Banks, Missing Person, Police

Portland man missing for 11 days last known to be near Banks

Chase Stevens

A Portland man left his home in Portland on October 11, 2020, and has not been seen since. Chase Stevens, 31, was last known to be near Highway 26 as he travelled through the Banks area, the Portland Police Bureau said in a press release issued on Wednesday, October 21.

Missing now for 11 days, he was driving a grey 2013 Ford Escape SUV with Oregon license plate number 506GCU. While there is no information that Stevens poses any danger to the public, he may be in possession of a firearm, according to the Portland Police Bureau. 

Stevens is described as a white male, 5’9” in height, 190 pounds, with no known identifying scars, tattoos, or other marks. 

Members of the public are asked to call law enforcement if he or his vehicle is seen, rather than contacting him directly. 

Those with information are asked to contact Portland Police Missing Persons Detective Heidi Helwig at 503-823-0797 or email [email protected].

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Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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