Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: December 21, 1982 from Morongo Valley, California

Type: Endangered Missing

Date of Birth: January 5, 1955 Age at disappearance: 27 years old

Weight and Height: 5'10, 175 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Brown hair, blue/green eyes. Knutson has the following tattoos: the words "Ride to live, ride to die" on his upper right arm, his nickname "Dane" on his upper left arm, dragons with birds and a man's head on his bicep, and other tattoos on his back and arms. He had a dark brown beard and mustache at the time of his 1982 disappearance and his hair was shoulder-length. He wears eyeglasses. Clothing/Jewelry Description: Possibly multiple rings.

Details of disappearance and psychic work by Brian Ladd (login to view entire case as of May 2020)


Knutson was last seen in Morongo Valley, California on December 21, 1982. He has never been heard from again. His vehicle, a blue Dodge, was later found abandoned in the Los Angeles, California area. The car's end is slightly jacked-up and it has dark-tinted windows, mag tires and a CB radio. Knutson is missing under suspicious circumstances. He was a member of the Mescaleros motorcycle gang in 1982. Foul play is suspected in his case.
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department