. Carry on. Sincerely, Food for Thought/A News Cafe owner and publisher, Doni Chamberlain
1 Comment
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments