Missing Adult in Burney Area

On 01/09/2020, Thursday, Deputies assigned to the Burney Station received a call for service regarding 26 year old Nicholas Patterson. Patterson’s family reported him as missing after not having contact with him since 01/04/2020. Patterson’s family stated this was not normal for him to not communicate on a regular basis, a picture of Patterson is attached. Patterson frequents Lookout (Lassen County) and the Hat Creek area. During the investigation information was gathered that Patterson was possibly last seen in the Burney area on 01/09/2020.

As of today, 01/16/2020, Thursday, Patterson has not been seen nor heard from by family, friends or acquaintances. Patterson is described as 5’10” approximately 230 lbs. black shaved hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a maroon t-shirt, black Carhartt jacket, grey Carhartt beanie and blue jeans. At this time there is no reason to suspect foul play.

The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help and if anybody has information as to Patterson’s whereabouts, they are urged to contact the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit or by email at mcu@co.shasta.ca.us

Shasta County Sheriffs Office