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Camper’s disappearance under investigation in Butte County

Andrew McCracken
Andrew McCracken Butte Count Sheriff’s Office

Butte County sheriff’s detectives are investigating the disappearance of a 22-year-old man who was has not been heard from since June 4, when he left to go camping.

Andrew McCracken was reported missing June 16, according to a Sheriff’s Office Facebook post. Friends and family reported that they had not heard from him for two weeks, and that behavior was not normal for him.

Although he is known to camp in the Gridley area, McCracken did not tell anyone where he planned to camp when he left June 4.

McCracken is described as white, 6 feet tall, weighing 160 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.

Anyone who has seen him or who has information pertaining to the case is asked to call the sheriff’s investigation unit at 530-538-7671.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy