Douglas John Becker
Douglas, approximately 1992; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression to Age at the time of disappearance: 39 (approximately 2015)
Date reported missing : 11/05/1992
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
Biracial, Native American, White
DOB : 08/31/1976 (44)
Age at the time of disappearance: 16 years old
Height / Weight : 5'6, 140 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Biracial (Caucasian/Native American) male. Black hair, brown eyes. Douglas has a scar on the back of his head, a scar on his right calf, and a large mole on his right shoulder. He may go by his initials, D.J.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Douglas was last seen in Anacortes, Washington on November 5, 1992. He had run away from home and was living with a friend in Anacortes, sleeping on his friend's sofa. He had even enrolled in classes at Anacortes High School.
The friend's father asked Douglas to leave, so Douglas decided to hitchhike home to his family in Oak Harbor, Washington. His mother and sisters didn't know he was on his way home. He never arrived and has never been heard from again.
Douglas had been involved with drugs prior to his disappearance, and he had been arrested for burglary and was facing time in juvenile detention as a result. The police initially believed he ran away to avoid incarceration, but Douglas had received threats prior to his disappearance and his mother heard rumors that he was killed in a drug deal gone bad. He left his wallet, identification and other personal belongings behind at home. His case remains unsolved.
Some Age at the time of disappearance: ncies give the date of Douglas's disappearance as August 31, 1994.
Other information and links : ncy
Island County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Washington State Missing Persons Search
The Whidbey News-Times
Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004. August 8, 2016; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression updated.