Derrick James Engebretson

Missing Since: December 5, 1998
Missing From: Bonanza, Orgeon

Derrick James Engebretson
Derrick James Engebretson
Derrick James Engebretson
Derrick James Engebretson aged to 18 yearsAged to 18 years

  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: July 5, 1990
  • Age Missing: 8
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Height: 4'6"
  • Weight: 85 lbs.
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Alias/Nickname: Bear Boy
Identifying Characteristics:

A scar on his chin, between the nostrils and under the nose. He has a cowlick.


A blue snowmobile suit, a denim jacket, navy blue Route 66 pants, a black sweatshirt, an Oakland A's t-shirt, a hat, felt-lined camouflage-print boots and gloves with the Goosebumps logo. He was carrying a small hatchet.


Derrick became separated from his father and grandfather while they were looking for a Christmas tree in the Rocky Point area on the flanks of Pelican Butte on the Winema National Forest in Klamath County, Oregon on December 5, 1998. He has not been seen since.

Investigating Agencies:
  • Klamath County Sheriff's Office:¬† 1-541-883-5130 or 1-541-883-7479
  • National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678
Case Numbers:
  • Police Case #: 98-3506
  • NCMEC Case #: 857924

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