SHELTON, Wash. - Mason County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for a homeless man reported as missing from his campsite in the Mill Creek area of Mason County. David J Curtis, 52, Shelton, was reported missing today by family members. According to investigators people familiar with Curtis have not seen him for the past nine days. Investigators say Curtis maintains a room at a nearby residence from time to time, and camps near the banks of Mill Creek in off the Binns-Swiger Road.
Deputies also say Curtis is known to take off for long periods of time, but his mother has told the investigators it is unlikely he would have missed his son's graduation and witnesses say he left property behind he would not have normally left. Mr Curtis is described as a white male, 5'2", 120 lbs., red hair and blue eyes. He is known to have medical issues involving seizures.
Searchers are currently searching the area of Mr. Curtis's campsite near Mill Creek. Searchers are focusing on the Mill Creek Picadilly area because Curtis does not own a vehicle. Investigators do not suspect foul play at this time, however the investigation continues.
Anyone having information on the whereabouts of David J. Curtis are asked to call the Mason County Sheriff's Office at 360-427-9670 Ext 226 or 911.
Photos of Mr. Curtis are included with this release.