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Missing Persons

  • The following individuals are currently listed as Missing Persons. By being "missing," these people are not wanted for any crime; however, they have friends and/or family members who are concerned about their well-being.
  • If you have any information as to the whereabouts or status of any of these people, please call (530)841-2300 as soon as possible; or if you are outside the Yreka area, please contact your nearest local law enforcement agency.
  • Contact the Police Department.


Missing Persons, Andrew Matts
  • Case number 11-9742
  • M/P Steven Andrew Matts DOB 7/20/54
  • 509 230 brown hair, brown eyes
  • Last seen at Yreka High School on 9/20/11, and last heard from on 9/21/11
  • Matts' credit card was last known to be used in Halsey, OR while travelling north on Interstate 5
  • Matts is in a gold Chevrolet S10 truck bearing CA plate 6T15009. The plate is linked to his missing person entry into the MPS system


  • Case number 86-3652
  • M/P Phillip Verne Deshayes DOB 6/2/51
  • 509 135 dark brown wavy hair, brown eyes, glasses.
  • Transient. Mother (R/P) said M/P last used Debit card in Yreka on 6/2/86.
  • His wallet located in Mount Shasta on 6/4/86.
  • Arrested by YPD on 5/8/86 and transferred to Tehama Co. Mental Health the same day.
  • Last YPD entry on 10/1/86, showing M/P stayed in local motels per their managers, but M/P could not be located.