Name: David M. Mekvold
Age: 42 years old
Last seen: December 27, 2010
Location: Portland, Oregon
Status: Still missing
42 year old David Mekvold was last seen in Portland, Oregon on December 27, 2010. He disappeared from work that afternoon and hasn’t been heard from since.
David Mekvold was born on September 28, 1968. At the time of his disappearance he worked at Standard Insurance in Portland, Oregon.
On December 27, 2010, David Mekvold arrived to his job at Standard Insurance in Portland, Oregon. He talked with his wife on the phone around 1:30 pm, and she states their conversation was normal.
David hasn’t been seen or heard from since.
His wife reported him missing to the Gresham Police Department when he failed to return home from work.
David worked until at least 1:00 pm on the day he disappeared. A coworker later noticed David’s uneaten lunch in the garbage, and that his personal items had been removed from his work station.
The day after David went missing, his truck, a Gray 1998 Mazda pickup with Oregon plate #WJP493, was found abandoned on a gravel road in a secluded, wooded area near Beacon Rock in Skamania County, Washington, about 40 miles east of Portland.
Police conducted three searches of the Columbia River Gorge area where David’s truck was found, including across the railway tracks to the river, but no additional clues as to his whereabouts were found.
The location of David Mekvold, as well as the circumstances surrounding his disappearance, remains unknown.
Authorities say there’s no evidence of foul play in his disappearance, but no evidence he planned to leave on his own either. His case remains unsolved.
White male born on September 28, 1968. David has graying hair, brown eyes, stands 5’9, and weighs 180 pounds.
He wears eyeglasses. It is unknown what he was wearing when he disappeared.
If you have any information regarding the disappearance of David Mekvold please contact the Gresham Police Department at (503) 618-1639.
Resources & Further Information
News & Media Links
Oregon Man Still Missing One Year Later – Columbian
Gresham Man Still Missing – KBND
Unsuccessful Washington Search for Missing Oregon Man – Charleston Gazette-Mail